Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions.
Our Transaction Real Estate professionals help clients make strategic real estate decisions with objective advice. As an Executive, you
will be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high-profile transactions.
The opportunity
We are looking for an aspirational Real Estate investment professional with corporate finance or strategy background and a focus on Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction (RHC).
Your key responsibilities
As an Executive - Transaction Real Estate, you are likely to spend your day working on the key operational issues that our clients face, working with management on parts of the acquisition process and regularly undertake valuations and development advisory engagements to help our clients make better decisions.
Skills and attributes for success
We support clients with their evolving business strategy throughout the real estate lifecycle with the following services:
Valuation –
including purchase price allocation of real property or portfolios for purposes of financial or tax reporting
Transaction due diligence (buy-side and sell-side/carve-out) –
including lender diligence, real estate M&A diligence, real estate asset diligence, transaction closing proration
Operational diligence and performance reviews
for hotels, malls and leisure/entertainment assets
Development and Strategic Advisory –
feasibility studies, highest-and-best use analysis, concept ideation/development, destination strategy, tourism product development (leisure and entertainment), growth/expansion/entry strategies
Capital markets –
including capital strategy for property  and real estate entities, raising equity capital or debt
To qualify for the role you must have
As a minimum, a bachelor's degree in
real estate (preferred), economics, finance, business or engineering and at least 3 years of related work experience.
Familiarity with RHC terminology and good research skills.
Previous professional or academic experience in real estate, hospitality or tourism
Willingness to travel in the region (approximately 25%)
Advanced Excel and financial modelling expertise.  Argus experience strongly desired
Ideally, you’ll also have
Previous real estate experience in professional services/Big 4 or similar consulting firm
Working towards CFA or CAIA qualification
Working towards RICS qualification is a plus
Middle East experience is beneficial
High business acumen and strategic mind set
Arabic fluency is a plus
What we look for
We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers with a passion for real estate 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, we have 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.

About the company

A multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the "Big Four" audit firms and is the third largest professional services firm in the world by aggregated revenue in 2014.

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