Associate/ Senior Associate CRE Finance

Recruiter
AXA IM LTD
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
15 Dec 2022
Ref
17658634
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Key Accountabilities

Work for one of the largest Alternatives platforms in Europe and worldwide with more than €190bn in asset under management in real estate, private debt, alternative credit, private equity, and infrastructure. Furthermore, the CRE debt platform is a leading non-bank lender, managing over €23bn in AuM in Europe and the US with a track record of over 20 years. The platform has considerable capital to deploy and is a top capital raiser with €15bn raised over the past 5 years. The young, entrepreneurial, and international team is split between London and Paris. The role will be based in London.

What we offer

We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically skilled but also globally minded, innovative, and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company. AXA IM is committed to building an inclusive culture, valuing diversity, and supporting the career progression of all employees.

Transaction Analysis
  • Participate in the origination, review, modelling, structuring, underwriting and execution of Real Estate debt transactions across the investment spectrum and gain knowledge of the diversity of sectors (Office, Retail, Hotel, Residential, Logistics and alternatives, such as student housing, data centres, life science) and debt instruments (Loans/Bonds/securitization) across Europe and the US.
  • In order to prepare and present Investment Committee Memorandums and in relation with the Asset Management & Transaction team, produce thorough Real Estate investment analysis, create tailored cash-flows/valuation models to simulate various scenarios
  • Assist fund managers in managing key transaction workstreams (analysis, negotiations, due diligence, IC presentation, managing internal and third parties)
  • Supervise Junior staff who will assist in the investment process

Company Analysis
  • Elaborate short memos to improve the team's knowledge on specific topics but also produce thorough corporate and financial analysis of Property Companies, or of specific sponsors and tenants as part of Investment Committees' preparation

Portfolio Management & Monitoring
  • Assist fund managers in the daily management of their specific funds which includes participating in their monitoring (portfolio performance, derivatives, cash management, reporting to clients, follow-up of borrowers/agents requests ...) of the funds. Those tasks will be performed using fund management software and in collaboration with FMCG team.

Supervising of junior resources
  • Training and mentoring of junior staff

Development
  • Involved in the team's strategic development and participate in the fit of each strategy with current market conditions
  • Participate in the fund-raising process of new funds and products

Education/Qualifications
  • Leading business schools, engineering schools or universities (end of studies students preferred). A specialization in Real Estate is also appreciated

Experience
  • Currently working in a Real Estate (debt) team of an investment bank or fund, with experience in modelling, structuring and underwriting equity or debt transactions

Knowledge and Skills
  • Proven financial analytical skills
  • Fluency in English required, French proficiency is a plus
  • Advanced skills in Excel (modelling). Knowledge of Bloomberg is an advantage
  • Strong knowledge in Real Estate

Competencies
  • Strong interest in the Real Estate Finance sector and understanding of AXA IM - Alts position within it
  • Team player
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Desire and flexibility to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail