Serves a vital role as the assistant gate keeper to the Land Acquisition Request ("LAR") Committee, with a focus on reviewing requests within the framework of corporate investment objectives, guidelines, and criteria. Included in day-to-day responsibilities are creating and managing LAR processes and conducting analysis around the potential LAR submission and lot pipelines, land forecasts, and other required regularly scheduled and ad hoc land analyses. Ultimately, this position will assist senior management with making land-related investment decisions through the application of financial modeling and rigorous analyses.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Creates and enforces LAR submission processes to verify that all required documentation has been submitted and collaborates with the Division to provide any additional or modified materials needed for a submission, as necessary. Assists in the LAR Committee review of submitted materials by assembling materials into a review book, composing the weekly meeting agenda, presenting deal synopses to the Committee, and recording notes and action items from the Committee's discussion.
Provides a first-level review of submissions, verifying all required documentation has been provided, validating assumptions through the review of supporting documents, and auditing proforma(s). Collaborates with Division professionals to conduct an introductory call for each deal and answer questions raised by the review of submission materials.
Compiles, tracks, maintains, and provides reports for all relevant information related to LAR approvals. Ensures that all approvals are in compliance with company policies.
Provides analysis and reporting for key land-related metrics both regularly scheduled and ad hoc such as the LAR scorecard, LAR submission pipeline, lot pipeline, the monthly LAR report, monthly land forecasts, etc.
Monitors business needs to ensure the proforma and other templates are effective tools for analyzing investment decisions. Acts as a liaison to field professionals regarding templates, providing guidance, answers to questions, and response to suggestions or concerns in a timely manner.
Maintains Land Department intranet site to ensure all relevant documents are included and current.
Continuously evaluates opportunities to enhance existing processes and performs ad hoc analyses as requested.
Education & Experience
BBA/BS in Business/Finance/Economics/Accounting preferred
2-5 years of relevant prior experience
Strong modeling and analytical acumen, technical prowess, organization, and detail-orientation
Ability to multi-task, reprioritize on the fly, and learn a sufficient level of subject matter expertise across a broad spectrum of functional areas
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Additionally, an employee's job duties may change at any time, in the company's sole discretion.