EY Transaction Advisory Services - Lead Advisory - Part Qualified Executive in Ireland

Transaction Advisory Services - Lead Advisory - Part Qualified Executive

Transaction Advisory Services

Requisition # IRE001XF

Post Date Dec 01, 2017

Team/Division: UKI Transaction Advisory Services – Restructuring

Location: Dublin

Job Title

Executive- Part-qualified accountant

Service Line

Transaction Advisory Services - Restructuring



Who are we?

EY is a global leader in Assurance, Tax, Transaction and Advisory services. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential. Our vision is to become the leading global professional services organisation by building a better working world.

At EY our inclusive work environment means that everyone’s opinion is valued. This enables us to provide better advice and ideas to our clients, which in turn helps you develop as an individual to achieve your potential and make a difference.

Who are Transaction Advisory Services

At a time when the global business environment holds increasingly complex strategic challenges, we know that how organisations manage their capital agenda today will define their competitive position tomorrow.

As a Transaction Advisory Services professional, you'll work with the world’s largest organisations, fastest-growing companies and private equity firms on some of the biggest and most complex cross-border engagements in the global market.

In Ireland, you will join a growing team of 130 plus professionals. You'll help those clients to make better and more informed decisions about how they manage capital and transactions in a changing world. That means advising businesses on how they preserve, optimise, raise and invest their capital to help them achieve their strategic objectives.

If you understand capital and how to make it work harder, Transactions Advisory Services will offer the career opportunities you’re looking for.

What will my role entail?

  • As a TAS Executive, you'll make a contribution to market leading transactions while supporting our clients in delivering on their key strategic objectives.

  • Working under the supervision of Managers, Senior Managers, Directors or Partners within TAS as well as other Ernst & Young departments in both Ireland and internationally on formal insolvencies, informal business reviews and a range of other assignments.

  • Working effectively as a team member by sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior members on progress.

  • Understanding our client requirements, co-developing our approach with the client, and providing value to our clients through insights, factual conclusions and advice.

  • Gathering, verifying and analysing information to formulate views, while ensuring significant attention to detail

  • Day to day progression of assignments to include; planning, preparing and reviewing various forms of deliverables to include reports and presentations.

  • A focus on anticipating and identifying risks that require escalation and subsequently escalating these risks to more senior staff as appropriate.

  • Working closely with colleagues you will ensure that work is properly executed, documented and concluded in compliance with our Quality & Risk Management guidelines.

  • Actively establishing, maintaining and strengthening your internal and external relationships.

  • As an influential member of the team, you will help to create a positive learning culture. You will be responsible for mentoring and developing more junior members of staff and providing constructive feedback on both a formal and informal basis.

  • Maintaining and constantly upgrading technical knowledge and personal skills

What will my daily activities be?

  • Analysing and segmenting data to inform strategic decisions

  • Managing and leading junior members of a team to deliver to tight deadlines

  • Daily reporting and tracking against key targets and goals

  • Daily interaction with key client shareholders

  • Accountable for the delivery of key targets

  • Detailed review of key data based on instruction provided by central team

  • Effectively communicating in a timely manner any issues and risks that arise.

What do we look for?

Requirements for prospective candidates include:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders.

  • High level of commercial acumen, and an awareness of the key drivers of business performance

  • Ability to identify key issues on assignments and suggest workable solutions.

  • Experience in presenting findings clearly in reports and other deliverables to clients.

Additional requirements;

  • Part-qualified with ACA, ACCA or equivalent qualification

  • Strong commercial experience and/or relevant restructuring experience

  • Excellent communicator, both oral and written

  • Strong IT skills, to an advanced level in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Project management skills

  • Effective time management

  • Ability to keep calm when under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels but also able to work effectively on your own using your own initiative and judgement as required


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.