Financial Analyst

HighView Partners Inc - Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join an entrepreneurial and highly regarded real estate investment and development firm based in Vancouver.

Your New Employer

Headquartered in Vancouver, Lotus Capital is a real estate investment and asset management firm with a reputation for tenaciously pursuing optimal risk-adjusted returns for investors.

Our investment approach is capital-focused and grounded in a sound and rigorous process, tailored to individual markets and asset types. Investing our own capital together with that of our partners, we execute opportunistic, value-add and legacy strategies that provide the perfect match between investment attributes and partner capital. We work to strike the right balance between risk and reward.

Strong asset management, administration and accounting underpin our investment platform. We emphasize open dialogue and communication, transparency and accountability, and timely reporting to achieve long-term, shared success.

Part of an extensive investment and partnership network, Lotus Capital enjoys deep, long-term relationships with private high net worth family offices, individuals, and established institutional partners.

Lotus Capital Corp is capably led by Shenoor Jadavji, Steve Krilanovich and Cameron Grieve.

Your New Role

The Financial Analyst reports directly to the Vice President of Acquisitions and Vice President Investments and works closely with the President and Vice President Asset & Development Management, and collaborates with team members from all departments. In this comprehensive role, you will be actively involved in all facets of the company’s real estate acquisition, management, and disposition processes covering asset classes including but not limited to industrial, multi-residential and retail in markets across Canada.

Specific responsibilities of the position:

  • Create and maintain financial analysis and underwriting in MS Excel and Argus Enterprise related to potential investment opportunities in all asset classes (multifamily, industrial, and retail), including detailed cash flow projections, rent roll analysis, lease rollover analysis and other relevant analyses;
  • Prepare market and property commentaries capturing information such as demographics, sale and lease comparables, competitor positioning, economic information, and real estate market fundamentals to confirm initial underwriting assumptions;
  • Conduct due diligence by studying leases to determine landlord vs. tenant responsibilities, review tenant estoppel certificates. Study financing/loan agreements, mortgage documents, partnership agreements, corporate financial statements, and tenant credit profiles;
  • Review appraisals, property condition and environmental reports for application to underwriting;
  • Assist in the preparation of mortgage financing and investor packages; and,
  • Prepare various acquisitions reports, including company pipeline reports that reflect current acquisitions activity; and assist the asset management team with portfolio performance analysis and reporting to investors and partners.

What Sets You Apart

The ideal candidate will need to be a results-oriented, financial analyst with at least 2 years’ experience in commercial real estate analysis and underwriting. The ideal candidate should have an Undergraduate degree in Finance, Real Estate, Accounting, or equivalent experience. Candidates will have a blend of the following:

  • Experience analyzing and underwriting a broad range of property types;
  • Experience working with real estate valuation theory and financial modeling tools including Microsoft Excel and Argus Enterprise; and,
  • Additional experience working in other corporate real estate functions, including: asset management, lease management, valuations, acquisitions, loan origination, development, management and operations would be beneficial.

Successful candidates will possess the following personal skills and attributes:

  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of accounting, budgeting and valuation techniques for real estate;
  • Hard working and energetic with the capacity to manage multiple tasks and a willingness to respond to demanding deadlines;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • A strong team player who has the adaptability, ability and tenacity to tackle issues and seek solutions from a variety of perspectives;
  • The ability to work independently as needed;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills;
  • An ability and willingness to execute within critical timelines;
  • A proven ability to exercise a high level of integrity in all business transactions;
  • The potential and desire to grow and take on increased responsibility within the organization; and,
  • A strong, confident personality that can function effectively within a demanding, success-oriented, customer centric corporate culture.

What You Can Expect

You can expect to work alongside a high performing and entrepreneurial team that is truly passionate about commercial real estate. This is a great opportunity to gain exposure to the full cycle of investment activity across national markets. A competitive salary, bonus and benefits package are on offer.

Next Steps

If you believe you meet the qualifications and criteria outlined above; please apply today and we will be in touch in the next 48 hours to discuss how HighView can help you make your Best Next Move.

Posted On: Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Position Contact
Richard Costello
Vancouver, BC
Richard has beenĀ connecting people who perform in Canadian real estate since 2010. Richard leads HighView's recruitment and talent search practice on the West Coast.
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