EY Junior Consultant Transactions - Due Diligence 2018 in Brussels, Belgium

Junior Consultant Transactions - Due Diligence 2018

Transaction Advisory Services

Requisition # BRU000Q2

Post Date Mar 29, 2018

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

The EY Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) team combines all the experience and expertise available within EY in order to offer a complete range of value-added services and to advise on corporate transactions. For cross-border transactions, we deploy multinational teams from the international EY TAS network. The Belgian TAS team is comprised of over 70 professionals coming from various backgrounds and disciplines, such as corporate finance, private equity, trading, industry and financial audit.

Due to our growth, we are currently looking for a Junior Consultant Transactions (Due Diligence).

Within TAS, the Transaction Support team aims to assist clients, both private equity firms and corporate clients, throughout the whole transaction process. Whilst traditional financial due diligence is a key element of the service, transaction support is much broader, incorporating assistance with business plan assessment, including support to the transaction management, negotiation and documentation, and post-completion integration.

Key responsibilities

  • Performing financial due diligence procedures relating to the sale and purchase of companies and businesses together with your project team. You will do this in order to identify risks that are relevant to the perception of a contemplated transaction.

  • Analyzing key balance sheet components and valuation issues, for example, identifying overvalued assets and undervalued/omitted liabilities.

  • Quantifying tax and other non-compliance exposures.

  • Coordinating with other advisors/investors (e.g. legal, lenders).

  • Supporting the buyer's negotiating position and purchase price adjustments.

  • Providing input to purchase and debt agreements and other related documents.

  • Analyzing working capital requirements and seasonality relative to proposed target levels.


  • A master’sdegree in finance, economics, accounting, business or similar.

  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written Dutch and English.

  • Excellent analytical, project management, communication, interpersonal and teaming skills.

  • Outstanding organizational skills, flexibility and ability to work under tight deadlines.

  • PC proficiency including MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • IFRS experience is a plus.

  • Willingness to learn, proactivity, openness to work in a multicultural environment.


  • An intellectually challenging role within a leading international company.

  • Personal development: all of our professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development.

  • Growth potential in a dynamic and diverse team.

  • An interesting salary package including company fringe benefits.