Transaction Advisory Services Senior - Transaction Diligence - Analytics

Ernst & Young LLP Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 weeks ago

The potential for error is high in an environment where speed is critical. Companies looking for local and global deals face strong competition for quality assets and stakeholder scrutiny regarding acquisitions. M&A success starts with comprehensive diligence, it's the only way to understand if the deal is the right decision at the right price.

As a Transaction Support Senior you'll be involved in the action. You'll work with many of the world's largest organizations, fastest-growing companies and private equity firms on some of the most complex deals. You'll be part of our team advising clients throughout the diligence lifecycle on key drivers to increase value and reduce the risks and uncertainty inherent in transactions.

The opportunity

We are seeking highly intelligent and motivated people for our Transaction Diligence Analytics (TD Analytics) service line. Transaction Diligence provides business, financial and accounting due diligence services in connection with mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, carve-outs and other transactions. As a member of the team, you'll help to provide strategic counsel to corporate and private equity leaders. You'll have direct access to strategists and decision makers, managing directors, chief financial officers and corporate development officers.

What to expect

In this role, you will acquire some of the most "in demand" skills across transactions, accounting, finance, and analytics in the marketplace today, learning from talented colleagues on challenging assignments. You will have a blend of experiences including buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence, as well as new analytics-driven solutions which enhance our client's decision making. You'll be analyzing large and complex datasets and building sophisticated transaction driven analysis to help address our client's challenges in fast-changing markets. You'll be expected to present your findings in a way that's easily understood by transaction professionals at all levels. No two clients are the same, and since you'll be involved across multiple project, you'll find your work varies from day to day. Whichever industry or project you're working on, we'll support you in using your accounting, finance and analytics skills to their full potential.

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business with a proven interest combined with either significant coursework or prior professional experience with data analytics

  • A desire and ability to travel while working in the fast-paced TD mergers and acquisition-oriented environment

  • A proactive nature with ability to multi-task

  • Interest in working independently as well as part of a team including strong communication skills

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Strong financial, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills

  • A strong work initiative, high energy level, and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas

  • PC proficiency including MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word

  • Familiarity with a broad base of analytics tools / applications including: Programming languages (Python, R, etc.), Analytics Platforms (SAS, Azure, etc.), Statistical Packages (SPSS, Minitab, etc.), Data Visualization (D3js, Tableau, PowerBI, Spotfire, etc.), and Data Management (Hadoop, SQL, Alteryx, etc.)

What we look for

We're looking for intellectually curious people with a natural aptitude for using data to solving complex challenges. We're interested in people who are rigorous in their thought processes, are able to work under pressure and multitask, and are committed to meeting deadlines. You'll also need plenty of enthusiasm, positivity and energy, paired with a thirst to learn. So if you're ready to bring eagerness and new perspectives, you're a perfect fit for the Transaction Diligence Data Analytics team.

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 three weeks of vacation plus 10 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

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the profession

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • Gained flexibility through two-way communication and commitment with your engagement teams

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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