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Current Opportunities

Fund Analyst | Chicago, IL


This position will be a highly visible role that interacts with all levels of the organization and works closely with the Fund Controller. This position is a multi-faceted role that will be involved in all matters related to the investment funds such as accounting, portfolio management, development analysis, investor relations, compliance, and corporate FP&A.

Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Prepare quarterly and year end fund financial statements.
      • Coordinate valuation process for quarterly report.
      • Prepare fund capital call and distributions amounts.
      • Assist with the preparation of fund analytics including IRR and other return calculations
      • Perform investment and fund performance projections
      • Prepare reports and analyses for Advisory Board meetings
      • Assist with the preparation of fundraising pitchbooks and presentations
      • Assist with various one-off investor requests
      • Review fund partnership agreements and ensure compliance with documents.
      • Review fund loan agreements and prepare quarterly lender covenant compliance calculations, as well as monitor fund covenant compliance.
      • Assist/Coordinate with auditors and tax preparers for year end Fund financial statements and tax returns.
      • Prepare financial statements and ad hoc reporting for pre-development and development investments.
      • Assist with corporate FP&A projects as needed.
      • Assist with special projects as requested


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from a strong undergraduate program.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience with a multi-national CPA firm or a real estate investment firm.
  • Real estate and familiarity with private investment funds and general partner structures preferred.
  • Ability to review, analyze, and quickly digest complex legal documents.
  • Expert-level Excel proficiency in v-lookups, pivot tables, charting, and modeling.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and exhibit initiative and flexibility.
  • Ability to problem solve and initiate change to accomplish goals.
  • Ability to work independently to determine solutions to issues and formulate thoughtful, relevant questions.
  • Ability to communicate succinctly and clearly.
  • CPA is preferred

Employer’s Rights:

This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  Incumbents may be asked by their supervisors or managers to perform other duties.  The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not a contract for employment, and either the incumbent or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.


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