This is a newly created position that will support debt operations, both borrowing and lending, while assisting in planning and analysis.  The candidate will be engaged in a uniquely broad range of financing activities.

The opportunity is for a candidate to join a small, creative and high-performing Financing team to provide the capital required to achieve the goals of the larger dynamic real estate company. The candidate can make an impact on Wesgroup by adding value to the debt procurement of a rapidly growing income producing portfolio. Whilst working within the Finance team, the candidate will work collaboratively with others in the organization while reporting to the SVP Finance.  Unique to this opportunity is the ability to sit on both side of the financing desk and lend to other developers and real estate investment companies,

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Maintain borrowing relationship and manage procurement and funding of new term loans for the portfolio
  • Assist the compilation and distribution of compliance and annual review material for the existing debt portfolio
  • Maintain lending relationships with borrowers including sourcing, funding and compliance tracking of loans Wesgroup Capital has provided to third party entities
  • Understand the flows of corporate capital to assist in the preparation of forecasting, risk management and planning tools for senior management
  • Liaise with development team in setting interest rate and debt projections for future projects

 

Qualifications and Knowledge:

The successful candidate will be a detailed-orientated self-starter that takes great pride in delivering high-quality, timely results. The required knowledge and abilities are summarized below:

 

  • Completed undergraduate degree with strong academic credentials
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience in a similar capacity (i.e. real estate investment / development company, mortgage broker or financial institution)
  • Mortgage brokerage license (or capacity to obtain)
  • Track record of deal execution, including negotiating business terms and credit agreements
  • Familiarity with real estate fundamentals, valuation principles and have experience working with proformas and underwriting deals. Ability to articulate, verbally and in written form, complex topics / transactions
  • A developed network of lender and industry relationships

 

 

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