The Greek EY Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) practice is the leader in Greece and South-East Europe in professional financial advisory services market.
Within TAS, the Transaction Support team aims to assist clients, both private equity firms and corporate clients, throughout the whole transaction process. Whilst traditional financial due diligence is a key element of the service, transaction support is much broader, incorporating assistance with business plan assessment, including support to the transaction management, negotiation and documentation, and post-completion integration.
Restructuring services team aims to assist clients facing difficulties in debt servicing or meeting liquidity requirements. Each restructuring scenario calls for different professional skills, therefore there is a broad range of services that are tailored to each individual situation to help evaluate opportunities, put together the most effective restructuring plan, provide a useful insight regarding what the Lenders are likely to consider in a restructuring, improve transactions and achieve client’s strategic goals.
Additionally, the restructuring services team is assisting Lenders and Creditors in maximizing their recoveries by taking control of failed entities through the Special Administration process (which includes inter alia day to day management of the business and assets’ sale).
Due to our growth, we are currently looking for both entry level and senior Financial Analysts.
You’ll be working in a professional environment alongside a vibrant and exciting team of experienced financial due diligence and restructuring professionals on a variety of projects across a wide range of sectors.
As a financial analyst you will be a vital member of the team executing financial due diligence and/ or restructuring projects work. You’ll be focused on understanding the client’s business, profit drivers and trends, help clients mitigate risks and improve deal structures.
You will also be supporting the development of staff ensuring their career development.
To qualify for the role you must have
A bachelor’s degree from a top tier university in Accounting, Finance or Business;
Excellent business writing and verbal communication skills both in Greek and English;
0 – 5 years of related work experience;
Accounting knowledge and experience (IFRS and Greek GAAP);
Excellent analytical, project management, communication, problem solving, interpersonal and teaming skills;
Outstanding organizational skills, flexibility and ability to work under tight deadlines;
Willingness to learn, proactivity, openness to work in a multicultural environment;
Will be considered as an asset
Working experience in audit and assurance and/or M&A or transactions role;
Experience in a Big4 environment will be considered an asset;
Post-graduate degree in finance, economics, accounting, business or similar will be considered an asset;
An active CPA/ACCA/ACA/CFA certification (or in a final stage of completion;
Solid negotiation and influencing skills, and the ability to develop long-lasting relationships both internally and externally.
What we are looking for
What is most important is that you are committed to working with your colleagues as part of a high-performing team. You’ll need to demonstrate enthusiasm, motivation and passion to develop fast in an international working environment. You’ll need to pick up new skills and talents as you go, so asking questions and having the confidence to speak up are essential. If you’ve got the right combination of technical knowledge and communication skills, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
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. Plus, we offer:
Plenty of training opportunities;
A clear path of progression, tailored to your own unique talents and ambitions;
Exposure to colleagues and senior stakeholders across the business;
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you.
As a global provider of 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. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our goal to be the best employer by 2020 a reality. For you this will mean you have greater control over the work you are involved in and you will gain from exceptional training and coaching provided at EY. Feedback is an essential part of what we do and this will be forthcoming in order for you to maximize your potential and be part of a dynamic team.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. All applicants will be acknowledged and treated in the strictest confidence.