Associate, Financial Operations & Analysis

Chicago, Illinois


This Opportunity 


Our Financial Operations & Analysis department is looking to hire an Associate to join their team! Members of the FOA team share a strong drive to provide timely, accurate, and critical financial data analysis for the firm. In this role, you will have cross-functional visibility and the opportunity to work alongside internal groups, such as Asset Management, and external service providers. Our team works in a hybrid environment, with 3-days spent working in Heitman’s office each week.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Applying your knowledge of accounting principles and financial analysis in day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Learning how to calculate property and debt valuations as well as investment performance metrics.
  • Reviewing and approving accounting transactions such as acquisitions, dispositions, and waterfall calculations.
  • Reviewing financial statements, supporting schedules, and related footnotes.



  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Real Estate
  • 0 to 2 years of experience
  • Analytically minded with an ability to manipulate and analyze data to identify trends, solve problems, and make informed recommendations
  • Strong project and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment and willingness to manage competing (sometimes tight) deadlines
  • Strong team player and collaboration skills to support working together across multiple functional departments
  • Motivated by independent and team-oriented successes
  • Strong problem solver with the ability to leverage your analytical and critical thinking skills in school and/or in the work environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A “think outside the box” mindset with a desire to brainstorm creative solutions in our ever-changing industry
  • A fundamental knowledge of Excel


Research shows that women and people from underrepresented groups often do not apply for jobs if they don’t meet 100% of the listed qualifications. We are looking for great candidates who have a unique combination of experiences, traits, and talents. We couldn’t describe you in a list of bullet points, so consider this posting a conversation starter. If you check some, but not all, of our boxes, we still want to talk! Please apply for this role if much of this job description describes you.


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.