• Senior Analyst, Land Acquisitions

    Posted: 05/17/2022

    San Ramon - 12657 Alcosta Blvd, Suite 250

    As part of Brookfield Asset Management — one of the largest alternative asset managers in the world — we harness our resources to bring a fresh approach, unparalleled creativity, relentless innovation, and sound ESG practices to the planning, development, and management of buildings everywhere. From offices, retail spaces, and logistics facilities to multifamily residences, hospitality establishments, and mixed-use structures — we are reimagining real estate from the ground up.

    We see tomorrow, today. At Brookfield Properties, we’re a fully integrated developer so we know what it takes to go from concept to concrete, from blueprint to building. From vision, experience, resources, and ethics, every day we take these ingredients to partner with our communities, collaborating with the places where we work, customizing developments to meet the neighborhoods’ specific needs, and identifying the highest and best use for each property to create unique and lasting places that bring people together. Learn more.

    If you're ready to be a part of our team, we encourage you to apply.

    Job Description
    Your Team

    The Senior Analyst, Land Acquisitions works closely with the VP of Acquisitions and Business Strategy, Division President, Executive Team, Land, Housing, Finance teams analyzing new opportunities and strategy for all land positions. Performs a wide range of financial and underwriting analysis to support land acquisition operations inclusive of both residential for-sale, land development company and joint venture opportunities that may include commercial or residential rental components. 

    Your Key Deliverables


    • Conducts financial analysis of acquisition, development, investment, and disposition opportunities, including the creation of detailed pro-forma and financial models on a single asset and community level.

    • Coordinate with Land and Finance on Business Plan updates

    • Conduct financial modeling sensitivities, what-if scenarios, rolling forecasts and budgeting

    • Land feasibility and joint venture analysis

    • Prepare detailed proforma assumptions to support modeling accuracy including but not limited to municipal fees for development and construction, property specific tax information, transaction terms, facilitating/providing current project info to obtain vertical and horizontal budgets from the respective departments.

    • Coordinate with third party consultants when necessary to obtain or validate assumptions regarding all fees, CFD or Assessment Districts, consultant budgets, market studies, title/escrow fees, insurance and warranty.

    Business Planning

    • Prepare Investment Committee memos for acquisition milestone and/or disposition approvals

    • Assist in the preparation of Business Plan Updates and compilation of data to support graphics


    • Coordinate land closings with Escrow/Title

    • Escrow/Title correspondence on monthly and quarterly option deposits and coordinate active third-party master plan escrows 

    • Prepare monthly wire requests for corporate treasury

    • Work with all departments to obtain assumptions for financial underwriting.

    • Take detailed notes during land acquisition meetings to share with team to confirm action items.


    • Maintain electronic and paper filing systems

    • Learn and work in the Landev system to help create and maintain acquisition related consultant contracts and acquisition budgets.

    • Process with Accounting Dept. on payment of invoices and check requests

    Must Haves

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

    • 4-6 years experience

    • Real estate experience preferred

    • Strong communication skills and team player mentality

    • Solid accounting fundamentals

    • Extremely proficient in:

    • Financial Modeling

    • Financial Statement presentations

    • Budgeting

    • Forecasting

    • Highest level of accuracy and precision; highly organized

    • Strong Communication Skills, Verbal and Written

    • Excellent Organizational Skills in thought and process

    • Computer Skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point & Project

    • Willingness to work through short and unexpected deadlines

    • Ability to balance multiple projects concurrently

    • Previous experience working with senior leadership, executive management and other management levels

    • Strategic thought process with the ability to connect abstract concepts to identify business opportunities

    • Desire to not only accomplish tasks but to continually improve upon processes and stay current with changes in the industry Advanced Excel Knowledge – including, but not limited to: Vlookups, logical tests and algorithms, pivot tables, conditional formatting and the ability to convey data by using graphs 

    Your Opportunity

    We are proud to offer our employees what they value most:

    • Competitive compensation

    • Excellent extended health benefits

    • 401k matching

    • Generous tuition assistance program

    • Leadership development and mentorship programs 

    • Charitable donation matching

    • A culture based on our values of Passion, Integrity and Community