Salary Mid-Point: $75,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
IFG's client, a Real Estate company in downtown Chicago is looking for a Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Analyst to join their corporate team.

The successful candidate will be heavily involved in maintaining and developing financial models for the company and certain joint ventures, analyzing performance, and communicating financial results to the Executive team and their investors in a timely manner.

  • Prepare and maintain corporate financial models for US and European real estate development and investment businesses
  • Maintain interim and annual financial budget projections
  • Ensure financial assumption alignment across businesses, projects and regional markets
  • Review financial results for variances in actuals versus budget, identify trends, and monitor impacts to KPIs
  • Participate in regular performance meetings with leadership
  • Monitor cash flows regularly for operations and real estate investment, and communicate expected capital contribution/distribution requirements to leadership
  • Communicate with management, lenders, investors, and partners regarding status and performance metrics, including key project drivers of results
  • Provide input on financial estimates necessary to complete monthly and quarterly financial close, ensuring accurate, complete, and timely data and reporting
  • Serve as key contributor on our ongoing business intelligence/data warehouse project
  • Assist team members in creating efficiencies utilizing data and systems
  • Ensure data accuracy and integrity through data checks and use of technologies
  • Prepare internal & external investment memos and presentations
  • Work with third party consultants on automated reports and processes to increase reporting efficiencies
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and presentation programs (understanding of data visualization tools such as Power BI, a plus)
  • Strong financial analysis and financial modeling skills
  • Yardi experience a plus
  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong work ethic and ability to be flexible and multitask
  • Self-motivated individual who strives for excellence in their work product
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Real Estate, or other related business field
  • Minimum of 2 years of real estate, finance, or accounting experience
  • Experience in commercial real estate development a plus
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