Senior Investment Analyst

RealREPP

The role will provide financial analysis and support on other various projects such as leasing transactions and other strategic initiatives.

RealREPP a full-service commercial real estate recruiting firm, is currently seeking an Investments Analyst or (Senior) Investments Analyst to join the team located at our office in Los Angeles, CA. We are seeking an individual interested in pursuing a career in real estate with a focus on investments and finance at a premier privately held commercial real estate owner/developer. The Senior Analyst, Investments will work directly with both a locally focused team and senior management at all levels within the organization. The opportunity provides extensive experience and exposure to real estate development and investment, including the financial modeling of all perspective acquisitions, development, and disposition projects. Additionally, the role will provide financial analysis and support on other various projects such as leasing transactions and other strategic initiatives.
 
There is direct interface with the C-Suite and VP/SVP team members as well as with the asset management, development, accounting, and corporate finance departments thus strong communication skills is warranted.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, real estate, business, or accounting from top-tier university
  • 2-5 years of direct real estate experience in a valuation, development and or acquisition, debt, investment banking or accounting role
  • Ability to synthesize and audit large amounts of information from various sources and provide concise conclusions and recommendations
  • Experience with retail, office, and multifamily product types in multiple geographic markets a major plus
  • Familiarity with basic real estate diligence such as rent rolls, offering memorandums and operating/income statements
  • Advanced skills in Excel are a must, ARGUS (DCF and/or Enterprise) experience is strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with basic cash/GAAP accounting principles
  • Excellent communication skills and strong ability to adapt and interact with team members
  • Team oriented mentality with precise attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Southern California real estate market a major plus
Responsibilities

The core responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Creating clear and concise presentations and overviews directed towards senior management.
  • Building and maintaining cash flow models in ARGUS to reflect updates in market leasing assumptions for all prospective acquisitions, development, and disposition projects
  • Assist with execution and proforma modeling of large retail and mixed-use projects (office, retail and multi-family components).
  • Assisting in all aspects of the underwriting process, which includes running analyses, writing investment memos, comparative analyses, vetting through accounting issues, etc.
  • Maintaining acquisition and disposition pipeline
  • Reviewing and summarizing acquisition diligence materials
  • Evaluating, through Argus, NPV and IRR analyses, the financial impact of lease proposals, terminations, and renewals for active and pipeline development projects
  • Work with the accounting and property management groups to assist in the creation of development forecast backup
  • On an as-needed basis, assist asset/property management with strategic decision making and analysis
  • Interface with Brokers, Lawyers, Architects, Engineers, and other project team members to ensure timely/accurate proforma updates
This position offers a great opportunity to work with dynamic, professional and highly respected commercial real estate owners/developers. This role offers an excellent salary + bonus and a comprehensive benefits package (health, vision, 401K +match & PTO package). 

 *We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.*

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