EY Restructuring Senior - Transaction Advisory Services: The British Virgin Islands in Road Town, United States

Restructuring Senior - Transaction Advisory Services: The British Virgin Islands

Transaction Advisory Services

Requisition # ROA0000J

Post Date Apr 06, 2018

EY, a global market leading professional services organization, with dynamic people in more than 150 countries, is committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, advisory and transaction advisory services. We are the only professional services organization who has a separate business dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services.

As a market segment of the FSO, the BBC includes the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and Cayman Islands. The BBC operates as one regional practice and we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent from across the globe. By joining the BBC, you will receive unmatched exposure and experience to our continuously growing portfolio of diverse financial services clients.

Our Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) team works with clients to manage their capital agenda to drive competitive advantage and increased returns. As part of a global team of 10,000 professionals in 100 countries you will advise clients on preserving, optimizing, raising or investing capital. Major groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines and competencies) within TAS include Mergers and Acquisition Services, Project Finance, Restructuring Services, Operational Transaction Services, Transaction Support, Transaction Tax, and Valuation and Business Modeling.

Through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching you will experience ongoing professional development. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Our continued success in the Caribbean region has propelled rapid growth in our team. We have ambitious plans and we are seeking a high-performing and motivated Restructuring & Insolvency Senior to join our team to help in further developing our practice in the British Virgin Islands and the wider Caribbean region. This role will primarily focus on insolvency and restructuring; the successful candidate should have liquidations experience (both solvent and insolvent), while some investigations/forensics/valuations experience would be beneficial but is not required for this role.

This position is based in the British Virgin Islands and, where necessary to meet client demands, in the wider Caribbean area. Successful candidates must have a track record of strong performance and a desire to provide exceptional client service.


  • Participate in restructuring and insolvency engagements by defining the engagement scope, in consultation with the Manager, Senior Manager or Partner, and executing it in compliance with the firm’s policies as well as managing the financial aspects of engagements by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders

  • Actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships and make sure that delivered client work is of high quality; as part of this, you'll anticipate and identify risks and escalate issues, as appropriate

  • Demonstrate professionalism and confidence to deal with a range of stakeholder groups and management teams

  • Build strong internal relationships within Restructuring/Insolvency and across other services

  • Participate in business development initiatives and actively build your own network of contacts with work providers

  • Create a positive learning culture and coach junior team members to help them develop

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • An internationally recognized professional accounting designation, such as a CPA, CA, ACA, or equivalent; a recognized insolvency qualification would be beneficial, but is not required

  • A minimum of three (3) years’ of recent relevant experience within a recognized restructuring/insolvency practice; financial services experience preferred.

  • Display a high level of commercial acumen, and an awareness of the key drivers of corporate failure or underperformance

  • Proficient in detailed financial and commercial analysis and able to identify potential areas of sensitivity

  • Able to identify key issues on assignments and suggest workable solutions

  • Experienced in presenting findings clearly in reports and other deliverables to clients

  • Appreciation of the risks inherent in advising distressed businesses and their stakeholders

  • Ability to supervise and mentor junior staff

  • Dedication to teamwork and leadership, and integrity within a professional environment

EY, an equal employment opportunity employer, values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.