Financial Analyst

Company: LaSalle Investment Management
Job Title: Financial Analyst
Location: Chicago, IL
Department: Income & Growth Funds
Employment Type: Full-Time           
Job ID: REQ6311

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Objective of Role:

LaSalle Investment Management is seeking a full-time Financial Analyst for LaSalle’s Income & Growth fund series in the Chicago headquarters. The Financial Analyst will primarily focus on property level analysis for the firm’s direct real estate investments and provide assistance to the team in monitoring and improving the performance of commercial real estate investments.

Income & Growth is LaSalle’s flagship value-add fund series that invests in non-core properties (including office, industrial, retail and multifamily properties) that exhibit sound fundamentals and have the potential for value creation through lease up, creative property repositioning or development. The Income & Growth Fund Series has raised $2.8 billion of equity commitments and invested approximately $5.8 billion in 98 investments since the inception. 

Accountabilities:

  • Conduct financial analyses including cash flow projections and Argus Enterprise valuation models
  • Evaluate property-level investment performance
  • Assist property managers in development of annual operating budgets and quarterly reforecasts
  • Gather and evaluate economic and market data
  • Assist with client reporting and presentation preparation
  • Analyze potential leases and their financial impact on an investment
  • Evaluate lease language and understanding of impact to value of real estate
  • Coordinate property appraisals and internal valuations utilizing Argus valuation models
  • Provide analytical support to colleagues in the areas of fund operations and asset management
  • Assist asset managers in the disposition process
  • Perform detailed quarterly financial statement analysis, review of rent rolls, current and future cash flow and forecasting of both present value and cash flows through Argus
  • Oversee compliance of ground leases and mortgages

 

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Available for immediate start date
  • Bachelor’s degree in real estate, finance, economics or related field with strong record of academic achievement
  • 0-2 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