Real Estate Investment –Trainee Analyst

  • 16800
  • Paris, Ile-de-France, France
  • Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
  • Cromwell France SAS
  • 27 Feb 19

Cromwell Property Group is an Australian listed fund with approximately $11.5 billion (€7.3 billion) of real estate assets under management. His Parisian team is looking to hire an analyst to join the real estate investment team and support the value creation activities of the Acquisition & Disposition team in Paris. He/she will be required to work collaboratively with other colleagues based in Paris and other offices in Europe and Singapore. Some traveling will be required. The candidate will be based in Paris. For more information:

Role objectives :
The Investment Trainee Analyst is responsible for assisting the asset management, transactions and fund management team with financial modelling, market/ due-diligence analysis and investment committee paper preparation for commercial property acquisitions and sales.

Position responsibilities :
Acquisition :

Analyses of market, real estate opportunities, deal underwriting, financing structures.
Support the Head of Investment & Disposal in evaluating new business proposals.
Creating and driving development appraisals and modelling cash flows.
Carry out performance calculation in close relationship with London team who are (i) the gatekeeper of the models and (ii) run directly figures at the Funds level.
Preparation of investment committee recommendation board papers.
Contributing to the due diligence process to acquire an asset.
Support in the setting up of external financing.

Asset Management and Fund Management :

Work closely with the Investment, Fund Management, Development and Finance teams to ensure the on-going accuracy of financial models.
Help the fund manager with reporting.
Help the Head of Asset Management to apply the agreed strategy


Support the Head of Investment & Disposal and the investment analyst in hold/sell-analyses and, where applicable, co-ordinate divestments to exceed targeted returns on projects
Prepare and coordinate data-room process/ pre-sale due diligence analysis for disposal

Requirements :
Qualifications and Experience :

Strong academic credentials from a leading, internationally regarded university, engineering or business school.
An advanced level of proficiency in excel in being able to create financial models with accuracy and with flexibility for different investment structures and real estate development strategies.
Strong interest in the real estate sector with a passion to learn more about development.
Organization skills, curiosity, rigor, taste for analysis and precision, team spirit and adaptability.
Excellent attention to details and strong written/ verbal communication
Skills in computing tools (Excel, Power Point and Word) required.
Excellent English written and verbal communication skills, additional one European language is preferred.

Personal Competencies :

Fluent French (written and spoken)
Fluent English (written and spoken)
Additional one European language desirable
Broad IT skills: office package with strong Excel modelling experience, valuations software is a strong plus
Outstanding interpersonal and team-working skills, with high commitment to providing service}
Strong written and spoken communications skills
Strong financial skills
Results and outcome focused with a passion for challenging the status quo, and seeking out and implementing initiatives to constantly improve performance
Aligned to Cromwell values: principled, empathetic, collegiate, diligent, courageous, accountable, humble, committed, spirited

Conditions :

Based in Paris
Internship Duration : 6 month
Will report to the Head of Investment and Disposal France/ Investment Analyst France

Please send your application along with a resume and a letter of motivation