Our client is a leading player in the real estate investment, management, and development sector, focusing primarily on the vibrant Washington, DC metropolitan area. They are partnered with Macdonald & Co. to appoint a 'Vice President of Finance & Investments'.
With more 1MM SF of AUM, they specialize in large-scale, high-impact development projects and manage a diverse portfolio of real estate assets. With a significant presence in Opportunity Zones, they prioritize sustainability, and community integration.
We are seeking a skilled real estate professional to join their team and support senior leadership in financial modeling, analysis, and strategic decision-making across various aspects of our business, including development projects, long-term investments, leasing opportunities, and real estate funds.
- Lead financial and feasibility analysis throughout property investment lifecycle, from initial assessment to financing, development, and fundraising.
- Enhance and review real estate development and investment financial models, providing guidance to a team of associates and analysts.
- Develop and validate project and market assumptions for financial models, ensuring alignment with current market conditions.
- Maintain portfolio roll-up and corporate models for comprehensive analysis.
- Create detailed waterfall projections to forecast investor ROI and distributions.
- Evaluate and report on existing investment strategies and portfolio performance.
- Assess potential investment opportunities, project milestones, and major decisions, presenting findings in investment memoranda.
- Coordinate monthly and quarterly pro forma updates to communicate project and fund returns to leadership.
- Support management of partner relationships and contribute to business development efforts.
- Develop analyses to support capital strategy, including equity and debt capital raise activities.
- Prepare partner-level reports and assist the Capital Markets team with investor communications.
- Continuously evaluate and improve assumptions, materials, and team performance to enhance productivity.
- Bachelor’s degree in finance or business administration preferred.
- MBA or equivalent graduate-level experience desired.
- Strong analytical skills with a data-driven approach to decision-making. Previous analytical work in private equity, consulting, or venture capital settings is advantageous.
- Ability to influence fiscal aspects of commercial real estate assets.
- Comfortable communicating complex ideas to diverse audiences.
- Proficient in Excel-based financial modeling. As well as proficiency in PowerPoint, Yardi, and market research platforms.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
- Experience managing teams and maintaining confidentiality.
- Understanding of real estate investment metrics and structures.
- Substantial experience in real estate finance, acquisitions, or development.
- Experience managing financial analysts and associates.
- Familiarity with brokerage and market research communities.
- Strong grasp of real estate investment concepts and structures.