Executive, Valuations, Strategy & Transactions, London

London, UK
Competitive remuneration package
17 May 2024
17 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job description

Executive, Valuations – UK, London

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.

The Opportunity

Our team of around 210 people sits at the heart of a global Valuation, Modelling & Economics network of over 1,550 specialists who deliver high quality advice through each phase of the business life-cycle. 

Working in the valuation team provides the opportunity for a variety of assignments, which can last from a couple of days to months and may involve working as part of a multi-disciplinary team across multiple geographies. The role would be based in London, but may require occasional travel. 

As an Executive in the practice, you would be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced and award winning team. You will work at the forefront of valuation services provided to our clients (PE-backed and VC-backed companies, as well as other multinational companies), and you will have the potential to gain excellent career progression.

Your key responsibilities

  • Carry out valuations, modelling and pricing
  • Develop solutions for external and internal clients based on sound quantitative models;
  • Collect and analyse financial market data and time series
  • Review complex quantitative models developed by clients or third parties
  • Participate in presenting the results to clients and prepare the reports that support our recommendations
  • Assist senior consulting staff with analytics
  • Work within available budgets and tight timelines while keeping the assignment manager updated on progress.

Skills and Attributes for success

To be successful in this position you will have an analytical mindset, strong communications skills and confident in liaising with internal and external stakeholders across all levels. You will be able to demonstrate practical experience and how you can apply this to the position and wider practice.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Proven valuation experience ideally from a consultancy environment
  • Understanding of the capital structure of PE-backed and VC-backed companies
  • Strong modelling skills combined with first-class numeracy
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to train others and client-focussed attitude
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (verbal and written) and 
  • Ability and motivation to work and thrive in a transaction-related environment that sometimes involves working under tight timelines.

Key Relationships

  • Engagement Partners and Managers

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Previous valuation experience in professional services to include; Big 4 Firm or Boutique advisory
  • ACA/ACCA/CFA Qualification or MBA, Master in Finance

What we are looking for

We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, numerate, logical thinkers with a passion for valuations and have a very strong attention to detail. Being a strong team player is also important, as well as adaptability and the ability to learn.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. 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.

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime

Please note

Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. Read more about our commitment to diversity & inclusiveness here. We ask because it matters!

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