Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis

April 7 2021
Industries Real Estate
Categories Accounting, Finance, Corporate finance, Treasury, Financial Analysis
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.

QuadReal is seeking a high caliber candidate to fill the role of Analyst - FP&A. 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 FP&A team, requiring someone with strong analytics, business acumen, keen desire to learn and contribute to 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

  • Deliver the FP&A team’s mandate and priorities with excellence. Be a strategic and trusted analytical resource to the FP&A Team, CFO, and other senior leaders.

  • Become a trusted business partner to corporate and operational departments.

  • Equip the business to be accountable and to achieve results by:

    • Producing management reporting and analysis, driving key insights, recommendations, and actionable next steps.

    • Producing AUM (Assets Under Management) metrics, investment performance/return, real estate operating metrics, and other KPI’s.

    • Collecting, validating, and analyzing operational and performance data from various internal and external sources. Ensure consistency and accuracy across all analysis and reporting.

  • Key participant in the annual budget process and monthly/quarterly forecasts. Analysis of performance versus investment plans, understanding drivers of differences vs. prior budgets/forecasts, understanding performance against current strategy, and what next steps should be considered.

  • Create and manage complex financial models to support forecasts and facilitate 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.

  • Support the development of business cases for investment and corporate projects.

  • 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. 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 or PowerBI to represent complex business scenarios.

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

    • 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.

Want to learn about our end-to-end recruitment process? Click this link for a short video that will take you through each step, so you’ll know exactly what to expect.

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