Head of Investment and Financial Analysis

Radley Green
London, South East England
13 Jul 2017
11 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a Global Real Estate business, are looking for a senior Modeller to join a newly created role as the Head of Investment and financial analysis. You will be responsible for creating a new operational model, valuations, investment appraisals and general high level analysis. You will built out a team around you to enable the business to make more accurate strategic business decisions.

Responsible for performance management of new and existing development and investment opportunities, including producing complex financial models, financial analysis and forecasts, valuations and market analytics for the purpose of providing specialist advice to contribute to the success of the Company's strategy. You will be the bridge between the Property & Finance team. You will also work closely with three business lines: Development team, Investment team & New business.

Additionally duties will include:

  • Create and develop a universal Operational Model unique to London to enable extraction of data with ease and clarity
  • Work closely with the CEO/heads of to provide accurate analysis to enable them to make more accurate business decisions
  • Compose financial models to assess new investment opportunities and provide support to the investment teams on new acquisitions, dispositions, developments and lease underwriting
  • Provide support to asset managers through lease underwriting and preparing investment committee documentation & analysis
  • Writing investment committee memorandum and presenting investment recommendations
  • Undertaking portfolio analyses and asset reviews and preparing performance reports
  • Preparing investment papers for new projects, identifying key risks and conducting stress tests and scenario analysis
  • Formulating market data/statistics to enable accurate business decisions, and maintaining industry data / summarizing publicly available information on a regular basis
  • Adhoc analysis as and when required by the CEO
  • Moving forward build out and lead a strong analytical team

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a strong financial modeller (at least 5 years with a proven record of creating complex models from scratch)
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to work closely with Senior Stakeholders
  • Have a track record of building a team
  • ACA or CFA qualified
  • Strong excel (VBA)
  • Have an interest/experience in the Real Estate sector

Suitable backgrounds include (but are not limited to):

  • Real estate development and investment
  • Property valuation and advisory
  • Corporate Finance

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