Experienced Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Specialists -UAE

Job title: Experienced Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Specialists -UAE

Company: EY

Job description: Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. Our Transaction Real Estate professionals help clients make strategic real estate decisions with high quality and objective advice through each phase of the transaction process. You will be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high-profile transactions.

The opportunity

EY has an established industry leading Transaction Real Estate Advisory Practice. 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), to join our team at Manager level.

Your key responsibilities

As a RHC Professional within the TREAS team, you are likely to spend your day working on strategic or operational issues, working with management on parts of the acquisition process and regularly undertake valuations for strategic priorities, with a focus on real estate and hospitality. You will be a key point of contact for the clients and will also have a vital role in coaching and developing junior members of the team. Your mandate will be to ensure quality deliverables through the supervision of analysts and consultants and managing a portfolio of business.

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 Architecture and at least 8 years of related work experience.

Familiarity with RHC terminology

Experience in commercial real estate, hospitality, or tourism with focus on acquisition, due diligence, real estate valuation, loan underwriting, asset management, finance, or market research.

High business acumen and strategic mind set

Flexibility to travel within the region (25% to 50%)

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

A Master’s degree in a relevant field or MBA

CFA/CAIA/RICS qualification

Fluency in Arabic language (although not mandatory)

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 client’s goals.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:

Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

Success as defined by you: We will provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

Transformative leadership: We will give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

Diverse and inclusive culture: You will 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.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Tue, 25 Jul 2023 22:01:07 GMT

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