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Investment Analyst - Ireland

Closing Date:
31 Dec 2019
Competitive Basic Salary, Bonus & Benefits
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Hours Per Week:
Job Description

Greystar is a market leading fully integrated real estate company offering expertise in investment, development, and property management of multifamily residential properties globally. The European business is rapidly growing, and currently covers the UK, The Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France & Ireland.

Our employees are the key to the success of our business with exceptional service at the heart of everything we do. This level of service is a result of their expertise, a solid understanding of the markets they operate in and a passion to provide outstanding experiences. 

The Analyst is responsible for supporting all aspects of the Investment functions of the business that are tasked with the execution of investment strategies to deliver performance against business plans, at the asset and portfolio level.

This is a central and diverse role that provides support for, and input to, investment management, asset management and portfolio management activities, through research, underwriting, modelling and preparing analysis to support and determine the feasibility of new investment strategies and opportunities.  The Analyst will also support the analysis and presentation of key performance information both internally and to external investment partners to drive well-informed and value-enhancing decisions on existing strategies. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assess the performance of the portfolio(s) against budget and underwriting, highlighting any points of exception or opportunity.
  • Gather, compile, investigate and analyse market data to identify investment and development opportunities; and also, to develop and enhance current research sources.
  • Prepare analysis of investment management initiatives for internal and external review, including working with detailed multi-tier pro-forma waterfall models
  • Work with colleagues to monitor performance of specific initiatives and deliver key performance metrics to the business covering leasing performance, income, expense and returns.
  • Work with Analyst colleagues to assess new opportunities - providing key information on operational inputs.
  • Support internal and external relationship management through the production of reports and commentaries.
  • Work with the Capital Projects Group to monitor performance and returns against capital budget expenditure.
  • Support the execution of investment strategies including income, cost reduction and value-add initiatives.
  • Support the annual rent and budget-setting process.
  • Work with stakeholders across the business to improve our reporting systems and data capture to drive visibility and efficiency.
  • Support the mobilisation of new assets and portfolios into the business.
  • Monitor and report on key market, industry and competitor data.
  • Complete various financial, accounting, narrative, administrative and other reports and analysis and duties as assigned or necessary for the successful execution of the business plans.

Your Profile:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a related business or analytical subject; such as finance, business management, real estate, accounting, economics, mathematics, statistics; science or engineering.
  • Demonstrated experience in an analytical role within investment banking, private equity, or other related finance, within a related geographical region.
  • Strong quantitative background with experience in financial modelling, valuations and financial analysis.
  • Strong qualitative analytical skills; having the ability to research, analyse and present complex financial data.
  • Highly numerate, with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; including the ability to effectively write and present reports and information.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to establish and maintain positive relationships at all levels.
  • Good organisation skills and the ability to work effectively under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Naturally inquisitive and commercially minded, with a desire to understand the bigger picture and contribute to understanding and solving problems.
  • A positive team player, with an adaptable and flexible approach along with ability to work collaboratively to drive results and support the wider team and business objectives.
  • An interest in Real Estate.
  • Demonstrable experience working in the Real Estate Sector.