Transaction Advisory Services - EY Parthenon - Associate

EY - Boston, MA4.0


Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Senior Associate 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.

The opportunity

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

Senior Associates participate as valued members of case teams helping clients address their most pressing strategic challenges. Associates identify information sources, assemble data, perform analyses, structure arguments and develop presentations. Training is given in key business concepts and analytical methods immediately upon joining the firm and throughout their Parthenon career. Associates are able to gain responsibility quickly, often serving as primary contacts for clients and managing junior case team members.

Skills and attributes for success
Perform secondary research using a variety of sources (e.g., analyst reports, market research reports, news articles)..
Executing various analyses (e.g., customer segmentation, market sizing, competitor analysis, macroeconomic forecasting) to support the strategic recommendations..
Designing and executing in-depth interview guides with key organizational stakeholders, industry experts and customers..
Analyzing business plans and pro-forma financial models to help identify key assumptions and drivers..
Maintaining relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels and other internal teams on the engagement..
To qualify for the role you must have
Outstanding academic performance, with a bachelor's degree and at least 1 year of related work experience; or a graduate degree and some work experience. .
Experience in strategy consulting, private equity, investment banking, market research, or a quantitative type of research function..
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..
Effective organization and time management skills with ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines..
Willingness and ability to travel, when necessary (approximately 25-50%).
Ideally, you’ll also have
Excellent problem solving, project management, facilitation and interpersonal skills..
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.
About EY

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. Apply now.

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