Fengate Real Asset Investment Analyst Full Time in Toronto, ON

Fengate Real Asset Investment

Branch Toronto ON CA

Toronto, ON

However only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Ensure compliance of potential and current investments with real estate mandates….

**Please Note: There are 2 open positions. 1 in Toronto; 1 in Oakville. Please specify your location preference in your application.

Company Description:

Fengate is a real asset investment firm that specializes in customized investment funds with a strategic focus on infrastructure, real estate and private equity. We are trusted developers and active managers of real assets, providing investors with special access to tailored investments with reliable, long-term returns. With operations in North America and select international markets, we have a global reach built on strong Canadian roots and a well-established track record of successful investments.

Founded in 1974, Fengate started as a real estate management business in Ontario, Canada. Over the last 40 years, we have transformed our business to become one of Canada’s leading real asset management firms, with offices in Toronto, Vancouver, New Brunswick, New York and Los Angeles. Since 2007, Fengate has been recognized as one of “Canada’s Best Managed Companies”.

Position Description:

The Analyst will work closely with the Associate and Vice President, Real Estate, as well as senior executives in the Company, and play a supporting role in analysing, structuring, executing, and managing Real Estate transactions/investments and divestitures within a fund mandate. Additionally, the Analyst will work collaboratively with their peers to undertake research and diligence activities with the objective of identifying investment opportunities for the Firm.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Associate and Vice President, Real Estate, to identify potential investment opportunities and manage investment funds.
  • Lead underwriting, acquisition and due diligence process, including the generation of financial proformas and the review and analysis of market fundamentals.
  • Support acquisition, partnership, and financing agreements including carriage of negotiating associated legal documentation related to potential investments.
  • Support existing projects and associated partnership relationships to enhance operating performance of individual investments and funds. Represent Firm’s objectives in partnership meetings and advance development projects through entire investment cycle.
  • Construct return and cash flow projections and establish modelling assumptions in developing investment viewpoint.
  • Development models to determine asset valuation and investment returns in support of external client reporting requirements.
  • Provide general investment management support; including return and cash flow impact analysis of market fluctuations on individual investments and funds, and interpret financial information to evaluate operating results
  • Work with Asset Management team to prepare strategies for monetizing existing investments, and coordinate execution of these strategies
  • Ensure compliance of potential and current investments with real estate mandates


  • 2-5 years of analytical experience in investment environment; preference given to candidates with specific knowledge and experience in real estate.
  • Undergraduate degree in commerce, finance, economics, accounting, actuarial science, engineering, or other relevant technical discipline.
  • CA, CFA, MBA or equivalent post-graduate education, and other relevant professional designations are considered an asset.
  • Exceptional attention to detail in financial analysis and modelling, with emphasis on acquisition, development, and financing activities.
  • Developing business acumen and judgment including negotiation skills and diplomacy.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, with emphasis on relationship building skills with lenders, developers, brokers, technical advisors, and legal advisors.
  • Results oriented with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities, maintaining attention to detail

Performance Metrics and Compensation:

The successful candidate will be a self-starter that enjoys working in an fast-paced yet collegial environment, has a strong commitment to deadlines and the team, is process oriented with a high sense of ownership in their work, and possesses a high degree of intellectual curiosity.

  • Integrity – Adheres to the highest standards of personal and professional integrity
  • Driven to Win – Competitive drive to be number one and settle for nothing short. Would never target mediocrity. A mindset of creativity, innovation, and energetic drive to succeed
  • Confident with Low Ego in Balance – Decisive, yet inclusive. Has the confidence to engage others and challenge and defend positions in a respectful way. Confident enough not to care who gets the credit
  • Resilient and Adaptable – Comfortable operating in a fast-paced, competitive environment where change is a constant. Anticipates and adapts to change while maintaining focus on delivering target performance
  • Engaged, Persuasive Communicator – Actively listens, checks understanding, and uses language and tone appropriate for the audience. Possesses strong self-awareness and ability to respond to others in an emotionally intelligent way
  • Innovative – Proactively generates creative solutions; open to different approaches to resolve issues


Interested applicants please submit your resume and cover letter by email to [email protected] com.

Please note that during the recruitment process, where needed, accommodation for disabilities are available on request.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job posting will close at the end of the business day on Friday, April 13th, 2018 at 5:00 pm EST.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Finance: 3 years
  • Analytics: 3 years

Required education:

  • Master’s

Job Location:

  • Toronto, ON

Required license or certification:

  • CA, CFA, MBA

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-03-15
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