EY Senior Manager - Carve-out/Merger Integration Advisory - Financial Services focus - Dubai in All, United Arab Emirates

Title: Senior Manager - Carve-out/Merger Integration Advisory - Financial Services focus - Dubai

Location: AE-All-Dubai

Job Number: DUB002XH

As a Transaction Support Senior Manager, you'll participate in and lead due diligence engagements related to transactions involving private equity investor groups and strategic corporate buyers. You'll analyze financial and operational results of companies targeted for sale by reviewing accounting records and leading interviews with management teams. A key part of your role will be to manage engagement economics and communicate significant issues, fees and estimates-to-complete to partners and clients and to assist partners in generating new business opportunities and building client networks and relationships. As a role model for Quality & Risk Management (Q&RM), you'll make sure that project teams understand and comply with our Q&RM guidelines. And as a respected professional, you'll build, manage and motivate high-performing teams and help key staff to build sustainable competencies.

Client Responsibilities

  • Evaluate historical and pro forma financial information and identify trends and fluctuations that may impact cash flow requirements and deal valuation

  • Identify issues for purchase price reductions, deal structuring, or deal termination and communicate advice to clients

  • Identify post-acquisition action steps to achieve anticipated earnings and cash flow improvements

  • Research and assess technical accounting issues and evaluate implications on transaction valuation and structuring

  • Plan, prepare and review deliverables in various forms including written reports, presentations and discussions with clients, Ernst & Young teams and other parties

  • Understand Ernst & Young's service offerings and actively identify opportunities to serve clients better

People Responsibilities

  • Help people to develop through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring all levels of staff

  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to feedback for all levels of staff

  • Contribute to people initiatives, including recruiting, retaining and training Transaction Support professionals

  • Maintain an educational program to develop personal skills on an ongoing basis

  • Understand, follow and communicate workplace policies and procedures to all levels of staff

  • Build strong internal relationships with members of the Transaction Support team and other Ernst & Young services


Technical skills requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of the transaction environment

  • Understanding of purchase accounting and transaction structures

  • Knowledge of IFRS

  • Understanding of Quality & Risk Management (Q&RM) procedures

Additional skills requirements

  • Professional accountancy qualification

  • Strong academic record, including a degree

  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal abilities

  • Ability to work well within a team

  • Effective written and verbal communication

  • Strong client and relationship-building skills

  • Strong work initiative and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas

  • Proficiency in Arabic language skills are highly desirable

Who we are

The right transaction can enhance an organization's growth, competitiveness and profitability. As a transaction support professional at Ernst & Young, you'll help clients achieve their strategic goals, working directly with senior management teams for both buyers and sellers. You'll work in a dynamic, forward-looking environment serving many of the world's largest organizations, fastest-growing companies and private equity firms on some of the most complex deals in the global market. This will provide opportunities for international experiences across multiple industries working for a fully integrated global transaction business worldwide. We'll help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to be an effective advisor and provide opportunities to help you achieve your potential. We're committed to helping you succeed professionally and personally.