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Assistant Manager / Manager, Real Estate Debt Advisory, Advisory Corporate Finance

London, United Kingdom, Permanent

Posted: 9 hours ago


Your opportunity
The Real Estate Debt Advisory team is an integral part of Deloitte's Debt & Capital Advisory practice, providing independent advice and first class execution of real estate debt advisory opportunities. This is across the capital stack against a wide spectrum of real estate sectors in a variety of interesting RE situations.

Deloitte Debt Advisory sits within Debt & Capital Advisory and forms part of Real Assets & Infrastructure, overall a team of 120 Deloitte professionals, making it one of the largest teams operating in the UK market. The team plays a key role for Financial Advisory more broadly, hosting our Global Special Situations advisory desk in London, and linking with our Portfolio Loans team and Real Assets Advisory teams in EMEA.

The DCA practice covers a wide deal flow in the UK and internationally, giving us an excellent read on what is achievable within the good book, stressed and distressed markets. The business has grown at roughly 20% per year every year since inception thirteen years ago and maintained the original 'start-up' mentality and drive throughout that period.

Our team has a mandate to build a focused Real Estate Debt Advisory team and is looking for a talented individual with the relevant experience to build a team.

We are seeking to expand and are always interested to speak to talented individuals ideally with an advisory background, experience and real interest in real estate finance. You may have trained in a bank, have an audit background, qualified as a chartered surveyor, CFA holder or been within a RE finance advisory practice.

We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.

Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break?
For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.

Your role
Your role within this high-performance and fast-paced team will be to assist clients achieve their RE funding objectives to fulfil their business plans for their projects. Within this framework, the team is advising on acquisition financing, refinancing during business plan and construction and development financing by implementing optimal capital structures.

We operate across all RE sub sectors and are seeing an uptick in residential portfolio financing in particular requiring stabilised and construction financing.

As an Assistant Manager / Manager in the RE team you will be:

  • Working on a range of advisory projects with regular interaction with clients, banks, private credit funds, lawyers, advisors and other service lines
  • Assisting with day to day management of transaction processes, including the preparation of business reviews, information packs, management presentations, pitch materials, financial analysis and client communications
  • Industry/company research for both deal origination and transaction analysis
  • Financial modelling, including analysing business forecasts, evaluating scenario analysis and covenant calculations
  • Negotiating commercial terms related to debt structuring within a term sheet
  • Contribution to marketing and business development activities
  • Building a network across the various parties that are involved in transactions (e.g. PE houses, banks, private credit funds, lawyers, advisors and other service lines within Deloitte)

Your work, your choice
At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

Location: London with occasional travel

Work pattern: Permanent full-time

Your professional experience
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate:

  • ACA or CFA qualification (or equivalent)
  • Relevant Real Estate experience.
  • Excellent numeracy skills with keen attention to detail and the ability to absorb and analyse large amounts of data quickly
  • A commitment to delivering an exceptional service to clients, with ability to work quickly and establish effective working relationships
  • Perfect fluency in oral and written English
  • A sound commercial acumen and understanding of UK financial markets and debt-related products
  • Logical and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Proven project management and organisational skills
  • Ability to undertake detailed financial/commercial analysis for inclusion in presentations and client reports
  • The self-confidence/appetite to be involved in business development activities
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop, coach and motivate junior members of the team

If you are interested in working in an exciting and empowering environment we look forward to hearing from you. Please submit your application online.

Your service line: Financial Advisory
Advising clients in the moments that define their business takes multiple layers of expertise. Much more than due-diligence, this is about diverse teams of specialists coming together, crossing service lines and international borders to tackle the many, complex issues involved in major RE transactions. And we have one of the broadest networks in the business. Here, you'll find fascinating, career-building projects, market leading approaches, cutting-edge resources, huge clients and inspirational colleagues. As well as opportunities to develop a deep industry or product specialism.

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London, United Kingdom