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Manager: EYP-Transaction Strategy & Execution (TSE): Deal Technology

Ernst & Young - 172 Jobs
Calgary, AB
Posted 7 days ago

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.

Running a business is all about making intelligent decisions, powered by accurate information. As a Manager within EY-Parthenon you will 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. The EY-Parthenon sub-service line comprises three competencies: Strategy; Transaction Strategy and Execution; and Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy. EY-Parthenon – Transaction Strategy and Execution has a market-leading proposition to create and maximize value for our clients, whether they are acquiring or divesting assets, or undertaking operational restructuring. When you join our industry-leading team, you'll be right at the heart of that challenge, working with leading business tools and methodologies to provide to some of the most sophisticated clients around.

The opportunity

Transaction Strategy and Execution – Deal Technology works on complex deals across a broad portfolio of clients and industry sectors. We are a group of experienced industry professionals with a background in IT who are serial transaction advisers, which enables us to bring a wealth of deep sector and functional knowledge to our clients. As a team, we advise clients across the deal lifecycle, from diligence to integration/separation execution, identify ideas and sources of value enhancement, as well as advise on risk mitigation and the successful change of operations, functions and people.

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 Manager in Transaction Strategy and Execution – Deal Technology, you will be a vital member of the team managing and executing IT focused projects. You'll execute and manage projects across all sectors, supporting our client service team in developing and executing strategies for transactions. Your role will involve developing experience across a range of different type of engagements, including pre-deal (e.g., Diligence, Operational and carve-out planning) and post-deal (e.g., integration strategy, planning, tracking). Having a business centric approach to technology will seen as an valuable asset in this consulting-based role.

As a Manager, you have the opportunity to work within our Transaction Strategy & Execution (TSE) practice that is recognized as a trusted source of expertise for IT strategy, architecture, infrastructure, cost and value, operating models and the optimization of technology processes and services across diverse industries.

Skills and attributes for success

We support clients with their evolving business strategy with the following services:

  • Effectively manage client engagement teams executing IT due diligence and transaction services which support key decision makers in developing and executing their transaction strategy to secure deal value. Specifically, be able to perform:
    • IT due diligence across key IT components of Applications, Infrastructure, Organization, Operating model, Technology processes and Service delivery etc.
    • Develop models and estimates for stand-alone costing, one-time cost development
    • Advice on IT operating models including sourcing strategy
    • Integration planning and execution (Integration Management Office)
    • Carve-out or divestiture planning and execution (Carve-out Management Office)
    • Synergy identification, validation and realization
    • Development of Transitional Services Agreements
    • Development of M&A and integration playbook
  • Demonstrate excellent skills in project execution, including project management, problem-solving, and facilitation.
  • Assist in identifying key IT risks and issues related to integration planning, timelines, and functional areas.
  • Develop effective client relationships at the appropriate client level and be responsible for a high degree of client satisfaction with the engagement process and deliverables.
  • Assist in business development activities including preparing presentations and attending pursuit meetings with clients to grow the practice.
  • Assist in leading internal practice initiatives to help continually improve the IT M&A practice and be responsible for fostering an open and inclusive work environment.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in supporting projects involving IT strategy, architecture, infrastructure, cost and value, operating models and the optimization of technology processes and services across diverse industries.
  • MBA is preferred.
  • Expertise in a minimum of 4 of the following IT skillsets:
    • IT Diligence
    • Technology strategy (IT/Digital)
    • Enterprise architecture
    • IT operating model transformation
    • IT cost reduction
    • ERP implementation
    • Digital business enablement using digital technology enablers (i.e., advanced analytics, robotic process automation, virtual reality)
    • Cloud IaaS/SaaS/PaaS strategy and delivery
    • IT service management
    • TSA development and execution
    • IT applications / infrastructure transition
    • Service delivery models (shared services, outsourcing / offshoring, managed services etc.)
    • IT synergy identification
    • Data separation and transition
  • Experience gained within another large professional services organization
  • A proven record of excellence in a diligence, integration, and carveouts
  • A demonstrable track record as a trusted IT Advisor to large (Fortune 500 and comparable)
  • Excellent analytical skills and the confidence to translate complex data into meaningful insights.
  • Experience working in complex business environments.
  • The ability to prioritize effectively on projects and the skills to adapt quickly to new challenges and concepts.
  • Experience managing staff on multiple projects and providing direction to team members.
  • Experience in developing deep, collaborative relationships with colleagues in multiple practice areas, in a professional services environment.
  • Ability to travel to the U.S for work when required.

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Exposure in mergers and acquisitions, and divestiture or willingness to learn about these areas
  • Experience supporting integrations, carve-outs and other types of transaction engagements
  • Functional experience in Human Resource Management and/or Change Management and project management experience
  • Relevant degrees and certifications (MBA, CPA, CMA, CFA, PMP)

What we look for

We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers with a passion for Strategy and Transaction 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

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy, transaction and consulting 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.

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. We embrace diversity and are committed to combating systemic racism, advocating for the 2SLGBT+ community, promoting our Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, and are dedicated to amplifying the voices of Indigenous people (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) nationally as we strive towards reconciliation. Our diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds, and perspectives 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 confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today.

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