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Financial Analyst

Company: LaSalle Investment Management
Job Title: Financial Analyst
Location: Chicago, IL
Department: Strategic Investments Group
Employment Type: Full-Time         
Job ID: REQ3142

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Objective of Role:

LaSalle Investment Management is seeking a full-time Financial Analyst to join its Strategic Investments Group in the Chicago headquarters to assist with real estate investment transactions.  The team manages over $1 billion of equity commitments on behalf of three large separate account clients. Investments span across asset classes (office, industrial, multifamily, retail, etc.), geographies (domestic and international), risk profiles (core, value-add and opportunistic), and include both equity and debt.  The Financial Analyst will primarily focus on acquisition underwriting, investment reforecasting, portfolio management, client reporting, and presentation preparation.


  • Assist team members with evaluating and underwriting potential acquisitions
  • Perform complex financial analyses, including Argus valuation models and Excel-based underwriting pro-formas, cash flow projections and sensitivity analyses
  • Assist in the preparation of Investment Committee presentations and related analyses
  • Evaluate property-level and portfolio-level investment performance and prepare quarterly reforecasts
  • Assist with client reporting, investor communications and presentation preparation
  • Assist with managing the due diligence process, including the review and analysis of leases, operating information, legal documentation, and other investment-related materials
  • Gather and evaluate economic and market data


Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Available for immediate or Summer 2018 start date
  • Bachelor’s degree in real estate, finance, economics or related field with strong record of academic achievement
  • 0-1 years full-time professional experience required
  • Highly skilled in Excel modeling; Argus experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of DCF, NPV and cash flow models
  • Strong financial, analytical ability with solid organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Highly-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with a positive attitude
  • Proactive thinking with detail-oriented and creative problem solving approach
  • Ability to manage competing and often unanticipated deadlines
  • Candidate must be authorized to work in the United States


LaSalle Investment Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer