EY Economic Advisory Assistant Manager Jobs in South Africa

EY Economic Advisory Assistant Manager Jobs in South Africa


The opportunity:

  • EY’s Economic Advisory team is growing, and we are looking to recruit experienced economists. As part of our Economic Advisory, you will be helping our clients to understand and navigate economic dynamics, risks, and market trends across the African continent.

  • Ernst & Young’s Economics Advisory team combines deep sector knowledge with strong technical skills in economics, econometrics and quantitative analysis to provide offerings spanning economic regulation, public policy, Economic Impact Assessments and Cost Benefit Analysis, IFRS 9 audit support and commercial economics. We work in a highly collaborative manner with colleagues across EY’s Service Lines and the African continent to bring holistic offerings to clients.

    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 advice to assist government agencies, non-profits, and corporations across industries and global markets.

  • You will also be engaged to assist in performing cost-benefit analyses, economic impact assessments, forecasting, and policy analysis and supporting strategy design across a range of different sectors.

  • You may also support in assignments where economic data is used to support optimization tools, construct valuation and risk assessment models, quantify economic damages, and/or help businesses in their decision-making process. These economic and statistical models are used for a range of applications, including operations and strategic planning, policy design and implementation, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, tax, and financial reporting.

    You are expected to:

  • Serve as a member of multiple client engagement teams.

  • Identify issues and propose solutions to client issues.

  • Actively contribute to economic analysis and
    report writing.

  • Demonstrate ability to listen to clients and address their needs.

  • Develop positive, productive, and professional relationships with colleagues and clients.

  • Demonstrate teamwork and responsibility towards engagement team members.

  • Participate in commercial research and business development.

  • Stay up to date on business and economic developments relevant to our clients’ businesses.

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

    To qualify for the role, you must have 

  • MCom/BCom Hons in Economics, or equivalent qualification, from a leading university

  • Experience in advising public and private sector clients.

  • The desire to apply analytical economic skills to real life problems.

  • A strong understanding of the South African economy.

  • Experience in applying econometric /statistical techniques.

    Other Skills and attributes for success 

  • Experience and an interest in macroeconomics

  • Experience of applying economic theory to the development and evaluation of public and regulatory policy.

  • Experience in strategy, business planning, costing, and pricing.

  • A team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels.

  • Project management skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; EY Economic Advisory Assistant Manager Jobs in South Africa


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