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Junior Reporting Associate, Public Securities

Chicago, Illinois

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Company Description

Founded in 1966, Heitman LLC is a global real estate investment management firm with approximately $44 billion in assets under management. Heitman’s real estate investment strategies include direct investments in the equity or debt capitalization of a property or in the securities of listed and publicly traded real estate companies. Heitman serves a global client base with clients from North American, European, Middle Eastern and Asia-Pacific institutions, pension plans, foundations and corporations and individual investors. Headquartered in Chicago, with additional offices in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, Heitman’s more than 325 employees offer specialized expertise – from a specific discipline to local insight.

Job Description

As a Junior Reporting Associate your role focuses on in-depth business knowledge as well as advanced skills in data manipulation to translate requirements into analysis and reporting. You will serve as a hub through which information is collated and disseminated. You are also responsible for providing data for RFP’s, consultant databases and client reporting requirements through the use of attribution analysis, performance data and index/benchmark analysis to name a few.

The responsibilities of a Junior Reporting Associate include, but are not limited to:

  • Compile data, commentary, and analytics for client reports on monthly and quarterly basis
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects and initiatives related to client reporting and operations
  • Maintain and update quarterly marketing materials to support Client Services & Marketing team
  • 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.
  • Maintaining benchmark data and troubleshooting control warnings daily

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Finance or Business or related field
  • Minimum of 1 year experience related to finance
  • Strong communication and written skills
  • Deep understanding of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) and SQL.
  • Knowledge of SQL, Python and R is a plus
  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Interest in the field of analytics and curiosity to learn more
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with various groups including Accounting, IT, Operations, Client Services and Marketing
  • Stock market/real estate knowledge / experience helpful
  • Ability and interest to understand complex calculation and technical subjects
  • Investigative ability — passionate and persistent in seeking to understand new data sources and creative in their application
  • Enjoys working with extensive amounts of data

Additional Information

Interested professionals should apply via our website at www.heitman.com. Please make sure to select “careers” under the About tab to submit your cover letter and resume. If you are a Heitman employee, please make sure to apply using your Heitman email address.

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.