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Strategy and Transactions - EY Parthenon - Manager/Director - Working Capital - Multiple Locations

Recruiter
EY
Location
Chicago, IL, US
Salary
Competitive remuneration package
Posted
17 Sep 2021
Closes
04 Oct 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Director

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.

Chicago, New York, McLean, Atlanta, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Hoboken, Stamford, Iselin, Secaucus

Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Director within EY-Parthenon, you will 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 transactions.  The EY-Parthenon sub-service line comprises three competencies:  Strategy; Transaction Strategy and Execution; and Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy.  In Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy, our team of strategic advisors sits at the heart of a global team of restructuring specialists who deliver high-quality advice to our clients.

The opportunity 

EY’s Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy – Working Capital group is the largest group of dedicated specialists in cash and working capital in the world. Working Capital helps our clients by identifying, evaluating and prioritizing actionable improvements to liberate significant cash from working capital. We assist organizations in their transition to a cash-focused culture. Working Capital identifies areas for improvement in cash flow optimization and forecasting practices and then assists in implementing processes to improve cash management and create the frameworks to sustain those improvements.

Your key responsibilities

As a Director in Working Capital, you will be a vital member of the team managing and executing projects designed to help liberate significant cash from working capital. It will be your job to work with companies to identify cash flow improvement opportunities and help your clients implement changes to their processes and policies to achieve sustainable cash flow improvement.  Directors on our team typically work with mid-level executive resources at our clients, lead one or several work streams on larger engagements, and manage staff.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Project Management - be part of project teams comprising colleagues from across the Strategy and Transactions sub-service lines.
  • Business and Commercially Driven - working in a fast-paced, exciting environment with strong business acumen to drive value to our clients.
  • Business Development - assist in aspects of pursuits, including presentations and client meetings. Contribute to our practice development initiatives, supporting the continued focus on our team as a great place to work.
  • Learning - learn and develop technical and personal skills to support the achievement of career goals, through a blend of structured learning, coaching, and experiences.
  • Building Relationships - strong working relationships with senior clients, including influence, advice and support to key decision-makers.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, or Analytics and 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 3 years of related work experience.
  • MBA is preferred.
  • Significant management consulting experience.
  • Track record of delivering performance improvement projects related to supply chain/inventory optimization, sourcing/procurement or sales/accounts receivable that deliver tangible results (cost reduction, increased cash flow, etc.).
  • Strong analytic mindset and familiarity with common analytics tools: Excel, Access, Spotfire/Tableau, etc.
  • The ability to prioritize effectively on projects and the skills to adapt quickly to new challenges and concepts.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 80% on short notice.

Ideally you’ll also have

  • Experience gained within another large professional services organization.
  • Lean Six Sigma or PMP certifications.

What we look for 

We’re interested in talented professionals with the ability to visualize our clients’ goals and think creatively to facilitate them - often in politically charged environments. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, and a genuine passion for taking on new challenges, 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 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.

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

EY | Building a better working world

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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.

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