EY Transaction Advisory Services Senior Manager - Operational Transaction Services - Mergers & Acquisitions in Dallas, Texas

Title: Transaction Advisory Services Senior Manager - Operational Transaction Services - Mergers & Acquisitions

Location: US-TX-Dallas

Job Number: DAL003UQ

Our Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) team works with clients to manage their capital agenda to drive competitive advantage and increased returns. As part of a global team of 10,000 professionals in 100 countries you will advise clients on preserving, optimizing, raising or investing capital. Major groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines and competencies) within TAS include Mergers and Acquisition Services, Project Finance, Restructuring Services, Operational Transaction Services, Transaction Support, Transaction Tax, and Valuation and Business Modeling.

Join our Operational Transaction Services team and provide clients a full range of hands-on, operationally focused support and advice across the transaction life cycle, supporting both buyers and sellers. We cover a wide range of operational aspects, including carve-out readiness and support, operational due diligence and restructuring, synergy assessment and delivery, day-one readiness assessment, and 100-day planning, supporting the integration process, integration and assessments of carve-out/stand-alone costs and risks.

With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Job Summary:

Within TAS, our Operational Transaction Services (OTS) group provides a full range of operationally focused services including M&A Integration, Carve-out, Operational and IT Due Diligence, and Operational Restructuring. Operational Transaction Services works with cross-functional teams made up of members of both the acquiring and acquired organizations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead client engagement teams executing Operational Transaction Services which support key decision makers in developing and executing their transaction strategy to secure deal value

  • Provide engagement team leadership in fostering an open and inclusive environment and effectively lead and motivate teams with diverse skills and backgrounds

  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of all phases and aspects of methodology across integrations, carve-outs, and other types of transaction engagements

  • Demonstrate strong transaction knowledge in a particular industry (e.g., utility, manufacturing, software, retail, biotech, etc.) as well as depth in a particular functional area (e.g., Finance, Information Technology, Operations, Human Resources, etc)

  • Demonstrate ability to not only identify integration risks and issues, but recommend resolutions

  • Lead business development activities to sell work through development of internal and external client relationship networks

  • Deliver a high degree of client satisfaction with the engagement process and work products sufficient to drive additional and repeated engagements

  • Successfully supervise, coach, and mentor all levels of staff

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • a bachelor's degree and approximately 8 years of related work experience; or a master's degree and approximately 7 years of related work experience

  • a degree in business, accounting, finance, engineering, computer science or related field

  • related certification a plus

  • experience related to mergers and/or acquisitions transactions

  • experience in re-engineering, turnarounds or business integrations, with a demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis

  • experience leading and managing in complex business environments

  • ability to make detailed assessments of technology, operations or manufacturing infrastructure

  • ability to determine risks and opportunity areas

  • ability to synthesize approaches to complex integration conflicts

  • ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas

  • excellent problem solving, project management, facilitation and interpersonal skills

  • strong written and verbal communication skills

  • a dedication to teamwork

  • This position requires willingness and ability to travel (up to 75%).

Successful candidates must be committed to staying abreast of cutting-edge industry knowledge and have the ability to quickly anticipate and respond to the issues of a networked and constantly changing global economy.

Ernst & Young LLP, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.