Financial Analyst-Chicago - Magellan Development Group


Financial Analyst-Chicago

About the job

Magellan Development Group is a premier developer and manager of urban communities that combine innovative architectural designs, high quality construction and superior asset management. As Magellan continues its national expansion, we are seeking a Financial Analyst to assist in a variety of development and asset management responsibilities.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, or real estate. Graduate degree a plus. Minimum of two plus years of experience in a financial analyst role, preferably in real estate. Must have computer proficiency in Word and PowerPoint and considerable expertise in Excel. The candidate must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performing financial analysis of real estate investment opportunities. Creating and updating financial models for potential projects, acquisitions, or asset management decisions.
  • Analyzing opportunities for existing portfolio assets.
  • Underwriting prospective transactions, incorporating market data and historical performance.
  • Researching zoning and site encumbrances on prospective development projects.
  • Assembling market research on supply/demand fundamentals and maintaining competitive set analysis for each targeted property type/submarket.
  • Evaluating capitalization and financing strategies for new and existing assets.
  • Writing investment offering memoranda for proposed transactions.
  • Preparing presentation material for the Investment Committee.
  • Helping to maintain a detailed pipeline of potential new investments to be reviewed on a weekly basis.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to provide examples of financial models and writing samples previously completed in either an academic or workplace setting.

The position will be based in Chicago, Illinois at Magellan’s corporate office.

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