EY Accredited Appraiser (contract) in Toronto, Ontario

Accredited Appraiser (contract)

Transaction Advisory Services

Requisition # TOR003GS

Post Date Oct 22, 2018

EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, advisory, and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

EY's Transaction Advisory Services practice is currently looking for an Accredited Appraiser of the Appraisal Institute of Canada, (“ AACI”) to join our team in Toronto for a 6 month contract position.

EY Orenda Corporate Finance Inc., a specialty practice within EY's Transaction Advisory Services, is the dominant mid-market investment bank in Canada. The practice is recognized as a trusted source of expertise for mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, financing, privatization, and valuations and has been advising clients on all aspects of strategic transactions and capital sourcing activities for more than 30 years. We are a growing practice that has the resources to serve any client, anywhere in the world. EY has the largest integrated real estate practice of any accounting firm. With 5,000 professionals around the world, our global network provides audit, tax and transaction advisory services to real estate owners, investors, lenders and users - including many REIT's, homebuilders and developers. Our unique approach combines entrepreneurial thinking and a working knowledge of real estate issues with broad real estate experience, vast resources and a diverse network of clients and contacts. We serve more than 4,000 real estate clients across the country and throughout the world.

Our Transaction Real Estate practice in Canada is part of a team of 500 dedicated real estate transaction professionals located around the globe. These professionals help plan, execute and integrate their clients' transactions strategy effectively, both domestically and across global markets.


  • Work with a team to review over $50 billion of real estate appraisals on behalf of clients of the firm every year.

  • Valuation of various types of real estate assets and portfolios in support of various types of engagements including core valuation/appraisals, litigation, due-diligence and transactions.

  • Synthesize market information to be used in valuation, appraisals, competitive analysis, industry analysis, negotiation support and various other applications.

  • Compiling and analyzing relevant company and industry information, originating from a broad variety of sources (such as financial databases, industry publications, financial statements and public disclosures)

  • Continuous review of Canadian real estate market trends.

  • Support the team in the preparation of both internal and external presentations.

  • Support the team in business development and marketing initiatives across the country.

We are interested in candidates who have:

  • Experience with various types of real estate, including retail, industrial, office, multi-family and land

  • Undergraduate degree (preferably with a focus on finance)

  • An AACI designation (minimum 5 years)

  • A strong understanding of the commercial real estate industry in Canada

  • Working knowledge of Argus

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strong computer and financial modeling skills

  • Understanding of key real estate value drivers, risks and opportunities

  • Ability to work in a team environment

The successful candidate for this position will have strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills, superior analytical skills, demonstrated project and/or people management skills and have been recognized for their "roll up the sleeves" attitude and high levels of creative energy and enthusiasm.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.