Transaction Advisory Services Manager in Chicago, Illinois | DiversityInc Careers
 

Transaction Advisory Services Manager

Are you building your tomorrow, today? Then think about a career with our Operational Transaction Services – Supply Chain team. We have a market-leading proposition to create and maximize value for our clients, whether they are acquiring or divesting assets, or undertaking operational restructuring. The opportunity We work on the most complex and high profile global transactions, across a broad portfolio of clients and industry sectors. We are a group of experienced industry professionals with a background in supply chain and operations who are serial transaction advisers. This enables us to bring a wealth of deep sector and functional knowledge across the supply chain to our clients. As a team, we prepare and execute separation and integration plans across all Supply Chain Functions (Plan, Source, Make, Deliver), identify ideas and sources of value enhancement, as well as advice on risk mitigation and the successful change of operations, functions and people. Your key responsibilities As a Manager in OTS – Supply Chain you will be a vital member of the team managing and executing operational focused projects. You will work on projects that span the entire lifecycle of a transaction, including operational due diligence where we focus on operating model structure and separation planning; buy side carve out and integration planning to ensure a newly spun out business can stand alone and a merger quickly realize and grow anticipated synergies; post acquisition 100 day and value creation planning; ongoing performance improvement; and exit readiness planning to inform an optimal strategy for maximizing returns and ensuring the buyer is well positioned to continue to enhance value. Skills and attributes for success
  • Project Management - be part of project teams comprising colleagues from across the TAS sub service lines.
  • Business and Commercially Driven - working in a fast-paced, exciting environment with strong business acumen to drive value to our clients.
  • Business Development - assist in aspects of pursuits, including presentations and client meetings. Contribute to our practice development initiatives, supporting the continued focus on our team as a great place to work.
  • Learning - Learn and develop technical and personal skills to support achievement of career goals, through a blend of structured learning, coaching and experiences.
  • Building Relationships - Strong working relationships with senior clients, including influence, advice and support to key decision makers.
To qualify for the role you must have
  • A bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, or related field and 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 4 years of related work experience.
  • MBA is preferred.
  • Significant management consulting experience.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the confidence to translate complex data into meaningful insights.
  • Experience in business integrations, divestitures, and/or carve-outs with a demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Experience leading and managing in complex business environments.
  • The ability to prioritize effectively on projects and the skills to adapt quickly to new challenges and concepts.
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills, and the ability to develop long-lasting relationships both internally and externally.
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 80% on short notice.
Ideally, you’ll also have
  • A proven record of excellence in a mergers or acquisitions transactions role.
  • Experience gained within another large professional services organization.
  • Established networking skills in a relevant industry.
What we look for We’re interested in talented professionals with the ability to visualize our clients’ goals and think creatively to facilitate them. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, and a genuine passion for taking on new challenges, 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, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career within a dedicated financial due diligence practice in a Big 4 firm.
  • A clear unified strategic focus across the team, with emphasis on taking an entrepreneurial approach to work.
  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most recognized and engaging colleagues in the industry.
  • 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. EY, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.