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Strategy and Transactions - EY Parthenon - Transaction Strategy & Execution - Financial Services - Senior Director - New York

Ernst & Young, New York, New York

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Date Posted July 22, 2020
Industry Accounting
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Description:

Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Senior Director within EY-Parthenon you will help make that happen. You will be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high-profile transactions. The EY-Parthenon sub-service line comprises three competencies: Strategy; Transaction Strategy and Execution; and Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy. EY-Parthenon – Transaction Strategy and Execution has a market-leading proposition to create and maximize value for our clients, whether they are acquiring or divesting assets, or undertaking operational restructuring.

The opportunity

Transaction Strategy and Execution – Financial Services works on the most complex and high-profile global transactions in the financial services sector. You will prepare and execute separation and integration plans, identify ideas and sources of value enhancement, as well as advise on risk mitigation and the successful change of operations, functions and people. You have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning.

Your key responsibilities

As a Senior Director in Transaction Strategy and Execution- Financial Services, you will be a vital member of the team leading and executing operational focused projects. You'll execute and manage projects supporting our client service team in developing and executing strategies for transactions. You will also be focusing a portion of your time on business and practice development as well as developing team members to achieve their goals.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Project Management - lead project teams comprising colleagues from across the Strategy & Transactions sub service lines.
  • Business and Commercially Driven - working in a fast-paced, exciting environment with strong business acumen to drive value to our clients.
  • Business Development - drive client pursuits, including presentations and client meetings. Contribute to our practice development initiatives, supporting the continued focus on our team as a great place to work.
  • People development - coach and mentor staff in the achievement of their career goals.
  • Building Relationships - Strong working relationships with senior clients, including influence, advice and support to key decision makers.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, or Analytics and 8 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 7 years of related work experience.
  • MBA is preferred.
  • Significant experience in an M&A consulting environment working with financial services clients, including banking, capital markets, asset management, and/or insurance.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the confidence to translate complex data into meaningful insights.
  • Experience in business integrations, divestitures, and/or carve-outs with a demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis.

  • Experience leading and managing in complex business environments.

  • The ability to prioritize effectively on projects and the skills to adapt quickly to new challenges and concepts.

  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills, and the ability to develop long-lasting relationships both internally and externally.

  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 80% on short notice.

Ideally, you’ll also have

What we look for

We’re interested in talented professionals with the ability to visualize our clients’ goals and think creatively to facilitate them - often in politically charged environments. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, and a genuine passion for taking on new challenges, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off plus 12 observed holidays and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry.
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career.
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today


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