May 19, 2017
Our Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) team works with clients to manage their capital agenda to drive competitive advantage and increased returns. As part of a global team of 10,000 professionals in 100 countries you will advise clients on preserving, optimizing, raising or investing capital. Major groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines and competencies) within TAS include Valuation & Business Modelling (VBM), Economic Advisory, Mergers and Acquisition Services, Project Finance & Infrastructure, Restructuring Services, Operational Transaction Services, Transaction Support, Corporate Finance Strategy, Transaction Tax. Join Valuation & Business Modelling and you join a team of experienced professionals who bring to clients excellence across the spectrum of financial modelling and valuation services for a range of purposes including: M&A transactions; Finance raising; Fulfilling regulatory or legal requirements incl. tax Financial reporting (IFRS/US GAAP) Restructuring and corporate reorganizations Dispute resolution Building of corporate models Portfolio Analysis You will help guide clients through the valuation process to support them in their strategic needs or in providing them with robust objective valuation opinions as part of an experienced independent appraisal team. The role: Pursue transaction related opportunities incl. due diligence, valuation, financial modelling, lead advisory M&A, feasibility study and business plan development, finance raising, commercial due diligence and market entry studies, IPOs, economic advisory, through active participation in an industry sector team Exhibit superior knowledge and appropriate application of a wide variety of technical business valuation approaches and methods, including in situations for which there is no existing precedent Coordinate the delivery of assignments, closely managing team members day-to-day activities and providing constructive feedback post-completion to continually motivate and develop team members skills and capabilities Identify, as required, commercial or subject matter expertise required for VBM projects, and identify appropriate EY subject matter specialists and coordinate their input to the project Work together with partners and directors to review deliverables, challenging not only written quality but equally the underlying approaches and assumptions selected to ensure that deliverables in the form of reports or presentations for clients consistently achieve the highest standards Develop meaningful and enduring local and global relationships internally within EY Develop a personal brand both internally within EY and externally with clients for developing high-performing teams that deliver exceptional client service Actively develop a business case for further progression within EY through the development and progressive management of client portfolio To qualify, candidates must have: 5 + years of experience in valuing corporate businesses, developing feasibility studies/business plans and financial modelling assignments for clients incl: Discounted Cash flow techniques (Free-cash flow (FCF) to Firm (WACC/APV) and FCF to Equity) In-depth approach to the application of the market approach: Guideline public companies method (comparable companies) Precedent transactions method (Comparable transaction) In-depth knowledge of the Capital Asset Pricing Model - its advantages and disadvantages, as well detailed knowledge of how to derive or source the components of the cost of equity and the cost of debt Derivation and application of control premia/minority discounts Derivation/selection and application of marketability discounts Knowledge of the best practices in financial modelling and a wide range of functions in Microsoft Excel Experience in the following are an advantages but not a pre-requisites: Participation in a purchase price allocation The valuation of complex securities (derivative instruments) Experience in reviewing valuations for audit purposes (IFRS/US GAAP) Experience in the valuation of fixed assets Participation in dispute valuation projects Exposure to, or participation in M&A processes of both a sell-side and/or a buy-side nature Language requirements: Fluency in the English language incl. written as well as spoken Fluent or intermediate Arabic language ability, spoken and/or written is an advantage but not a pre-requisite Industry experience in the Oil & Gas/Consumer Markets sector is an advantage but not a pre-requisite A bachelor’s degree plus progress towards a recognised accounting, valuation or financial analyst professional designation, or alternatively an MBA/MSc. Demonstrate an ability to positively motivate people and build cohesive teams that act on initiative through a positive hands-on style Provide examples of the coaching and development of graduates and experienced professionals with reference to their historical progression Provide examples of involvement of participation in industry sector development, the successful winning of assignments and teaming with colleagues from other service lines Demonstrate during interview a commercial awareness and agility, an eye for detail, and an ability to easily build rapport with a wide range of individuals Who we are With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of 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. 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