Assistant Director , Technology, Media, and Telecommunications, Corporate Finance - Flexible working

London (Central), London (Greater)
17 Jun 2022
17 Jul 2022

EY London Technology M&A team consists of ~15 bankers focused on public and private M&A transactions. We are the ‘centre of excellence’ for all things Technology M&A working in close collaboration with regional offices in the UK and Europe. There is also significant scope for cooperation with Life Sciences, Health Care and Financial Services colleagues across EY on software centric opportunities. The team is at the forefront of EY’s M&A capabilities and completes several market leading transactions per year. We have a strong focus in SaaS Software, B2B Data and FinTech. The team is looking for top tier Associate Directors with directly relevant M&A experience who, working closely with senior bankers, are able to run M&A transactions advising corporate and private equity clients.

The opportunity

As a member of an integrated global network of talented advisers you will be working in a dynamic and diverse environment. Through both formal and on the job learning, we will help you develop the skills to become an effective adviser, capable of providing objective and responsive advice to our clients across industries and geographies. We are committed to helping you achieve your potential both professionally and personally.

Your key responsibilities

  • Working within a team to execute M&A transactions including; preparation of marketing materials, development and review of due diligence reports, general financial analysis and overall process coordination
  • UK focus covering the TMT mid-market space
  • Attending client meetings; developing existing relationships and building new ones
  • Running and developing financial and operating models for marketing and transaction purposes
  • Assisting with the production of client presentations and documents (including pitch books, valuation materials, etc.)
  • Provide leadership and coaching to junior team members producing Information Memoranda, financial models and other transaction documentation
  • Working with an experienced senior team in a collaborative work environment

In addition, you will:

  • Originate and deliver transaction ideas, identifying opportunities, opening and leveraging relationships
  • Lead the development of pitch documents and taking a lead role in client pitches
  • Develop your own business network with a view to increasing your origination capabilities over the medium term
  • Provide leadership to junior team members producing Information Memoranda, financial models and other transaction documentation
  • Take ownership and responsibility for one or more team functions such as, training, people development, quality, finances etc

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong academic background
  • Strong experience in a corporate finance environment, including experience playing a lead role in executing transactions.
  • Several years of technology investment banking, M&A advisory or related experience. Ideal candidate would be already working at AD/VP level
  • Strong project management skills. Able to manage multiple projects and workstreams effectively, delivering high quality work on schedule
  • Extensive experience in building financial models and valuing businesses within challenging timescales
  • Rigorous attention to detail
  • Ability to work autonomously while also participating collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Team-oriented with excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Strong organisational and team management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with individuals, organisations and clients
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to work under pressure / tight deadlines
  • Ideally, you’ll also have
  • High degree of personal drive and motivation to succeed
  • Ability to learn quickly and keep abreast of developments

What we look for

We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, driven, and have a passion to be part of a fast-paced, successful transaction team. We are keen to help you develop your career and long term ambition is something that we love to see in our team. Providing you with the platform to succeed is therefore key to us.

What working at EY offers

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, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs. 

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’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.

Please note

Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world.

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. 

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