Real Estate Securities Analyst - #221318

  • Unspecified
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Principal Financial Group
  • 08 Feb 18 2018-02-08

We are seeking top talent to join Principal’s award-winning Real Estate Securities team (Public Equity) as an Analyst. In this role, you will perform in-depth, bottom-up research on an assigned coverage universe, complete tasks as required by more senior team members, and contribute to the delivery of consistent peer leading investment performance for the benefit of the firm’s clients. Principal’s Global Real Estate Securities strategy was named by Lipper as the top real estate securities fund for the trailing five years in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

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We are seeking top talent to join Principal’s award-winning Real Estate Securities team (Public Equity) as an Analyst. In this role, you will perform in-depth, bottom-up research on an assigned coverage universe, complete tasks as required by more senior team members, and contribute to the delivery of consistent peer leading investment performance for the benefit of the firm’s clients.   Principal’s Global Real Estate Securities strategy was named by Lipper as the top real estate securities fund for the trailing five years in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

The successful candidate will have the following experience and skills:

• Bachelor's degree; MBA and/or CFA strongly preferred
• 3+ years of public equity experience on either the buy-side or sell-side (compensation will be commensurate with experience)
• Expertise in one or more of the following industries preferred:  real estate, technology, or healthcare
• A clear passion for the markets and investing.
• Ability to present present research findings succinctly and convincingly in both written and verbal form
• Sophisticated knowledge of modeling techniques and financial statement analysis
• Business acumen, analytical spirit, superior judgment, and a total rate of return mentality. 
• Must be a self-starter
• Travel as needed and required.

This position may be subject to SEC restrictions on personal political contributions.

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