Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Working Capital Advisory Services Senior, you’ll help make that happen. You will be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high-profile transactions. Our team of strategic advisors sits at the heart of a global team of restructuring specialists who deliver high quality advice to our clients.
EY has an established industry leading Transaction Advisory Services 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. With so many offerings, you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a friendly, collaborative environment through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of 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.
Your key responsibilities
As a senior, you will be part of the Working Capital Advisory Practice team. You will develop the experience to lead work-streams that analyze business processes to manage Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Inventory. You will also contribute proactively to the growth of this specialist team by assisting in the pursuit and delivery of client projects, production of a first class deliverable and gaining the skills and experience necessary to progress to a more senior role in the future.
Skills and attributes for success
Able to build effective relationships with colleagues at all levels, and teams within a variety of structures.
Participate on client engagement teams executing WCAS and work with key management and private equity stakeholders to identify sustainable improvements in a business working capital practices.
Assess a business' current working capital policies, procedures; identifying root causes that have resulted in current working capital position and developing recommendations to provide management to achieve identified working capital improvements.
Synthesize complex working capital and business issues, form initial hypothesis and identify the data required to confirm hypothesis.
Analyse information/data, to solve problems and formulate views and conclusions under time pressured situations.
Gather, verify and analyse large quantities of information/data, to solve problems and formulate views and conclusions. This will include manipulation both in MS Excel, MS Access and other database tools (e.g. SQL). Present solutions, issues and findings in both a concise written and oral format.
Communicate confidently and assuredly both internally (upward, downward and at peer level) and externally when client facing.
Participate in preparation of deliverables including reports, proposal documents and presentations.
Manage development of self and others, identifying strengths and weaknesses, providing appropriate timely feedback both upward and downward.
Identify potential client pursuits through industry targeting and benchmarking exercises
Willing to travel to clients across Canada, North America and maybe further when required
To qualify for the role you must have
A bachelor’s degree with minimum 3 years of related work experience with a consulting firm or an internal as data analyst or analytical role at a corporation.
Experience with big data and relational databases tools to extract, join and mine (e.g. SAS, Alteryx, MS SQL, Hadoop) and strong in MS Excel and/or MS Access
Strong analytical skills (i.e. MS Access / SQL / Alteryx knowledge is a preference) and visualization skills (i.e. Tableau, Spotfire, Power BI)
Experience with IT operations based in large enterprise resource planning systems such as JD Edwards, Oracle and SAP is an asset
Willingness and ability to travel, when necessary; travel is estimated at 50% but is subject to project requirements
Ideally, you’ll also have
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Experience in consultancy or advisory services would also be beneficial
What we look for
We’re interested in talented professionals with the ability to visualize our clients’ goals and think creatively to facilitate them - often in politically charged environments. 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
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
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. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work 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.
Make your mark. Apply today.
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