Location

Stockholm, Gotheburg, Malmö

Extent

Full time

Start

Spring or Fall 2022

Deadline

Ongoing recruitment

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.

 

Are you interested in advising clients in preparing and executing M&A transactions, assessing target company performance and analyzing a variety of industries to help clients manage their portfolio of assets and evaluate new market entries? Do you see yourself working with acquisitions, divestments, restructuring, funding and strategic advise? If these are things you are pas­sionate about, you might be the talent we are looking for.

 

EY is one of the leading global advisors covering all aspects of M&A transactions, with a very strong Nordic presence and a global integrated set-up. In the Strategy and Transactions team we combine skills within execution of transactions, valuation and strategy consulting. We work in a global environment and cover a wide spectrum of industries. Our clients are the leading Nordic and international private equity houses, infrastructure funds, corporates and entrepreneurs. Strategy and Transactions is among the fastest growing service lines within EY in the Nordics with a very successful track record and strong deal flow. EY-Parthenon, which is our strategy consulting business, is one of the top five leading strategy consultancies in the world, working with private equity and/or corporate clients on strategy and M&A consulting projects.

 

The opportunity

We are currently looking for ambitious graduates and professionals with up to two years of experience to join our Strategy and Transactions team in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö.

Depending on your personal expectations and interests we offer positions within the following competence areas:

  • Financial Transaction Diligence

Advise clients in the financial analysis of target companies and the robustness of their financial performance. Assess the stand-alone financial performance in separation of businesses prior to divestments.

  • M&A Advisory

Lead sell-side and buy-side M&A transactions and capital raisings and have full project management responsibility to lead all transaction workstreams, managing buyers and advise on negotiations

  • Valuation, Modelling and Economics

Valuation of businesses, financial and intangible assets for transactions, financial reporting and tax purposes. Build and review financial models in Excel.

  • Transaction Strategy and Execution (EY-Parthenon)

Help develop and deliver strategic opportunities for clients, provide commercial due diligence and guide clients from M&A or divestment strategy, through diligence and integration or separation phases of a transaction.

  • Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy (EY-Parthenon)

Advise clients, owners and banks in company restructuring, improved cash management and renegotiation of financial arrangements when there is a need for turnaround due to structural or company specific circumastances

Your key responsibilities 

As part of Strategy and Transactions you advise on strategies to raise, invest, optimise and preserve capital and the execution of M&A transactions. Our teams bring together professionals across all transaction and strategy competence areas, bringing sector expertise and teams from multiple geographies to provide a complete set of advisory around transactions to help our clients achieve their objectives.

 Skills and attributes for success

  • Exceptional business understanding
  • Ability to prioritise and work under tight deadlines
  • Analytical mindset and excellent social skills in order to work in a multicultural environment
  • Innovative working methods, embracing challenges and ability to adapt to changes

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A Suitable academic degree (M.Sc. Tech or M.Sc. Econ.) in the field of e.g. Finance, Accounting or Economics, Industrial Management or Engineering
  • Excellent academic credits
  • Fluent in English and at least one Nordic language
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office tools

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Relevant work experience
  • A passion for activities outside of your studies, especially promoting your ability to collaborate as part of a diverse team
  • An eagerness to learn how our clients operate across different industries
  • International experience, either from studies or work

What we look for

We are most interested in people who are naturally curious and love to learn. You are social and outgoing and like to work with others and build relationships with both colleagues and clients. You are goal-oriented and implement business thinking with the ambition to develop and strive for providing world-class service. Furthermore, you are structured, have good analytical skills and of course a genuine interest in M&A transactions from a financial or strategic perspective. In return, you can expect the support of great colleagues, and the industry-recognized training you’ll need to grow in your career. If you’re a fast learner with great organizational skills and a genuine interest in strategy or finance, this role is for you.

What we offer

  • Professional development: We will offer challenging international transaction and strategy projects with global clients complemented by a wide range of international trainings
  • Inspiring non-hierarchical leadership: We foster a collaborative and mentoring culture with flat hierarchies
  • Strong team spirit: You will be part of a team with professional and motivated colleagues in an international environment
  • Continuous learning: You will develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next
  • Success as defined by you: We will provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way
  • Transformative leadership: We will give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You will be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs

Apply now.

EY offers a wide variety of possible career paths and choosing the right one for you can be confusing, we know! We recommend that you review our job ads carefully and apply for the position and competency area that interests you the most. If you happen to be interested in more than one competency area and/or geographic location, you will be able to select multiple alternatives when applying in our portal.

Please apply with your CV, Cover Letter and University- and High School grades. You can upload two documents so please merge your documents. When your application is complete you will receive an e-mail with an invitation to conduct our ability tests. These tests will require approx. 15 minutes of your time and can be completed on your mobile phone or computer. If selected to continue the process you will be invited to our on-demand video assessment where we look forward to hearing more about you and why EY might be your chosen career path.

We review applications on a continuous basis so please apply now, but no later than 09/30 2021. For questions regarding the recruitment process please contact marie.sterner.henriksson@se.ey.com. We look forward to reading your application!

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

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