Senior Associate, Valuation, Modeling and Economics (Real Estate), Strategy and Transactions

Competitive remuneration package
23 Nov 2021
23 Dec 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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

Join Valuation, Modeling & Economics team and you join a team of experienced professionals who bring to clients excellence in accounting, taxation and financial due diligence.

You will help guide clients through the model review, model support and model-build activities necessary to make key decisions and improve strategic outcomes.

With over 1,600 valuation professionals worldwide, no similarly positioned global professional organization can match our breadth of capabilities or our depth of resources.

With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how 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.

Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

We currently have career opportunity for Associates/Senior Associates to join our Valuation, Modeling & Economics group within Strategy and Transactions team in Singapore. We work across all industries and operate in a broad range of disciplines including:

  • Decision support
  • Transaction evaluation
  • Strategic planning and capital allocation
  • Business case development
  • Budgeting, forecasting and planning
  • Data analytics and visualization
  • Other bespoke model development

Your key responsibilities

As a Senior Associate within Valuation & Business Modelling, you are likely to spend your day to day working on complex financial decisions, working with management on parts of the strategic client decisions and acquisitions and regularly undertake creation of financial models using data analytics techniques for strategic priorities.

In your role you will:

  • Supervises the internal valuation support cycles for audit teams
  • Interfaces with third party appraisal firms and advisors to engage and facilitate external valuations and reviews. Supports audit teams to respond to questions and provide supporting documentation.
  • Critically reviews valuation reports prior to delivery to managers to ensure quality product. The review include assets performance, cash flow analysis, capital market assumptions, and other metrics in order to assess the current valuation of portfolio.
  • Oversees the analysis of market conditions from sales comparables and other sources in order to drive assumptions and assess the value of the assets.
  • Liaises with other EY offices to set and ensure that appropriate procedures and methodologies are used when valuing assets.
  • Oversees ad hoc requests or special projects at the request of stakeholders, e.g. WACC, benchmark analysis
  • Leverage technology, analytical tools and techniques to deliver insights and enhance the value and effectiveness of services provided
  • Maintain and develop positive, productive and professional relationships with internal and external clients
  • Work in a highly regarded team, which values collaboration, respect and knowledge sharing
  • Work in close collaboration with other Transaction Advisory teams and the wider firm

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong Excel skills
  • Strong financial modelling skills
  • Ability to conduct analysis, research and reporting to interpret, validate and reconcile complex data
  • Ability to learn new data analytics tools and related software, including data visualization and database skills
  • Excellent business English skills - both writing and verbal
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills, with a demonstrated aptitude in quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Intellectual curiosity

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A Bachelor's or Master’s degree in real estate, accounting, business, finance, economics or mathematics
  • At least 2-3 years of relevant work experience in the fields of: valuation, financial modelling, FP&A
  • Real estate knowledge, including broad market fundamentals.
  • Strong knowledge on the concepts of accounting, finance theory and analysis, risk and return, capital budgeting and financial strategies, statistics and forecasting.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, with the ability to building internal and external networks
  • A strong work ethic and the ability to adapt to new challenges in a collaborative team environment

Ideally, you also have

  • CPA or CFA or CCVA (Charted Valuer and Appraiser)
  • RICS or SISV or other real estate qualification
  • A proven record of excellence in a merger integration, acquisitions, divestitures, carve outs
  • Ability to multi-task and manage shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Experience gained within another large professional services organization
  • Established networking skills in a relevant industry

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 we offer

  • Continuous learning:You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you:We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership:We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture:You’ll 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.

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