HR Mergers & Acquisitions – Senior Consultant/Manager
Requisition # SYD00461
Post Date Apr 06, 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic is creating seismic challenges around the world. Our purpose, to build a better working world, has never been more important. Life at EY has been transformed dramatically but our strong culture of flexible and remote working has helped EY people navigate new ways of working and remain connected with each other and our clients.
Our People Advisory Services – HR Mergers & Acquisitions practice supports clients in Australia and across the world through mergers, acquisitions, restructuring and divestments. With increasing client demand, we are looking to build our team in either Melbourne or Sydney with professionals who have experience in any aspects of due diligence in a deal.
You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your analytical and commercial skills in our due diligence and deal negotiation assignments, providing workforce insights to key decision-makers that help maximise deal value and identify critical risks.
You will help to identify key value drivers, challenge assumptions about future performance, search for and advise on hidden value, and work with other EY service teams to deliver an integrated approach to our clients before, during and after the transaction.
**Your key responsibilities**
In your role as in the HR Transactions team, you will:
+ Manage and participate in due diligence engagements related to Mergers & Acquisitions
+ Analyse data to identify key issues or benefits
+ Prepare and deliver workforce due diligence reports which quantify risks and liabilities
+ Comment on integration challenges identified during due diligence, as well as providing technical guidance on employment related costs and opportunities
+ Work closely with multi-disciplinary teams, including the EY Strategy and Transactions teams to deliver integrated diligence support to clients
+ Identify business development opportunities and assist Partners and Directors on proposals and new business opportunities
**Skills and attributes for success**
To be successful in this role, you will have:
+ Extensive M&A due diligence experience, working both independently and with senior stakeholders on multiple engagements
+ Strong quantitative skills supported by good Excel and/or data analytics capabilities
+ Ability to remain focused and productive in a fast-paced environment
+ Highly effective written and verbal communication skills and a dedication to teamwork
+ A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, law, business/commerce, finance
**Ideally, you’ll also have**
+ Ability to work with agility and adaptability in an ever-changing environment
+ A strong work ethic and the ability to flex to new challenges and ideas in a collaborative team environment
Please note at this time we can only take applications from people who have working rights in Australia due to the Australian Government imposed COVID-19 visa entry restrictions.
**What working at EY offers**
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your performance. In addition, our comprehensive Total Rewards package can be tailored to your individual needs, to give you the freedom to manage your role in a way that’s right for you.
+ a variety of flexible working and leave arrangements
+ personalised career development including coaching and support to help you build your career and access to formal learning so you can develop the skills you’ll need to thrive in the future
+ a range of tools and benefits to guide and support your health and wellbeing throughout your entire EY career
**About EY **
At EY, we hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. Through our inclusive leadership behaviours, a variety of internal networks, flexible working and mentoring programs, you will have the support and flexibility to build an exceptional career.
EY is committed to removing barriers and improving the employment prospects of people with disability. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via [email protected] or phone +61 3 8650 7788.
**The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. **
The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third-party provider.
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