EY Strategy and Transactions- Corporate Real Estate- Transaction Services- Manager - open location in Atlanta, Georgia
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About this role:
EY has built an industry leading corporate real estate (CRE) consulting practice. We work with our clients to address their most complex CRE issues and challenges. We advise our clients on strategic, operational, and analytical matters. You have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That's how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our commitments to our stakeholders. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients, and for our communities.
Our team of strategic advisors sits at the heart of a global EY real estate network that delivers high quality advice through every phase of the real estate lifecycle. You will leverage EY's global network to support various account teams, service lines, and solutions in order to tackle some of the largest and most complex corporate real estate and workplace challenges facing our clients.
Your ke y responsibilities:
In order to be effective in CRE, you need to be able to make intelligent and informed decisions about people, place, and technology. You will be an important part of our diverse, talented, and highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high-profile corporate real estate engagements.
As a Manager within SaT CRE Consulting, you will spend your days working on strategic and / or operational corporate real estate issues, while working with practice leadership and client management to deliver innovative solutions. A Manager should have broad knowledge of at least three core CRE consulting disciplines - including CRE operating model and organizational design, CRE support for Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) / Divestiture transactions (pre-deal due diligence, integration support, and separation support, post close support), portfolio, and occupancy strategy. This knowledge should be grounded in a passion for solving complex and often ambiguous client challenges.
Skills and Attributes for success:
Execute buy-side and sell-side client engagements
Lead teams through transaction advisory engagements, including pre-deal due diligence, integration support and/or separation support
Demonstrate strong understanding of the transaction lifecycle, including activities from diligence to sign to close
Demonstrate strong financial modeling skills and ability to analyze real estate KPIs, benchmarks and operational trends
Understand standard lease language and common terminology
Understand legal entity implications in an integration and separation environment e.g. - lease assignments, asset transfers
Understanding of common transition services agreements pertaining to real estate and the use of space
Develop innovative approaches to completing scopes of work
Participate in team problem solving efforts and offer ideas to solve client issues
Inspire teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members, and use current technology/tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services
Develop presentation materials, briefings, scorecards, and implementation documents
Maintain responsibility for completion and accuracy of work products. Actively expand consulting skills and professional development through training courses, mentoring, and daily interaction with clients
Manage the creation of proposals, presentations and other client-facing materials and deliverables
Communicate EY's point of view on relevant and current CRE topics and trends
Analyze and draw insights from complex data sets
Conduct relevant research, data analysis, and create reportsClient-service oriented work ethic, driven by a desire to act
Strong interpersonal and relationship building capabilities
Outstanding listening, written and oral communication skills
Exceptional ability to present and articulate ideas through storytelling
Passion for strategic and creative problem solving
Intellectual curiosity and comfort with ambiguity
Ability to foster and refresh ongoing client relationships
Comfort working across multi-disciplinary, collaborative, and distributed teams
Eagerness to mentor and counsel junior staff
Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments
To qualify you must have:
8+ years of credible, related work experience support business development and driving delivery of strategic projects for a large client or set of clients in the field of corporate real estate, management consulting, or M&A support
Undergraduate degree in accounting, business, finance, or other business-related field; graduate degree in a relevant field / discipline is preferred
Knowledge and experience in at least three of the core corporate real estate consulting transaction services disciplines of buy-side and/or sell-side due diligence, integration, divestiture, as well as portfolio, and occupancy strategy.
Experience supporting project management activities, such as resource planning, schedule development, engagement pricing, and budget management
Exceptional writing and presentation skills
High proficiency with the MS Office Suite of Products (including MS Excel and MS PowerPoint)
Ability to travel up to 75%
Ideally, you'll also have:
Prior professional services or management consulting experience, particularly in an M&A, divestiture or transaction advisory role
Professional accreditation in real estate, construction, project management and process improvements, such as PE, PMP, CCIM, QCPR, MCR, SLCR, CPM and Lean Six Sigma
What we look for:
We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers with a passion for transactions and 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 clien
What we offer
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, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
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.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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