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Senior Consultant - Transactions & Accounting - EY

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time

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. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.   

Strategy and Transactions (“SaT”) plays a crucial role in supporting its customers in buying, selling and merging companies. Strategy formation, restructuring, operational improvements, IPOs are also part of this. You work closely together in a team so that your customers are able to make well-founded decisions. This allows them to manage their capital and transactions in a rapidly changing world. As a Strategy and Transactions specialist, you will work within various functional areas, sectors and regions.

The opportunity 

The fast-growth companies cohort is vibrant, dynamic, innovative and inventive. Founders face a challenge to devote sufficient time and resources to build a business today, which doesn’t just deliver their long-term vision, but accelerates it whilst moving at a fast face. They need to broaden their horizons as they make the right choices about funding, identifying the right partners and uncovering and onboarding the right talent to drive growth and build market share for years to come.

Our SaT team consists of different competencies to enable CFOs of fast-growth companies address the challenges they and their wider stakeholders need to address in their road to expansion and scaling-up.

We are looking for a driven and ambitious Senior Consultant to join this exciting area of our business. If you are someone who likes to experience the intensity of a fast-growth company’s Finance transformation or public listing process, are keen to learn more about capital markets and are ready for tackling complex financial accounting issues, then this is the opportunity for you!

Your key responsibilities 

As a Senior Consultant within the Strategy and Transactions service line, you will be contributing to the key topics on the CFOs agenda by:

  • Doing project-based work to advise global clients on Finance Transformation projects or planning and preparing for an exit strategy, such as an initial (or secondary) public listing or through M&A;
  • Supporting clients throughout their expansion and scaling-up process, including matters relating to financial reporting, corporate governance, information systems, tax and operating structures and commercial arrangements;
  • Supporting clients in technical accounting matters including converting their local-GAAP financial statements into IFRS-compliant financial statements, varying topics related to financial statements, public listings and other capital market transactions;
  • Supervising and help develop the consultants and interns within the team.

To qualify for the role

  • You obtained a Master’s degree in Accounting & Control, Economics, International Business or related field;
  • You have 2-4 years of working experience at a professional services firm or in a controlling, auditing or financial analyst position in industry, preferably with exposure to IFRS;
  • You are interested in what is on the horizon for a CFO and want to shape the future of the finance function for our clients;
  • You have strong interpersonal skills: clear and concise writing, good presentation and speaking skills (story telling), are able to “put yourself in someone else’s shoes” and have the ability to perform under pressure;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English (both verbal and in writing).

What we look for 

We are not just looking for technical accounting experience - we are interested in professionals with a creative vision and the confidence to make it happen; professionals who can integrate with and influence clients from a varying range of organizations, as part of a diverse and highly driven team. If you are looking to develop your career within a truly dynamic team, where you will make a measurable difference across some of the most prestigious businesses around, this role is for you. 

What we offer 

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development. At EY, your competencies and your areas of interest will determine your future, plus we offer you:  

  • Diverse and interesting work opportunities and assignments thanks to our innovative activities with a varied and exciting client list;
  • Join in the steep learning curve and improve your skillset and responsibilities;
  • With EY you can actively contribute to society in a sustainable way. Through pro bono projects and through participation in social projects (Social Impact Days).

Find out more on www.werkenbijey.nl about the many benefits to which you are entitled as employee at EY 

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

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.  

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.?Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.?Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.? 

An (online) assessment and a pre employment screening are part of the application procedure.  

Due to laws and regulations, and because EY (and in some cases its clients) has high demands on the reliability and integrity of its employees, every new employee will be screened. Depending on your rank the pre employment screening could contain the following: Certificate of Conduct (in Dutch: VOG) or - if requesting a Dutch VOG is not possible - Criminal Background Check of the country you are currently living or have lived during the last five years, integrity questionnaire, verification of ID, diploma’s and/or work experience and consultation of the Dutch insolvency registry.

Location: Amsterdam

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16 januari 2023
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