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Land Acquisition Analyst

Company: Meritage Homes
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (may include but are not limited to the following):

  • Responsible for gathering, compiling and analyzing information to complete the research and financial analysis of land under consideration for purchase to develop residential communities.
  • The Analyst is also responsible for preparing the information into detailed accurate reports.
  • Prepare Economic Base Analysis.
  • Provide Key Economic Indicator analysis.
  • Prepare assigned sections of corporate approval package.
  • Coordinate with Engineers to provide updated land map.
  • Utilize research tools such as Metrostudy to assist in land and market evaluations.
  • Assist Vice President and the Director of Land Acquisitions in daily land research responsibilities;visit competing communities sales center to procure pricing, Site plans, and other key indicators.QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION:
    • BA/BS degree in Real Estate Marketing, Finance, Construction Management, Planning, or Civil Engineering.
    • 3-5 years of related experience; strong understanding of acquisitions and/or development.
    • Local real estate knowledge extremely beneficial.
    • Supporting familiarity required in reimbursement agreements, purchase and sales contracts, entitlement issues, engineering and planning, and zoning issues.
    • Strong management capabilities with experience in managing people, department operations, budget preparation and pro-forma management, and a track record of managing and growing a strong team.TECHNICAL SKILLS:
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications with advanced skills in Excel (running proformas, pipeline reports, and competitive analyses)
      • Ability to create and implement work plans, prepare and analyze financial statements/documents, compose letters and acquisition packages (strong writing skills)INTERPERSONAL/COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
        • Regular interaction and coordination with internal financial and executive management as well as extensive contact with external executives, decision makers, and government agency personnel, engineers, land planners and contractors regarding acquisition, development and sales.
        • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are a primary function, the position requires:ADDITIONAL SKILLS:
          • Strong presentation skills
          • Excellent negotiation skills and the ability to influence others and resolve problems in a positive manner.
          • Ability to handle stress of dealing with public and governmental agencies and adapt/adjust to changing circumstances.
          • Must be able to work successfully in a team environment and provide mentoring to less experienced individuals in department.
          • Sound judgment with high level of integrity to execute decisions with significant corporate impact, and ability and experience to balance company's business needs with its risk tolerance in a changing financial marketplace
          • Self-starter, proactive and creative, takes initiative to address issues
          • Accurate; with keen attention to detailOVERVIEWAre you looking for an incredible career opportunity? Then Meritage Homes is the place for you! From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we believe in quality. Meritage Homes is the ENERGY STAR - Partner of The Year in Sustained Excellence for being a leader in protecting the environment and advancing energy efficiency in homebuilding. We are looking for candidates who are excited about furthering their careers, as well as being a part of an organization that helps people live happier, healthier lives. With over 100,000 homes built, Meritage Homes is looking for professionals who are self-starters and want to help our organization grow by providing new and innovative ideas.When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in several ways, including:
            • A work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level
            • An organization that lives by its core values everyday
            • Team atmosphere where very individual is considered a vital asset
            • State of the art technology to provide an optimal working environment
            • A competitive pay structure
            • Strong benefits
            • Flexibility in work-life integration
            • Team-oriented environment where all individuals play an integral role in the company
            • Opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization
            • Maintain a competitive drive to be the best

Keywords: Meritage Homes, Irvine , Land Acquisition Analyst, Professions , Irvine, California

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