EY Transaction Diligence - Senior Manager in All, Saudi Arabia

Title: Transaction Diligence - Senior Manager

Location: SA-All-Riyadh

Job Number: RIY001BN

Our Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) team works with clients to manage their capital agenda to drive competitive advantage and increased returns. As part of a global team of 10,000 professionals in 100 countries you will advise clients on preserving, optimizing, raising or investing capital. Major groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines and competencies) within TAS include Mergers and Acquisition Services, Project Finance, Restructuring Services, Operational Transaction Services, Transaction Support, Corporate Finance Strategy, Transaction Tax, and Valuation and Business Modeling.

Join our Transaction Support team and you will work with many of the world’s largest organizations, fastest-growing companies and private equity firms on some of the most complex deals in the global market. Through analysis of financial, commercial and operational data, our industry-aligned transaction support professionals provide insights to key decision-makers that help them increase value and reduce the risks and uncertainty inherent in transactions. 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.

The role:

  • Address complex areas such as stand-alone costs, employee benefits and pension, etc., coordinate with other experts as necessary to ensure that all critical matters are addressed

  • Manage and incorporate findings from other competencies into our advice

  • Ensure that the team requests and analyze the appropriate operational, accounting and financial information

  • Assess the reliability of accounting and financial information in all areas, considering the internal control environment, the budgeting process, etc.

  • Present potential deal breakers/contract negotiating points to client personnel, and discuss the impact on the transaction and possible solutions

  • Challenge target management regarding financial projections and effectively communicate risks/considerations to client personnel

  • Coordinate specific analyses (including highly technical analyses) that will assist the client in drafting and/or negotiating the purchase and sale agreement

  • Be a market maker and maximise opportunities to drive firm-wide solutions

  • Maintain meaningful and enduring relationships across a broad network

  • Establish a clear personal brand in the market and EY

  • Lead and empower high-performing teams delivering exceptional client service


Qualifications – External

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • Technical skills required - FDD, Financial Modeling

  • Qualifications - CFA/ MBA/ Masters

  • 6 Years’ experience plus

  • Language requirements – Arabic Preferred

  • Client facing / relationship building experience

  • Team management

  • Geographic area experience (MENA)

  • Travel expectations

Location information

Riyadh – Riyadh boasts the largest economy in the GCC. The city of Riyadh is the Kingdom’s decision making hub and home to some of the region’s largest financial institutions and most prestigious organisations.

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