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Aston Carter Senior Investment Manager in Des Moines, Iowa

Aston Carter is seeking a Senior Investment Manager for a client based in Des Moines, IA.


Sourcing of Acquisitions:

  • Actively involved in sourcing and expanding access to investment opportunity flow, by leveraging existing contacts and selectively building new networks and referral sources.

  • Cultivates and manages relationships with current and prospective partners, brokers, attorneys, consultants, and other industry contacts.

  • Manages resource of supporting internal teams in prioritizing and managing investment opportunity flow given Real Estate investment strategy and external market factors.

    Underwriting of Acquisitions & New Development:

  • Models and evaluates risks and returns for investment opportunities.

  • Leads financial analysis of potential new investments and participates in upfront structuring discussions and transaction strategic rationale.

  • Works closely with senior members of Investments Team and other internal and external parties to support a fast-paced, deadline-driven pipeline of acquisition opportunities.

  • Performs financial modeling and valuation analysis. Prepares models and analyses for various structures, including joint ventures/partnership structures.

  • Reviews and assesses investment risks.

  • Interacts with brokers, sellers, and investment bankers to accurately understand and determine transaction assumptions, facts, and risks necessary to properly evaluate an opportunity.

  • Prepares Investment Memorandums and Investment Committee presentations.

    Due Diligence, Closing & On-Boarding:

  • Leads the due diligence effort for new acquisitions including working closely with attorneys, internal operations leadership, community level staff, and capital partners.

  • Interacts with in-house and outside legal counsel, internal subject matter experts, tax experts, brokers and investment bankers.

  • Consults and troubleshoots in the on-boarding of new communities.

  • Presents investments for approval to Investment Committee.

  • Ensures investment opportunities meet standards established by the Investment Committee and Board of Managers and that investment processes and requisite approvals are obtained.

    Investment Negotiation/Closing/Handoff:

  • Leads the capitalization process including negotiating terms of joint venture agreements, management agreements, and development agreements as applicable.

  • Possesses a firm understanding of organizational structures employed in health care transactions and unique risks to health care transactions.

  • Collaborates with the Asset and Performance Management team to successfully transition investments after acquisition.

    Investment Reporting:

  • Provides periodic reporting on the status of the investment pipeline (Investment Tracker, Pipeline Report, Investment Database, and Radar Report).

  • Benchmarks transactions and their ultimate performance against other transactions in the industry.

  • Monitors industry news and transactions to understand market trends and strategies of competitors.

    Investment Strategy:

  • Works closely with senior members of Real Estate team in crafting investment strategy that aligns with market conditions and corporate initiatives.

  • Leads special projects and strategic initiatives that align with Real Estate strategy.

    Skills & Qualifications:

  • A 4-year degree in finance, accounting, economics, real estate, or a related field is required. Graduate degree (MBA; Masters of Real Estate) or further professional designations are a plus.

  • Previous commercial real estate experience preferred.

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in financial analysis, asset management, investments, development, or acquisitions required. Experience in senior housing industry is a plus.

    About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter provides world-class corporate talent solutions to thousands of clients across the globe. Specialized in accounting, finance, human resources, talent acquisition, procurement, supply chain and select administrative professions, we extend the capabilities of industry-leading companies. We draw on our deep recruiting expertise and expansive network to meet the evolving needs of our clients and talent community with agility and excellence. With offices across the U.S., Canada, Asia Pacific and Europe, Aston Carter serves many of the Fortune 500. We are proud to be a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing® double diamond winner for both client and talent service.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Aston Carter, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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