At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.
EY has an established industry leading Strategy and Transactions (SaT) Practice. We help clients determine the right deal to do, and then assist them in doing the deal right. We are a growing practice that has the resources to serve any client, anywhere in the world. You will have the opportunity to develop your career in a friendly, collaborative and intellectually stimulating environment through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
We advise through the full lifecycle of core infrastructure projects and public-private partnerships across Canada and globally. We advise across asset classes including transportation (e.g., transit, highways, airports), healthcare, environmental (e.g., waste), energy, mining, social infrastructure, schools, and municipal facilities. In Toronto you will join a team advising at the forefront of some of the largest and highest profile Canadian and local projects such as the Ontario Line Subway (ON), Accelerated High Speed Internet Program (ON), Ontario Place (ON), VIA High Frequency Rail (ON/QC), Corner Brook Acute Care Hospital (NL), Thunder Bay Correctional Complex (ON), Alberta Schools Bundle (AB), South Niagara Hospital (ON), Iona Wastewater Treatment Plant (BC) and St. Paul’s Redevelopment (BC).
Our practice is trusted by public sector ministries and agencies, as well as by private sector bidders, for its expertise in financing, structuring, modeling and management of procurement processes, as well as for advising through the full infrastructure lifecycle. We are regularly named by our industry peers as Financial Advisor of the Year in Canada and the Americas.
Your key responsibilities
As a Manager or Associate, you will have the opportunity to work within our SaT Infrastructure Advisory specialty practice. You will have an integral role that involves working closely with other members of the rapidly growing national Infrastructure Advisory team to execute a variety of engagements related to the planning, development, delivery and operations of major infrastructure projects.
Skills and attributes for success
Seeking a dynamic role with a mix of technical, commercial, financial and soft skills
Enthusiastic, energetic, and collaborative with a strong work ethic
Highly motivated and energized by participating in projects involving development of critical national infrastructure assets that have a tangible and lasting impact on society
Organized with strong self and team management skills, and able to simultaneously manage and execute on multiple assignments
Able to research, interpret and opine on accounting, tax and financial market information to be used in financial modelling, competitive analysis, industry analysis, scenario analysis and negotiation support, and various other applications
Able to prepare clearly-written, quality drafts of reports and presentations for client submissions and meetings
Interested and capable of growing in terms of sales and business development, contributing to executing EY’s “go-to-market” client development strategy
Support in the development of junior staff
To qualify for the role you must have
Undergraduate degree (business, commerce, economics or engineering); MBA/Master’s degree/CFA/CBV an asset
4+ years of relevant work experience related to development and implementation of major capital projects, including development of project options and business cases, commercial advisory, consideration of alternative procurement models, financial analysis and modeling, consideration of economic costs and benefits, contract management, asset management. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have gained such experience from either:
a professional services environment in a financial/commercial capacity; or
an infrastructure developer in a financial/commercial or project development capacity; or
a governmental (municipal, provincial or federal) infrastructure department/agency in a financial/commercial capacity
Financial modelling experience with major capital projects, with the capacity to develop such models independently with minimal guidance
Working knowledge of accounting concepts and principles (CPA not required)
Working knowledge of Canadian debt financing and capital markets and/or project financing markets, including reflection of these in a financial modelling and commercial document context
Working knowledge of Canadian capital project procurement models (DBB, DB, CMAR, IPD, P3, etc.)
Strong analytical skills and capability to provide quality deliverables with an attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills and comfortable presenting to senior client personnel
What we look for
We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers with a passion for Transactional Advisory Services and have a very strong attention to detail. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our clients’ goals.
What we offer
At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.
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 allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting 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
Learning 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
Diversity and Inclusion at EY
Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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