EY Infrastructure Advisory advises clients on funding, strategy, bidding, and procurement of investments for large-scale infrastructure projects.
We advise across asset classes including transportation (e.g., transit, port terminals, highways, airports), healthcare, environmental (e.
g., waste), energy, social infrastructure, schools, and municipal facilities, urban and green developments, throughout the full lifecycle of core infrastructure projects and public-private partnerships across Greece, CESA region, and globally, with EY Athens acting traditionally as a hub of regional know-how in the field.
You would have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of 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 an Analyst / Senior Analyst, you are given the opportunity to work within our Strategy and Transactions specialized practice of Infrastructure Advisory.
You would be given the opportunity to build an integral role that involves working closely with other members of the rapidly growing national Infrastructure Advisory team to execute a variety of engagements related to the planning, development, delivery, and operations of major infrastructure projects.
Skills and attributes for success
Working on multiple assignments in parallel, within tight deadlines, with perfect numerical and factual accuracy, and with an exceptional standard of performance
Be self-driven and have a genuine curiosity and passion to build knowledge in the infrastructure domain (cross-sector, from transport to waste management, to green and social infrastructure, etc.
and its related capital markets and supply chains
Assist, with guidance from the local team, clients in the development and implementation of strategies to advance national and multi-country large-scale infrastructure / investment projects
Support in elaborating high-quality, winning client proposals, and in the successful preparation and submission of documentation for Greek and multi-country public sector tenders, including compilation of inputs from multi-disciplinary teams (financial, legal, technical, commercial, environmental, social, insurance, etc.)
Support in flagship client assignments in relation to structuring, bidding or procurement of PPPs and concessions, depending on scope
Prepare drafts of reports and presentations for client meetings, and communicate complex analyses clearly
Support in structuring and in reviewing project finance documentation
Support in structuring and reviewing from the financial standpoint, privatization related documents (SPAs, shareholder agreements), requests for qualification, partnership, and concession agreements
Support in market sounding processes / investor identification / investor presentations
Undertake quantitative and qualitative analysis, including the construction of financial models / scenarios / sensitivities
Research accounting, tax, and financial market information to be used in scenario analysis and negotiation support
Collaborate with other team members in identifying and exploring potential new business opportunities
To qualify for the role, you must have
2 - 4 (for Analyst) & 5+ (for Senior Analyst) years of relevant working experience with proven skills in executing, from idea to closing, client written deliverables (from extensive written reports in MS Word / PDF and well organized and formatted Power Point presentations, to accompanying / for internal use supporting financial models / tools used in order to substantiate reports, as well as powerful and condensed executive summaries)
Excellent academic background / records (Bachelors’ degree in Accounting & Finance, Business Administration or related or an engineering university degree, in this case, if combined with an Accounting & Finance master’s degree)
Proven reading, research and business writing skills (in both English and Greek language), with the ability to understand and derive, after reading, relevant multi-disciplinary, cross-sector conclusions, as well as summarize and write business documents, in a meaningful, compelling, and professional manner
Track-record of compliant (ideally, also won) public tenders submitted as main Analyst / Senior Analyst on the tender (Greek public sector, European and global tenders etc.)
Experience in PPPs, concession projects, privatizations and / or secondary market deals in the infrastructure domain
Working knowledge for the Greek debt financing and capital markets; and / or global infrastructure and project financing markets
Understanding of key business and market drivers as they relate to government and private sector industries, including greening of infrastructure and digitalization trends
Working knowledge of Greek and International Finance and Accounting concepts and principles
Team oriented, collaborative, respectful, positive, flexible style
Enthusiastic, creative, energetic and with problem - solving attitude
Excel spreadsheet and modelling skills, advanced MS Word (including dealing with multiple sections), working knowledge of Power BI, VBA basic level, MS Project basic level
Ideally, you will also have :
A master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting & Finance, Financial Management and / or other related field with strong quantitative focus
ACCA, ACA or similar accounting / reporting qualification or plans to pursue it
What we look for
We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers with a passion for Infrastructure Advisory Services 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 we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package, where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business.
In addition, our rewards package includes a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial, and social well-being. We also offer :
Continuous learning : You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership : We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture : You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.