EY

Associate/Senior Associate, Economic Advisory, Strategy and Transactions

Recruiter
EY
Location
Singapore
Salary
Competitive remuneration package
Posted
11 Oct 2021
Closes
11 Nov 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

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

Businesses and governments operate in an increasingly uncertain and rapidly changing environment:

  • Technological disruption and innovation are transforming supply chains and driving productivity changes
  • Trade relationships between nations are being reconsidered

Changing economic policies and regulation are reshaping the business landscape. As such, businesses and governments find themselves under increased scrutiny and growing pressure to make decisions based on robust evidence and credible economic approaches.

Relying on the fundamental principles of economics, the Decision Modelling & Economics services uses economic modelling and advanced econometric technics to address the client needs in the areas of policy, regulation and commercial decision-making.

Your key responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for analyzing economic and financial data, market trends, and industry reports to help design, develop, and construct economic models and tools to assist government agencies, non-profits, and corporations across industries and global markets.
  • You will also be involved in assignments where economic modelling, econometric and statistical analysis are used to support our clients in making better informed decisions.

As an economic advisor, you are expected to:

  • Serve as a member of multiple client engagement teams
  • Actively contribute to report writing and the development of economic models
  • Use current technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of services provided
  • Identify issues and propose solutions
  • Participate in commercial research and marketing efforts
  • Demonstrate ability to listen to clients and address their needs
  • Demonstrate teamwork and responsibility towards engagement team members
  • Develop positive, productive and professional relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Demonstrate willingness to learn
  • Stay up to date on business and economic developments relevant to our clients’ businesses

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong financial modelling skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to conduct analysis, research and reporting to interpret, validate and reconcile complex data
  • Ability to learn new data analytics tools and related software, including data visualization and database skills
  • Excellent business English skills - both writing and verbal
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills, with a demonstrated aptitude in quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Intellectual curiosity

To qualify for the role you must have

  • University degree in economics, mathematics, statistics, computer science or related field with a deep fundamental understanding in micro and macroeconomics
  • Prior industry experience performing economic impact assessments using input-output model, cost-benefit analysis, economic benchmarking, and policy and program analysis
  • Experience performing econometric and statistical modelling, preferably using panel data and time series econometric techniques
  • Prior experience in economic consulting, data analytics, and economic research
  • Ability to conduct independent economic research and apply fundamental economic theory to clients’ issues
  • Experience working with public data sources in Singapore and other Southeast Asian economies
  • Ability and flexibility to work alongside team members to ensure the timely completion of work deliverables
  • Excellent analytical, project management, multi-tasking, communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English. Another Asian language would be a plus
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Experience with statistical tools such as STATA, R, and PowerBI
  • Knowledge or experience with Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models would be a plus

Ideally, you also have

  • CPA or CFA
  • Experience gained within another large professional services organization
  • Established networking skills in a relevant industry

What we look for

What’s most important is that you’re dedicated to supporting your colleagues as part of a high-performing team. You’ll need to thrive in picking up new skills and talents as you go, so natural curiosity, a lot of questions and the confidence to speak up when you see something that could be improved are essential. If you’ve got the right combination of technical knowledge and communication skills, this role is for you.

What 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.

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.

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