Associate - SaT - National - Transaction Diligence - Mumbai

570261IND-Mumbai

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Associate – Strategy & Transactions – Transaction Diligence 

 

We help corporate and financial clients meet their strategic goals, whether they are acquiring, 
divesting or raising finance. Although our work is fast-paced, high profile, high pressure and 
often operates within demanding deadlines, you will find it to be extremely rewarding.  

 

Our core work is Transaction diligence:  
- Assessing an acquiree/investee company’s financial performance and business projections 
- Understanding the transaction rationale and validating it,  
- Identifying potential risks and transaction mitigants, and reporting on these to our clients, 
their banks, investors and other parties, and  
- Assisting clients on the transaction documents and transaction matters (pre-& post-closing). 

 

The opportunity 

 

You will be working with the leading Transaction diligence service firm alongside experienced 
Transaction diligence professionals, where you will learn and develop the skills you need to 
perform due diligence across a range of situations and sectors. 

 

Your key responsibilities 

 

Client service delivery / execution  
• On-field execution of engagements - Work cohesively with a 3-4-member team to 
deliver excellent service to client  
• Assume near independent responsibility for smaller engagements 
• Interact, engage and develop rapport with middle level management of the target 
(acquiree/investee) and client management  

 

Risk Management  
• Adhering to EY's risk management framework whilst planning and executing an 
engagement  

 

Knowledge Management  
• Support knowledge sharing within the pan-India Transaction diligence team 
• Improve engagement execution processes so that the field team can capture and 
leverage knowledge  
• Champion a sector and share insights which emanate from sector specific 
engagements  

 

Networking & Identification of opportunities 
• Start identifying new opportunities for existing clients and communicate to 
engagement manager  
• Network internally within the peer group and other levels in the firm to solve 
engagement / client queries  

 

 

Skills and attributes for success 
 
• Strong Knowledge or experience in the areas of financial statements. 
• Ability to read company’s performance through the window of its financial statements 
• Strong business and commercial acumen to understand the drivers of the target 
company performance  
• Ability to comprehend past performance of the company and critically examine the 
projected performance  
• Solution driven approach to engagements 


 

 

 3 2020 

 

• Strong analytical skills 
• Excellent MS excel and PowerPoint skills 

 

To qualify for the role you must have 

 

• A qualified Chartered Accountant with good academic background 
• 1-2 years of relevant post qualification experience, preferably current experience in 
Statutory Audit and/or Due diligence experience as part of M&A team 

 

Ideally you’ll also have 

 

• Strong verbal and written communication, teaming, facilitation, relationship-building, 
presentation and negotiation skills. 
• Be highly flexible, adaptable, and creative. 
• Comfortable interacting with senior executives (within the firm and at the client) 
• Strong leadership skills and supervisory responsibility. 
• Willing to travel 

 

What we look for  

 

People with the ability to work in a collaborative way to provide services across multiple client 
departments while adhering to commercial and legal requirements. You will need a practical 
approach to solving issues and complex problems with the ability to deliver insightful and 
practical solutions. 

 

What working at EY offers  

 

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working 
arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver 
excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your 
personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, 
and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to 
achieve a lifestyle balance. 

 

About EY 

 

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop 
the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a 
culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make 
things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY 
experience lasts a lifetime. 

 

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please 
contact us as soon as possible. 

 

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.