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EY Strategy and Transactions - Transaction Diligence - Sell and Separate - Senior in Atlanta, Georgia

EY focuses on high-ethical standards and integrity among its employees and expects all candidates to demonstrate these qualities. At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Location: New York

​At EY, you'll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture, and technology to become the best version of you. And we're counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

There are plenty of complex challenges when preparing and executing divestitures and our clients turn to us to handle them. As a Senior for our Transaction Diligence – Sell & Separate team, you'll be right at the heart of that goal. You'll work with some of the most recognized leaders in the field of corporate transactions assisting our clients on sell side transactions and helping to provide tailored guidance to maximize value.

The opportunity

We'll look to you to support large, high-profile projects, focusing on divestitures across a broad range of industry sectors. In Transaction Diligence – Sell & Separate, our team advises clients in the preparation of carve-out financial statements to be audited, and related SEC filings. Working on large transformational projects, you'll be working with and supporting the various team members across our Strategy and Transaction service lines including EY-Parthenon, International Tax and Transaction Services, and Valuation Modeling and Economics. That makes this the perfect place develop a deep understanding of corporate transactions while working in one of the most exciting and rapidly evolving professional services practices.

Your key responsibilities

As a Senior for the Sell and Separate team, you'll support the execution of transformational deals, working as a team to solve complex challenges. That means you'll need a natural authority and confidence in your professionalism. It's a political role at times, as you'll be integrating into complex client teams, so your ability to develop and cultivate relationships will be extremely helpful here.

Skills and attributes for success:

  • Handling divestitures, including carve-outs, spins, and full-enterprise sales for private investor groups and corporate buyers.

  • Analyze financial and operational results of businesses to be sold through reviewing accounting records and conducting interviews with management.

  • Assist clients in the preparation of SEC filings, including carve-out audited financial statements.

  • Constantly researching industry trends and technologies, as well as seasonality and cyclicality on cash flow requirements to provide authoritative knowledge and insight to clients.

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • A bachelor's degree in accounting or finance and 2 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 18 months 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.

  • The ability and willingness to travel and work more than standard hours when necessary.

Ideally, you'll also have

  • A proven record of excellence in audit and/or mergers or acquisitions transaction's role.

  • Experience gained within another large professional services organization.

  • Established networking skills in a relevant industry.

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. You'll be using your wider connections within EY to identify further opportunities to provide for our client's need - all while maintaining our integrity and reputation as a market leader. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, and a genuine passion for taking on new challenges, this role is for you.

What we offer

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $95,800 to $158,000. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $114,900 to $179,600. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

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

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