Financial Analyst - Olympus Ventures

April 04, 2017

Olympus Ventures

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416

OV – Real Estate Department

Financial Analyst - RE / Job Description


The Financial Analyst – RE will play a key role on the real estate team, working across the entire platform in the management, reporting and forecasting performance of individual assets and on a portfolio level, as well as assisting in the underwriting, market analysis, due diligence, and integration of new property acquisitions into the portfolio.

 Asset Management:

  • Support asset managers in tracking investment performance of assets, generating quarterly and ad-hoc investment reporting;
  • Compile, analyze, and present portfolio-wide metrics relating to both financial performance and other metrics (lease expirations, debt maturities, major tenant exposures, etc.);
  • Monitor performance of assets relative to budget, underwriting, and historical performance;
  • Conduct market analysis to track local economic conditions for properties within the portfolio;
  • Assist asset managers with lease negotiation and analysis;
  • Assist asset managers in lender reporting, banking, insurance and loan covenant compliance;
  • Complete periodic Argus reforecast of properties and work with Asset Managers to develop more robust reporting platform;
  • Collaborate with asset managers to develop and maintain annual property budget / business plans, and property database.


Acquisitions / Capital Markets:

  • Assist in underwriting new investment opportunities using Excel and Argus valuation models, modeling investment and partnership level returns;
  • Perform financial due diligence and market research to validate underwriting assumptions;
  • Review lease, tenant correspondence, property reports, loan documents , and other legal documents;
  • Assist in preparation of investment memos, presentations, loan requests, and maintaining investment pipeline.


Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate, Business, Finance, and Economics preferred.


Experience:  1-5 years of experience in related field or combination of experience and education.


Core Skills / Competencies:

  • Prior experience in or understanding of real estate finance and cash flow modeling;
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel, ARGUS is a plus;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with conflicting deadlines in a fast paced environment.