Job description / Role
Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Valuations Analyst you’ll 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. Our team of strategic advisors sits at the heart of a global Valuations network of specialists who deliver high quality advice through each phase of the transaction process.
Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) is recruiting for a Valuation Analyst to assist our clients in addressing their strategic planning, regulatory compliance, financial reporting and fair market value documentation needs. You have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. For this position you will be required to spend most of your time in Iraq, thus you should be available to travel if applying for this role.
Your key responsibilities
As a Valuation Analyst, you'll make technical contributions to valuation client engagements and internal projects. You'll gain a thorough understanding of the target business and its market, and of clients' issues, performing research and analysis of the target's industry and of quoted companies operating in that sector. You'll deal with day-to-day queries raised by clients and will attend internal and external meetings relating to the assignment.
• You'll perform valuation calculations and analyses, as well as being involved in drafting presentations and reports, formulating views on value, presenting conclusions to the rest of the team and contributing to the presentations of our work and findings to the client.
Skills and attributes for success
• Individuals who will strive to deliver valuations on time and within budget will do well in this environment.
• You will also be required to take ownership of your career by obtaining regular feedback on a timely basis and keeping alert to learning and development opportunities.
• You'll actively establish and develop external and internal relationships, helping to create a positive learning culture within the team.
To qualify for the role you must have
• A bachelor's degree in finance, economics, accounting or business and at least 1 year of related business valuation work experience
• Financial modelling skills including experience building models from scratch.
• Demonstrated record of solving complex problems and completing challenging projects
Ideally you’ll also have
• Previous valuation experience in professional services/Big 4 Firm
• Time spent working in a consulting environment
• Financial modelling experience
• Achievement of or significant progress towards a CFA;
What we look for
We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers with a passion for valuations 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 working at EY offer’s
• Competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business
• Range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being
• Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most recognized and engaging leaders in the profession
• 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
As a global leader in 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 ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us
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About the Company
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