Financial Analyst, Public Securities

Chicago, Illinois


This Opportunity


Our Public Securities team is in search of a Financial Analyst to join their growing team! The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in Finance and Analytics with a drive to analyze large data sets and improve efficiency and processes. If you are passionate about driving business results through data and creating out of the box solutions, this is a great next step to building your career.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Compile data, commentary, and analytics for client reports on monthly and quarterly basis
  • Participate in research and analysis relating to new product development initiatives
  • Maintain and update quarterly marketing materials to support internal & external consumers of data
  • Ability to run multiple requests and prioritize while still maintaining accuracy of data
  • Investigate any data discrepancies, explore various corrective measures of resolution, and implement solutions
  • Perform a variety of data maintenance in the attribution system and maintain security database for proper grouping and identifications, i.e., StatPro Revolution, Benchmark data mining etc.
  • Detail oriented and takes initiative to check data quality and integrity on complex dataset
  • Automate existing ad hoc processes into streamlined and scalable solutions
  • Dedication and perseverance to overcome data, analytical, and/or technical challenges
  • Experience working on open ended custom analytic requests 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance
  • 2-4 years of experience working in a finance capacity 
  • Advanced Excel knowledge (pivot tables, vlookups, graphing)
  • Knowledge of financial markets is required
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with various groups including Accounting, IT, Operations, Client Services and Marketing
  • Knowledge of SQL, a scripting language (Python, R), and Power BI a plus

The Firm

Founded in 1966, Heitman is a global real estate investment management firm. Our mission is to lead the evolution of real estate through investments that fulfill the needs of people and communities in a world of constant change. To learn more about our organization and culture, click here.

Our promise to employees: 
Reflecting the spirit of our global firm, we welcome team members of all faiths, cultures, genders, sexual orientations, races, and ethnic identities. We know that each member of our team enriches our community and business with their work/life experiences, perspectives, and ideas. However you arrive at Heitman, we pledge to honor your uniqueness, include you in our culture, and do our best to help you thrive. While we learn and grow together, we will stand by our “people first” promise. Every time.

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Additional Information

Equal Employment Opportunity: Heitman is an equal employment opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical, medical or mental disability or condition (including, without limitation, HIV and AIDS), developmental disability, handicap, denial of family and medical care leave, denial of pregnancy leave, domestic partner status, status as a victim of sexual or domestic violence (or familial relationship to such victim), veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, arrest records, citizenship status, criminal history that has been expunged, unfavorable discharge from the military, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.