• Senior Financial Analyst - Real Estate

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/24/2018 5:57 PM)
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  • Overview

    Mortenson Properties, Inc. (MPI) is the commercial real estate investment arm of M. A. Mortenson Companies, Inc., a privately held corporation founded in Minneapolis in 1954. Mortenson is known as one of the largest and most diversified construction organizations in the country. MPI is responsible for execution of its investment strategy, including the direct acquisition of office/industrial assets as well as joint venture equity investment in new development. MPI also leads the asset management oversight of its existing real estate portfolio which includes industrial, multi-tenant office and medical office assets.

    Mortenson is regularly named one of the Best Places to Work and is the recipient of numerous awards for quality, safety and innovation. In addition, the company has positioned itself at the forefront of the construction industry’s green movement and has earned a reputation as a leader in sustainable and energy-efficient building.

    These foundational elements guide every facet of our business:

    • Values - Mortenson is dedicated to values of Trust, Responsibility, Safety, Teamwork, Service and Stewardship.
    • Purpose Statement - Building structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society.
    • Mission - Create an exceptional customer experience.

    The Big Picture:

    Do you want to contribute to growing the foundation of MPI in a role that will continually expand? MPI is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst, based in our headquarters office in Minneapolis, MN. You will join a growing team and play a key role in the asset management and acquisition efforts. You will also provide financial analysis to support commercial real estate opportunities and investment decisions.


    What will you be doing?

    • Underwrite and perform financial analysis for real estate acquisitions and asset management decisions including the preparation of cash flow projections in excel and ARGUS.
    • Assist in the preparation of investment committee memos used to evaluate opportunities
    • Develop opinions on the Target Markets by curating research on supply/demand fundamentals and maintaining competitive set analysis for each targeted property type/submarket.
    • Build and maintain comparable sales database related to Target Markets
    • Support overall due diligence and closing process, including legal and asset management from acquisition/development to disposition.
    • Evaluating capitalization and financing strategies.
    • Develop and implement financial models to support credit analysis
    • Assist in other projects and requests, as required
    • Ability to travel occasionally
    • Other duties as assigned



    • 3-5 years of experience in commercial real estate or a related field; experience underwriting office and industrial strongly preferred
    • Familiarity with real estate finance as well as basic real estate operations, leasing and development concepts
    • Advanced analytical skills, including the proven ability to perform financial modeling using Excel and ARGUS
    • Strong underwriting ability, including deep understanding of property valuation utilizing discounted cash flow methodology, submarket fundamental forecasting and comparable analysis.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to apply analytical skills with attention to detail
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills and team orientation
    • Highly motivated individual and proven interest in real estate finance
    • Ability to handle multiple deadlines
    • Analytically oriented


    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics or Finance Preferred


    Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

    Visa sponsorship not available for this position

    **No Agency e-mails, calls or solicitations accepted**




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