Cadillac Fairview Senior Manager, Strategic Insights (Contract) Contract in Toronto, ON

Cadillac Fairview

Branch Toronto ON CA

Senior Manager, Strategic Insights (Contract)
Toronto, ON

Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel (financial modeling) and real estate valuation software. An undergraduate or post-graduate degree in Commerce, Finance, or…

The Senior Manager, Strategic Insight assists the Vice President, Strategic Insight with the development of insight and strategy around Cadillac Fairview’s industry leading portfolio of retail and office assets. This role leads the research, analysis and recommendation to maximize the company’s long-term value for retail and office assets. This role will establish and maintain high-level strategic contacts with internal stakeholders and external clients/consultants, to create and execute strategic initiatives.

You will:

  • Lead the research, analysis and recommendation of strategic initiatives, on an asset-by-asset basis, by guiding the development of comprehensive asset strategy reports
  • Synthesize large amounts of disparate information and data into a cohesive storyline that defines the future strategy of each asset
  • Guide, develop and manage financial models as they relate to scenario analysis, development / redevelopment and financing
  • Solicit feedback and gain consensus and buy-in to recommendations with multiple internal departments, often with varying priorities
  • Serving as a subject matter expert, prepare and present memoranda and presentations to senior management
  • Periodically partner with other departments including leasing, operations, marketing, research and development on special projects or other strategic analysis

You have:

  • An undergraduate or post-graduate degree in Commerce, Finance, or Real Estate
  • Minimum 5-7 years of work experience in a multi-sector real estate, private equity, consulting or investment banking firm in an investment, valuation, and/or asset management capacity
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel (financial modeling) and real estate valuation software
  • Possession of (or working towards) a CFA / MBA or other professional designation considered an asset
  • Experience in performing and analyzing market and consumer research considered an asset
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Superior analytical and quantitative skills
  • Ability to analyze and interpret large amounts of data and distill important concepts
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment inspiring collaboration and thoughtful debate
  • A motivated self-starter attitude with a strong work ethic and a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to manage concurrent projects and work well under pressure with multiple or competing deadlines
  • Strong business and financial acumen with a solid grounding in accounting and financial processes and market analysis

If you’re looking to join a team where we are excited to bring out the best in our people and share a common commitment to each other, our clients and outpacing our competition, then you may be ready for this opportunity.

Additional Qualifications Education

  • Bachelor of Commerce
    • Accounting
    • Finance


  • Achieves Results
    • Ability to Multi-task
    • Detail Oriented
    • Meets Deadlines and Commitments
    • Organizational Skills
  • Business Knowledge and Improvement, Real Estate/Property Management
  • Collaborates with Others
    • Collaborates with Others
    • Works Effectively with Others
  • Committed to Customers, Develops and Maintains Relationships
  • Communicates Effectively
    • Clear and Concise (oral and written communication)
    • Communicates with Confidence
    • Presentation Skills
  • Demonstrates Functional Expertise
    • Analytical Skills
    • Microsoft Office Applications
    • Project Management Skills
    • Web/Software Applications

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-23
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