Job ref no.: CT3120081-01#2758

Analyst, Real Estate Investments, Greater China, Asia

CPP Investment Board

Job Description

Reporting to the Managing Director & Head of Real Estate Investments Asia, the Analyst is accountable for assisting the Real Estate Investment team in Asia which includes the Directors and Portfolio Managers in the identification, selection, evaluation, and ongoing monitoring of relationships and Real Estate Investments across the Asia Pacific region particularly in Greater China

Role Specific Accountabilities:

  • Under the general direction of the Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Investments Asia as well as the Managing Director in charge of Greater China develop an understanding of CPPIB’s investment decision-making process and partner selection process
  • Examine potential investments, partnerships including joint ventures, club deals and funds, as well as tax and financial structures using computer models and a variety of quantitative and qualitative analytical tools
  • Assist in the underwriting process of Real Estate investments by creating financial models and other required tools of analysis
  • Assist in the writing of investment recommendation memorandums for presentation to various CPPIB Investment Committees for transaction approval
  • Assist in working with partners in both Hong Kong and mainland China to verify assumptions and data used in analysis
  • Compile data and financial information by using subscription services and other data tools
  • Conduct real estate market research through subscription services, and develop a network of real estate service providers
  • Participate in the monitoring and management of the investment portfolio through formal quarterly reviews and other informal meetings; assist in the presentation of portfolio properties to senior management
  • Assist in the preparation of China country presentations as needed for senior management to evaluate country risk and the performance of the investment portfolio
  • Benchmark investment performance and prepare reports for senior management and head office as required
  • Other relevant duties and projects as assigned
  • Conduct consistent with our Guiding Principles of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance

  • University degree or equivalent – in Finance, Real Estate, or a related discipline
  • CPA, CFA or CFA Candidate would be an advantage
  • 2 to 3 years work experience. Prior Real Estate work experience, in particular, the PRC is preferred.
  • Strong quantitative, financial and analytical skills (DCF and financial modelling)
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin; Both written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Solid understanding of MS Office, Excel, Power Point, Bloomberg and other financial data portals; Prefer familiarity with Argus financial software
  • Flexibility, adaptability and initiative, willingness to travel frequently to mainland China
  • Team player who enjoys a high performing culture
  • Professionalism and integrity
  • Desire to learn and express opinions
  • Exemplify our Guiding Principles of integrity, partnership and high performance

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Job ref no. CT3120081-01#2758
  • N/A
Job Function
  • Central
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 2 years - 3 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Degree
Require to Travel
  • Travel frequently