EY Strategy and Transaction Assistant Manager Jobs in South Africa

EY Strategy and Transaction Assistant Manager Jobs in South Africa

The Opportunity

  • As a Senior within the Strategy and Transaction team, you'll participate in due diligence engagements related to transactions involving private equity investor groups and strategic corporate buyers, you'll analyse the financial and operational results of companies targeted for sale by reviewing accounting records and participating in interviews with management.

  • You'll make technical contributions to valuation client engagements and internal projects. You will contribute technically to modelling engagements. You'll also develop the ability to build a cash flow financial model and be able to contribute to the drafting of the financial sections of tender documentation.

  • You'll work effectively as a team member by demonstrating your commitment to quality, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress.

    Key Responsibilities

  • As a Senior you will prepare analyses of historical and pro forma financial information to assess trends and fluctuations that may impact cash flow requirements and deal valuation, perform industry and company research utilizing online tools and publicly available information.

  • You will assist in researching technical accounting issues to evaluate implications on transaction valuation and structuring.

  • Assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties.

  • You’ll also be responsible for conducting performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff, contribute to people initiatives, including recruiting and retaining Transaction Support professionals.

  • You’ll maintain an educational program to develop personal skills on an ongoing basis, understand and follow workplace policies and procedures.

    Skills and Attributes for success

  • Knowledge of IFRS.

  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal abilities.

  • Ability to work well within a team.

  • Effective written and verbal communication.

  • Strong work initiative and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas.

    To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Around 1 - 2 years’ experience in a Corporate Finance Environment.

  • Qualified CA (passed Part 1 and 2 of the Board Exam) or is theoretically qualified and in the process of completing articles.

  • Strong academic record including a degree.

    What we look for:

  • We are looking for a trusted business advisor who appreciates a collaborative culture by nurturing team members through mentoring and coaching, knowledge sharing and adapting relevant ideas from previous projects or experiences. Drawing on your knowledge and experience, you will provide innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership.

  • You will also actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. In line with our commitment to quality, you will consistently drive projects to completion and determine that work is of a high quality.

    How to Apply

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

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