Restructuring Manager

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Negotiable

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1431604

 Job Description

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

The opportunity
The Transactions Advisory Services (TAS) team at EY are currently looking for a Restructuring Manager 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 Manager, 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.  We are seeking to recruit a Manager who will be able to build on their current transaction, advisory and commercial experience to lead a number of diverse and demanding assignments.  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:

Working with a Partner / Director / Assistant Director, you will be responsible for managing the day to day execution of assignments within Restructuring (both formal and informal) including the shaping of the assignment 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 developing your own business network with a view to increasing your origination and capabilities over the medium term.

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.


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.
  • 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.


 To qualify for the role you must have:

  • ACA, ACCA or law qualification
  • Previous experience of working within a Restructuring environment (minimum of 2 years relevant post qualifying experience)
  • Experience of leading independent business reviews and formal corporate insolvencies
  • 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 where appropriate.


Ideally, you’ll also have:

JIEB or 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.