Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Vice President within Parthenon-EY you will help make that happen. Parthenon is a leading advisory organization focused on strategy consulting. We are committed to combining our unconventional thinking with our clients’ smarts to deliver actionable strategies.
In today’s complex business landscape, creativity has become a necessary ingredient for sustained success. Parthenon-EY has an ideal balance of strengths – deep and concentrated skills with broad executional capabilities, intimate client relationships with larger networks of support, and proven processes along with a progressive spirit to unlock opportunity for our clients, amplify the impact of our strategies, and make Parthenon the global advisor of choice for business leaders. 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
Your key responsibilities
Vice Presidents act as the primary client contacts on Parthenon-EY teams and are responsible for translating client needs into project tasks and deliverables. Vice Presidents manage day-to-day problem-solving and team analytical activities and serve as key liaisons between consulting team members, Parthenon managing directors and our clients. Vice Presidents are also responsible for mentoring, inspiring and developing team staff. Additionally, Vice Presidents support the growth of the business by working alongside managing directors on new opportunities with potential clients, including preparing for and participating in pitch meetings, creating proposals and working on the sale process.
Our teams work on a variety of client issues. The range of assignments includes developing long-term strategies for organizations, evaluating the potential acquisition of businesses, improving educational achievement outcomes, developing new marketing channel strategies, reducing operating costs, and evaluating new business ventures.
Skills and attributes for success
Play a leadership role in helping grow the Parthenon business.
Define the objective and scope of strategy engagements and client deliverables in consultation with the Managing Director.
Lead teams in the execution of both commercial due diligence and strategy engagements.
Develop business strategies using tools such as market analysis, customer research, macroeconomic forecasting, and portfolio optimization.
Drive business development activities in key sectors and internally across the broader EY and Transaction Advisory Services organization.
Manage, develop, and mentor junior team members at the Associate, Senior Associate, Consultant, and Senior Consultant levels.
Develop and maintain relationships with clients.
To qualify for the role you must have
At a minimum, a bachelor's degree with outstanding academic performance and at least seven years of related work experience.
Experience managing M&A strategic diligence projects in complex environments
Sector expertise that aligns with one or more of Parthenon’s practice areas.
Demonstrated ability to lead teams on complex assignments and develop individual team members
Strong quantitative skills to supervise data analysis, interpret output and generate insights
Ability to make detailed assessments of industry, products, markets, competitors and customers to identify risks and opportunities.
Proficient in the English language, including the ability to listen, understand, read and communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, in a professional environment.
Willingness and ability to travel, when necessary (approximately 25-50%)
Ideally, you’ll also have
An MBA with three to six years of post-graduate-school experience in a consulting, operating or investment banking role, with a particular focus on client advisory or strategic planning within a professional services environment. Some previous management consulting experience is required.
Demonstrated ability to lead teams on complex assignments and develop individual team members.
What we look for
We are looking for candidates who have a strong aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis and the ability to link business strategy to performance. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our clients’ goals.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 3 weeks of vacation plus 10 observed holidays and up to 3 paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most recognized and engaging leaders in the profession;
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career;
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
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. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
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.