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General Growth Properties, Inc.

Financial Analyst - Investments

General Growth Properties, Inc. - Chicago, IL

GGP has an immediate need for a Financial Analyst - Investments at our Corporate Office in Chicago, IL.

GGP has been in the shopping center business for more than 50 years blending innovation, tradition and reputation to create some of the country’s top shopping centers. As employees we are collaborative, creative, self-starters who aim to positively impact the shopping experience for our customer everyday. A career with GGP is your chance to embark on a rewarding journey into the retail real estate industry!

Position Summary:

This position will be responsible for accurate and timely financial analysis as a member of the Investment department that directly supports the Head of Investments and the office of the COO to make business decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

Underwrite real estate acquisitions including preparation of cash flow projections in excel and Argus

Present financial underwriting to key internal decision makers

Assist in analysis of potential investments and preparation of detailed approval memos used to evaluate investment opportunities

Contribute to due diligence and closing

Understand and develop a market thesis for each project by interfacing with other real estate principals and consultants

Work closely with other Investment team members, other GGP groups and external parties

Conduct market research to support assumptions

Build and maintain comp database related to key markets across the US

Assist in other projects and requests, as required

Ability to travel occasionally

Other duties as assigned



Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics or Finance Preferred

1-4 years of experience in a related field

Core Skills and Characteristics:

Experience in retail real estate a plus with an emphasis/interest in retail

Proficiency in Word and Excel is required; ARGUS is preferred

Strong organizational skills and the ability to apply analytical skills with attention to detail

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills and team orientation

Highly motivated individual and demonstrated interest in real estate finance

Ability to manage conflicting deadlines in a fast paced environment

Familiarity with real estate finance as well as basic real estate operations, leasing and development concepts

Analytically oriented

GGP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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General Growth Properties, Inc.


Financial Analyst - Investments General Growth Properties, Inc. - Chicago, IL, United States


Location: Chicago, IL

Company Profile:
General Growth Properties is a fully integrated, self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high-quality regional malls throughout the United States. GGP’s portfolio is comprised of 120 regional malls in the United States totaling approximately 125 million square feet. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP. General Growth is the second largest retail property REIT in the U.S.