Transaction Advisory Services - Strategy & Operations, Manager/Senior Manager Transaction Advisory Services - Strategy &  …

Ernst & Young Malaysia
in Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Permanent, Full time
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Ernst & Young Malaysia
in Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Transaction Advisory Services - Strategy & Operations, Manager/Senior Manager
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 Lead Advisory, Corporate Restructuring, Transaction Diligence, Valuation Modelling & Economics, and Strategy & Operations.

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. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

The opportunity

The Strategy & Operations team in TAS focuses on addressing C-suite agenda in Strategy, Commercial Due Diligence, Integration, Divestments and Value Creation. As the Manager/Senior Manager, you will be working on complex and high-profile transactions, across a broad portfolio of clients and industry sectors, assisting the clients to identify, capture and protect value in their transactions. As a Manager/Senior Manager in the team, you will be managing the preparation and execution of separation and integration plans, identify ideas and sources of value enhancement, as well as advise on risk mitigation and the successful change of operations, functions and people.

Your key responsibilities
As a Manager/Senior Manager in the Strategy & Operations team, you are expected to:
• Be part of a core engagement team working on a C-suite level strategy and transformation agenda
• Develop experience of a range of different type of engagements, including pre-deal (e.g. operational due diligence, carve-out planning), post-deal (e.g. integration planning, tracking) and restructuring (e.g. rapid cost reduction).
• Lead an independent module of an engagement - structuring the module, gathering data and conducting analysis and creating recommendations, sharing and aligning findings with the client
• Lead work-streams comprising members of the client and colleagues from our transactions and advisory practices
• Be a vital member of the team advising clients across all sectors and supporting key decision makers in developing and executing strategies for transactions
• Work in a transaction environment operating under tight mergers & acquisition (M&A) timeframes and demands
• Lead aspects of business origination, including pitches and presentations, and attending meetings with clients to generate new business opportunities
• Be familiar working in a large-scale consulting environment or industry role where you can demonstrate the ability to perform and summarize analysis into management insights and recommended actions at pace

Skills and attributes for success
• Strong analytical, problem-solving and project management skills
• Strong drive to excel professionally, and to guide and motivate others
• Advanced written and verbal communication skills
• Dedicated, innovative, resourceful, analytical and able to work under pressure
• Foster an efficient, innovative and team-oriented work environment
• Ability to develop good client relationships
• Ability to use data to develop and present a compelling story

To qualify for the role you must have
• A Bachelor's degree (an MBA degree will be an added advantage)
• Minimum of 5 years (Manager Level) / 8 years (Senior Manager level) of work experience in strategy, operations, or large-scale transformation in top investment firm, strategy consulting firm and/or leading corporates

Ideally, you'll also have
• A professional certification (e.g. CFA)
• M&A transaction, management consulting and/or industry experience
• Experience in one of the following industries is a plus: consumer products and retail, oil & gas, process and manufacturing industries, and pharma and healthcare
• Experience in building strong working relationships with senior clients, including influence, advice and support to key decision makers
• Experience in supporting sales and business development processes for professional services projects in a large-scale consulting environment
• Established networking skills in a relevant industry
• Knowledge of building financial models

What we look for
Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you'll be a confident leader/team player equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization. If you're ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities, and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.

What working in EY offers
EY offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with your work experience, where you will be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements (FWA), as needed, guided by our FWA Policy. Plus, we offer:
• Support, coaching and feedback from engaging colleagues
• Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
• The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that is right for you

About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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.

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