EY Parthenon - Strategy - Private Equity- Director
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Masters
Internal Number: 142209
Career opportunities are available in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Charlotte, Atlanta, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Seattle.
Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a senior consultant 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
Senior Consultants are responsible for leading workstreams and engagements, translating client needs into project tasks and deliverables. Senior Consultants manage day-to-day problem-solving and team analytical activities, and serve as key liaisons between consulting team members, Parthenon-EY VPs and Partners, and our clients.
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
Develop business strategies using tools such as market analysis, customer research, macroeconomic forecasting, and portfolio optimization.
Review transaction rationale and/or deal documents to identify critical business issues and risks relating to a proposed transaction.
Manage and motivate workstreams and teams with diverse skills and backgrounds.
Develop, manage and mentor junior team members at the Associate, Senior Associate, and Consultant levels.
To qualify for the role you must have
At a minimum, a bachelor's degree with outstanding academic performance and at least 5 years of related work experience.
Experience managing business strategy and M&A strategic diligence projects in complex environments.
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
MBA with two years of related work experience or graduate degree with at least three years of related work experience, with a particular focus on client advisory or strategic planning within a professional services environment.
Excellent problem solving, project management, facilitation and interpersonal skills.
Ability to multitask and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
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.
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