Land Analyst in Irvine, CA at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 5/2/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
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  • Experience:
    2 to 4 years
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Job Description


Responsible for financial and market analysis and investigating various components of due diligence analysis for preparation of “Green Folder” (board approval package to acquire land).


  • Prepare and analyze proformas analysis and related financial documentation for each asset acquired by Division
  • Assist in financial feasibility analysis for each of the Division’s acquisitions opportunities. Analyze gross revenue, profit margins, sources and uses of funds and related distribution projections, cash flow forecasts, break-even analysis, cost-basis and cost-of-sales analysis, return-on-assets, and internal rate of return.
  • Evaluate competitive market by visiting sites as required and analyzing competitive pricing, features, costs, etc.
  • Maintain market analysis database for use in project feasibility analysis
  • Assist in green folder process by drafting deal summaries and compiling underwriting and due diligence documents
  • Formulate budgets for assigned programs/projects and administer related vendor contracts, change orders, check requests and invoices. Prepare and periodically update annual objectives, budges, and schedules
  • In close cooperation with other management associates, “game” alternative business planning scenarios leading to a recommended “optimum” financial plan for acquisition opportunities
  • Recommend price/profit participation structures, price escalations/option payment schedules, interest rates, etc. to enhance financial returns of prospective acquisition targets
  • Perform asset sales pricing analysis (e.g., residual value analysis) and formulate/analyze financial deal points for each of the Division’s disposition opportunities
  • Perform liaisons role with our Corporate Finance “customers” as needed to ensure that the Division is adhering to all financial strategies by providing financial analysis data in a manner that ensures easy use
  • Manage Joint Venture proformas, cash flows and other projects as needed


  • College degree required, preferably in business, finance/accounting, land development, engineering, or related field. Experience in the field of homebuilding / land development related to finance or acquisition may substitute for this requirement,
  • Minimum 2-4 years’ experience in financial analysis, market analysis, land acquisition and development, or similar field is strongly preferred
  • Valid Driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Computer expertise, Microsoft Word and Excel required. Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and project scheduling software preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal Communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a dynamic and comprehensive team setting
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently with limited supervision
  • Must be detail oriented, through and precise



Daily interaction with various division personnel, outside agencies, business partners, and consultants.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.  Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, lift, walk, move and/or carry equipment in excess of 20 pounds.  Must have finger dexterity to operate computer keyboard and calculator. 


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