Revantage

Analyst, Valuations

Job Locations US-Chicago

Who We Are

Revantage is a Corporate Services affiliate of The Blackstone Group, the world’s largest alternative investment firm.  Revantage provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies.  Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes.

 

Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.

 

What We Value: Our Culture

Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum require the right team.  We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry.  The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be:

 

  • Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams.
  • Enthusiasts - We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible.
  • Leaders - We commit to continuously improve our performance.
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes.
  • Partners - We deliver value and positive impact to our partners.

 

Why This Role Is Valuable  

The Analyst - Valuations and Portfolio Reporting will provide valuation and analytical support and performance reporting for Blackstone, Revantage and the portfolio companies’ senior management. This position is based out of Revantage’s headquarters in Chicago, IL.

How You Add Value

 

Support Creation and Management of Asset Valuation Models

  • Support the preparation of monthly and/or quarterly property valuation models and portfolio analytics for various asset classes.
  • Review third-party reports, loan documents, commission appraisals, market studies and other pertinent real estate documents with the goal of abstracting relevant and actionable data for valuations.
  • Support the monthly and/or quarterly valuation advisor process.
  • Provide analytical and valuation support for property investments, including preparing leasing, operating, capital and financing analyses.
  • Effectively obtain property information from various source systems (MRI, Yardi, etc.) and build data quality mechanisms to ensure integrity of information.
  • Work with portfolio companies to maintain a portfolio of Argus files keeping the data current by proactively sourcing periodic updates for newly executed leases, changes in market leasing assumptions, and adjustments to other income, operating expenses and capital expenditures.
  • Manage and maintain robust excel based cash flow models populated by Argus models and/or other data sources.
  • Build and maintain effective control processes to monitor and track changes in the assumptions of valuation models.

Support Valuation Reviews, Analytics and Performance Reporting Processes

  • Provide portfolio analytics summaries and property-level performance reporting to Blackstone and portfolio company management teams.
  • Prepare presentations and investment summaries for Blackstone, Revantage and portfolio company management teams.
  • Gather and report on market intelligence including recent sales data and prevailing market conditions.
  • Provide management reporting for pertinent financial details and support for assumptions contained in valuation models.
  • Support activities related to obtaining external 3rd party asset appraisal values; provide required materials to appraisers and review appraisal outcomes and underlying assumptions.
  • Support the valuation model process with Blackstone stakeholders and revise valuation model based on feedback.
  • Coordinate with and support the Blackstone team in its work with its auditor to respond to questions and provide supporting documentation.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

What You Bring To The Role

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a business-related field
  • Minimum 1 year real estate valuation or underwriting experience
  • Strong computer skills required.
  • Argus Enterprise experience required.
  • Experience with real estate accounting and/or management systems preferred, particularly with Excel-based Oracle Essbase/PBCS, general ledger accounting systems, and Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills necessary.
  • Must be a motivated self-starter with strong team leadership and problem-solving skills, the aptitude to think independently, and the motivation to work with a team in a rapidly changing environment.
  • A strong work ethic and desire to thrive in a dynamic and demanding work environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage shifting priorities and deadlines, with attention to detail and an ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Travel required (including to New York City).

 

Perks for You

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation and 401(k)
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
    • Remote work policy
    • Productivity Hours – weekly meeting-free work time
    • Bi-weekly Summer Fridays
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefits

 

EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email talent@revantage.com.

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