EY Abu Dhabi - Strategy & Transaction - Transaction Diligence Graduate Program
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Our team of strategic advisors sits at the heart of a global Transaction Diligence network of specialists who deliver high quality solutions to clients, helping them to meet their strategic goals. Our core work is financial due diligence, assessing a target company’s finances and business projections, identifying opportunities, risks, sensitivities and potential mitigations, and reporting on these to our clients, their banks, investors and other parties.
You will analyses the financial and operational results of companies targeted for sale by reviewing financial information and participating in interviews with management. You'll work effectively as a team member by demonstrating your commitment to quality, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress.
Your key responsibilities:
You will understand the key business drivers, co-developing our approach with the client, agreeing value measurements with the client, providing value to the client through insights, factual conclusions and advice. You will plan, prepare and review deliverables in various forms including excel data books, written reports, presentations and discussions with the client.
Skills and attributes for success:
Individuals with strong analytical skills will flourish in this environment, as you will regularly assist in researching technical accounting issues to evaluate implications on transaction valuation and structuring and prepare analyses of financial information to assess trends and fluctuations. Good communication skills (bilingual) will also be a key attribute for success within this role as you will be required to assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and develop and maintain productive working relationships with clients.
To qualify for the role, you must have:
- Bachelor's or Masters degree in Accounting/Finance/Business or related specializations
- 0-2 years of experience in Transaction Support or due diligence
- Ability to analyze financial and non-financial information to formulate views and conclusions
- Strong analytical, presentation and report writing skills
- Excellent command of spoken and written English, Arabic will be a significant plus
You will also have:
- Transactions/Auditing experience
- Chartered Accountancy, CFA, or similar professional qualification
- Client facing experience from a professional services background
What we look for:
Highly motivated individuals with excellent communication, problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to prioritize shifting work loads in a rapidly changing industry. You’ll be a confident leader equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization.
What we offer:
We offer a competitive compensation package where you will be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business.
Plus, we offer:
Continuous learning: You will develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next. Success as defined by you: We will provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way. Transformative leadership: We will give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs. Diverse and inclusive culture: You will be embraced for who you areand empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
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