Commercial Property Valuation
Opportunity Awaits at Altus Group!
Altus Group is currently looking for a new Valuations Manager. This position is dedicated to client services and is located in the Dallas, San Francisco, New York or Newport Beach office of Invesco Real Estate.
The opportunity is for a Valuations Manager to work full time at the client site. This position is also responsible for suggesting opportunities for efficiency, and quality assurance procedures. Other responsibilities may include assisting with inter-company products and services, supporting training of user groups, and facilitating the integration of new technologies into work processes.
The Valuations Group performs all financial analysis for Invesco Real Estate's US direct real estate portfolio, valued at over $31 billion. The group performs the processes for establishing fair market values for the underlying assets through third party appraisals and internal valuations. These valuations are required for financial reporting, client reporting, and performance benchmarking.
The primary property types include office, retail, industrial, and multi-family. The independent group is tasked with the execution of a process designed to value assets with as much objectivity as possible. An important part of the function is to balance the competing perspectives of investment professionals involved in the internal processes to ensure that supportable data is the primary consideration in deriving unbiased valuations. This work is necessary for all of the Advisor's product lines including open end funds, closed end value add funds, closed end strategic opportunistic funds, an open-end debt fund, and separate account clients. Understanding the structure and investment premises of these funds and their underlying assets will be critical to providing quality work.
Manage the group workflow to ensure that internal deadlines and deadlines set by client and fund agreements are met
Develop and maintain the work products of the valuation group
Train and develop analysts in valuation and financial analysis techniques
Oversee and review analysts work product for accuracy, improvement opportunity and consistency Develop and manage third party relationships with appraisal firms
Work with and respond to auditors during third party audits of valuation processes and policies
Work with portfolio management to communicate valuation impacts
The position fosters a team environment with very open communication and cross training both within the group and with other Invesco groups
Attend client presentations and due diligence meetings to articulate the processes, policies, and responsibilities of the valuations group
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university AND 7+ years of financial analysis experience is required
An advanced understanding of appraisal methodology is required
An understanding of business law and contracts is required
An advanced level of understanding of operational and capital issues concerning all commercial real estate is needed
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and ARGUS are required
Time management, organization and prioritization skills are critical due to high volume and fast pace of work
It is critical that candidates are detail oriented individuals with good communication skills
License / Registration / Certification:
Certified General Appraisal License is required
MAI Designation or Candidate for MAI Designation is required
Come realize your potential at Altus Group!
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