Meritage Homes Corporation Land Acquisition Analyst in Greenwood Village, Colorado

We are seeking a Land Acquisition Analyst to join the team. In this role, you will:

  • Perform a variety of activities in support of the acquisition and land department operations, which include: setting up and updating budgets, pro formas, and other due diligence requirements.

  • Prepare land books and corporate approval packages, ensuring compliance with standardized formats – particular focus on market analysis, competition and executive summary sections.

  • Responsible for gathering, compiling and analyzing information to complete the research and financial analysis of land under consideration for purchase to develop residential communities.

  • Responsible for compiling information into detailed accurate reports, including land trackers and unit forecasts.

  • Maintain and administers applicable mapping systems, such as Land Vision.

  • Utilize research tools such as Metrostudy and Zonda to assist in land and market evaluations. Prepare mailings to target prospective deals.

  • Assist VP and Manager of Land Acquisitions in daily land research responsibilities; visit competing communities’ sales centers to procure current pricing and pace, site plans, and other key indicators.

  • Assist the accounting and legal departments by performing seller/vendor setups and by preparing wire requests for deposits and land takedown and bulk closings.

  • Attend industry events to gain knowledge and network.

  • BA in Accounting or Finance

  • Strong knowledge of GAAP

  • Minimum of three (1-2+) years of relevant experience

  • Auditing experience a plus

  • Advanced computer skills with expertise in Microsoft Windows Office applications, high-level Excel user

  • Ability to generate spreadsheet models efficiently and scenario analysis

  • Hands-on experience with budgeting/forecasting software. SAP/Business Objects experience preferred

  • Strong written/oral and interpersonal communication skills; ability to communicate in a professional manner with all levels in the organization, with a customer service focus

  • Ability to write and communicate complex information and procedures in an easily comprehensible manner

  • Frequent interaction with other departments and divisions, as well as internal and external auditors

From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we’re about doing things that actually make a difference in your life and the way you live. Meritage Homes is a thriving company that believes in building beautiful, incredibly innovative and energy-efficient homes people adore.

We were the first national top 10 homebuilder to have every home we build be 100% ENERGY STAR® certified. And with more than 100,000 homes built, our focus, since day one, has been to build incredible new homes and communities in prime locations for fantastic prices. But more than anything, we build energy-efficient homes and communities for people who appreciate a home being built the way it can, and should, be built. And for the staff at Meritage Homes that make this all possible, we believe in having the same standards of quality and reward that make for an enjoyable career.

When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in a number of ways, including:

  • An entrepreneurial work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level

  • A competitive drive to be the best

  • Pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment, superior service, and exceptional value

  • Top-notch benefits

  • The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization

  • Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital asset

ID: 2018-5250

External Company Name: Meritage Homes Corporation

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Street: 8400 E. Crescent Parkway