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EY Manager, Economics in Toronto, Ontario

Manager, Economics

Strategy and Transactions

Requisition # TOR004L6

Post Date Jan 08, 2021

Running a business is all about making intelligent decisions, powered by accurate information. As a Manager in our Valuation, Modelling and Economics Practice you’ll help make that happen. You will be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high-profile transactions. When you join our industry-leading team, you’ll be right at the heart of that challenge, working with leading business tools and methodologies to provide insights to some of the most sophisticated clients around.

The opportunity

EY has an established industry leading Strategy and Transactions Practice. We help clients determine the right deal to do, and then assist them in doing the deal right. We are a growing practice that has the resources to serve any client, anywhere in the world. With so many offerings, you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a friendly, collaborative environment through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. 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.

Your key responsibilities

You will be responsible for analyzing economic and financial data, market trends, and industry reports to help design, develop, and construct economic models to assist government agencies, non-profits, and corporations across industries and global markets. You may also participate on assignments where econometric and statistical techniques are adopted to construct valuation and risk assessment models, quantify economic damages, and/or help businesses in their decision-making process. These advanced project models are used for a range of applications including operations and strategic planning, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, tax, financial reporting, valuations and litigation matters. You will also be engaged to perform cost-benefit analysis, economic impact assessments, econometric modelling and forecasting, program policy analysis and design across a range of different sectors.

You will expand and strengthen existing client relationships by participating in internal and external business development activities. The Manager role requires a demonstrated ability to develop new client relationships with key clients under the guidance of the practice leader. Depending on the needs of other sub-service lines within EYs Strategy and Transactions practice, from time to time, you may be called upon to work in those sub-service lines. This position requires travel, as necessary.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Serve as a member of and lead on multiple client engagement teams

  • Identify issues and propose solutions

  • Actively contribute to report writing and detailed economic analyses and modelling

  • Maintain and develop positive, productive, and professional relationships with clients

  • Demonstrate teamwork and responsibility towards engagement team members

  • Stay abreast of current business and economic developments relevant to the clients business

  • Use current technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of services provided

  • Cultivating and managing client relationships

  • Demonstrate people management skills

  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills; superior analytical skills; project management skills; and an energetic attitude toward successful project completion and business development

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Master’s degree in economics, mathematics, statistics or related field

  • Minimum 5 years of prior experience or a PhD in economics, finance, mathematics or related field

  • Minimum of 4 years of prior experience in economic consulting with an emphasis on cost-benefit analysis, economic impact assessments, econometric modelling and forecasting, and policy and program analysis and design

  • Expert in MS Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Proficient with computer programs such as EViews, STATA, R, and MatLab

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Programming experience in languages such as VBA or C++ an asset

What we look for

We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers with a passion for Strategy and Transactions and have a very high attention to detail. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our clients goals.

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. Its one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

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 allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

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

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy and transactions and consulting services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. 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.

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

Make your mark. Apply today.

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