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Strategy and Transactions Senior - Business Valuation - Health Sciences & Wellness

  • Chicago (Cook)
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Job description

Value creation is at the heart of our Corporate Finance solutions. It delivers optionality, risk mitigation, efficient operations and financial planning across all aspects of capital agenda – from raising to investing, to optimizing and preserving capital. By combining our professionals’ deep financial and capital markets experience with advanced analytics, EY’s Valuation Modeling & Economics (VME) practice delivers Corporate Finance solutions to enable better informed decision-making that delivers sustainable, profitable growth and long-term value.


The opportunity

As a VME Senior focused on the Health Sciences & Wellness (HS&W) sector, you will be part of a One EY cross-service line team that is passionate about helping our healthcare and life sciences clients build strategic plans, achieve their full potential, and deliver on their mission. You will have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of cross service line engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That is 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

As a HS&W-focused Senior you are likely to spend your day to day helping providers, payers, technology companies and manufacturers make better decisions on value creation in the ever changing healthcare environment. Depending on a specific client assignment, this may translate into preparing a valuation, a scenario analysis of strategic alternatives, a pricing analysis, or other financial modelling and forecasting. On most engagements, you will be collaborating across our technical competencies with strategy consultants, performance improvement, tax and accounting professionals focused on the HS&W sector. 

Skills and attributes for success

·  Strategic mindset: Regardless of the specifics of a given engagement, you challenge yourself and your team to ask insightful questions and bring a point of view that influences the long-term success of your clients in the ever changing healthcare environment.
·  Business valuation and finance skillset: You have demonstrated technical competency in valuations, corporate finance and financial modelling
·  Sector experience: You are focused on health and life sciences, with prior work experience either in “consulting”, “investment banking”  or “industry.” 

To qualify for the role you must have

·  A bachelor's degree in finance, economics, accounting or business and at least 3 years of related corporate finance, valuation or management consulting work experience; or a graduate degree and at least 2 years of related work experience
·  AT least 2 years of direct valuation experience
·  Financial modelling and scenario analysis
·  Demonstrated record of solving complex problems and completing challenging projects

Ideally, you’ll also have
·  Previous valuation or corporate finance experience in professional services in healthcare or life sciences sctors
·  Achievement of or progress towards a CFA or ASA designation

What we look for

We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers with a passion for valuations and have a very strong attention to detail. 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 generous paid vacation and holiday time off policy, 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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