Restructuring Executive

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Negotiable

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1431603

 Job Description

The Transactions Advisory Services (TAS) team at EY are currently looking for a Restructuring Executive to join the Belfast office

The opportunity
The Transactions Advisory Services (TAS) team at EY are currently looking for a Restructuring Executive to join the Belfast office.  As the only integrated global TAS business worldwide, we are one of the leading providers of transaction advisory services with over 100 experienced professionals based across our Belfast, Cork and Dublin offices.
As a TAS Executive, you’ll work with a high performing, integrated team which delivers a range of assignments focusing on restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, valuations and business modelling and transaction support. You’ll have a diverse range of stretching experiences which will give you continuous learning and development opportunities as well as a great sense of achievement.
The team focuses on building strong relationships which will ultimately help you and your clients reach their potential.  Due to the variety of services we provide to our clients, the work requires a high level of adaptability, flexibility and innovation.


Your key responsibilities:

You can expect a range of experiences and opportunities during your time with EY.  Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Management of a portfolio , including day to day progression of assignments.
  • Preparing detailed and analytical reports for clients, liaising with third parties (solicitors, sales agents), compliance review, preparation of receipts and payment accounts.
  • Working effectively as a team member by sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior members on progress.
  • A focus on anticipating and identifying risks that require escalation and subsequently escalating these risks to more senior staff as appropriate.


Skills and attributes for success:

  • 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.
  • Team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels but also able to work effectively on your own using own initiative and judgement as required.
  • Motivated with ability to multi task, work under pressure to tight deadlines while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Able to identify key issues on assignments and suggest workable solutions.
  • Experienced in presenting findings clearly in reports and other deliverables to clients.
  • 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.
  • Understand the capabilities of the firm, looking for opportunities to bring other specialists in to the restructuring assignment to achieve the best solution.
  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff.
  • Contribute to people initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training Restructuring professionals.
  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in the MS Office suite of products, including the use of Excel spreadsheets and Word for report writing.


To qualify for the role you must have:

  • ACA, ACCA or law qualification
  • Previous experience of working within a Restructuring environment (minimum of one years relevant post qualifying experience.
  • The ability to build strong internal relationships within Restructuring and across other services, and can actively participate in business development
  • Appreciation of the risks inherent in advising distressed businesses and their stakeholders, managing and escalating risks as appropriate

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency (CPI) qualification an advantage but not essential.
  • People development experience and can effectively supervise, coach and mentor staff,
  • Own network of contacts with work providers, or will understand how to build one.


What we look for

Someone who is flexible, technically strong in terms of legislation and processes.


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.