Senior Financial Analyst

Washington, DC
Oct 12, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Analyst, Finance
Full Time
About JLL - We're JLL. We're a professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. As a Fortune 500 company, we help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. We have nearly 300 corporate offices across 80 countries, with a team of more than 78,000 individuals. And we look after a property portfolio of over 4 billion square feet, all on behalf of our clients. If you're looking to step up your career, JLL is the perfect professional home. With us, you'll have a chance to innovate with the world's leading businesses, put that expertise into action on landmark projects, and work on game-changing real estate initiatives. You'll also make long-lasting professional connections and be inspired by the best. We're focused on opportunity and want to help you make the most of yours. Achieve your ambitions-join us at JLL! What this job involves - We are currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join our Public Institutions (PI) group on a full-time basis in our Washington, DC office. This position will provide analytical support, particularly in the area of accounting and audit readiness, for the Department of Defense's (DoD) Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI). MHPI is an excellent example of an effective Public-Private Partnership (P3) Program and involves a 50-year ground lease between the DoD and private sector residential developers. MHPI projects are master-planned residential communities and are located at US military installations nationwide. Advise DoD clients on all aspects of large-scale housing privatization projects, including MHPI policy development, real estate finance, property management, construction standards, and legal document reviewAnalyze legal documents, financial reports, pro forma financials and operating plans for large-scale residential projects, as part of the due diligence review of project proposals in support of potential modifications or restructuresMonitor compliance with fiscal, budgetary, legislative and legal requirements, and provide follow-up support where deficiencies are notedGather and evaluate economic, demographic, and real estate market dataWork with a JLL Accounting / Audit Specialist to assist DoD clients in conducting a comprehensive, comparative internal review and reconciliation of the MHPI program's programmatic and financial documentation and reports to the MHPI-related transactions previously processed in the Family Housing Improvement Fund (FHIF) Program and FHIF Financing accountsSupport the Accounting / Audit Specialist in the design and testing of the existing processes and procedures for the movement of funds for MHPI transactions, to include obligations, outlays/disbursements, appropriation transfers, borrowing, collections, repayment of principal, interest earned or payable, Treasury fund balances, expenses, equity investments, DLPs, direct loans, loan guarantees, reestimates, and proceeds from salesAssist with the identification and documentation of compliance issues with the MHPI program's financial accounting or reportingSupport the development of recommended improvements and corrective actions for any identified compliance or operational issuesResearch documentation related to MHPI transactions, to include OMB-approved scoring reports, transfer notification letters, FADs, apportionments, reestimate cash flow and CSC2 output files, OMB Reestimate Summaries, accounting reports, vouchers, trial balances, Treasury warrants and supporting documentationDevelop analysis of financial, budgetary or accounting data, as requestedProvide project management assistance, working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders on issue identification and resolutionDevelop and update briefing materials as requested for DoD and MHPI stakeholdersProactively and effectively communicate task status to PI managersTravel occasionally to stakeholder sites to conduct assessment of accounting operations and complianceProduce accurate and well organized deliverables on scheduleHandle a significant workload through effective assignment prioritization and time management Sound like you? To apply you need to have: Bachelor's degree in real estate, business, finance, public policy or related field; accounting major/minor is a plusAt least three (3) years of professional experience in real estate development, management, public policy, operations, finance, investment, research, strategic planning and/or related fields; accounting / audit experience is a plusUnited States citizenship (a contractual requirement)Strong financial/analytical, strategic thinking, organization, time management, client relationship and project management skillsSelf-motivation and the ability to show initiative in taking action and responding appropriatelyExcellent business/verbal communication and interpersonal skillsAbility to communicate clearly, concisely and professionally in written communicationAbility to meet deadlines, demonstrate flexibility and work in fast-paced team environmentAbility to work independently with minimal supervision and also be a team playerWillingness to travelAdvanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office software suite, particularly Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and ExcelIntellectual curiosity and willingness to learn. What you can expect from us We're an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. We succeed together-across the desk and around the globe. We believe the best inspire the best, so we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our success. About JLL JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0 billion, JLL has more than 280 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters, and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $58.3 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit JLL is focused on winning in the marketplace and being the industry leader, executing better than anyone else and innovating to create great products and services. We operate in an atmosphere of excellence, integrity, respect and trust. We bring a sense of teamwork, inclusion and diversity in everything we pursue. Our clients see the results as we address their needs, solve their problems and bring new ideas. As a distinguished market leader, we offer challenging career opportunities in an exciting environment. Our future success as a firm depends on our ability to attract, develop and retain the very best people in the business. Our values define who we are, underscore our commitment to clients and provide direction for everything we do. Our unique culture has been recognized by industry experts and our peers. We are: * A "best company to work for" in multiple locations around the globe, including Chicago, San Francisco, London, Ireland, Shanghai and Hong Kong. * World's Most Ethical Companies from Ethisphere Institute for seven consecutive years. * America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies from Forbes Magazine. * #1 Top Corporate Real Estate Firm 2013 from Watkins Research Group, Inc. for six consecutive years. This partial list of awards demonstrates our record of achievement and our commitment to fostering an award-winning culture. For further information, visit JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce, and strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship. Please visit for additional information on JLL's commitment to equal opportunity.