The Real Estate Investments, Associate will play an instrumental role in driving TAS’s acquisition process and private equity platform. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter who is passionate about real estate, investments, city-building and social impact. This is a unique opportunity to join an ambitious high-performing team, gain exposure to all facets of and meaningfully contribute to a fast-paced growing business.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Post-secondary degree in Finance, Business Administration, Engineering, Urban Planning or a related field, professional designations (i.e. CPA, CFA) and/or post-graduate degree considered an asset
2-4 years relevant work experience in a real-estate, investment banking, management consulting, private equity, corporate finance or the equivalent
Demonstrated expertise in financial modelling; strong fundamental understanding with ability to provide guidance for the Investment Analysts
Ability to see an asset through its lifecycle: owning the acquisition process, providing support through the development and construction stages of the project; collaborating with all functional team members
Sound analytical and quantitative skills, rigorous attention to detail
Able to distill and synthesize complex quantitative and qualitative information into presentations for executive team, lenders, and investors
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Expert in Microsoft Office application with strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
Ability to multi-task and mange competing priorities under tight timelines
High level of ownership and accountability
Strong work ethic, willing to go the extra mile to complete tasks to highest standards
Proactive with sound planning, prioritization, and execution skills
A team player who can also work independently
Curious and collaborative, with a strong drive for innovation and creative problem solving
Passionate, with a demonstrated interest in city-building and/or social impact
Confident with an approachable and professional style
Build best-in-class real estate financial models for projects and private equity investment vehicles.
Ownership for project and fund level investment reporting.
Market research (land sales, condo pricing, rents, cap rates, vacancy, industry trends).
Lead due diligence process on new acquisitions, including: gathering research to support key assumptions, populating financial models, coordinating physical due diligence (survey, environmental, geotechnical, planning), detailed financial diligence (lease reviews, operating costs), ongoing maintenance of due diligence workplan, and any other duties as required.
Actively contribute to fundraising efforts through the preparation of marketing materials and provision of data for investor communications
Support debt financing process by populating detailed financial models for lenders: acquisition loans, strategic refinancing, construction loans etc.
Collaborate with colleagues across the team, help strengthen cross-functional effectiveness
Proactively coach, mentor and help guide the skill development and professional growth of junior colleagues
Deepen personal understanding of TAS’s strategy and culture on an ongoing basis
Embody TAS’s Culture Code - be a performance fanatic, innovative, an exceptional collaborator and committed to multipurpose impact
PROCESS: Candidates should email their resume and cover letter together in one PDF document to: firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries. We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
ABOUT: TAS is an unconventional impact company that promotes connected neighbourhoods and caring, committed communities. As a Future-Fit Pioneer and a Certified B Corporation, TAS is an industry leader in impact development with an active pipeline and portfolio totaling 6 million square feet across 15 properties throughout the Greater Toronto Area.
TAS focuses on tackling climate change, broadening affordability and equity, and building social capital to create neighbourhoods – and ultimately cities – where people can thrive and belong. TAS champions conversation and collaboration to push the boundaries of innovation and explore what is possible. Join us by visiting tasdesignbuild.comand follow our journey on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter.