Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis (Portfolio Management)

April 7 2021
Industries Real Estate
Categories Accounting, Finance, Corporate finance, Treasury, Financial Analysis, Management, Administration
Vancouver, BC

About QuadReal

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, QuadReal Property Group is a global real estate investment, operating and development company. QuadReal manages the real estate and mortgage programs of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI), one of Canada’s largest asset managers with a $171.3 billion portfolio. Today QuadReal also manages real estate on behalf of RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM).

QuadReal manages a portfolio greater than $45 billion spanning 23 Global Cities across 17 countries. The company seeks to deliver strong investment returns while creating sustainable environments that bring value to the people and communities it serves. Now and for generations to come.

QuadReal: Excellence lives here.

About the role

QuadReal is seeking a high caliber candidate to fill the role of Analyst – FP&A (Portfolio Management). For those who act with purpose, think ‘out of the box’, focus on finding solutions and delivering results, excited to learn a lot, want to develop key fundamentals crucial for sustained career growth, and love to work with others who are strong performers.…QuadReal will quickly feel like home. This is an important role within a sophisticated team, requiring someone with strong analytics, business acumen, keen desire to learn and contribute in this high capacity role. This role requires a seasoned Analyst who has relevant work experience and can dive right in to contribute immediately.

What you will be doing

  • Support of the Global Portfolio Management mandate and priorities with excellence

  • Be a strategic and trusted analytical resource to the CEO, CFO, Global Portfolio Manager, Portfolio Management teams, Treasury team, FP&A team, and other senior leaders

  • Equip the business to be accountable and to achieve results on a total Fund level:

    • Produce regular management reporting and analysis to drive key insights, recommendations, and actionable next steps

    • Produce total fund AUM (Assets Under Management) metrics, real estate operating metrics, and other KPI’s

    • Produce the total fund performance/return metrics in collaboration with the Finance team and Portfolio Management teams

    • Coordinate and collaborate to prepare monthly portfolio forecasts for the Real Estate Equity and the Real Estate Debt Programs

  • Preparation of the annual Investment & Capital Plan (“ICP”) for the Real Estate Equity and Real Estate Debt programs:

    • Plan and coordinate the steps for the preparation of ICP

    • Own and lead the continued development / refinement of the Combined Real Estate Portfolio model to cultivate insight and strategic direction of the company

    • Prepare the ICP materials that are presented to the Board of Directors and BCI for approval

  • Manage the regular portfolio results and forecast reporting to the client(s) for the Real Estate Equity and Real Estate Debt Programs

  • Create and manage other complex financial models to support portfolio analysis and facilitate strategic decision making

  • Develop and update presentations for both internal and external audiences - effectively communicate financial concepts in an easy to understand manner to all stakeholders

  • Participate in process enhancements and efficiencies as well as support best-in-class system implementation

  • Work effectively alongside others to foster a collaborative approach to bring all thoughts and ideas together to achieve a result that leads to success for all

  • Other duties as required.

Professional experiences & qualifications

  • Experienced Analyst with minimum of 3+ years of related work experience in FP&A, Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, or Real Estate Portfolio Management

  • Business partner experience and fluency in C-suite level deliverables are considered huge assets

  • Strong financial modelling experience, familiar with “what if” scenario mapping and financial analysis

    • Experience developing financial models in Excel to represent complex business scenarios

    • Ability to manage large data sets, familiar with best practices to organize and validate before using for analysis

    • Experience with performance measurement analytics and risk modelling

    • Demonstrated ability to draw insights from complex analysis in a concise manner

    • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

    • Ability to present recommendations at executive-ready level

  • Displays strong aptitude and experience working with technology in a finance environment. Highly beneficial if you have prior experience with ERP and reporting systems such as Yardi, PowerBI, and Anaplan.

  • Good working knowledge of accounting/finance principles (GAAP/IFRS) and operational finance

  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills


  • University degree with major in business, finance, mathematics, accounting, or economics. Holding or is working toward a MBA, CFA, CPA or other relevant professional designation is considered an asset.

Who you are (characteristics)

  • The ideal candidate is results-oriented, agile, analytical and collaborative.

  • You are an individual who sets high performance standards for yourself and the team through exemplary leadership and effective execution. You have a long track record of exceptional performance and successes.

  • You are comfortable adapting to and driving change.

  • You are a natural communicator.

  • You have keen interest and insight in real estate investing and the financial markets.

QuadReal Property Group will provide reasonable accommodation at any time throughout the hiring process for applicants with disabilities or for those needing job postings in an alternate format. If you require accommodation, please advise the Talent Acquisition team member you are working with and include the following: Job posting #, your name and your preferred method of contact.

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