Accounting, Corporate Real Estate, Retail/Mixed Use
4 Year Degree
The Controlling team ensures accurate reporting of the US Regional budget and forecast, as well as all operational and financial metrics, KPIs and statistics. The team coordinates with Group Controlling to maintain standards for all financial metrics. In addition, Controlling is responsible for:
production of key management reports, including the Quarterly Flash Report (QFR), MD&A documents, and investor and Supervisory Board reports.
management of the annual 5-year Business Planning process with the Operating Management team
coordination of the semi-annual fair market valuation process
production of key leasing and operational statistics
reporting to debt servicers on the loan covenants
The Senior Financial Analyst supports the accurate production of leasing and operational statistics, initiating and controlling the leasing revenue budgeting and forecasting processes and the credit analysis of prospective tenants.
Financial Planning & Analysis:
Produce and analyze leasing KPIs and metrics in accordance with Group definitions for 5-year business planning process, quarterly flash report, MD&A, and monthly reporting
Maintain a strong understanding of key business drivers to better inform leasing data analysis
Automate current excel processes to better support the leasing business
Collaborate with broader finance team to support reporting and analysis
Provide adhoc analysis as requested by Senior Leadership and Head of Controlling
Provide support for Controlling - Corporate when needed
Learn SAP BPC, Salesforce, and other reporting tools as needed
Support BPC management and improvement projects as needed
Support on-boarding and education of new Controlling - Operations team members
Assist the Controlling team in review and finalization of quarterly reporting data
Communicate closely with US Leasing Team and cross-functional departments, including Accounts Receivable, Legal, IT, and Asset Management, to facilitate and expedite deal reviews
Lead reporting and monitoring of the Credit Review Pipeline Dashboard
Risk assessment and vetting of potential tenants
Review and approve all US Leasing deals at a certain risk threshold
Run and analyze credit reports both on businesses and individuals
Review financial statements and prepare financial risk evaluation summaries
Perform market research as requested
Review submitted asset validations
Perform account receivable checks on current tenants
Provide ad-hoc credit and financial advisory to other URW business units
Facilitate deal review with US Leasing Team and other departments within the organization
Lead Credit Review process improvement projects
What we are looking for:
3-5+ years in a progressive and fast paced analytical role
BA in Finance, Accounting or related field
Strong analytical and general quantitative skills, with an attention to detail
Advanced user of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Capable of thriving in a team-oriented environment, partnering cross-functionally and working closely with senior leadership
Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Works well under pressure and tight deadlines
Comfortable with negotiation and handling difficult conversations along with sensitive information
Prior experience with a finance system (TM1 or SAP BPC) preferred
Real estate, retail finance, credit underwriting or FP&A experience preferred
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, experience and skills. We believe that diversity plays an important part in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, and other legally protected characteristics.
Internal Number: JBR_00001429
About Unibail Rodamco Westfield
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is the premier global developer and operator of flagship destinations, with a portfolio valued at €60.4 Bn as at June 30, 2020, of which 86% in retail, 7% in offices, 5% in convention & exhibition venues and 2% in services. Currently, we own and operate 89 shopping centres, including 55 flagships in the most dynamic cities in Europe and the United States. Its centres welcome 1.2 billion visits per year. We have a development pipeline of €6.2 billion. Present on 2 continents and in 12 countries, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield provides a unique platform for retailers and brand events, and offers an exceptional and constantly renewed experience for customers.
With the support of our 3,400 professionals and an unparalleled track-record and know-how, we are ideally positioned to generate superior value and develop world-class projects.
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield distinguishes itself by its Better Places 2030 agenda, that sets its ambition to create better places that respect the highest environmental standards and contribute to better cities.
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield stapled shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Paris (Euronext ticker: URW), ...with a secondary listing in Australia through Chess Depositary Interests. The Group benefits from an A rating from Standard & Poor’s and from an A2 rating from Moody’s.