Overview

Our Chicago office is seeking a Senior Associate to join our growing Financial Operations & Analysis team!

The responsibilities of a Senior Associate include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with third party vendors, asset management, research, and acquisitions teams to prepare and analyze quarterly property and debt valuations
  • Compile and analyze investment budgets and business plans with the asset management team
  • Liaise between fund administration, asset management, joint venture partners, and fund clients
  • Utilize Argus, Yardi, and Power BI to complete analytical and research tasks
  • Calculate discounted cash flows, yields, distributions, income/capital estimates, net asset values, and returns (including time-weighted returns and IRRs)
  • Prepare fund models and projections
  • Lead analyses of budget variances relative to actual performance
  • Supervise, train, and mentor Associates
  • Exhibit knowledge of economic trends, accounting principles, financial markets, and the analysis/reporting of financial performance data
  • Review and approve accounting transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, and waterfall calculations
  • Review financial statements, supporting schedules, and footnotes
  • Assist with audit and address valuation-related audit questions/requests
  • Lead and manage multiple projects
  • Demonstrate initiative by leading ad hoc projects and analyses
  • Assist in the development of tools that will increase efficiencies, provide insights, and contribute across the real estate lifecycle

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of financial, accounting, or estate experience
  • High performing accounting, finance, and/or real estate graduate
  • Experience with Argus, Yardi, and/or Power BI is a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and lead requests from multiple business partners under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Source: Heitman Career Page

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About Heitman

With over $37 billion in assets under management, Heitman is one of the world's premier real estate investment firms. Founded in the mid-1960s, Heitman is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The company has offices around the world including teams in Chicago, Los Angeles, Frankfurt, London, Luxembourg, Munich, Warsaw, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, and Melbourne.

Heitman's real estate investment strategies include private investments in real estate equity and debt as well as public real estate equity investments. The company actively manages separate account and commingled fund portfolios focused on core, value-add, and opportunistic strategies across North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company is also an active participant in the market for mezzanine and senior debt and offers investment management expertise to institutional investors interested in real estate securities.