EY Executive - Corporate Finance Strategy - London (Financial Services) in London, United Kingdom

Executive - Corporate Finance Strategy - London (Financial Services)

Transaction Advisory Services

Requisition # LON00E9I

Post Date Jun 22, 2018

Posting Date: 22 June 2018

Closing Date: 20 July 2018

Salary: £Competitive

Location: London

Hours: 35 Hours Per Week, Mon-Fri

We help corporate and fund management clients see how their businesses could succeed in the future and then work with them to make it a reality. The work is fast-paced, high profile and high pressure and often operates within demanding deadlines.

There will be a wide range of opportunities to develop your skills and experience in EY - how far you go is up to you.

Who are we? – Corporate Finance Strategy

We work with a range of clients, advising management teams on strategy development, and both corporate and private equity clients on the acquisition or divestment of businesses. A core area of the team’s expertise is commercial due diligence - assessing businesses’ revenue forecasts, considering many different drivers, such as market growth, competitive landscape, pricing, new products or entering new geographies.

Our views are based on existing sector knowledge and evidence available from a wide variety of sources such as industry experts, economic data, customers and internal company data, and we use all of these to provide an independent view on the business plan.

Our projects are typically complex assignments that frequently involve working with colleagues across a variety of disciplines, as well as other professional advisors.

What will I be doing?

You will be working and training alongside experienced strategy consulting professionals, where you will learn and develop the skills you need to perform commercial due diligence and strategy work across a range of situations and sectors, with some international travel likely.

You will work on projects, providing strategy development and commercial due diligence services to our clients. You will develop a wide range of skills required to assess market attractiveness, understand the competitive environment in an industry, explain business performance and assess future potential. These will include data analysis, primary and secondary research, report writing and presentation skills. You will develop the skills you need to assist corporate and private equity clients with commercial due diligence and strategy advice.

Skills required for the role:

  • Enthusiastic, highly driven and motivated problem-solvers, who have the ability to work well in a growing and ambitious team

  • Comfortable working in a high pressured and confidential environment

  • proactive and confident, with the ability to work closely with senior colleagues and clients and adapt to new challenges and ideas

  • Effective written and verbal skills as well as excellent analytical, problem solving and interpersonal abilities

  • Previous experience in consulting firm

  • Financial Services experience

  • Educated to Master degree level or above

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.