Altus Analytics, a business of Altus Group, brings together the collective expertise of ARGUS, Voyanta and Altus Data Solutions as the leading provider of CRE solutions worldwide. Our technology and industry expertise empowers commercial real estate clients and partners to work collaboratively to enhance decision making, drive performance and optimize transactional efficiency. From property budgeting, making strategic decisions about acquisitions or working with different teams, different organizations and different data, we can bring it all together.
Our Research, Valuation and Advisory (RVA) group is searching for a Senior Valuation Analyst to join our onsite client team at INVESCO. In this role, you will provide analytical and appraisal review support for portfolios of commercial properties located across the United States.
This is a role for someone who is ready to take the next step in their career and gain hands-on, face-to-face experience interacting in real time with investment professionals who are executing the real estate investment strategy. This is a step away from the uncertainty of bigger or smaller independent appraisal shops undergoing consolidation and mergers, and into a consulting role at an established long-term client of a rapidly growing global company.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a recently certified or candidate appraiser to join us, increase their exposure to the inner workings of INVESCO, an equity firm in the top 25th percentile of best performing investments managers and gain hands-on experience working within an organization that handles over $30 billion in assets annually in the United States.
Who you are and what your career will look like
You are currently working for an appraisal shop as an analyst or appraisal candidate. You are looking for a chance to move to an exciting company where you can grow. A place with increased stability and more excitement. You want to gain exposure interacting with investment professionals who are in the market, executing on real estate strategies for institutional investors.
You are seeking an opportunity to manage a large territory - something usually reserved for Asset Managers - and gain experience working with seasoned market experts, the INVESCO Acquisition and Asset Management teams. You want to step up, take ownership, learn and build your career.
Our Senior Valuation Analyst will:
- Research. You will gather the most comprehensive and accurate supporting data for performing internal valuation analysis and 3rd party appraisal review. Amongst other tasks, this research will primarily include the following on 30-40 assets within an analyst’s assigned region: - Market research to set income and expense expectations. - Capital markets pricing research to further inform your analysis. - Rent rolls, income statements, and budgeted capital expenditures. - Liaise. You will work closely with INVESCO’s asset managers and acquisitions officers. The asset managers are charged with executing the investment strategy and the acquisition officers are active market participants sourcing real estate assets to fit the investment requirements of INVESCO’s clients. You will reach out to these groups to gather information, analyze data, summarize findings and prepare recommendations. - Build financial models. You will perform financial modeling for discounted cash flow for unleveraged structures using ARGUS Enterprise (AE). - Analyze and report. You will perform a thorough analysis and prepare a valuation summary document to be presented to asset managers, acquisition officers, valuation managers, and portfolio managers to review. - Facilitate appraisals. You will work with the valuations managers to review the 3rd party appraisals as warranted by client requirements and will assist in writing appraisal review comments with market support for findings.
Our new Senior Valuation Analyst has:
- An ideal combination of education and experience obtained via one of the following: - A university or college degree in a relevant area and 4 years in Real Estate Valuation. - A Masters degree plus 2 years in Real Estate Valuation. - A Certified General Appraiser license or appraiser trainee license with 3 years in Commercial Real Estate Valuation. - Financial knowledge. You understand financial terms and principles. You can conduct basic financial analysis and calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discount rates, and capitalization rates. Experience valuing real estate such as discounted cash flow analysis and direct capitalization analysis would be an asset. - Technical experience. You have intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of ARGUS DCF and ARGUS Enterprise (AE) would be an asset. - Real Estate knowledge. You are familiar with real estate terms and principles as well as the CRE market and valuation influences. You know how to read leases and understand terms and you have an understanding the inputs and outputs of a property-level cash flow. - Outstanding communication skills. You can easily comprehend, analyze, and interpret various types of business documents and present information to large or small groups. You can draft written summaries of value drivers, make rebuttal arguments and effectively respond to complex inquiries or concerns from clients, co-workers, supervisors and management. - Reasoning ability. You understand and can carry out general instructions in standard situations. You have basic analytical skills and can solve problems in standard situations.
Need any more reasons to want to work with us?
As we continue to grow, the possibilities for the people that join Altus are significant. From professional growth to innovation to collaboration we are committed to continuing to foster the right environment to help our people realize their full potential. We give our people the freedom and responsibility to take charge of their career path, bring new ideas to the forefront and work on critical projects that will shape the success of our clients.
We thank you in advance for taking the time to learn more about what makes Altus a great place to spend time doing some of your best work. Apply now, refer a friend or stay on top of what’s new by following us on LinkedIn.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.