AvalonBay Communities

  • Financial Analyst

    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/23/2018 9:59 AM)
    Job ID
    Experience (Years)
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Job Type
    Required To Live On-Site
  • Overview

    AvalonBay is proud to be named one of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work in 2018!


    AvalonBay Communities, Inc. is one of the nation's leading Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT's), in the business of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing quality apartment communities in high barrier-to-entry markets of the United States. These markets are located in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Pacific Northwest and Northern and Southern California regions of the country. We currently own and operate approximately 82,000 apartment homes in the US and employ approximately 3,000 associates. We are currently searching for a Financial Analyst to join our Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team at our Corporate Headquarters in Arlington, VA.


    Creating a better way to live is the purpose that binds AvalonBay associates. We take that purpose seriously and expect you will as well. By focusing on collaboration, innovation, and taking ownership of our choices and actions, we act in ways that focus on creating value for our customers, investors and associates. Your positive, professional, and consistent personal interactions make AvalonBay a great place to work.


    The Role

    Our FP&A program builds a foundation for future leaders of the company, providing candidates exposure to all aspects of the asset lifecycle. Our roles also provide opportunities to develop strong business acumen, quantitative, and presentation skills. You will collaborate with and learn directly from the company’s senior and executive leadership team, providing them with recommendations for strategic decision making through the collection, organization, analysis, and interpretation of data.


    We don’t have a typical day, but you can expect to conduct detailed analyses of historical financial data, build models to project future performance, and provide critical support to our property management team, investments group, budgeting and capital planning team, and development/redevelopment teams.


    We Have…

    • An engaging team that values the unique contributions of each team member.
    • Exposure to all aspects of real estate, including development, asset and property management, and investments.
    • Visibility to executive leadership early in your career.
    • Opportunities to work across the entire company and learn how a best-in-class company runs.
    • Opportunities to learn, develop, and grow with the company into the future.



    You Have...

    • A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance, Economics, or in another quantitative or business-related field.
    • Strong problems solving skills and a desire to put them to use in a meaningful way.
    • The intellectual curiosity to truly learn about all aspects of our business and new tools/skills.
    • Work experience from prior internships or financial/operational analysis positions.
    • Expert-level analytical, financial modeling, and presentation skills using MS Excel and PowerPoint. Experience working with SQL, R, Power BI/Tableau, and VBA is a plus.
    • Excellent time management and organizational ability. You have a diligent work ethic, desiring to work in a fast-paced environment that supports a balance of independent work and team collaboration.


    How AvalonBay Supports You

    We know that our teams are the beating heart of our success and we’re committed to showing our appreciation. We offer:

    • Comprehensive benefits – health, dental & vision, 401(k) with company match, paid vacation and holidays, tuition reimbursement, an employee stock purchase plan and more!
    • Growth based on achievement and promotion from within.
    • Associate recognition (a company-wide recognition program that celebrates associate efforts and successes in contributing to the overall success of the organization – including destination awards, ‘AvalonBay’s Very Best’ recognition program and others!).
    • A 20% discount on our incredible apartment homes.
    • A culture built on purpose and our core values - A Commitment to IntegrityA Spirit of Caring, and A Focus on Continuous Improvement.

    Additional Info

    AvalonBay will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements under the law.


    AvalonBay is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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