Robert Half International Financial Analyst in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa


Our client is re-organizing the Accounting / Finance department and adding and additional resource to the team. This Financial Analyst will focus on the Real estate valuations. Monitor cap rate trends for industrial, office and multi-family investments. Review and utilize information from property appraisals and transactions. Apply current market multiples to operating income of subsidiary companies. Economic feasibility of vacant land acquisitions. Perform pro-forma / analyze income-producing properties to provide acquisition price recommendation. Perform Pro-forma cash flows and returns of office, industrial and multi-family assets. Make recommendation of offering price. Preparation of marketing package for Potential Lenders. Underwriting valuation of office, industrial and multi-family assets. Analysis of loan-to-value, loan-to-costs, debt service coverage and other metrics. Preparation of marketing package, Property Tax Assessment Analysis, Analyze assessed values of owned properties. Review and compare competitive property assessed values. Provide assessed value protest recommendations. Prepare presentation information for Assessors and Board of Review. Forecasting of Real Estate Performance Utilizing in place contractual leases and other known factors, forecast future real estate cash flows under different scenarios. Cash & Investments Stay current/educated on markets, economy and interest rate environment. Monitor short-term investment alternatives and recommend options. This role is wide and deep with a lot going on at all times. Take your BS in Finance with a Real-estate minor along with 3+ years’ experience to be successful and hit the ground running. To $90K DOE. For IMMEDIATE and CONFIDENTIAL consideration, please call Terra Williams at 515.244.4414 or email your resume to [email protected] referencing JO# 01500-0010552374


  • Spreadsheet and ERP system experience is ideal, but not required

  • 3+ years of experience in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly preferable (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)

  • Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience preferred)

  • Skills in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly desired (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)

  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Command of commercial real estate

  • Appraisals experience preferred

  • Proven knowledge of leases

  • Business valuation experience

  • Well-founded grasp of investments

  • Deep understanding of capital markets

  • Solid understanding of condominium real estate

  • Understanding of Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required

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Date Posted: December 26, 2018

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Reference: 01500-0010552374

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance