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Analyst, Transaction Real Estate

November 23 2021
Industries Consulting services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Economy, Econometrics, Modelling, Property Management, Real Estate
Montreal, QC

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.

Analyst, Transaction Real Estate


EY has one of the largest integrated real estate practices providing advisory services to real estate owners, developers, investors, lenders and users. Our experienced professionals help address complex and demanding challenges and provide connected services around the globe. EY provides integrated, objective advice and a wide range of real estate services to help evaluate opportunities and challenges and identify and implement strategies.

The Opportunity


The Transaction Real Estate team in Montreal is seeking an Analyst to assist in delivering solutions to our clients. Through a broad cross-section of client engagements, you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a collaborative, stimulating environment while benefitting from strong mentorship and learning. We develop outstanding leaders as part of a high-performing team to deliver on our client commitments, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

Your key responsibilities

You will be working closely with colleagues across our national practice to execute a wide variety of challenging and exciting real estate engagements related to: strategic property and portfolio analysis, options analysis, valuation, consulting, equity, debt and joint-venture transactions, development advisory, amongst many others. You may also support other industry coverage teams on the execution of national mandates.

Skills and attributes for success

  • 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 or 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.

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • 2-4 years of work experience with, ideally, 1-2 years of experience in real estate.
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably with a focus on finance or real estate.
  • Willingness to work towards a AACI/É.A. or CFA designation.
  • An understanding of the commercial real estate industry in Canada.
  • Understanding of key real estate value drivers, risks and opportunities.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong computer and financial modeling skills.
  • Ability to systematically manage a heavy work load and meet tight deadlines.
  • Flexibility to work irregular or extended hours.
  • Solid technology skills with robust knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Keen interest to work with both public and private sector clients.
  • Bilingual (French and English)

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills, superior analytical skills, demonstrated project and/ people management skills and have been recognized for their "roll up the sleeves" attitude and high levels of creative energy and enthusiasm.

What we look for


We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, critical thinkers with a passion for real estate and have a strong attention to detail. Being a team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our clients goals.

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

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. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that 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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