Executive - Operational Transaction Services (IT) - FS

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • EY.
  • 11 Dec 17 2017-12-11

Job Title: Executive - Operational Transaction Services (IT) - FS Location: London Salary Level: Competitive Do you have the vision to see through problems? Our team is a dedicated group of over 30 professionals in this specialist service offering. Each draws on their financial, operational and technical skills to support both private equity and corporate clients, spanning the financial services sector.

The opportunity

You'd be part of the only dedicated Financial Services team in this sector. We're focused on our clients' key strategic activities, advising and influencing at senior leadership level. We find ways to make transactions happen smoothly and efficiently, without compromising standards or taking uncalculated risks for sellers or buyers.

Your key responsibilities

As an Executive within the team you'd support clients on a daily basis in highly confidential transactions in both a pre-deal and post-deal context. Attention to detail is key too; you'd draft reports, deliverables and provide detailed insight on operational and IT issues and their impact on transactional rationale. You'd also be responsible for performing client and industry research and prepare materials to support client pitches and proposals.

Skills and attributes for success

- Financial analysis: able to apply sound financial analysis and a rigorous approach to quantify the impact of operational issues.
- Some knowledge/level of IT experience in enterprise / systems architectures, operating models, awareness of mainstream technologies including commonly-used applications, infrastructure, toolsets, utilities and vendors.
- Some knowledge/level of project experience including understanding the phases of the change process, the systems development lifecycle and delivery projects including separations / carve-outs, data migrations and integrations.

To qualify for the role you must have

- A passion for Deal Advisory and Transactions
- Change management: understands key principles of project and programme management and has some experience of leading change.

Ideally, you'll also have

- Commercial acumen: able to quickly understand the key value drivers in a business and how these impact the scope and approach of an assignment
- Strong academic record
- Financial Services expertise: has a good level of experience in one or more of banking, capital markets, insurance, wealth and asset management, with a focus on operations, technology, strategy and change.

What we look for
As a team we are looking for passionate consultants who thrive on working in high-performing teams and focus on delivering exceptional service for our clients, with a focus on Insurance, Wealth & Asset Management and Private Equity.

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:

- Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
- Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
- The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

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. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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

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Who we are:

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.