EY Operational Transaction Services (OTS) - Manager - Finance function in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Operational Transaction Services (OTS) - Manager - Finance function

Transaction Advisory Services

Requisition # AMS003FK

Post Date Oct 31, 2018

Are you building your tomorrow, today? Then think about a career with our Operational Transaction Services team. We have a market-leading proposition to create and maximize value for our clients, whether they are acquiring, divesting or resizing businesses.

The opportunity

We work on the most complex and high profile global transactions, across a broad portfolio of clients and industry sectors. We help our clients in bad times and challenge them in good times. Our professionals come from various industries, have real-life management experience in Finance & other functions and are serial transaction advisers. This enables us to bring a wealth of deep sector and functional knowledge to our clients.

As a team, we prepare and execute separation and integration plans, identify ideas and sources of value enhancement, as well as advice on risk mitigation and the successful change to a new operating model.

Your key responsibilities

As a Manager in OTS you will be a vital member of the team managing and executing operational focused projects. You will work on projects that span the entire lifecycle of a transaction, including due diligence where we focus on operating model structure and separation planning; carve out and integration planning to ensure a newly spun out business can stand alone and a merger quickly realize and grow anticipated synergies; post acquisition 100 day and value creation planning; ongoing performance improvement; and exit readiness planning to inform an optimal strategy for maximizing returns and ensuring the buyer is well positioned to continue to enhance value. In your role you’ll have a strong focus on finance integration.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Team Player - be part of project teams comprising colleagues from various disciplines and countries.

  • 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, including presentations and client meetings. 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 - Strong working relationships with senior clients, including influence, advice and support to C-level executives.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A Master degree, preferably in a quantitative discipline such as finance, mathematics, science, engineering or economics.

  • Deep understanding of financial and managerial accounting and managerial finance.

  • Experience in transformation and integration of finance function.

  • Management consulting experience.

  • Excellent analytical skills and the confidence to translate complex data into meaningful insights.

  • Strong project management skills and the ability to adapt quickly to new challenges and concepts.

  • Excellent presentation and influencing skills, and the ability to develop long-lasting relationships both internally and externally.

  • 4-6 years of working experience related to the above.

  • Willingness and ability to travel.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A proven record of excellence in a mergers or acquisitions transactions role.

  • Experience gained within another large professional services organization.

  • Established networking skills in a relevant industry.

  • A post-graduate business qualification, such as Register Controller (RA), MBA, CFA or Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification.

What we look for

We’re interested in talented professionals with the ability to visualize our clients’ goals and think creatively to facilitate them. 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. Plus, we offer:

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career within a leading transaction & transformation practice.

  • 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.

For any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Aimée Couturier, Senior Recruiter, via +31629083190 or email aimee.couturier@nl.ey.com .

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

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