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Innovation Foundry – Venture Strategist – Senior The Foundry is a New York-based team of entrepreneurs, product managers, operators and strategists who have a proven track record of turning ideas into successful new growth businesses. In April 2016, EY acquired this team out of Highnote Foundry, a venture capital and venture services firm, in order to build and launch new businesses for EY Americas Tax. EY Americas Tax is a leader in corporate tax services and is aggressively pursuing innovation to define the tax function of the future for the world’s largest multinational corporations. Projects consist of a web-based application that provides clients access to EY staff for short-term tasks; a digital transformation of the EY Employee Financial Services practice; and TaxChat, a mobile, on-demand retail tax prep start-up. The opportunity As a Venture Strategist, you will work with senior Foundry team members to evaluate and pursue new growth opportunities. Your key responsibilities You will be responsible for framing problems, breaking them down into component parts and evaluating each methodically and thoroughly. Specifically, you will conduct primary and secondary research, create financial models and develop business cases in support of new opportunities. You will also contribute to idea development, solution design and proof-of-concept development. As growth opportunities are prioritized and funded, you will operate in flexibly defined roles to support the development of new businesses. Skills and attributes for success
  • A creative, resourceful and results-oriented problem solver
  • A methodical and logical thinker with strong attention to detail and quality
  • Highly motivated and able to execute independently with input and guidance along the way
  • Interested in technology trends, business models and building new ventures
  • Flexibility to work across projects and project types depending on business needs
  • Strive to exceed expectations and consistently deliver meaningful results
To qualify for the role you must have
  • Undergraduate and/or graduate degree from a top-tier university
  • 4 to 5+ years of professional experience
  • 2 to 3+ years of experience in management consulting or corporate strategy
  • Ability to structure problems, conduct analyses and articulate recommendations
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Impeccable oral, written and visual communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word
Ideally, you’ll also have
  • Experience in product management
What we look for We’re interested in people who are ready to become a part of a highly engaged, diverse and dynamic team to help us continue to make a real difference to our clients. If you have a strong client focus, an interest in strategic initiatives and the ambition to go above and beyond expectations, this role is for you. What working at EY offers We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage; pension and 401(k) plans; a minimum of three weeks of vacation, plus 10 observed holidays and 3 paid personal days; and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and advance 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 hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Make your mark. Apply today.