Ernst & Young (EY)

Transaction Advisory Services - Financial Services - Operational Transaction Services - Manager

Ernst & Young (EY)
Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)
Bachelor to Master
English, Mandarin (Putonghua)

Job Description

Transaction Advisory Services - Financial Services - Operational Transaction Services - Manager

Location: CN-Hong Kong

Excellent Career Opportunity with EY
EY is one of the leading global professional services organizations with 210,000 people around the world.  We are proud of our people culture which we believe sets us apart in the profession. EY helps you achieve your best by providing great learning and career growth opportunities, by offering ways to help you achieve satisfaction in work and life, and by looking at each decision with a keen eye toward how it will affect you.
Within EY's Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) practice, our Operational Transaction Services group provides a full range of operationally focused services including M&A Integration, Carve-out, Operational, HR and IT Due Diligence, Commercial Due Diligence, Synergy and Day one readiness assessment, and operational restructuring. Operational Transaction Services works with cross-functional teams made up of members of both the acquiring and acquired organizations. We currently have a career opportunity for a Manager to join our Operational Transaction Services – Financial Services Industry team.
TAS offers companies professional transaction experience, from the strategic analysis phase of the transaction lifecycle, through execution, to transaction integration. We provide clients with a single point of contact, help clients determine the right deal to do and assist them in doing the deal right.



·         Manage client engagement teams executing Operational Transaction Services, focusing on Finance and/or Operational and/or HR and/or IT, which support key decision makers in developing and executing their transaction strategy to secure deal value.

·         Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of integrations, carve-outs, operational due diligence and other types of transaction engagements.

·         Demonstrate excellent skills in project execution, including synergy assessment, project management, problem-solving and facilitation.

·         Assist in identifying risks and issues related to integration planning, timelines, and functional areas.

·         Assist in commercial due diligence projects, including market assessments, competitor studies and opportunity assessments.

·         Develop excellent client relationships at the appropriate client level and be responsible for a high degree of client satisfaction with the engagement process and work products.

·         Assist in business development activities including preparing presentations and attending pursuit meetings with clients.

·         Be responsible for fostering an open and inclusive work environment.




·         Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in accounting, finance, engineering, business, or a related field; MBA is a plus.

·         5 years relevant transactional advisory experience and/or commercial experience and/or consulting experience in Big 4, MNC, investment banks, consulting firms or other related professional firms in managing business strategy, M&A projects, finance, operation, HR or IT areas.

·         Professional qualification of CPA, CFA, PMP or other relevant qualification is preferred but not essential.

·         Combination of Industry and Consulting experience is preferred.

·         Experience in re-engineering, turnarounds or business integrations, such as synergy evaluation, project management office organization, operating model development, or sales force, finance, HR, supply chain and IT implementation with a demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis.

·         Experience in large-scale, post-merger integration or carve out is preferable but not mandatory.

·         Experience in managing complex business environments. 

·         Ability to determine risks and opportunity areas.

·         Ability to synthesize approaches to complex integration conflicts.

·         Ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas.

·         Excellent problem solving, project management, facilitation and interpersonal skills. 

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills of English and Mandarin.

·         Strong knowledge and experience in using Microsoft Office applications (e.g., PowerPoint, Excel, Visio and MS Project).

·         Excellent team player.

·         Flexible with occasional travel requirements of client service projects.

Professional Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (HKICPA)
  • CFA Level III / CFA Charterholder
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

Technical Skills

  • Business Development
  • Due Diligence
  • HR
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Project Management
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Supply Chain Management