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Investment Analyst

Date: 04-May-2022

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Majid Al Futtaim

 

Majid Al Futtaim invites you to join us in our quest to create great moments for everyone, everyday! We are the leading shopping mall, residential communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, serving over 560 million visitors a year. For the past two decades, we have shaped the consumer landscape across the region, transforming the way people shop, live and play, while maintaining a strong sustainability track record and the largest mall in the world to attain LEED Gold EBOM Certification. We have over 40,000 team members in 15 international markets representing over 100 nationalities – all keeping the customer at the heart of everything we do. If you enjoy being BOLD, PASSIONATE and TOGETHER, then Majid Al Futtaim is the destination for you.

Job Purpose:

  • The Investment Analyst at Majid Al Futtaim Properties will carry out feasibility studies, market research and other financial analysis to support the company’s investment strategy.

Job Details – Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

 

Investments

  • Investigate and analyze investment deals on behalf of MAFP.
  • Follow up and gather all inputs from different business units and prepare presentations for the review of the Director of Investments.
  • Conduct simple investment screening of investment opportunities and projects.
  • Create and update portfolio valuation models.
  • Participate the investment process of new investments against the value creation plan.
  • Prepare materials for investment committees: valuation of real estate assets, cash flow models.
  • Review potential opportunities for Joint Venture & investment partnership or any other types of project funding and financial restructuring investments and prepare financial analysis for it.
  • Conduct feasibility studies for retail, hotel and residential assets.
  • Support asset management activities throughout the investment lifecycle including tracking and improving performance dashboards and developing additional reports relevant to management.

Project deal flow and investment management

  • Support in due diligence matters.
  • Participate in preparation of go/no-go decision for bidding.
  • Be the point of contact external deal parties (lawyers, financial advisors, auditors).

 

Qualifications, Personal Characteristics and Required Background/Experience:

 

Professional Background

  • The successful candidate must demonstrate experience in corporate finance, underwritings, due diligence and structuring.
  • Experienced ideally gathered in investment banking, strategic consultancy, asset management or private equity.
  • Understanding of residential, retail and/or hotel industries would be a plus.
  • Experience in fund raising is a plus.
  • CFA level 1 qualification is preferred.

 

Personality & Leadership Traits

  • Solid understanding of fundamental concepts and theories in regard to investment and asset management.
  • Understand high-level financial and accounting information of a company (financial statements, cash-flow statements, company P&L, etc.).
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting numerical fundamentals and the ability to interpret and critically analyze financial data.
  • Someone who is energized by conducting team efforts to achieve company's goals.
  • Ability to work in the unique culture of the Middle East while displaying ideally full command of both Arabic and English.
  • High energy, with passion and excellent verbal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Ability to write clear, concise and accurate material and reports.
  • Willing to learn continuously, prepared to study the inner workings of the financial statements, financial systems and the business data.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks within a defined timeline.
  • Intense work ethic and demands excellence in terms of quality and timeliness against deadlines.
  • Hands-on, autonomous, pragmatic and on top of the details.
  • Ideally fluent in Arabic.