Job Description

Company Description

Since opening our first self-storage facility in 1972, Public Storage has grown to become the largest owner and operator of self-storage facilities in the world. With thousands of locations across the U.S. and Europe, and more than 170 million net rentable square feet of real estate, we're also one of the largest landlords.

We've been recognized as A Great Place to Work by the Great Place to Work Institute. And, our employees have also voted us as having Best Career Growth, ranked us in the Top 5% for Work Culture, and in the Top 10% for Diversity and Inclusion.

We're a member of the S&P 500 and FT Global 500. Our common and preferred stocks trade on the New York Stock Exchange.

Workplace 

  • One of our values pillars is to work as OneTeam and we believe that there is no replacement for in-person collaboration but understand the value of some flexibility. Public Storage teammates are expected to work in the office five days each week with the option to take up to three flexible remote days per month.

Job Description

The Senior Financial Analyst, Real Estate plays a lead role in financial modeling and investment analysis in support of Public Storage’s multi-billion dollar capital investment program. Reporting to the Vice President, Real Estate Finance, the position also works closely with the heads of Acquisitions, Development, and Lending to identify, underwrite, and prepare approvals for investment opportunities. Successful candidates will have significant experience in building pro forma models and data-driven analytical tools for an institutional real estate or investment management organization. The Senior Financial Analyst will also contribute to strategic investments, process improvement initiatives, and other major projects with high visibility within the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Underwrite potential acquisitions, developments, loans, and other investments through data-driven analytical methods
  • Conduct market and competition analysis to formulate views on rental rates, occupancy trends, supply growth, and other factors that impact underwriting assumptions
  • Collaborate with the acquisition and development teams on investment timing and deadlines
  • Partner with data analytics team to constantly improve pro forma models and other analytical tools
  • Provide property, portfolio, and pipeline-level reporting and attribution analysis to aid senior management with capital allocation decisions
  • Onboard, train, and mentor entry level financial analysts
  • management with capital allocation decisions
  • Onboard, train, and mentor entry level financial analysts

Qualifications

  • Bachelors and/or Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience in real estate or investment management
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills with a focus on Excel
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Energetic, organized, creative, and highly motivated person with the ability to learn and work independently and collaboratively
  • Strong work ethic and ability to support multiple projects in parallel and prioritize competing demands under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines
  • Strength of character and flexible style to work successfully with a range of people, from staff to executives. Has the personal presence to deal effectively with these constituencies
  • An entrepreneurial spirit who has the commitment and wherewithal to collaboratively grow the Public Storage platform. This person will bring and implement industry best practices and sophistication to the Company

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Application Instructions

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