Senior Analyst / Associate, Real Estate Investments
PSP Investments
Montréal, QC

We’re one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers, with CAD$168 billion of net assets. We invest funds for the pension plans of the federal public service, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Reserve Force.

Capturing and leading complex global investments requires us to work as one to seize valuable opportunities, in close collaboration with some of the world’s top companies. At PSP, you’ll join a team of motivated and engaged professionals, dedicated to propelling our organization further than ever before.

Do you have what it takes to spot the edge?

We’re seeking a Senior Analyst / Associate, Real Estate Investments to join our Real Estate Investments team. The hire will be involved in all aspects of the real estate investments and the asset management process.


As a Senior Analyst / Associate, Real Estate Investments, you’ll:
Support investment managers in the analysis of potential real estate transactions across all asset classes including residential, office, retail, and industrial assets, and, transactions in various forms: direct asset transactions, corporate transactions, secondary share, private funds, etc.
Develop and validate financial models related to real estate investments (debt or equity)
Analyze cash flows and project returns
Analyze the impact of different assumptions on performance: revenue, operating expenses, financing, tax, fees, etc.
Analyze investment risks
Analyze the asset’s operating budget and financial statements
Analyze the partnership structure
Participate in presenting investment opportunities at weekly Global Real Estate Committee meetings
Participate and support investment managers in the due diligence process
Summarize and follow up on external reports (physical, environment, financial, legal, tax, insurance and other reports)
Participate in drafting administrative documents
Business plans for the various assets, presentations to PSP Investments’ Board of Directors, etc.
Participate and support investment managers in active management of PSP Investments’ Real Estate portfolio
Research, synthesize and analyze the real estate markets by asset type and by geography for targeted market and asset classes. Periodically follow up on the real estate business plans and analyze variances from the presented budgets
Analyze and monitor real estate market values
Monitor real estate indexes
Some travel may be required.

Strong writing skills
Strong interest for the field of real estate investment
Strong financial analytical skills
Ability to build good relationships internally, as well as externally
Ability to manage a number of different projects at any given time and to manage deadlines
Good attention to detail and presentation of information
Outgoing self-starter; high level of autonomy
Proactivity, forward thinking and drive for results
Strong team player
Organized and methodical
Flexibility and adaptability
Work ethics and professional integrity
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or Real Estate combined with strong analytical skills
M.Sc. in Finance, MBA, CA or CFA designation are assets
A minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience
Experience in analysis of real estate transactions, a definite asset
High level of proficiency with computer tools such as MS Office (most specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Knowledge of ARGUS and @risk software, an asset
English required, bilingualism an asset
PSP Investments is an equal opportunity employer. PSP Investments does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability or any other status or condition protected by applicable law.

This position is located at our Montreal offices.

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