Brookfield Properties Financial Analyst - JV Partnerships in Chicago, Illinois

Company Overview

Brookfield Properties Retail Group has an immediate need for a Financial Analyst at our corporate headquarters in Chicago, IL.

Brookfield Properties Retail Group is a retail real estate company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and owned by affiliates of Brookfield Asset Management. Our regional shopping centers are destinations for retail, lifestyle, dining, entertainment and so much more. Our extensive portfolio of properties spans the nation, encompassing 163 locations across 42 states and representing over 146 million square feet of retail space. All of our properties are strategically located in regional and coastal areas that constitute the "heart" of America.

Our passionate team is comprised of experts across a range of specialties who share a goal of ensuring our properties are continuously evolving and innovating to meet the needs of our communities. Our company culture celebrates collaboration, encourages an entrepreneurial spirit and values diversity. We are very proud to have a team of premier talent who are in it to win it. We invite you to be part of our success story.

Position Overview

The Financial Analyst for JV Partnerships will coordinate projects and support the JV and Investments Department. This individual will perform standard, advanced and confidential duties requiring broad experience, skill and knowledge of organization policies and practices. The person in this role will act as a resource in the areas of training, troubleshooting and independent project facilitation. The Financial Analystassists in the collection, compilation and analysis of JV data to be provided to management for consideration of financial impact of business decisions and isis responsible for the construction or creation of communication and/or presentation pieces through individual initiative andacts as a liaison between department heads, managers, employees and retailers. This person also provides and creates traditional reports in the area of word processing, travel arrangements, meeting schedules. The Financial Analyst receives moderate supervision, maintains good communication and organizational skills, and exhibits accuracy when working with details.

Responsibilities:

  • Help track and facilitate partner approvals for all development projects, ordinary capital, property refinancing, lease approvals and annual property budgets

  • Help prepare PowerPoint presentations and investment summaries to obtain partner approvals on unbudgeted company initiatives (e.g. G2, white box approvals)

  • Double-check all development proformas provided to joint venture partners to ensure that appropriate development fee and reimbursable development overhead is included in the partner proforma prior to presentation to partner for approval

  • In conjunction with joint venture reporting and corporate accounting, finalize a spreadsheet outlining methodology to be used to allocate and bill overhead for development projects to the company's joint venture partners

  • Perform ad hoc reporting tasks to help the company's preferred partners (CPP, TIAA-CREF, JPM, NYSCRF and IL TRS) prepare for their asset reviews (typically quarterly)

  • Lead the company analyst for the annual Fair Market Valuation of the company portfolio. Tasks involve coordinating Market Leasing Assumptions (MLA) from the company's leasing team, building Argus models for a portfolio of properties and incorporating Argus cash flows into a roll-up discounted cash flow Microsoft excel valuation model

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

  • 5 years of experience in a related field

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and ARGUS is preferred

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently

  • Ability to communicate with all levels within the organization and ability to work and learn independently and in a team situation

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to deal with multiple tasks effectively and establish priorities

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to quickly learn and be proficient with additional software packages

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Job ID 2018-2664

Category Investments