Financial Analyst - Capital

Recruiter
LivCor
Location
Chicago
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Oct 2019
Closes
19 Oct 2019
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Financial Analyst – Capital

US–IL–Chicago

Job ID: 2
Type: Regular Part–Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Accounting/Finance
LivCor, LLC.

Overview

The Financial Analyst – Capital – Multifamily will join a team of financial professionals responsible for monthly/quarterly investment performance reporting, performance analysis, budgeting, reforecasting, underwriting and various ad–hoc dynamic analysis. The Financial Analyst – Capital will interact frequently with LivCor asset management and executive leadership, Blackstone multifamily asset management, Revantage (LivCor's affiliated real estate services company) accounting and LivCor's operating partners. The Financial Analyst – Capital will be responsible for operational/financial reports and analysis presented to Blackstone and LivCor's executive leadership team. The position reports to the Manager – ROI and Capital and assumes frequent interaction with Construction Regional Directors.

The ideal candidate will convey a passion/curiosity for real estate investment, constantly work to identify, scale, and automate repetitive functions, be coachable, and have a strong desire to learn and grow in the field.



Responsibilities

As the Financial Analyst – Capital, one is held accountable to, however, not limited to, the following job functions:

  • Aggregating and analyzing monthly Capital reporting: Includes extracting and aggregating portfolio data; preparing summary spreadsheets, graphs and tables; evaluating performance metrics; highlighting notable issues and trends; and developing meaningful and insightful commentary
  • Preparation and review of quarterly capital Board materials: work with team on high profile deliverable presented to Blackstone senior leadership team at the quarterly board meeting
  • Actively participate in the annual budget and reforecast processes: develop capital budgets; utilize budget templates (Oracle PBCS) and tools to develop initial budget; work interactively with capital teams to finalize the budget; prepare summary reports and communicate to executive leadership team
  • Assist the Capital team in developing short, medium, and long–term strategies for each property
  • Administer training to operating partners on use of capital systems and processes
  • Maintain and optimize the capital databases and processes
  • Create and maintain financial and operational dashboards to better assist the asset management, pricing, and marketing teams
  • Vigilantly and proactively participate in a continual process improvement initiatives
  • Develop processes that save time while maintaining the highest quality standards; leverage internal and external resources to efficiently achieve goals
  • Prepare ad–hoc analyses for upper level management


Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2–4 years of relevant experience in FP&A within a commercial real estate firm
  • Bachelor's degree in economics, finance, real estate or accounting
  • Demonstrated analytical acumen
  • Strong work ethic: strength to thrive in a dynamic and demanding work environment, ability to meet critical deadlines, desire to learn and continued self–improvement, motivated by desire to achieve excellence
  • Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint: efficient database sourcing, utilization of standard Excel functions (sumif/s, v/hlookup, index/match, indirect, pivot tables, data tables, filters) to aggregate and summarize data, creation of graphs in proper context of data presented, use of best practices for insuring data integrity, design of executive/board level presentation quality outputs
  • Strong understanding of accounting, GLs, TBs, and capital policy
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, self–confidence to lead a meeting and discuss financial results with executive leadership team or Blackstone asset management team

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates with experience with industry specific data and software will be given strong preference
  • Intermediate skills with project management software and Microsoft Office Suite and VBA Programming/Microsoft Power Suite (PowerBI and DAX, PowerQuery and M Language, PowerApps)
  • Knowledge of Oracle PBCS or similar budgeting software is a plus
  • Knowledge of revenue management software/systems (pricing) is a plus
  • Strong preference for multifamily experience

EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, familial status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email .

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