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Real Estate Analyst

Staff Financial Group
Atlanta, Georgia, 30328, United States
December 13, 2018



Title: Financial Analyst, Development

Reporting Relationship: Reports to the Senior Vice President, Development & Vice President, Development

Basic Function: The Financial Analyst will be responsible for financial modeling, project feasibility analysis, and preparing investment committee presentations. Additional responsibilities include financial and management analysis supporting the pre-development, development, and construction oversight activities of assigned projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Support Developers by running all modeling aspects of development and acquisition projects including feasibility, investment returns, project budgets, and operating pro-formas.

Produce market analysis, detailed forecasts of income and expense, financial structuring options and feasibility analysis.

Compilation and maintenance of a database to track assigned geographic market performance and industry performance by sector to include:

Development activity

Transaction activity and trends

Financial market trends

Land and development costs

Other gov’t/regulatory/political issues

Track market and community leaders, issues and activities

Work with developers, cost-estimating firms and architects to establish preliminary pro-forma budgets used in evaluating the project to verify project feasibility. Ensure the pro-forma is updated and refined as the project progresses and make recommendations and modifications where appropriate.

Develop and manage the project budget working with project accounting to ensure that budget and master file data have been properly established on the data processing system and that correct reports are being generated and communicated.

Maintain and continuously improve upon functionality of company Investment and Development Budget models.

Follow and control expenditures to ensure that projects are proceeding within budget.

Provide project details and support in packaging projects for company, investors, lenders and joint venture partners.

Job Requirements

Extended work hours may be required in meet project deadlines.

Sitting for extended periods of time.

Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other devices and objects.

Physically able to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings.

Travel will be required for the purpose of meeting with clients, stakeholders, consultants, government authorities, contractors and operators.

Preferred Qualifications

Real Estate Finance, Finance, or similar field degree

Basic understanding of real estate investment, development, and construction fundamentals

Exceptional technical skills and working knowledge of ARGUS, MS Office and Microsoft Project Software

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

Exceptional analytical skills with careful attention to detail and accuracy

Excellent organizational skills with the ability to plan, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Problem solving skills

Demonstrate presence and confidence, able to interact with senior management team as well as current and potential clients

Ability to work independently with minimal direction and oversight

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

This position will be based in Atlanta. Some travel, with some extended travel, may be required.

Our client offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401K plan with employer match, and a generous vacation/sick plan.

Qualified candidates may submit their resume and salary history to