Portfolio Management Portfolio Management Analyst

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AEW, part of Natixis Investment Managers, is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world with over €70 billion in assets under management and over 700 professionals in 16 offices across North America, Europe and Asia. In Europe, AEW manages over €35 billion of real estate assets of all types on behalf of a number of funds and separate accounts. The London office is the second largest after Paris where the headquarters are located.

The Portfolio Management team in our London office manages the separate accounts business of the AEW platform within the UK, covering both UK and European real estate, covering all sectors and risk allocations.

MAIN ACTIVITIES & TASKS:

The Portfolio Management Analyst is expected to assist the Portfolio Management team mostly through financial modelling and analytical support, working closely with the other members of the team.

Key duties include:

  • Financial/cash flow modelling in MS Excel, at un-leveraged, leveraged and post-tax cash-flow levels, often including joint venture and/or promote waterfall mechanisms;
  • Assisting with the client-level reporting requirements including data analysis and report writing;
  • Working with the investment team with regards to potential investments and disposal processes;
  • Working with the asset management teams to provide support and analysis of various asset management initiatives across the portfolio.
  • Strong academic record with good first degree in economics, mathematics or a business/finance related subject;
  • Real estate degree an advantage.
  • Very strong analytical and quantitative skills;
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and its advanced functions including VBA; Ability to model real-estate cash-flow with nested logic functions an advantage; An Excel/modelling test will be given following a successful interview;
  • Good knowledge of MS Word and MS PowerPoint;
  • Good written and oral communications skills;

The candidate is expected to show some flexibility with regard to the range of possible tasks that they could be assigned.

KEY INTERACTIONS

Internal:  predominantly the other members of the Portfolio Management team but all the other employees as required, especially the Asset Management / Fund Operations and Investment teams.

External:  Advisors/ joint venture partners.

Functional Report: Directors of Portfolio Management.

COMPETENCIES

Academic: 

  • Strong academic record with good first degree in economics, mathematics or a business/finance related subject;
  • Real estate degree an advantage.

Technical:

 Very strong analytical and quantitative skills;

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and its advanced functions including VBA; Ability to model real-estate cash-flow with nested logic functions an advantage; An Excel/modelling test will be given following a successful interview;
  • Good knowledge of MS Word and MS PowerPoint;
  • Good written and oral communications skills;

To apply for this role, please send your CV to jemma.pritchard@eu.aew.com 

 AEW is an equal opportunity employer