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Recruiter
EY
Location
Athens, GR
Salary
Competitive remuneration package
Posted
24 May 2024
Closes
24 Jun 2024
Ref
436725
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Join our continuously growing team, which counts more than 2.200 employees in Greece, and is listed in Greece's Top Employers for 2023! Experience great flexibility,underour hybrid operating model across our offices in AthensPatras, and Thessaloniki, while benefiting frompersonalized learning and career development opportunities. We prioritize diversity, equity,and inclusion, fostering an environment where everyone's unique perspectives are valued.

The opportunity

The Greek EY Strategy & Transactions Advisory Services (SaT) practice is the leader in Greece and South-Eastern Europe in professional financial advisory services market.

As the business adapts to an ever-changing business environment the introduction of new technology, artificial intelligence (AI) and use of offshore teams to deliver to our clients, we are creating opportunities for professionals to focus on value-add activities. From early on in a Strategy and Transactions career, you will increasingly be able to focus on building trusted relationships as a strategic advisor to our clients. We are looking for professionals who have the skills to adapt to new ways of working and we are also seeking to build diversity through hiring from a range of backgrounds, focusing on those with the core the mindset of a strategic advisor.

Working in a multi-national environment, the team works on a range of transactions, from local to cross border multinational disposals or acquisitions. Working in this creative environment, you will be given the opportunity to work and take responsibilities on challenging projects, gaining exposure to various sectors, both within Greece and the CESA region.

Your key responsibilities

  • Perform industry and company research utilizing online tools and publicly available information
  • Participate and assist in preparing for meetings with target management teams
  • Assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties
  • Secure and enhance client relationships at the appropriate level and present a positive impression of the firm
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures
  • Build strong internal relationships with members of the SaT team and other EY services
  • Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress

What we look for

Required

  • Excellent academic background, including a bachelor’s degree from a top tier university in Accounting / Finance / Banking / Economics, or other related field with a strong quantitative focus
  • Excellent written and verbal skills both in Greek and English
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Office packages, in particular MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong numerical / analytical ability and a sound grasp of financial accounting
  • Strong team participation, communication, and interpersonal skills, particularly in teams with diverse skills and backgrounds
  • Strong problem-solving, attention to detail and project management skills
  • Willingness to learn, proactivity and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas and work under tight deadlines
  • Professionalism and consistency in approach to client work, internal business, and practice development
  • Completed military obligations (where applicable)

Desirable

  • A masters’ degree in Accounting / Finance / Auditing / Business, or other related field with strong business and quantitative focus
  • Working experience in audit and assurance and/or M&A role
  • An active CPA/ACCA/ACA/CFA certification (or in a final stage of completion)
  • Financial modelling skills
  • Knowledge of IFRS and Greek GAAP
  • Solid negotiation and influencing skills, and the ability to develop long-lasting relationships both internally and externally

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration package: You’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Depending on your experience, our comprehensive rewards package includes benefits that suit your needs including cutting-edge technological equipment, ticket restaurant vouchers, a private health insurance scheme, life insurance, income protection and an exclusive EY benefits club that provides a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions.
  • Flexible working arrangements: We operate under a hybrid working model, which is defined based on both your own preferences and team’s needs, and we enjoy our summers with short Fridays.
  • Personalized learning experience and career development: We provide free and unlimited access to educational platforms and EY Badges, support certifications, and provide coaching and feedback, as a part of our Leadership & Development process, all of which can lead to a meaningful impact and success as defined by you.
  • 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.
  • International Experience: Become part of international projects and work along multicultural teams, through our global network.
  • Above all, you will be working in one of the Top Employers in Greece for 2023, awarded by the Top Employers Institute.

About EY

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform, and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

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

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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