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EY Transaction Advisory Services Senior - Strategy & Operations - IT - San Francisco in San Francisco, California

Transaction Advisory Services Senior - Strategy & Operations - IT - San Francisco

Transaction Advisory Services

Requisition # SAN009MN

Post Date 5 days ago


Are you building your tomorrow, today? Then think about a career with our Strategy & Operations (S&O) – IT 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

We work on the most complex and high-profile global transactions, across a broad portfolio of clients and industry sectors. We are a group of experienced industry professionals with a background in operations who are serial transaction advisers, which enables us to bring a wealth of deep sector and functional knowledge to our clients. As a team, we prepare and execute separation and integration plans, identify ideas and sources of value enhancement, as well as advise on risk mitigation and the successful change of operations, functions and people.

Your key responsibilities

As a Senior inS&O – ITyou will be a vital member of the team supporting and executing operational focused projects. You'll assist with the execution of projects across all sectors, supporting our client service team in developing and executing strategies for transactions. Part of your role will also involve developing experience across a range of different type of engagements, including pre-deal (e.g. operational and carve-out planning) and post-deal (e.g. integration planning, tracking). Having a commercial mind-set is key to this consulting based role.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Project Management – bepart of project teams comprising colleagues from across the TAS sub servicelines

  • Business andCommercially Driven – working in a fast-paced, exciting environment with strongbusiness acumen to drive value to our clients

  • Business Development -assist in aspects of pursuits and proposal development. Contribute to ourpractice development initiatives, supporting the continued focus on our team asa great place to work

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

  • Building Relationships –cultivatestrong working relationships with clients and support to key decision makers

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in Business,Accounting, Finance, Engineering, or Information Technology and 2 years of related workexperience; or a graduate degree and approximately 18 months of relatedwork experience

  • MBA is preferred

  • Management consulting experience

  • Excellent analytical skills and the confidence to translate complex datainto meaningful insights

  • Demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis

  • The ability to prioritize effectively on projects and the skills to adaptquickly to new challenges and concepts

  • Solid negotiation and influencing skills, and the ability to developlong-lasting relationships both internally and externally

  • Expertise in a minimum of 2 ofthe following IT skillsets:

  • IT strategy

  • Enterprise architecture

  • IT security

  • IT shared services

  • IT organization transformation

  • ERP implementation

  • IT service management and TSAdevelopment

  • IT finance management

  • IT infrastructure management

  • IT outsourcing / off-shoring

  • IT contract management

  • IT Diligence

  • IT synergy identification

  • Data separation and transition

  • Experiencewith and demonstrated success in at least one key business process such asProcurement to pay, Record to report, Order to cash, Plan to make, Hire toretire

  • Certifications in Agile,ITIL, PMP, Six Sigma, CISSP or CISA highly desired

  • Mustbe willing and able to travel up to 80% on short notice

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Previous experience in a mergers or acquisitionstransactions role

  • Experience gained within another large professionalservices organization

  • Established networking skills in a relevant industry

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 todevelop new skills and progress your career within a dedicated transactions practicein a Big 4 firm

  • A clear unifiedstrategic focus across the team, with emphasis on taking an entrepreneurialapproach to work

  • Support, coaching andfeedback from some of the most recognized and engaging colleagues in theindustry

  • The freedom andflexibility 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 abetter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY 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 thecriteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

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