Vice President, Advisory and Consulting   London, United Kingdom,

 

Green Street Advisors is the preeminent independent research and advisory firm concentrating on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and other publicly traded real estate companies. Green Street Advisors seeks highly motivated candidates with relevant work experience and superior academic credentials to join its Advisory and Consulting team. Green Street offers the unique opportunity to advance for a mid-career real estate and/or capital markets professional as part of a well-respected, experienced and growing team. Vice President, Advisory and Consulting London, England, United Kingdom ยท Advisory Description Green Street Advisors is the preeminent independent research and advisory firm concentrating on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and other publicly traded real estate companies. Green Street Advisors seeks highly motivated candidates with relevant work experience and superior academic credentials to join its Advisory and Consulting team. Green Street offers the unique opportunity to advance for a mid-career real estate and/or capital markets professional as part of a well-respected, experienced and growing team. Our Advisory and Consulting employees work as generalists across asset classes and European geographies, providing the Vice President with the unique opportunity to develop breadth and depth across the diverse real estate landscape. The Vice President will be responsible for the following key job functions: * Serving as project leader on a wide array of projects and assignments * Being the key strategist and architect of the client deliverables by applying broad and deep real estate and capital markets knowledge to develop compelling conclusions + Independently design client deliverables, including story-lining of slide decks and coming up with ideas for individual exhibits based on existing Green Street research and/or new research + Independently author textual elements of client presentations and other deliverables e.g. executive summaries, bullet point descriptions of graphs and quantitative data etc, and collaborate with/instruct Associate level colleagues to complete such tasks * Managing the project team which is usually comprised of one or more Associates + Mentor/oversee Associate level colleagues during slide design phase and while creating quantitative analyses and exhibits + Perform audits/checks of graphs, quantitative analyses and textual deliverables produced by Associate level colleagues and take responsibility for correctness of deliverables + Be willing and able to 'step down one level' as required and independently perform Associate level work such as slide production, graphing, financial modelling and internet research + Acting as a sounding board and idea generator to Associates as they execute the technical aspects of project execution * Conducting informal mentoring sessions with Associates * Demonstrating strong presentation skills, both internally and externally * Managing client facing processes + Taking responsibility to arrange and lead client meetings during the pitch/marketing phase as well as during live projects + Managing and anticipating client expectations within the context of an engagement + Managing and promoting strong client working team relationships + Presenting significant portions of the final product to clients + Providing clients with updates on project status and soliciting their review of the written work prior to delivery * Closely following and understanding real estate equity market and company activity to augment advisory work product and business development initiatives * Play an active and effective role seeking new business opportunities + Design project scope documents, while taking into account both client requirements and availability of 'off the shelf' research/resources in an effort to minimize new work required * Attend industry events such as EPRA, MIPIM, EXPO REAL etc Requirements We are highly selective - candidates should meet the following requirements: * A Master's degree with high distinction in finance, accounting, real estate, economics or a related field from a top-tier school * Strong analytical skills and a background in REIT analysis either from an equity research, IB role or similar * Strong MS Excel, financial modelling and valuation skills: 7-10 years' experience in conducting financial/economic research, building financial models and/or valuing publicly traded securities * Multi-year background in financial statement analysis * Experience with REIT public disclosure analysis, real-estate market and company research, financial modelling/graphing and data analysis * Deep finance, capital markets and valuation knowledge * The ability to multi-task and manage staff and projects effectively * Highly detail focused with a strong attention to detail and multi-year background in auditing others' work * Strong English language writing skills with experience in authoring textual elements of client deliverables, proposals and engagement letters * Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, ARGUS or similar is a plus * Exceptional project and personnel management skills: experience instructing & managing Associates, detailed error-checking of work and "signing off/owning" projects * Strong client-facing and presentation skills: poised and marketing-minded with an aspiration to expand marketing/business development focus * An eye for visual design, including experience with story-lining of strategy-consulting/IB-style client decks and design of simple and visually appealing presentations * A high degree of organization, creativity, and resourcefulness * A strong work ethic and motivation to learn * Entrepreneurial and self-starter attitude * Familiarity either with 1) Green Street's methodology or 2) a similar NAV-focused valuation approach * Investment banking, private equity or strategy consulting experience is a plus * Attainment of, or interest in, pursuing or progress towards the CFA designation is a plus * Fluency in a European language a plus * Candidates must be authorised to work in the United Kingdom without future sponsorship required The work environment within the Advisory and Consulting Group is often intense and the need to work beyond normal business hours is sometimes required. Working in the Advisory and Consulting Group may require the employee to travel on short notice. * A Master's degree with high distinction in finance, accounting, real estate, economics or a related field from a top-tier school * Strong analytical skills and a background in REIT analysis either from an equity research, IB role or similar * Strong MS Excel, financial modelling and valuation skills: 7-10 years' experience in conducting financial/economic research, building financial models and/or valuing publicly traded securities * Multi-year background in financial statement analysis * Experience with REIT public disclosure analysis, real-estate market and company research, financial modelling/graphing and data analysis * Deep finance, capital markets and valuation knowledge * The ability to multi-task and manage staff and projects effectively * Highly detail focused with a strong attention to detail and multi-year background in auditing others' work * Strong English language writing skills with experience in authoring textual elements of client deliverables, proposals and engagement letters * Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, ARGUS or similar is a plus * Exceptional project and personnel management skills: experience instructing & managing Associates, detailed error-checking of work and "signing off/owning" projects * Strong client-facing and presentation skills: poised and marketing-minded with an aspiration to expand marketing/business development focus * An eye for visual design, including experience with story-lining of strategy-consulting/IB-style client decks and design of simple and visually appealing presentations * A high degree of organization, creativity, and resourcefulness * A strong work ethic and motivation to learn * Entrepreneurial and self-starter attitude * Familiarity either with 1) Green Street's methodology or 2) a similar NAV-focused valuation approach * Investment banking, private equity or strategy consulting experience is a plus * Attainment of, or interest in, pursuing or progress towards the CFA designation is a plus * Fluency in a European language a plus * Candidates must be authorised to work in the United Kingdom without future sponsorship required The work environment within the Advisory and Consulting Group is often intense and the need to work beyond normal business hours is sometimes required. Working in the Advisory and Consulting Group may require the employee to travel on short notice. To apply by email to this position, please send your CV and covering letter to the following link:

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