EY Transaction Diligence Manager Jobs in South Africa

EY Transaction Diligence Manager Jobs in South Africa


Job description

  • At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. We’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

  • As a Transaction Due Diligence Manager, you will be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high-profile transactions. Our team of strategic advisors sits at the heart of a global team of transaction specialists who deliver high quality advice to our clients.

    The opportunity

  • EY has an established industry leading Transaction Advisory Services 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 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

  • As a Manager, you will be required to lead in executing the due diligence procedures. Understand the engagement scope and assist more junior members in performing the procedures assigned to them. You’ll be responsible for writing significant parts of the report deliverable and communicating findings to the client.

  • Helping our clients determine the right deal to do, and then assist them in doing the deal right. Our team works to understand profit drivers and trends, challenge assumptions of future performance, and assist with purchase agreements and post-closing transaction matters.

    Skills and attributes for success

  • Analyse financial/operational results of targets through reviewing accounting records and conducting interviews with management.

  • Participate in due diligence engagements related
    to acquisitions by private equity investor groups and strategic corporate buyers.

  • Prepare/evaluate pro forma financial information.

  • Identify issues for purchase price reductions, deal structuring or deal termination.

  • Identify post-acquisition action steps to achieve anticipated earnings/cash flow improvements.

  • Evaluate effects of seasonality on cash flow requirements. Perform industry and company research.

  • Correlate due diligence findings with client valuations.

  • Manage expectations of service.

  • Develop people - supervise staff effectively and provide constructive feedback/training and conduct performance reviews.

    To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Accounting and/or related major.

  • CPA or CA certification.

  • Minimum of 3 years post articles relevant working experience.

  • Minimum 2 years of financial due diligence experience.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills - reports need to be ready for Partner review.

  • Good Computer skills.

  • Project Management Skills.

  • People Management Skills.

  • Big 4 Corporate Finance experience in Transaction Support Management Role.

  • Exposure to large transactions that are complex and involve cross boarder activities.

  • Ability to utilise strong local insights to the Due Diligence.

  • Africa experience preferable.

  • Experience in running multiple projects ssimultaneously.

    Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.

  • Dedication to teamwork.

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

    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.

    How to Apply

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


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