Analyst, Transaction Real Estate

Location:  Montréal
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  9 May 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1498449
At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

EY has an established industry leading Strategy and Transactions (SaT) Practice.  We help clients determine the right deal to do, and then assist them in doing the deal right. We are a growing practice that has the resources to serve any client, anywhere in the world. With so many offerings, you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a friendly, collaborative environment through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.


EY’s SaT Real Estate is one of the largest integrated real estate practices in Canada, providing strategy, valuation and transaction services to real estate owners, developers, investors, lenders and users.   Our national practice helps address complex and demanding challenges, drawing upon our knowledge, experience and insight to help clients implement their real estate strategy.  We offer a diverse service offering that includes the following:

  • Strategic Advisory Services
    • We help clients to achieve their potential from development to disposition of assets and all steps in between, including oversight, governance, highest and best use and portfolio rationalization.
  • Valuation Advisory Services
    • Our team has been involved with some of the largest and most challenging real estate valuations for the purposes of disposition, purchase price allocation of multi-billion dollar transactions, shareholder disputes, butterfly transactions, litigation and restructuring.
  • Transaction Advisory Services
    • We provide an integrated service offering that supports the client through every step of the transaction process from strategy development through to transaction execution and closing.

Objective and independent, our clients consider us to be their trusted business advisors by acting as the gateway to the full breadth of services offered by EY.


Your key responsibilities:


As an Analyst, you will have the opportunity to work and become a leader within our SaT Real Estate specialty practice. You will have an integral role that involves working closely with other members of the rapidly growing national team to execute a variety of real estate mandates.

  • Participating in the development of public and private sector real estate strategies and portfolio plans.
  • Development and maintenance of financial models.
  • Valuation of various types of real estate assets and portfolios in support of various types of engagements including core valuation, due diligence and transactions.
  • Synthesize market information to be used in valuation, appraisals, competitive analysis, industry analysis, and negotiation support.
  • Compiling and analyzing relevant company and industry information originating from a broad variety of sources. 
  • Assist in real estate due diligence for buy-side and sell-side transactions.
  • 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:

  • At least 2 years of related work experience required.
  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in commerce, economics or a related field.
  • Solid technology skills with robust knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Strong computer and financial modeling skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Keen interest to work with both public and private sector clients.
  • Ability to systematically manage a heavy workload and meet tight deadlines.
  • Flexibility to work irregular or extended hours.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • ÉA / AACI / CBV designation or willingness to work toward the designation is an asset.
  • This role involves interaction with clients operating nationally and globally. Bilingualism in both French and English is therefore a requirement of this role.

The successful candidate for this position will have strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills (French and English), superior analytical skills, demonstrated project and/or people management skills and have been recognized for their participatory attitude and high levels of creative energy and enthusiasm.


What we offer


At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.


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 allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future.  Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning 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, strategy, transactions and consulting 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.


Diversity and Inclusion at EY


Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. We embrace diversity and are committed to combating systemic racism, advocating for the 2SLGBT+ community, promoting our Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, and are dedicated to amplifying the voices of Indigenous people (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) nationally as we strive towards reconciliation. Our diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds, and perspectives make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world. 

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