Financial Analyst /Investor Reporting - Exeter Property Group

December 04, 2017
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Exeter Property Group

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 19428


Exeter Property Group (“Exeter”) is a Philadelphia-based private equity real estate investment manager focused on industrial, office and multi-family investments across the North America and Europe. We are the largest private equity owner of industrial real estate in the U.S. with over 130 million SF under management.  As hands-on operators, Exeter’s experienced team of real estate experts acquires, develops and manages big box warehouse, multi-tenant logistics and business park properties out of 18 offices in the U.S. and Europe. The combination of local execution and international scope allows Exeter to construct diversified, high-performing portfolios to deliver superior real estate solutions to our tenants and to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns to investors.  Since 2006, Exeter has been entrusted to manage nearly $5 billion in equity on behalf of institutional clients across the globe including some of the most sophisticate public, union and corporate pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, university endowments, insurers, private wealth/family investment offices and fund-of-funds. A great deal of Exeter’s rapid growth is attributed to our vertically integrated capabilities.  We combine financial acumen, much like our competitors Blackstone Group and Starwood Capital, with tremendous operating expertise, similar to JLL and Cushman and Wakefield, and development capabilities, like Hines and Panattoni.

Exeter is recruiting a financial analyst to support the firm’s investment, asset management and investor reporting functions. The analyst provides analytical and research support to assist senior team members in making real estate investment decisions related to acquisitions and portfolio management, as well as assisting with investor reporting. The analyst will specifically assist with investor reporting for our Japanese investors, therefore fluent Japanese (spoken and written word) is a requirement for this position.  The position will be based in Conshohocken, PA. Travel will be required.

The Analyst will be exposed to all facets of our Real Estate investment process:

•           Acquisitions

•           Debt Financing

•           Asset Management

•           Marketing

•           Valuation

•           Performance Metrics and Reporting

•           Asset Sales

Job Description

The Analyst will work as part of the fast-paced acquisitions and finance team supporting all elements of the acquisition and asset management process and will work directly with the head of acquisitions and the CEO on a daily basis. Additionally, the analyst will assist the head of investor reporting, with specific focus on Japanese investors.  Specific duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

•  ​         Develop financial models and other analytical tools for acquisition analysis utilizing Argus and Excel software

•           Property level underwriting of new and existing real estate investments

•           Collection and analysis of market data including interacting with RE brokers

•           Review of due diligence materials

•           Preparation of investment committee memorandums

•           Act as a liaison with accounting and finance staff to assist in quarterly valuations/client reporting and portfolio analyses, partner distribution waterfalls and risk management

•           Assistant with investor reporting, due diligence questionnaires, pitch books and other marketing materials

•           Special projects as needed

Candidate Profile

The candidate should have superior analytical skills and the ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely in written and oral forms. Superior financial knowledge and modeling skills are essential.  The ideal analyst candidate is expected to have an undergraduate degree in real estate, finance or business from a top-tier program.

Prior experience in real estate is preferred. An ability to speak, write and understand Japanese fluently is a requirement for this position.

Compensation

Total compensation will be competitive with the market and will be based on the experience and capabilities of the candidate. Compensation is comprised of an annual salary and bonus.