Senior Executive - Capital Equipment - UKI - TAS

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • EY.
  • 22 Mar 19

Senior Executive - Capital Equipment - UKI - TAS

UK TAS, Capital Equipment (CE) Senior Executive - Valuation Modelling & Economics (VME)

Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Capital Equipment Senior Executive you'll help make that happen. You will be an important part of our diversely talented, expanding team and work on high-profile engagements. Our team sits within the VME team, and works closely with other specialists to provide a range of services to clients in a range of industries, worldwide.

The opportunity

The UK&I CE team is part of the wider EMEIA CE team with professionals located in GSA, FraMALux, CSE, CIS, India and MENA. We provide plant & equipment and inventory valuation, data assimilation and asset management services for a range of purposes including financial reporting, mergers & acquisition, disposal, tax, insurance and lending. This is a growing team that works across Sub-Areas to provide market leading advice.

The group has a wide range of experience, with backgrounds in financial reporting, engineering, transactions, investment banking, business modelling and business analysis. You have the opportunity to develop your career through managing a range of engagements, including valuations (from £50k to £100m+) for a range of purposes & industries, worldwide.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Provide CE advice individually or lead a team of junior CE team members on several engagements, simultaneously
  • Manage engagements from initial budgeting through to final billing, including management of WIP
  • Preparation of engagement contracts and budgets
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of each engagement, including:
    • The context and background to each engagement
    • The subject assets, market sector & competitive landscape analysis
    • Provide clear instructions & guidance to junior team members performing the analysis
    • Produce clear, robust analysis through application of internationally recognised valuation approaches & methodologies
    • Maintain concise supporting analysis for review purposes
    • Ensure compliance with RICS/International Valuation Standards and other relevant regulatory bodies
    • Identify key value drivers, inputs, assumptions & limitations
    • Identify issues to be flagged with the client/wider engagement team
    • Respond to day-to-day queries raised by the client and attend client meetings
    • Clear communication with all team members, and provide regular updates to the Senior Manager/Engagement Partner
  • Produce detailed narrative reports & presentations to clients and/or Senior Manager/Engagement Partner
  • Preparation of new business proposals and budgets
  • Provide on the job training, guidance and advice to junior CE team members
  • Develop network of contacts (internal & external)
  • Contribute to broader E&Y business (especially VME)
  • Generate ideas to maximise assignment profitability, supporting revenue generation initiatives
  • Pro-actively manage own development

Skills and attributes for success:
  • Highly motivated self-starter with strong technical and management skills, commerciality, flexibility & diplomacy
  • Team player with strong with the ability to manage assignments and make sound judgements based on clear supporting data
  • Effective leadership & training skills to direct junior members of the team
  • Willing to travel internationally, often at short notice and occasionally for extended periods, particularly in Middle East & Africa

To qualify for the role you must have:
  • A University degree in a finance or technical field (engineering/science/finance) and a sound knowledge of corporate finance
  • Minimum of 5 years' tangible asset valuation experience at a professional services firm or surveying practice
  • Strong MS Excel and Access skills
  • Good report writing skills and fluency in English

Ideally, you'll also have:
  • A financial and/or engineering/technical background
  • RICS/ASA qualified
  • Project management skills, leading teams and juggling more than one project at a time
  • Worked as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of training staff

What we look for

We are looking to recruit a manager with significant CE valuation experience to support the continued growth of our business.

We are looking for candidates with experience in providing a range of valuation services, who are pro-active problem solvers, can interpret information to form their own views and present their findings clearly in person and in writing. The work can be complex and time pressured, so a logical approach is essential.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognised for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension, vacation and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most recognised and engaging leaders in the profession
  • 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.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.



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.