Senior Investment Analyst - Equity Residential

January 22, 2018

Equity Residential

Los Angeles, California 90045

Under the supervision of the Vice President, the Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting the Investment Officers in the ongoing portfolio management and purchase/sale of apartment properties in cities throughout the region.


  • Performs analysis of existing portfolio property operations and capital projects .
  • Performs investment analysis of apartment acquisition and disposition opportunities using Excel.
  • Coordinates all aspects of due diligence, tracks any changes to financial projections and provides assistance to the Transactions officer throughout the process.
  • Develops spreadsheets to analyze ownership structures, financing or commercial leases that may be unique to a specific transaction.
  • Analyzes income projections and operating expenses using Equity Residential’s historical data (in Essbase) and information provided by the seller.
  • Performs market research and assists in developing acquisition leads as necessary.
  • Represents the Company in a professional manner at all times.  Consistently maintains a professional courteous attitude when dealing with residents, coworkers and the general public.
  • Performs other duties as necessary.

The Company may revise this job description from time to time as business needs require.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of all the functions of the job, nor to limit the Company’s right to assign other functions to an employee in this position.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.




Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and 3 years real estate and/or investment banking experience.  General finance, accounting, leasing and capital markets understanding.  Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.  Familiarity with real estate lease documents and purchase agreements required. Travel required.  Strong analytical skills, detail oriented, organized, and ability to work independently.