Strategy and Transactions- Financial Due Diligence-Senior
Ernst & Young Global
 New York, NY

The potential for error is high in an

environment where speed is critical. Companies looking for local and global

deals face strong competition for quality assets and stakeholder scrutiny

regarding acquisitions. M&A success starts with comprehensive diligence,

it's the only way to understand if the deal is the right decision at the right


As a Transaction Support Senior you'll be involved in the action. You'll

work with many of the world's largest organizations, fastest-growing companies

and private equity firms on some of the most complex deals. You'll be part of

our team advising clients throughout the diligence lifecycle on key drivers to

increase value and reduce the risks and uncertainty inherent in transactions.


The opportunity


You'll be working in a team environment with financial

due diligence professionals on a variety of projects across a range of sectors.

Our team works to understand the client's business profit drivers and trends,

as well as challenge assumptions of future performance and assist with purchase

agreements and post-closing transaction matters.


Your key responsibilities


As a Senior in Transaction Support you will be a vital

member of the team executing financial diligence project work. You'll be

focused on analyzing financial data and identifying key trends behind the

performance of a business, discussing business performance and forecast

assumptions with team management, and helping to write reports that set out our

findings and recommendations around the key financial and business issues in a

transaction. You will also be helping develop staff ensuring their career



Skills and attributes for success

  • Handling financial due diligence engagements.
  • Analyze financial and operational results of businesses to be acquired
    or sold through reviewing accounting records and conducting interviews with
  • Assist in the preparation of SEC filings.
  • Identifying negotiation factors for purchase price and deal structuring.
  • Constantly researching industry trends and
    technologies, as well as seasonality and cyclicality on cash flow requirements
    to provide knowledge and insight to clients.
    To qualify for the role you must have
  • A bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and 3 years of related work
    experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 2 years of related work
    experience supported by an active CPA certification.
  • Public accounting experience.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the confidence to translate complex data
    into meaningful insights.
  • The ability to prioritize effectively on projects and the skills to
    adapt quickly to new challenges and concepts.
  • Solid 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 40% on short notice. Ideally, you'll also have
  • A proven record of excellence in audit and/or mergers or acquisitions
    transactions role.
  • Experience gained within another large professional services
  • Established networking skills in a relevant industry. What we look forâ¯
    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
    â¯What working at EY offersâ¯
    We offerâ¯aâ¯competitiveâ¯compensationâ¯package where
    youâll 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
  • Support andâ¯coachingâ¯from some of the most
    engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and
    progress your career
  • The freedom andâ¯flexibilityâ¯to handle your
    role in a way thatâs right for you
    About EY â¯
    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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