EY Senior Associate, Mergers & Acquisitions (Real Estate) -Transaction Advisory Services in Singapore

Senior Associate, Mergers & Acquisitions (Real Estate) -Transaction Advisory Services

Transaction Advisory Services

Requisition # SIN003ZL

Post Date Jul 22, 2018

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, optimising, 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 Modelling.

The opportunity

As part of our Real Estate Advisory services team, you’ll develop your commercial and client skills working on high profile projects. Working autonomously and directly with clients on valuations, advisory and transaction activities, you’ll build on your experience in the property sector in either the private or public sector. In our friendly, collaborative environment, you’ll receive the support, formal training and coaching you need to progress quickly along the career path you choose.

Your key responsibilities

You'll help decision-makers in real estate funds and companies execute real estate transactions, fund-raising, optimal transaction structuring, efficient capital allocation and capital deployment.

Also, you'll help these clients make better and more informed decisions about how they strategically manage capital and transactions in a changing world. That means advising businesses on how they preserve, optimize, raise and invest their capital to help them achieve their strategic objectives.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to structure and manage complex engagements and bring a real sense of passion for their work.

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex real estate concepts and stay informed of technical issues and EY policies.

  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with client management, focus on deliverables, prioritize multiple tasks, and manage the budget

  • Understand the client's industry and recognize key performance drivers, business trends, and emerging technical and industry developments.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy/Business/Real Estate

  • At least 3-5 years’ relevant experience in a real estate asset or fund management company

  • Strong real estate financial modelling, analysis and presentation skills

  • Experience in analyzing real estate investment/ development opportunities, preparing investment memorandums, conducting due diligence on deals and overseeing/assisting in deal executions

  • Good understanding of real estate markets in SEA and Asia. Proven local business development experience in any of these markets will be highly regarded

  • Proven asset class experience in any of the following: residential, retail, office, industrial, mixed-use or township

What we look for

What’s most important is that you’re dedicated to supporting your colleagues as part of a high-performing team. You’ll need to thrive in picking up new skills and talents as you go, so natural curiosity, a lot of questions and the confidence to speak up when you see something that could be improved are essential. If you’ve got the right combination of technical knowledge and communication skills, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance . We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • 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 hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that 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 today.