Strategy and Transactions Staff - Financial Services Office - Cayman Islands

Grand Cayman, CYM
Not disclosed
16 Apr 2024
16 May 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture, and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Join our Financial Services Office (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global market perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management and private equity, banking and capital markets, and insurance, we provide integrated assurance, consulting, strategy & transactions, and tax services to our clients. As a market segment of the FSO, the BBC includes the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and the Cayman Islands. By joining the BBC, you will receive unmatched exposure and experience to our continuously growing portfolio of diverse FSO clients. 

The opportunity

We are currently seeking qualified candidates to be considered for the position of Staff in our Strategy & Transaction (SaT) practice. EY has an established industry-leading SaT practice and this role will primarily focus on restructuring, liquidation, insolvency, and/or valuations service offerings for clients in the financial services industry.

Your key responsibilities

  • Working under the supervision of more senior members of the team, participate in restructuring, liquidation, insolvency, and/or valuations procedures and engagements as required and contribute to defining the engagement scope
  • Prepare analysis and reports supporting the assignment as required to be delivered to clients and other parties and contribute to presenting our work and its findings to the client
  • Work effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress

Skills and attributes for success 

  • Collaborate with other members of the engagement team to plan the engagement and develop work program timelines, budgets, and other planning documents  
  • Demonstrate and apply strong project management skills, inspiring teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members, and use current technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, or a related field; candidates who have completed a public accounting/professional services firm training program in lieu of a bachelor’s degree, will also be considered
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
  • Effective organization, project management, and time management skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent teamwork and client service skills
  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • An internationally recognized professional accounting certification, such as a CPA or equivalent, or a service line relevant certification, such as a recognized insolvency qualification or an ASA, AM, CBV, CFA, or equivalent; non-certified hires are required to become certified to be eligible for promotion to manager
  • Excellent critical thinking and analysis skills, and the confidence to identify and resolve problems
  • A high level of commercial acumen and an awareness of the key industry drivers 
  • Appreciation of the risks inherent in advising distressed businesses and their stakeholders
  • Knowledge of current market issues in financial services
  • Experience working on project-based teams solving complex issues 

What we look for

We’re most interested in well-rounded people who are naturally curious and ready to work on projects from a wide range of backgrounds. In return, you can expect the support of great colleagues, as well the industry-recognized training you’ll need to grow in your career. If you’re a fast learner with great organizational skills and a genuine interest in strategy and transactions, this role is for you.

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, dental, and vision coverage, competitive pension plan, generous vacation and leave entitlement(s), and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial, and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • 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.

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