New Job Analyst Or Associate, Infrastructure Advisory In Quebec

Analyst or Associate, Infrastructure Advisory
Analyst or Associate, Infrastructure Advisory

Analyst or Associate, Infrastructure Advisory

Company : EY
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Quebec

Full Description

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

EY has an established industry leading Strategy and Transactions (SaT) Practice. We help clients determine the right deal to do, and then assist them in doing the deal right. We are a growing practice that has the resources to serve any client, anywhere in the world. You will have the opportunity to develop your career in a friendly, collaborative and intellectually stimulating environment through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. Our team is gender and culturally diverse, and we welcome people from a range of professional backgrounds, who share a passion for infrastructure delivery. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all 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.

We advise through the full lifecycle of core infrastructure projects and public-private partnerships across Canada and globally, from strategy, policy and business case development, transactions, ongoing asset management, renewal and disposal. Our work is across asset classes including transportation (e.g., transit, highways, airports), healthcare, environment (e.g., waste), energy, mining, social infrastructure, schools, and various federal facilities.

Our practice is trusted by public sector ministries and agencies, as well as by private sector bidders, for its expertise in strategy and business case development, commercial and risk advisory, financing, transaction structuring, modeling and management of procurement processes, as well as for advising through the full infrastructure lifecycle. We are regularly named by our industry peers as Infrastructure Financial Advisor of the Year in Canada, the Americas and globally.

Your key responsibilities

As an Analyst or Associate, you will have the opportunity to work within our SaT Infrastructure Advisory practice. You will have 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

You are:

  • Seeking a dynamic role with a mix of strategy, policy, commercial and financial and technical advisory
  • An analytical and creative thinker, who is self-motivated and intellectually curious
  • Enthusiastic, personable, and collaborative with a strong work ethic
  • Highly motivated and energized by participating in projects involving development of critical national infrastructure assets that have a tangible and lasting impact on society
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, and flexible in your approach to supporting clients, and working with different stakeholders
  • Self-motivated and trusted to deliver. You are organized with strong self and team management skills, and able to simultaneously manage and execute on multiple assignments
  • Able to competently undertake thoughtful quantitative and/or qualitative analysis, with a willingness to learn or develop your analytical skills, and a strong level of technological literacy, including the construction of complex financial models
  • Able to research and analyze information from a range of sources including financial, commercial, public policy, academic and industry sources to be used in competitive analysis, industry analysis, financial and non-financial scenario analysis and negotiation support, and various other applications
  • Able to prepare clearly written, quality drafts of reports and presentations for client submissions and meetings
  • Interested in growing in terms of sales and business development, contributing to executing EY’s “go-to-market” client development strategy

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Analyst: 2+ years of work experience in an infrastructure related field or relevant experience in commercial, financial, economic, strategic, and/or infrastructure policy analysis
  • Associate: 4+ years of relevant work experience in an infrastructure related field; with relevant experiences across one or more of:
    • Major capital projects, including strategy and policy, development of project options and business cases
    • Commercial advisory and/or consideration of alternative procurement models
    • Financial analysis and modeling, and/or consideration of economic costs and benefits
    • Contract management, disputes and/or asset management.
  • Undergraduate degree (business, commerce, law, economics or engineering, other degrees may be considered);
  • Strong analytical skills and capability to provide quality deliverables with an attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills for a range of audiences
  • Strong interest in support the development and delivery of a broad range of critical infrastructure

Some or all of the following are considered desirable, but not mandatory:

  • An MBA/Master’s degree/CFA/CBV
  • Working knowledge of the infrastructure delivery lifecycle, with relevant experience in one or more of strategy and business case development, commissioning and procurement, transactions, asset management and disputes.
  • Working knowledge of accounting concepts and principles (CPA not required)
  • Working knowledge of debt financing and capital markets and/or project financing markets
  • Working knowledge of capital project procurement models (DBB, DB, CMAR, IPD, PDB, P3, etc.)
  • Ability to obtain a Government of Canada security clearance
  • This role role involves interaction with clients operating nationally and globally. Bilingualism in both French and English is therefore a requirement of this role.

What we look for

We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, creative thinkers with a passion for infrastructure and have a very strong attention to detail, and a natural curiosity. 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

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

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 allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning 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

Diversity and Inclusion at EY

Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. We embrace diversity and are committed to combating systemic racism, advocating for the LGBT+ community, promoting our Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, and are dedicated to amplifying the voices of Indigenous people (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) nationally as we strive towards reconciliation. Our diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds, and perspectives make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.

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