Associate, Acquisitions (Sydney) Associate, Acquisitions (Sydney) …

LaSalle Investment Management (SG)
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Nov 21
Competitive
LaSalle Investment Management (SG)
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Nov 21
Competitive
Posted by:
Wendy Chang • Head of HR, Asia Pacific ex-Japan
Posted by:
Wendy Chang
Head of HR, Asia Pacific ex-Japan
LaSalle Investment Management is one of the world’s leading real estate investment managers. With presence in 16 countries worldwide, we manage approximately $73 billion (as of H1 2021) of private and public property equity investments. Our diverse client base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, endowments and private individuals from across the globe.

POSITION GOAL:  Supporting the sourcing, structuring, negotiation and due diligence including research and investment analysis of real estate acquisitions opportunities to achieve targeted performance criteria.

REPORTING:  Based in the Sydney Office, the position reports to Head of Acquisitions, Australia

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Cash flow modeling

  • Build and run cash flow models on acquisition opportunities
  • Conduct market research and first run of investment underwriting
  • Ensure cash flow models are accurate, in standard/robust format and reflect realistic assumptions

Support Investment Analyses

  • Organize and present supporting materials for investment analyses including investment committee memoranda
  • Responsible for returns calculation, sensitivities and all analytics

Support Due Diligence

  • Support execution of transaction due diligence including legal, tax, physical and environmental, title/survey.
  • Responsible for setting up, maintaining and sharing of all transaction files with other functional groups including strategy and research, finance, asset management and development management
  • Support in obtaining all required management and client approvals for transactions.

Support Closing

  • Support closing of acquisition
  • Coordinatation and support to obtain all required internal and client approvals
  • Coordinate with finance to access funding within required time frame
  • Coordinate documentation and meetings with transaction counterparties and service providers
  • Setup, maintain and transition all data files to other functional groups including finance, asset management and development on close

Others

  • Efficient transfer of acquired properties to asset management
  • Sourcing of real estate transactions – develop relationships to assist sourcing new acquisition opportunities
  • Ad hoc projects as needed

EXPERIENCE & REQUIREMENTS

  • Min 5 years relevant experience with a Bachelor’s degree in Property Economics, Finance, or a related discipline
  • Real estate, credit analysis and/or accounting experience desirable
  • Experience with cash flow and development forecasting programs, including Argus Enterprise and Estate Master is highly desirable
  • A can-do, positive attitude and willingness to work diligently and entrepreneurially tasks on tight time line
  • Ownership and desire to produce quality and timely work
  • Analytically inclined, detail oriented and organized with focus on deliverables
  • Strong verbal and written English and good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to identify, focus and address critical issues
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