EY Infrastructure Advisors- Senior Associate- Multiple Locations

New York, NY, US
Competitive remuneration package
02 Dec 2021
16 Dec 2021
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Contract type
Full time

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NYC, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, DC, Philadelphia

Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a SeniorAssociate, you’ll help make that happen. You will be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high-profile infrastructure projects and capital programs. Our team of financial and strategic advisors sits at the heart of a global Infrastructure Advisory network of specialists who deliver high quality advice through each phase of the infrastructure lifecycle.

The opportunity

The Ernst & Young Infrastructure Advisors, LLC (EYIA) team provides financial, strategic and commercial advice on large scale infrastructure projects and programs across the United States, with a focus on public sector clients (e.g., state and local agencies, economic development authorities and universities) and innovative capital projects and programs (including public-private partnerships) across multiple sectors, including all modes of transportation, utilities and renewable energy, social infrastructure and urban redevelopment, and other components of the built environment. We’re setting precedent in a rapidly evolving and growing industry, and we’ll need you to drive innovation by helping our clients address challenges and think critically about the way projects are developed and have a long-lasting impact on infrastructure delivery across the country. EYIA and its professionals are registered with the SEC and MSRB to serve as municipal advisors when we advise state and local government clients.

Your key responsibilities

As a Senior Associate within Infrastructure Advisory, you’ll be a core, client-facing member of small engagement teams, making this role ideal for developing your skills and career. With support from your tight-knit team, you’ll have the autonomy to grow and excel, all while working on truly transformational infrastructure projects.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Assisting clients in the development and implementation of strategies to advance large-scale infrastructure projects and programs through: financial modelling and analysis, business case development, risk analysis and mitigation, advice on state and federal programs, procurement strategy and support, capital planning, regulatory advice, and project management support.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of project/program funding, financing and delivery mechanisms at the local, state and national levels to support analysis of client projects.
  • Participate in virtual and in-person meetings with clients as well as legal, technical and other third party consulting team members to help forge relationships and deliver on engagements.
  • Contribute to writing and developing key work products, including briefing memoranda, notes, reports, and presentations.
  • Assist with market tracking and research, business development, proposal writing and creation of marketing materials.
  • Develop and mentor team members at intern levels and serve as peer advisor to new hires.
To qualify for the role you must have
  • A bachelor's degree and at least 3-4 years of highly relevant and transferrable work experience; or a graduate degree and at least 2-3 years of highly relevant and transferrable work experience.
  • Experience in financial analysis, capital planning, urban planning, and/or public sector procurement.
  • A demonstrated passion for work involving the public good and infrastructure or strong desire to develop professionally in the infrastructure finance arena.
  • Outstanding analytical and creative thinking capabilities and the ability to clearly present them.
  • Excellent reading comprehension and writing skills and high-level of attention to detail in text.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills and comfort with working with diverse teams and clients and making oral presentations.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel, as well as being prepared to work in excess of standard hours when necessary.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Outstanding critical thinking skills with the ability to solve unstructured problems.
  • Outstanding communication, writing and organizational skills.
  • Intellectually curious with a strong desire to develop professionally in the infrastructure finance and policy sector.

What we look for

We’re looking for highly analytical and passionate people. You’ll need to be interested in infrastructure or public finance through your degree or past work experience, and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. On top of this, you’ll need to be able to think on your feet and deal with uncertainty and ambiguity with an entrepreneurial spirit. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our clients’ goals.

What working at EYIA 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, unlimited vacation, 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 in your career
  • Gained flexibility through two-way communication and commitment with your engagement teams

What we offer

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, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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