Director, Finance & Investments

Date:  Jul 23, 2022
Property:  111 INNOVATION (0010)

Irvine, CA, 92617

Division:  Office (Office)
Req ID:  39446

Position Summary:

Reports to a Vice President or Senior Vice President, Finance and Investments The Finance and Investments team provides management, advisory, underwriting and analytical support for various groups. Primary focus areas include: i) underwriting for leases and tenant credit, significant capital investments, new development projects and acquisition opportunities, ii) asset level business plans, performance measurement and reporting for the operating portfolio, iii) property valuation analyses. The Team works in collaboration with property operations, leasing, asset management, development, acquisition, financing and accounting colleagues.

Job Duties:

  • Understand financial concepts around NPV, IRR and discounted cash flow analyses; lead modeling and analyses at the property level.
  • Lead annual property valuation analyses internally.
  • Lead analytics and underwriting for evaluation of leases, tenant credit worthiness, capital investments, new development projects and acquisition opportunities; suggest optimal structure for deals and credit enhancement.
  • Prepare investment theses, deliverables and financial exhibits to support investment decisions.
  • Help lead the preparation of property business plans each year and monitor asset performance against a variety of benchmarks, including: performance objectives, pro-forma cash flows, leasing goals and forecast yields; help drive analytical insights around operating and financial performance.
  • Help lead quarterly property reviews and forecasts; create summary reports including budget variances, occupancy and leasing updates, operating expenses, capital expenditures and potential loan refinance implications.
  • Monitor market conditions, pricing trends and competitor research; collect market data/reports in support of business plans.
  • Work closely with property operations, leasing and asset management teams for input and guidance on business plans, budget reviews and cash flow forecasts used in valuation and investment analysis.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of real estate and investment principles; Visit properties periodically to develop and maintain an understanding of assigned properties, competitors and market dynamics.
  • Lead & support relevant strategic initiatives and internal process improvements.
  • Manage the maintenance of ARGUS and Excel models for assigned properties.

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

  • Four year degree with a preferred major in a business or real estate field; MBA a plus.
  • Seven plus years of experience in a real estate finance or analytical role.
  • Experience with financial statement analysis and strong understanding of corporate finance concepts.
  • Problem solver and a catalyst for positive change; approaches problems from different perspectives in order to suggest and implement solutions.
  • Strong leadership abilities and able to work well within a highly collaborative team environment, while building trust and credibility with key stakeholders.
  • Ability to work well in high pressure situations in order to meet deadlines.

About Us:
Irvine Company is a privately held real estate investment company and master-planner committed to creating and sustaining communities that thrive for generations.

Irvine Company is respected for its master planning and environmental stewardship of the Irvine Ranch in Orange County, including diversified operations throughout coastal California. Irvine Company brings to life neighborhoods and sustainable communities with a full range of housing, jobs, retail centers, schools, parks and open space.

We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It’s an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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