Transaction Advisory Services- Restructuring- Senior Associate

Ernst & Young LLP Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 weeks ago

Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Restructuring Senior 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. Our team of strategic advisors sits at the heart of a global team of restructuring specialists who deliver high quality advice to our clients.

The opportunity

Our global network of Restructuring Services professionals helps clients develop financial and operational strategies to improve liquidity, credit availability and shareholder return. Our Restructuring Advisory Services team is fully integrated both within our wider Transaction Advisory Services practice and our firm as a whole, and our clients reap the benefits of this broad range of knowledge, skills and experience. We work on the basis of creating long-term relationships with our clients and our teams work closely with them to understand their short and long-term goals - being there at every stage to identify problems and recommend and implement solutions that deliver measurable results.

Your key responsibilities

As a Senior, you will be part of the restructuring team helping our clients evaluate capital options, capture greater transaction value and achieve strategic objectives - whether they are buying or selling a distressed asset, restructuring a business, dealing with underperformance, or looking to improve cash management. You'll assist in the preparation of comprehensive financial reviews of company's operations, formulate complex financial models, and conduct market research.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Project Management - be part of project teams comprising colleagues from across the TAS sub service lines.

  • Business and Commercially Driven - working in a fast-paced, exciting environment with strong business acumen to drive value to our clients.

  • Business Development - assist in aspects of pursuits and proposal development. Contribute to our practice development initiatives, supporting the continued focus on our team as a great place to work.

  • Learning - learn and develop technical and personal skills to support achievement of career goals, through a blend of structured learning, coaching and experiences.

  • Building Relationships - cultivate strong working relationships with clients and support to key decision makers.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree and 2 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 1-2 years of related work experience.

  • Ability to travel approximately 50% of the time.

  • Able to work under high pressure and adapt to a dynamic working environment.

  • Strong problem solving, facilitation and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent command of spoken and written English language .

  • Familiarity with Bloomberg and CapIQ.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Auditing/ corporate restructuring experience.

  • Client facing experience from a professional services background .

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.

What working at EY offers

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 includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:.

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career within a dedicated financial due diligence practice in a Big 4 firm.

  • A clear unified strategic focus across the team, with emphasis on taking an entrepreneurial approach to work.

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most recognized and engaging colleagues in the industry.

  • 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, transaction and advisory 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. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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Transaction Advisory Services- Restructuring- Senior Associate

Ernst & Young LLP