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Posted: 2021/10/27
Member type: Candidate Member
Employment type: Permanent Full Time
Closing Date: 11-25-2021
Contact Name: Altus Group Limited
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Job Description:

Altus Group has an immediate opening for an Analyst with our Research, Valuation and Advisory team in Vancouver. Given the current situation, you would start off working remotely and then transition to a hybrid position.

The selected individual will work within a dynamic team gaining experience in (but not limited to) land and building valuations for financing, expropriation, assessment and property tax, market surveys, development pro-forma / cash flows, lease analysis, leasehold interests, pure consulting assignments, etc. The Analyst will be responsible for the collection, analysis and organization of real estate data, which is to be used for valuation consulting services. In addition, the role will work closely with senior staff providing research and consulting support for key assignments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare accurate analysis or portions of appraisal reports using the latest market information obtained from various internal / external partners
  • Conduct research and collect data from both internal database and third party sources with respect to market rates, comparable transactions and general market knowledge
  • Ensure data collected as part of ongoing assignments is entered accurately into the company database in a timely fashion
  • Conduct market surveys and research by calling various market participants (e.g. brokers, developers, municipalities, city planners, etc.)
  • In partnership with the Sr. Analyst, Consultant, Sr. Consultant, Associate Director, Director, or Sr. Director, perform site inspections
  • Continuously upgrade the level of knowledge regarding market and industry trends
  • Accurately complete time sheets ensuring non-billable time and recoverable expenses are clearly outlined
  • Become a Candidate with the Appraisal Institute of Canada. Maintain Candidate status by completing requirements outlined by the AIC, e.g. completing minimum of one (1) of the required courses towards designation per year

Position Requirements:

  • University degree, preferably in Real Estate, Commerce, Economics, Finance, Urban Planning
  • 1 year of related work experience is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, and oral presentation
  • Valid driver’s license with the ability to work flexible hours and travel locally for site inspections
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Outlook, Excel (if statements, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Basic skills in creating financial models (i.e. Excel, Argus, etc.)
  • Excellent research, quantitative and analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team and independently

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