Analyst - Barings Real Estate Advisers

December 11, 2017

Barings Real Estate Advisers

El Segundo, California 90245


Job Description

 

Barings is a $275+ billion global asset management firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients. We build lasting partnerships that leverage our distinctive expertise across traditional and alternative asset classes to deliver innovative solutions and uncompromising service. A member of the MassMutual Financial Group, Barings maintains a strong global presence with over 600 investment professionals and offices in 17 countries.
 
Barings Real Estate Advisers, is a part of Barings, one of the largest global real estate investment managers. Barings Real Estate Advisers provides core and value-added investment and advisory services, including a comprehensive suite of private and public real estate debt, equity, and securities expertise and services, to institutional and other qualified investors around the globe. Barings is registered as an Investment Adviser with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
Barings Real Estate Advisers seeks to attract talented individuals to join the team, believing every employee has an integral role in aligning our interests with those of our clients. Barings Real Estate Advisers utilizes a competitive compensation structure of base pay, merit, and incentive bonus to reward all employees who contribute to the Firm's overall success. Our benefits package is extremely competitive and is available to new employees on their first day of employment. Highlights include health benefits, insurance coverage, 401(k)/Thrift Plan, Pension Plan, tuition reimbursement and up to 19 vacation days a year.

Typical Responsibilities

Acquisition Functions: (Report to Regional Director and Acquisitions Vice Presidents)

•Underwrite and analyze potential acquisitions, including cash flow projections using ARGUS and/or Excel software.
•Gather and evaluate economic, demographic, and real estate market data for potential acquisitions.
•Prepare acquisition investment briefs and related support material.
•Coordinate due diligence process, including legal, financial and physical reviews.
•Provide support for acquisition financing.
 
Asset Management Functions: (Report to Regional Director and Asset Management Vice Presidents)

•Maintain current ARGUS models for Western Region assets including updating with new leases as they are executed and adjusting market assumptions and valuation parameters as appropriate.  Coordinate quarterly valuations with Asset Managers, Regional Director and Chief Appraiser.  Review external appraisals and work with Asset Managers to reconcile valuation issues.
•Assist Asset Managers with annual business plans, quarterly reports, and quarterly valuations.
•Assist Asset Managers with dispositions including compilation and dissemination of due diligence information.
•Analyze lease proposals as needed including calculation of net effective rents and impact on value.
•Maintain and update regional portfolio reports.

Knowledge Requirements

•1-2 years of commercial real estate investment analysis experience.
•Bachelor’s degree required preferably with a finance or real estate emphasis.
•Proficiency in ARGUS and Microsoft Office.
•Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

Competencies

•Strong quantitative and computer background
•Strong oral and written communication skills
•Highly organized
•Must be able to work independently while still functioning well in a team
•Develop strong and effective relationships both internally and externally
•Keen attention to detail and the ability to manage to aggressive deadlines
•Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
•Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Barings LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.