EY Sales & Purchase Agreements Associate, Forensic & Integrity Services – Belfast in Belfast, United Kingdom

Sales & Purchase Agreements Associate, Forensic & Integrity Services – Belfast


Requisition # BEL00187

Post Date Aug 29, 2018

EY supports a diverse range of clients, from entrepreneurs to global multinationals, through our four service lines: Advisory, Assurance, Transaction and Tax. We currently have opportunities for you to build your skills, gain experience and continue your career with us.

Our UK&I Delivery Centre in Belfast is looking for ambitious, driven individuals who want a challenging and stimulating career supporting our Managed Services offerings. Our continuing expansion means that we have vacancies for the right individuals to play a key role within our Sales & Purchase Agreement (SPA) team in the development of our service line offerings for EY’s Forensic and Integrity Services business, part of the Assurance service line.

The opportunity

As an Associate in the team, your primary responsibility will be supporting client engagements, project coordination and development of new client solutions.

In addition you may also complete additional research projects to support ongoing investigations and disputes.

Your work will help our clients to make informed decisions, comply with regulatory requirements and manage the risk to their business. As such, it is imperative that you work accurately, pay close attention to detail and keep the broader objectives of your client in mind.

You will work on multiple assignments at once and will need to manage your time effectively and communicate clearly to meet deadlines and keep your team members up-to-date on your progress.

You will be joining a growing team where you will be actively encouraged to learn and develop. The role offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and the support and training opportunities you need to progress your career.

Since we work with such a diverse portfolio of clients across industries, you can expect to take on a wide range of challenges, making this a great place to develop your business, project management and technical skills.

What you will do:

  • Assist with onboarding clients and reducing risk with due diligencereporting

  • Perform investigative research to support forensic investigations,compliance reviews, and disputes

  • Coordinate management of client engagements, by liaising with bothclient and internal stakeholders

  • Client relationship management

The role will enableyou to:

  • Develop a specialist skill-set in a highvalue-add area for corporate and private equity clients

  • Build up investigation, dispute and SPAexperience

  • Improve analytical and negotiationtechniques

  • Gain insight into key value levers forclients in negotiating SPAs

  • Work closely with due diligence teams toidentify and mitigate risk for clients

  • Participate in the success of a highlyprofitable business viewed as a key differentiator to competitors

  • Develop a strong internal and externalnetwork

Essential requirements

  • Strong academic record including a Bachelor’sdegree (in any subject)

  • Strong analytical skills and commercialawareness

  • Skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint

In exceptional circumstances we will accept applications from candidates who do not meet our academic requirements. If this is your case, you will need to provide strong justification for why we should consider your application.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the mostengaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills andprogress your career

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

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

Makeyour mark.


About EY

As a global leader inassurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the financeproducts, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better workingworld. 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 witha commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll makeour ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.