Senior: Strategy & Transactions Advisory

at Ernst & Young LTD

Contract Type
Full Time
Experience Level
1 - 4 Years Experience
Listing Expiry

Our Strategy and Transactions (SaT) team helps clients to meet their strategic goals, increase value, and reduce risks and uncertainty when buying and selling companies, investing in strategic projects or raising finance. The broad spectrum of services we deliver includes strategic advice, decision support, business plan development, financial analysis and modelling, financial due diligence and transaction support.

Sounds exciting? Our work is dynamic and high profile and is one of the best ways to fulfill your career potential whilst helping clients to reinvent themselves for a better future.  We have open opportunities in a number of areas.

An exceptional career with our financial advisory team awaits you. It’s yours to build.


The Opportunity

We are seeking professionals to join our team as part of our Strategy and Transaction (SaT) offerings. As part of a global team you will support teams in advising clients on various matters including transaction support, buy-side and sell-side due diligence, and corporate finance advice, amongst others.


Your key responsibilities


At EY, working in a team means coordinating with other team members to deliver a seamless, integrated approach. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Support on the execution of various corporate finance projects, including supporting on mergers and acquisitions
  • Develop technical excellence in financial analytical skills, and preparation of reports for both local and foreign clients seeking to acquire target businesses and/or assets
  • Analysing business performance and forecast assumptions
  • Writing reports that set out our findings and recommendations
  • Supporting with client proposals and business pursuits

Skills / Attributes for success


  • Previous experience in an advisory or audit role
  • Analytical, report writing, organizational, interpersonal and teaming skills
  • Good  understanding of company, industry, economic research, financial statements and valuations
  • Good understanding of corporate transactions and funding mechanisms
  • Strong drive to take new work initiatives and ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas
  • Excellent problem solving and project management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

What you need to be in possession of:


  • Qualification in business or finance studies.  Economics, banking and finance qualifications will be considered
    At least 2 years of relevant experience working with a public audit and accounting firm and/or advisory experience
  • Be highly numerate with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills and the confidence to translate complex data into meaningful insights
  • Strong reporting skills and ability to clearly convey complex concepts (e.g. accounting, financial, economics)
  • Be a team player with the ability to build relationships at all levels
Company Industry Financial Services
Job Category Finance
Job Reference AV-12053

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