Ernst & Young (EY)

Transaction Advisory Services - Valuation and Business Modeling - Data Analytics - Manager

Ernst & Young (EY)
Full Time
Admiralty
Non-specified
Intermediate (3-6 years)
Bachelor
English

Job Description

Transaction Advisory Services - Valuation and Business Modeling - Data Analytics - Manager

Location: CN-Hong Kong

Our Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) team works with clients to manage their capital agenda to drive competitive advantage and increased returns. As part of a global team of 10,000 professionals in 100 countries you will advise clients on preserving, optimizing, raising or investing capital. Major groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines and competencies) within TAS include Mergers and Acquisition Services, Project Finance, Restructuring Services, Operational Transaction Services, Transaction Support, Transaction Tax, and Valuation and Business Modelling.

 

Join Valuation and Business Modelling and you join a team of experienced professionals who bring to clients excellence in valuation and financial modelling advisory services. You will help guide clients through the data analytics activities necessary to make key decisions and improve strategic outcomes. With over 1,600 valuation professionals worldwide, no similarly positioned global professional organization can match our breadth of capabilities or our depth of resources.

 

With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how 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. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

  

We currently have a career opportunity for a Manager specializing in Data Analytics to join our talented Valuation and Business Modelling group within Transaction Advisory Services in Hong Kong. We work across all industries and operate in a broad range of disciplines including:

  • Decision support
  • Data analytics and visualization
  • Simulation and optimization (Operational Research)
  • Transaction evaluation
  • Strategic planning and capital allocation
  • Business case development
  • Budgeting, forecasting and planning
  • Other bespoke data analytics tools and templates development

This opportunity is specifically seeking a Manager who can bring data analytics capabilities to a traditionally finance and transaction focused role. The successful candidate will be able to combine their proven experience in data analytics with an understanding of corporate transaction and/or general business acumen. Candidates should have an appreciation of the key questions that clients may need answered to ensure a transparent, information rich decision making process.  The candidate will ideally have experience (work and/or study) in a data science related field with an interest in transactions analytics advisory. Additionally they should be able to effectively communicate ideas and findings to a wide variety of stakeholders.

 

The successful candidate will be intellectually curious and committed to constantly improving their own skills. We're seeking leaders with the ability to quickly anticipate and respond to the issues of constantly changing global economy.

 

Responsibilities

In your role, you will:

  • Have a primary focus on data analytics in our decision support and transaction advisory services
  • Serve as a member of a cross functional team contributing at each phase of the engagement lifecycle
  • Demonstrate high levels of technical and professional knowledge and quickly assimilate new knowledge
  • Proactively contribute as part of the engagement team that partners with client finance and operational professionals
  • Identify issues, propose both strategies and technical approaches and deliver value-adding insights
  • Have the ability to balance technical skills with project management and strong business acumen
  • Maintain and develop positive, productive and professional relationships with clients
  • Commit to developing knowledge, continue to learn and share knowledge with clients and other EY team members
  • Stay abreast of current technology, business and economic developments relevant to our services and client's business

Qualifications

Qualifications

We are looking for candidates with the following experience:

  • A bachelor's degree and up to least 5 - 7 years of experience of experience in developing and implementing advanced analytics (predictive and descriptive) solutions
  • Degree in mathematics/statistics or data science, postgraduate studies in business or data science fields is also preferred but not essential to the role
  • Strong data analysis skills including the ability to identify, extract, manipulate and use statistical methods to analyse large data sets
  • Experience in use of statistical software packages (SAS, SPSS, R) and experience in visualisation applications (Spotfire, Tableau, PowerView). Proficiency in Microsoft Excel with VBA knowledge, Microsoft Access and SQL is required
  • Experience with packages and development environments is highly advantageous but not essential; including simulation products (e.g. Witness, Simul8), optimisation products (CPlex, Xpress-MP) or programming environments (VB.net)
  • Excellent analytical, communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Capabilities in MS Word and PowerPoint are required
  • This role may also suit candidates with professional experiences in consulting, investment or commercial banking, strategy, venture capital or financial research who are looking to focus on transaction analytics

Technical Skills

  • .NET
  • Budgets
  • Data Science
  • Financial Modeling
  • Forecasting
  • Mathematics
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Processing Banking Transactions
  • Project Finance
  • Project Management
  • R
  • SAS (Statistical Software)
  • SQL
  • Statistics
  • Venture Capital
  • Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)