EY Restructuring Manager - Transaction Advisory Services (TAS): The Cayman Islands in Cayman Islands

Title: Restructuring Manager - Transaction Advisory Services (TAS): The Cayman Islands

Location: Cayman Islands

Job Number: CAY0007M

EY, a global market leading professional services organization, with dynamic people in more than 150 countries, is committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, advisory and transaction advisory services. We are the only professional services organization who has a separate business dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services.

As a market segment of the FSO, the BBC includes the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and Cayman Islands. The BBC operates as one regional practice and we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent from across the globe. By joining the BBC, you will receive unmatched exposure and experience to our continuously growing portfolio of diverse financial services clients.

Our Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) team works with clients to manage their capital agenda to drive competitive advantage and increased returns. As part of a global team of 10,000 professionals in 100 countries you will advise clients on preserving, optimizing, raising or investing capital. Major groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines and competencies) within TAS include Mergers and Acquisition Services, Project Finance, Restructuring Services, Operational Transaction Services, Transaction Support, Transaction Tax, and Valuation and Business Modeling.

Our global network of Restructuring Services professionals helps clients develop financial and operational strategies to improve liquidity, credit availability and shareholder return. Join this team and you will help clients evaluate capital options, capture greater transaction value and achieve strategic objectives – whether they are buying or selling a distressed asset, restructuring a business or dealing with underperformance, or looking to improve cash management.

Through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching you will experience ongoing professional development. 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. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Job Summary:

Our continued success in the Caribbean region has propelled rapid growth in our team. We have ambitious plans and we are seeking a high-performing, motivated, and experienced restructuring manager to join our team to help in further developing our practice in the Cayman Islands and the wider Caribbean region. This role will primarily focus on restructuring and insolvency; the successful candidate should have liquidations experience (both solvent and insolvent), while some investigations/forensics/valuations experience would be beneficial but is not required for this role.

This position is based in the Cayman Islands and, where necessary to meet client demands, in the wider Caribbean area. Successful candidates must have a track record of strong performance in a restructuring practice, demonstrable leadership skills, and a desire to provide exceptional client service.


  • Manage restructuring engagements by defining the engagement scope, in consultation with the Senior Manager or Partner, and executing it in compliance with the firm’s policies as well as managing the financial aspects of engagements by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders
  • Actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships and make sure that delivered client work is of high quality; as part of this, you'll anticipate and identify risks and escalate issues, as appropriate
  • Demonstrate professionalism and confidence to deal with a range of stakeholder groups and management teams
  • Build strong internal relationships within Restructuring and across other services
  • Participate in business development initiatives and actively build your own network of contacts with work providers
  • Create a positive learning culture and coach junior team members to help them develop

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • An internationally recognized professional accounting designation, such as a CPA, CA, ACA, or equivalent; a recognized insolvency qualification would be beneficial, but is not required
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ of recent relevant experience within a recognized restructuring practice with demonstrated career progression and leadership skills; some financial services experience is required for this position.
  • Display a high level of commercial acumen, and an awareness of the key drivers of corporate failure or underperformance
  • Proficient in detailed financial and commercial analysis and able to identify potential areas of sensitivity
  • Able to identify key issues on assignments and suggest workable solutions
  • Experienced in presenting findings clearly in reports and other deliverables to clients
  • Appreciation of the risks inherent in advising distressed businesses and their stakeholders
  • Ability to supervise and mentor staff and seniors
  • Dedication to teamwork and leadership, and integrity within a professional environment

Our competitive compensation package includes health insurance, pension, bonus structure, and vacation entitlement.

EY, an equal employment opportunity employer, values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.