Senior Financial Analyst (PE Commercial Real Estate/REIT) - Des Moines, Iowa United States - 36308

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Job #: 36308
Title: Senior Financial Analyst (PE Commercial Real Estate/REIT)
Job Location: Des Moines, Iowa - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $65,000.00 - $85,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Bonus, plus Benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


A privately-held national commercial real estate investment firm ($3.3 Billion AUM) with offices located in Iowa and California, is looking to hire a Senior Analyst for their rapidly growing Commercial Real Estate syndicated investment offerings division. This is a near-ground-floor opportunity to catch on with an aggressively growing firm in the private real estate investing space, that has a very healthy and employee-centric culture. This role will grow as you do.

What’s in it for you?

  • Fast-paced, growing real estate company with natural career progression and access to the executive management team
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience with a bonus structure tied to performance and results
  • $470/month employee covered medical benefits plus 50% coverage of the balance if any
  • Paid time off (15 days per year for the first two years, 20 days from years 3 – 5-, and 25-days beginning year 6)
  • Profit-sharing and cash balance plan following 1 year of service.  Both plans are 100% company funded and have vesting requirements.


Description of the position:
As our new Senior Analyst, you will have a primary focus on due diligence and underwriting of real estate, execution, and launch of syndicated offerings, and support of our sales team via research projects, marketing materials, and investment updates. You will report directly to the Syndication and Analysis Department Team Lead. A successful candidate will have the ability to work independently, complete detailed reviews of offering documents in time-sensitive situations, review lease agreements to underwrite cash flows, perform asset underwriting due diligence, as well as a variety of other PE analysis and/or syndication related projects. A candidate must be excited and comfortable to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment where workloads may be heavy at times and performance is rewarded. 


  • Reviewing syndication documents and coordinating with various departments to successfully launch an offering including legal, compliance, marketing, and sales
  • Creating or evaluating financial analyses utilizing ARGUS and also preparing discounted cash flows or return on cost metrics in excel formats
  • Diligence and underwriting of real estate acquisitions primarily in the net-leased asset class
  • Preparing external reporting including quarterly investor updates
  • Reviewing of various legal documents including leases and loan documents
  • Support our sales team via research reports, marketing materials, and macroeconomic analysis


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Excellent research, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Strong proficiency in Excel required, with prior real estate modeling experience highly preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Real Estate, or Finance, with Real Estate or prior analytical accounting experience highly preferred
  • Seasoned background (2-5 years’ experience, depending on circumstances) in the analysis of real estate projects including acquisition, development, redevelopment, and disposition cycles
  • Effective verbal and written communicator

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree