Asset Management Analyst - Real Estate Private Equity

Cobalt Recruitment
London, United Kingdom
04 May 2022
02 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join one of the globe's most respected Real Estate Private Equity players as an Asset Management Analyst. The firm currently manages over US$50 billion in assets across the US, Canada, and Europe and is generally focused on alternative asset classes.

The firm's key aspiration is to become the leading investment manager in alternatives - in particular, student housing, healthcare, life sciences and rented residential, across all major European jurisdictions. Since the inception of the European platform, the firm has successfully completed transactions worth over €5bn in the UK, Ireland and continental Europe where it continues to grow its pipeline and execute on attractive opportunities.

The Role

The firm is looking to recruit a professional to support the asset management function across its European portfolio. This is an exciting opportunity for a bright, self-starting and technically strong asset manager to work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment as part of a small, but growing team in London. The successful candidate will join an expanding platform.

Based in London, the Asset Management Analyst will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the asset management activity for the 60-plus asset European portfolio.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Financial modelling in Excel

• Analysis of operational performance

• Input into development of business plans

• Input into and analysis of leasing strategies

• Regular and varied communication with JV partners (reporting, budgets, market intel)

• Investor reporting

• Input into the production of Investment Committee memoranda

• On-boarding of assets and partners added to the portfolio through acquisition and/or development

• Supporting re-financing of assets on delivery or acquisition

• Supporting disposition processes

• Providing overall support for the wider business

• Occasional travel for partner meetings and/or site visits


• Good degree (2:1 or better) in a relevant subject

• Experience in real estate from private equity, investment banking, investment management or corporate finance companies

• Experience / exposure to alternative sectors (e.g., student accommodation, BTR/PRS, life sciences, senior living, self-storage, data centres) is welcome, or other operational real estate (e.g., hospitality)

• Proven Excel modelling skills, able to build financial and cashflow models from scratch (will be tested)

• Good communication skills with a fluency in both written and spoken English
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