Investment & Development Analyst, Coutts Commercial Real Estate

London, United Kingdom

Investment & Development Analyst, Coutts Commercial Real Estate

London, United Kingdom

The Business

Join Coutts Commercial Real Estate as an Investment & Development Analyst in London

  • Joining Coutts CRE, part of Commercial Banking client group, you'll support Coutts UK  commercial clients who own or manage property investment and development businesses 
  • Your primary focus will be on supporting RMs with senior debt transactions within a typical range of £2m-£50m and managing our overall real estate risk profile as part of the Bank’s Centre of Excellence.  
  • Coutts Commercial Banking provides intelligent advice and solutions to help entrepreneurs flourish in today’s fast-paced commercial landscape – giving them the peace of mind to focus on their business.
  • We have a history of working with some of the United Kingdom’s most exceptional businesses and have gathered extensive knowledge of their world. Within our Real Estate team, intelligent conversations with our clients have taught us that they seek more than just banking services. With an enviable profile within all of our commercial sector specialisms, Coutts connects businesses and facilitates powerful introductions.
  • Coutts has a long tradition of supporting businesses owned by our private clients and providing to them the same high quality banking service for which Coutts is renowned. Our Commercial relationship managers have many years’ experience of working with clients across a range of sectors and a practical understanding of the issues and challenges faced by those businesses. In terms of Real Estate, we combine this industry insight with a thorough understanding of the investor or developer to deliver an exceptional service by experts who care. Quite simply, we are driven to provide the support and service that makes a difference, adds real value and helps new and existing clients achieve their goals.

What you'll do

As an Investment & Development Analyst, you'll have oversight responsibility of the Private Banking <£2m real estate book, and support the timely completion of internal annual reviews. You'll provide short form analysis to support credit submissions, and advise on valuation procurement.  You'll also assess new business proposals, undertake cash-flow modelling.

You'll support the relationship directors with post sanction development management and site visits. You will analyse and  sign off on development draw downs for the whole CRE business.

 You'll also:

  • Analyse and sign off monthly certificates
  • Deliver deal specific market commentary and comparable evidence as required
  • Undertake research to identify areas, sectors, investors and developers to target
  • Manage a varied and diverse CPD programme interfaced with panel professionals
  • Undertake full secretariat duties for the Commercial Real Estate Oversight Committee
  • Compile pipeline and portfolio management statistics
  • Assist with Panel Management

The skills you'll need

We're looking for a Chartered Surveyor with an understanding of the finance market,  most probably with a background working with lenders on their due diligence requirements. You'll also have knowledge of, and a keen interest in, the UK real estate market, both commercial and residential.

We're also looking for:

  • Strong numeracy skills
  • The ability to analyse professional reports  and sign off drawdowns
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good attention to detail

How we'll reward you

In return, we offer a competitive salary and you'll also join our retirement savings plan. You can also choose from a selection of protection, healthcare or lifestyle extras from RBSelect, our fully flexible reward programme.

Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.


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