• Excellent base and bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Greenwich Partners
  • 2019-04-21

Investment Analyst, US/ UK Real estate private equity investor

  • Full time
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • 21 Apr 19

US/ UK real estate developer/ private equity group is looking to hire an Analyst

  

We are working with a major US/ UK real estate/ private equity firm, who are now looking to add an Investment Analyst to their London team.  The firm actively develops its investments and has worked on a number of very high profile developments in the last few years

In a diverse role you will provide financial analysis to the Development, Finance and Strategy teams. More specifically, this could entail assisting with ongoing investment appraisal of our developments, assisting with the collation of information for funding partners, evaluating funding options, financial analysis to support strategic planning and financial analysis to support the development of new business units.

 Responsibilities

 Real Estate Development Investment Appraisal

·        Maintain, modify and build financial models for multiphase mixed use developments

·        Advise Project Development teams on the financial impacts of changes to project assumptions.

·        Review existing models to test the accuracy of calculations and input assumptions

·        Analyse actual expenditure and incorporate this into a forecast underwriting models to track financial performance.

·        As required, working with the Project Development team, this may include data analysis and data collection to support market research, site analysis, space planning, and costing.

Debt & Capital Analysis

·        Maintain, modify and build financial models for complex capital structures, including senior debt, junior debt, equity promote and multiple refinancings

·        Provide source data to the financing team outlining projected cash flows and/or actual expenditure

·        Analyse viability and financial returns offered by alternative financial structures

·        As required, working with the Financing team, this may include data analysis and data collection to support market research.

Corporate Strategy Financial Analysis

·        As required, work with the Corporate Strategy team to provide financial analysis to support and challenge strategic plans

·        As required, provide financial analysis to support the development of emerging businesses within the firm

·        As required, working with the Financing team, this may include data analysis and data collection to support market research.

General:

·        Embed yourself in the business to build a detailed understanding of the business and our developments, including key dates, cost forecasts, sales targets, project risks and opportunities.

·        As required, attend project meetings to gain a detailed, first-hand understanding of our projects and wider business.

·        In addition to calculating financial impacts, a major element of the role is being able to clearly summarise and communicate these findings to relevant stakeholders.

·        Perform quality control activities that ensure error-free reporting

·        Such other duties as the business may reasonably require from time to time

Skills

 Degree level Qualification or equivalent (2:1 in any subject)

·        Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

·        Prior experience of real estate is desired, but not essential

·        A-level in Maths is desired, but not essential

Personal attributes

 Genuine interest in the real estate industry

·        Experience in private equity, real estate investing, Big Four, investment banking, consulting

·        Analytical with attention to detail, the ability to scrutinise your own work to identify anomalies and inconsistencies

·        Proficient at reviewing, maintaining, modifying and building leveraged cash flows

·        Understand and implement good information management principles – single source of truth, data ownership and consistency

·        Understanding of corporate finance theory (IRR, NPV, leverage, cash flow concepts etc.)