Job Details

Requisition Number 16-0001
Post Date 8/4/2016
Title Analyst, Portfolio Management
Employment Type Full Time
City Greenwich
State CT
Country United States
Description The Portfolio Management group is responsible for creating quarterly and annual fund reports and fund level performance analyses on an ongoing basis. In addition to scheduled financial reporting to limited partners, the group is regularly called on to conduct analyses for senior management including fund level sensitivities, cash management analyses, foreign currency and interest hedging summaries and fund promote calculations.
The individual will be exposed to the details of all of Starwood Capital’s real estate funds and will learn about global real estate investments across all product types including hotel, multifamily, office, retail, corporate, leisure, raw land and development.
The Portfolio Management group is led by the Head of Portfolio Management and currently includes two Vice Presidents and four Analysts & Associates who help manage Starwood Capital’s real estate private equity funds. The new Portfolio Management Analyst hire will support all members of the team and the portfolio management process.

Responsibilities:
• Update and complete quarterly investor reports for all fund investors, containing commentary, financial snapshots and returns projections (including profit and IRR). Reporting packages include overviews of each fund and summary pages for individual investments
• Create the presentations for the annual investor meeting, which include market outlooks, fund performance summaries and individual investment summaries
• Maintain rollup financial models for each of Starwood Capital’s funds, ensuring the accuracy of all information, including historical and projected asset cash flows, investor contributions/distributions and fund level expenses
• Track and analyze asset and fund information utilizing the group’s proprietary databases, facilitating the production of all fund-related analyses and financial reporting
• Continually improve financial models as well as processes and procedures to increase efficiency and quality
• Proactively highlight and communicate fund and asset-specific issues and opportunities
• Assist with ad hoc projects and analyses as needed
• Communicate with numerous people across virtually all departments of the firm (Asset Management, Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Fund Accounting, Property Accounting, Investor Relations, Legal, Treasury, Design, etc.)
• Provide support to the Head of Portfolio Management and team, Asset Management, Investor Relations and the CEO/CFO as necessary
Requirements • Bachelor’s degree
• Strong academic background, preferably in finance or accounting
• 0 to 3 years of relevant finance, accounting and/or analytical experience (real estate experience a plus)
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• Familiarity with financial modeling, including discounted cash flow analyses
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Experience in managing, updating and analyzing large quantities of data
• Ability to manage and effectively present information
• Strong business writing and communication skills
• Highly organized
• Authorization to work in the United States
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