Senior Analyst, Fund Management

Company: LaSalle Investment Management (“LaSalle”)

Job Title: Senior Analyst, Fund Management 

Department: Fund Management 

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Team Overview:  the team is focused on attracting and managing capital on behalf of predominantly UK institutions to meet their liability-matching investment objectives. The team currently has assets under management of approximately £2.5 billion, with significant capital ready to deploy for additional acquisitions.

 

Role and Accountabilities: As a Senior Analyst in this team, you will be working across multiple clients who are investing in the UK. A working knowledge of Argus Enterprise and Microsoft Excel is essential to this role. Key responsibilities include;

 

  • Provide detailed cashflow modelling and investment analysis including scenario testing and sensitivity analysis, ensuring a consistent approach across all strategies;

  • Perform desktop credit rating analysis of company accounts in support of acquisitions and portfolio management;

  • Assist fund managers with formulating mandate strategies, preparing annual strategy reports and presenting reports for internal approval;

  • Assist in the day to day management of the portfolios, including reporting (e.g. client, MSCI/Performance) and working with asset management team on ad hoc initiatives;

  • Liaising with valuers and reviewing portfolio valuations;

  • Track and manage acquisition opportunities, including maintaining LaSalle’s internal database’s with reliable data and supporting Transaction Team as necessary;

  • Assist in managing the due diligence process for new investments and sales;

  • Communicate the investment requirements of LaSalle’s clients to the market.

 

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • 1-3 years’ experience;

  • BSc or ideally a master’s degree in an analytical discipline, preferably Property, Finance, or Investment related;

  • Knowledge and understanding of the real estate investment industry;

  • Previous work experience in real estate, ideally either finance or investment focus;

  • Knowledge of Argus Enterprise;

  • Expert Microsoft Excel skills;

  • Ability to formulate complex and bespoke asset cashflow models;

  • Knowledge and understanding in credit rating analysis;

  • An analytical approach with a strong attention to detail;

  • Ability to work under pressure and manage competing priorities;

  • Good team player with communication skills, both written and spoken.

 

 

LaSalle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community