EY Valuation and Business Modelling Executive in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Valuation and Business Modelling Executive
Transaction Advisory Services
Requisition # ABU0015C
Post Date Feb 18, 2018
Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Valuation and Business Modeling Senior, you’ll help make that happen. That will mean using your unique insight to supply tailored advice to clients from all industries. Working on everything from pre-deal to post-deal, you’ll build an incredible base of experience that will set you apart for the rest of your career – all with the support of some of the top colleagues in the business.
With our support, some of our clients have grown to be among the most recognizable, respected brands on the planet. We’re currently growing our Transaction Advisory Services team to meet increasing demand. As part of the team, you can expect exposure to a full range of client types and needs, along with formal training to support your personal goals.
Your key responsibilities
Assisting engagement managers in executing business valuations using different valuation methodologies
Conducting business valuations, financial feasibility studies and business plans including financial modelling
Performing business and financial analysis, conducting market research and report writing
Responsible for business modelling and analysis of financial performance. This includes the development of assumptions in the preparation of prospective financial statements
Developing, reviewing and analysing detailed financial models for transactions under analysis
Coordinating the execution of engagement administration activities, including managing/monitoring engagement economics, document retention, knowledge sharing and client communication
Skills and attributes for success
Developing detailed financial models with knowledge in the international prevailing valuation methodologies and practices.
Providing tailored valuation advice on both tangible and intangible assets
Researching and determining value across our customers’ wide range of needs
Identifying risks, issues and opportunities, suggesting simple, effective strategies to drive improvement
Building relationships with colleagues across the business, supporting them and promoting a collaborative culture
Working self-directed in many instances, show proficiency and consistent application of templates, tools, models and best practices to support the delivery of our services.
To qualify for the role you must have
3 – 5 years relevant working experience
Strong academic record including a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field
Postgraduate degree or professional qualification such as Masters/MBA/CFA
Technical skills required (Strong knowledge and background in valuation analysis, financial statements analysis, feasibility analysis, preparation of pro-forma financial statements, Purchase Price allocation Analysis, etc.)
Strong MS office skills, especially when modelling using Excel
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, supported by the confidence to work effectively in a high-energy, fast-moving environment
The ability to influence colleagues and communicate complex concepts simply and effectively to non-technical audiences
Evidence of report writing skills and the ability to prepare multiple draft reports simultaneously with minimal supervision.
Ideally, you’ll also have
Client facing experience from a leading organisation
Experience and understanding of how business operates MENA region
Proficiency in the Arabic language
What we look for
What’s most important is that you’re dedicated to supporting your colleagues as part of a high-performing team. You’ll need to thrive in picking up new skills and talents as you go, so natural curiosity, a lot of questions and the confidence to speak up when you see something that could be improved are essential. If you’ve got the right combination of technical knowledge and communication skills, this role is for you. Some travel may be required depending on your specific role and location.
What working at EY offers
Support, feedback and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career in the MENA region
Developed system of performance management and career development that enables you to have the freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
Opportunity to work in an international environment
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 complete the online application as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.