EY Business Modelling Analyst (Senior) in NS, Canada
Title: Business Modelling Analyst (Senior)
Job Number: RBC0004I
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EY’s Valuation & Business Modelling practice is currently looking for an Analyst to join our Business Modelling & Decision Analytics team.
You will focus on Business Modelling & Decision Analytics assignments but will also have the opportunity to work on Valuation assignments. The work provides the opportunity for a variety of assignments, from office-based to client-based work; from an assignment that lasts a couple of days to very large assignments working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. As no two projects are the same, the work requires a high level of adaptability, flexibility and innovation.
Business Modelling & Decision Analytics is regarded by many organizations as an integral and essential part of the decision making process. The EY Business Modelling & Decision Analytics team brings specialist expertise to work with large datasets to draw actionable insights and to the process of developing complex models for business planning and forecasting, transactions (corporate finance and project finance), decision support, risk analysis and business information. We also provide independent assurance for corporate banks and other users’ decision making tools by reviewing financial, strategic and operational models built by our clients.
You will be responsible for:
Designing and building intermediate to complex business models
Reviewing Excel models and preparing preliminary conclusions
Developing an expert level understanding of Excel and other analytical tools
Understanding, manipulating and interpreting financial data and client information, drawing appropriate conclusions
Demonstrating an ability to listen to the team as well as clients and address their needs
Demonstrating teamwork and responsibility towards engagement team members
Developing positive, productive and professional relationships with colleagues and clients
Responding to day-to-day queries raised by clients and attend client meetings
Producing written file notes, letters, presentations and reports
Contributing to developing client relationships and selling services to address client needs
Delivering on time and on budget
Ability to concurrently manage and deliver on 2-3 engagements
Generating ideas to maximize assignment profitability, supporting revenue generation initiatives and business development
Traveling to out-of-market client locations
Support the core valuation team
Valuing businesses, shares or intellectual property as part of a small team
Contributing to the broader EY business and supporting other EY service lines
Skills and experience:
We are interested in candidates who have:
A degree or designation in business, finance or accounting, with a sound grasp of financial accounting, combined with business awareness and an understanding of the factors that drive financial performance
A degree or demonstrated experience in computer science, engineering or mathematics with a strong knowledge of programming, predictive analytical and statistical techniques would be advantageous
Financial modelling skills, with the ability to create financial models based on our client's operational and financial business plans
Aptitude in quantitative and qualitative analysis with a natural interest in using it to help our clients to better understand their business and/or to make better business decisions
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including VBA (preferred)
Knowledge of programming languages and tools such as Spotfire, Tableau, SQL, R, Matlab, etc., preferred; along with a desire to learn new technologies
The ability and flexibility to work alongside team members to ensure the timely completion of work deliverables, and manage time spent against budget
Excellent analytical, project management, multi-tasking, communication, organizational, structured problem solving, teamwork and interpersonal skills
Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Current enrollment or desire to pursue the CFA designation
Track record of extracurricular success
Depending on the needs of other sub-service lines in our Transaction Advisory Services practice, from time to time, you may be called upon to work in those sub-service lines. This position requires travel, as necessary.
EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.