EY Transaction Advisory Services Manager - Mergers & Acquisition - Working Capital - Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia

Transaction Advisory Services Manager - Mergers & Acquisition - Working Capital - Atlanta

Transaction Advisory Services

Requisition # ATL003RJ

Post Date Apr 16, 2018

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Are you building your tomorrow, today? Then think about a career with our Operational Transaction Services -Working Capital Advisory team. We have a market-leading proposition to create and maximize value for our clients whether they are acquiring or divesting assets, or undertaking operational restructuring.

The opportunity

EY’s Working Capital Advisory Services (WCAS) group is the largest group of dedicated specialists in cash and working capital in the world. WCAS helps our clients by identifying, evaluating and prioritizing actionable improvements to liberate significant cash from working capital. We assist organizations in their transition to a cash-focused culture. WCAS identifies areas for improvement in cash flow optimization and forecasting practices and then assists in implementing processes to improve cash management and create the frameworks to sustain those improvements.

Your key responsibilities

As a Manager in the Working Capital Advisory Services group you will be a vital member of the team managing and executing projects designed to help liberate significant cash from working capital. It will be your job to work with companies to identify cash flow improvement opportunities and help your clients implement changes to their processes and policies to achieve sustainable cash flow improvement. Managers on our team typically work with mid-level executive resources at our clients, lead one or several work-streams on larger engagements, and manage staff.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Project Management - be part of project teams comprising colleagues from across the TAS sub service lines.

  • Business and Commercially Driven - working in a fast-paced, exciting environment with strong business acumen to drive value to our clients.

  • Business Development - assist in aspects of pursuits, including presentations and client meetings. Contribute to our practice development initiatives, supporting the continued focus on our team as a great place to work.

  • Learning - learn and develop technical and personal skills to support achievement of career goals, through a blend of structured learning, coaching and experiences.

  • Building Relationships - strong working relationships with senior clients, including influence, advice and support to key decision makers.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, or Computer Science and 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 4 years of related work experience.

  • MBA is preferred.

  • Significant management consulting experience.

  • Track record of delivering performance improvement projects related to supply chain/inventory optimization, sourcing/procurement or sales/accounts receivable that deliver tangible results (cost reduction, increased cash flow, etc.).

  • Strong analytic mindset and familiarity with common analytics tools: Excel, MS Access, Spotfire/Tableau, etc..

  • The ability to prioritize effectively on projects and the skills to adapt quickly to new challenges and concepts.

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.

  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 80% on short notice.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A proven record of excellence in a mergers or acquisitions transactions role.

  • Experience gained within another large professional services organization.

  • Lean Six Sigma or PMP certifications.

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. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, and a genuine passion for taking on new challenges, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll 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, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:.

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career within a dedicated financial due diligence practice in a Big 4 firm.

  • A clear unified strategic focus across the team, with emphasis on taking an entrepreneurial approach to work.

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most recognized and engaging colleagues in the industry.

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.

EY, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.