Advisory Services Senior-Risk - Construction & Real Estate - Construction Services -East

Ernst & Young LLP Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 2 weeks ago

The opportunity

The objective of our advisory risk services is to provide clients with a candid and reliable overview of their risk landscape. Our solutions can be used by our clients to build confidence and trust with their customers, the overall market and when required by regulation or contract

Your key responsibilities

You will be responsible for managing multiple client engagement teams at an executive level within the practice and the firm. You can expect to work with high level client personnel to delivering successful real estate development and construction projects by identifying contracting strategies, implementing cost controls and capital management systems. You will assess the client's needs by developing and overseeing construction schedules and costs.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Provide guidance and share knowledge with team members and participate in performing procedures especially focusing on complex, judgmental and/or specialized issues.

  • Brief the engagement team on the client's CRE environment and trends.

  • Maintain relationships with client management to manage expectations of service, including work products, timing, and deliverables. Demonstrate a thorough understanding on independent construction program reviews, steering committee advisory and support, on-going project and process monitoring, and project risk assessments.

  • Bring and utilize extensive knowledge of the client's business/industry to identify technological developments and evaluate impacts on the client's business. Demonstrate excellent project management skills, inspire teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members, and use current technology/tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services.

  • Understand EY and its service lines and actively assess what the firm can deliver to serve clients.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's or master's degree

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working as a Real Estate and/or Construction Management industry adviser for a public accounting firm, a professional services firm, or within industry

  • Bring your significant experience in applying relevant technical knowledge in at least one of the following engagements: (a) proven project management, cost estimation and engineering, accounting, schedule, procurement, experience as it relates to complex commercial and/or residential construction management (b) working knowledge of one or more of the following systems: BIM, Primavera, Prolog, Skire, Tririga, or other similar Real Estate system(s) preferred

  • We would expect for you to be available to travel outside of their assigned office location at least 50% of the time, plus commute within the region (where public transportation often is not available). Successful candidates must work in excess of standard hours when necessary. A valid passport is required.

Ideally, you'll also have

  • A bachelor's or master's degree in Real Estate, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management
  • CPA/CA, JD, MRICS, PMP,LEED, PE or CCIM certification is desired; If you are non-certified, you are required to become certified within 1 year from your date of hire.

What we look for

We're interested in highly motivated talented individuals with a strong willingness to think outside of the box. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you'll need the motivation to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and expand our business in the evolving market. If you're serious about consulting and ready to take on some of our clients' most complex issues, this role is for you

What working at EY offers

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 includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • The autonomy to use a variety of skills to accomplish goals within a designated service line

  • Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training

  • Feedback on your performance that will accelerate your growth, plus the opportunity to provide feedback and mold future leaders

  • An excellent team of colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload

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.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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