Our lean fast paced Company is seeking an Analyst to join the Company’s energized Corporate Finance team. This role is multifaceted and has exposure to all aspects of Corporate Finance, including elements of FP&A, Business Performance Management, Investor Relations and Corporate Strategy. Located in Chicago, the Analyst will be a critical team member, responsible for the accuracy and continuous improvement of executive level and external facing reporting and analysis. The role will also support the Ventas corporate model and quarterly earnings process by producing various forecasting inputs and relevant reporting and analysis. The role is highly visible and will include exposure to the SVP, Corporate Finance and Ventas CFO. Corporate Finance team members receive strong foundational experience in real estate, REITs and transactions enabling successful careers at Ventas along with a track record of admission to top business schools (incl. Booth, Harvard, and Kellogg).
Produce Executive Reporting Packages and Monthly Business Review Materials
Coordinate Monthly Business Reviews with Executive Leadership team, a key business process that provides insight on business performance and guidance to effectively run the business
With the input and guidance of the Director, Corporate Finance, manage the compilation and explanation of performance vs. guidance and corporate targets
Interact with segment leadership to understand drivers of operating performance
Communicate variances against forecast with a holistic and strategic lens
Compile and Produce Various Corporate Model Inputs Including Joint Venture and G&A Forecasting Models
Coordinate reporting rhythms and consolidation model, constantly enhancing value and efficiency
Compile key inputs and variance explanations across departments
Produce key reporting outputs including sensitivities and ad hoc analysis
Maintain and administer systems in place to support the models and related processes
Support Strategic Planning, Quarterly Earnings Process
Create and maintain models, tools, and templates to improve accuracy, consistency, and efficiency of financial projections
Maintain and improve model inputs and forecasts for various corporate items
Produce and improve various model outputs and analysis for internal and external consumption
Support Investor Relations Processes and Outreach
Support Ventas Investor Relations team and effective external communication by producing supporting analysis
Analyze and describe Ventas performance and positioning against peers
Monitor research analyst models and shareholder activity on Ventas and peers
Support Strategic Initiatives and Collaboration
Relentlessly suggest improvement of applicable processes and systems
Collaborate with peers in other departments in pursuit of business objectives
Become a Corporate Finance resource on strategic investment and capital transactions
Participate in various ongoing and upcoming automation projects
Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate, Finance, Economics, Accounting or similar business field
1-3 years of public accounting, financial analysis or investment banking experience preferred
Solid analytical skills and quantitative skills
Team player with good communication skills
General accounting knowledge with a stronger familiarity of financial statements
Advanced Microsoft Excel modeling skills; Proficiency using PowerPoint and Word
Ability to manage multiple deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, along with strong, organization skills and comfortable with ambiguity
Strong work ethic and commitment to continuous improvement
Ability to handle highly confidential/sensitive information
Highly motivated, takes initiative and requires minimal supervision (will receive mentorship from SVP, Head of Corporate Finance and Director)
Ventas, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to the successful candidate.
Ventas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Ventas, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes from staffing agencies, search firms or any third parties.
Ventas, an S&P 500 company, operates at the intersection of two powerful and dynamic industries – healthcare and real estate. As one of the world’s foremost Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT), we use the power of capital to unlock the value of real estate, partnering with leading care providers, developers, research and medical institutions, innovators and healthcare organizations whose success is buoyed by the demographic tailwind of an aging population. For more than twenty years, Ventas has followed a successful strategy that endures: combining a high-quality diversified portfolio of properties and capital sources to manage through cycles, working with industry leading partners and a collaborative and experienced team focused on producing consistent growing cash flows and superior returns on a strong balance sheet, ultimately rewarding Ventas shareholders.
As of March 31, 2021, Ventas owned or had investments in approximately 1,200 properties.