Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Leeds


About the Team
In today’s market, businesses face new and ever evolving disruption from innovation, market shifts, and changes in the capital environment. EY’s leading Restructuring team delivers solutions at pace. Whether our clients are companies, government organisations, or financial stakeholders and whether they are on the brink of a crisis or seeking to build resilience in their business, we work closely alongside them to deliver the financial and organisational solutions that enable them to adapt and succeed. Providing leadership in difficult and complex situations, EY’s Restructuring team rapidly solves, executes and ultimately transforms the outcome for our clients.
As a Restructuring Senior Executive, you'll manage the restructuring engagement by defining the engagement scope, in consultation with the Senior Manager / Partner, and executing it in compliance with our policies and protocols.
When required, you'll personally execute designated restructuring procedures and lead teams or parts of teams on engagements, depending on the size of the engagement.
You'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships and make sure that delivered client work is of high quality. As part of this, you'll anticipate and identify risks and escalate issues, as appropriate.
As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture and will coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.
Technical skills requirements
Display a high level of commercial acumen, and an awareness of the key drivers of corporate failure or underperformance
Proficient in detailed financial and commercial analysis and able to identify potential areas of sensitivity
Able to identify key issues on assignments and suggest workable solutions
Experienced in presenting findings clearly in reports and other deliverables to clients
Appreciation of the risks inherent in advising distressed businesses and their stakeholders
Experience of leading independent business reviews and formal corporate insolvencies
Client responsibilities
Assist in managing the financial aspects of engagements by organising staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders
Demonstrate professionalism and confidence to deal with a range of stakeholder groups and management teams
Participate in business development initiatives
Build strong internal relationships within Restructuring and across other services
Actively build own network of contacts with work providers
Understand the capabilities of the firm, looking for opportunities to bring other specialists in to the restructuring assignment to achieve the best solution
People responsibilities
Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff
Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff
Contribute to people initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training Restructuring professional
Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills
Professional accountancy qualification
JIEB qualification an advantage but not essential
Who we are
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 the company

A multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the "Big Four" audit firms and is the third largest professional services firm in the world by aggregated revenue in 2014.

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