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Senior Analyst/Associate, Real Estate Investments

PSP Investments

Job Overview

  • Experience Level Associate



We’re one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers, with CAD$230.5 billion of net assets as at March 31, 2022.

We invest funds for the pension plans of the federal public service, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Reserve Force. Headquartered in Ottawa, PSP Investments has its principal business office in Montréal and offices in New York, London and Hong Kong.

Capturing and leading complex global investments requires us to work as one to seize valuable opportunities, in close collaboration with some of the world’s top companies. At PSP, you’ll join a team of motivated and engaged professionals, dedicated to propelling our organization further than ever before.





At PSP, we encourage our employees to grow, forge powerful relationships, contribute and fuel inspired investment launchpads. We are committed to a culture that fosters collaboration and allows us to think beyond, in an interconnected way. We advocate for our employees to speak-up, learn, experiment, share, and be part of an inclusive work environment where diversity is embraced.





As a Senior Analyst/Associate, Real Estate Investments, you will:


  • Collaborate with investment managers in the analysis of potential real estate transactions across all asset classes including residential, office, retail, and industrial assets, and, transactions in various forms: direct asset transactions, corporate transactions, secondary share, private funds, etc.

    • Act as a lead in the development of financial models related to real estate investments (debt or equity) in collaboration with analysts and senior analysts

    • Analyze cash flows and project returns

    • Analyze the impact of different assumptions on performance: revenue, operating expenses, financing, tax, fees, etc.

    • Analyze investment risks

    • Analyze the asset’s operating budget and financial statements

    • Analyze the partnership structure

    • Participate in presenting investment opportunities at weekly Global Real Estate Committee meetings

  • Participate to the due diligence process

    • Summarize and follow up on external reports (physical, environment, financial, legal, tax, insurance and other reports)

  • Participate in drafting administrative documents

    • Business plans for the various assets, presentations to PSP Investments’ Board of Directors, etc.

  • Collaborate with investment managers in active management of PSP Investments’ Real Estate portfolio

    • Research, synthesize and analyze the real estate markets by asset type and by geography for targeted market and asset classes. Periodically follow up on the real estate business plans and analyze variances from the presented budgets

    • Analyze and monitor real estate market values

    • Monitor real estate indexes


Some travel may be required.





  • Strong writing skills

  • Strong interest for the field of real estate investment

  • Strong financial analytical skills

  • Ability to build good relationships internally, as well as externally

  • Ability to manage a number of different projects at any given time and to manage deadlines

  • Good attention to detail and presentation of information

  • Outgoing self-starter; high level of autonomy

  • Proactivity, forward thinking and drive for results

  • Strong team player

  • Organized and methodical

  • Flexibility and adaptability

  • Work ethics and professional integrity





  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or Real Estate combined with strong analytical skills

  • M.Sc. in Finance, MBA, CA or CFA designation are assets

  • Two (2) to five (5) years of relevant experience

  • Experience in analysis of real estate transactions, a definite asset

  • High level of proficiency with computer tools such as MS Office (most specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Knowledge of ARGUS and @risk software, an asset



We offer a tailored employee experience and competitive total rewards and benefits package* designed to attract and retain global diverse talent, reward performance, and reinforce business strategies and priorities. Beyond salary and incentive pay eligibility, you have access to: 

  • A flexible hybrid work model with a mix of in-office and remote days based on business groups, teams, and roles 

  • A hybrid allowance to support any hybrid related needs 

  • Competitive pension plans 

  • Comprehensive group insurance plans  

  • Unlimited access to virtual healthcare services and wellness programs 

  • Generous and inclusive paid family leave  

  • Vacation days available on day one with additional days on milestone service anniversaries, and summer Friday afternoons off  

  • Investment in career development 


*Benefits package may vary based on your employee type. 


At PSP, we aim to provide an inclusive workplace where we leverage diversity and where everyone feels valued, safe, respected and empowered to grow. As part of this leadership commitment, we strongly encourage applications from all qualified applicants and strive to offer an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. If you require any accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please let us know.  


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Vaccination: We are committed to a healthy and safe work environment. As a Canadian Crown Corporation with offices around the world, we adhere to Canadian and local government guidelines regarding COVID-19. Vaccination is not currently a mandatory employment criteria. However, this is subject to change, depending on Canadian and local government guidelines.

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