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Real Estate Acquisitions Analyst/Associate

Location : Washington, DC
Job Type : Direct
Start Date : 08/24/2015
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2
Required Education : Bachelor's degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Our client, a renowned global private equity firm, is searching for a talented acquisitions associate to join their team in Washington, DC.  This is a two year Associate role to start in July of 2019.

You will be responsible for:
*Collaborating with small deal team to analyze and execute real estate investments;
*Communicating with and reporting to all levels, from Senior Associates to Managing Directors;
*Performing extensive financial modeling, including scenario and sensitivity analysis; development of sources and uses, discounted cash flows, promoted and carried interests;
*Ensuring accuracy of all models adopted and utilized;
*Developing and maintaining research on certain geographic markets and/or sectors;
*Participating in all aspects of investment transactions, as requested by team members;
*Drafting investment committee memos;
*Conducting due diligence, including environmental and physical studies, insurance, property tax research;
*Collaborating with the firms partners before and after acquisitions;
*Completing closing statements;
*Developing transition plans for completed acquisitions;
*Traveling to visit potential and existing investments, as needed.

Required Qualifications :

Ideal Candidates MUST Possess:
*Two years experience as a commercial real estate analyst for a commercial real estate, developer, or private equity firm;
*Bachelor's degree from a top tier University with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher (no advanced degrees);
*Expert knowledge in Excel and the overall financial valuation and modeling process (you will be tested);
*Functional knowledge of Argus highly desirable;
*Solid understanding of and ability to model capital structures, including senior debt, mezzanine debt, preferred equity, and common equity;
*Talent for managing multiple projects simultaneously;
*Ability to quickly and efficiently perform multiple tasks while paying attention to the details;
*Ability to perform market analysis, including rent and sales comps studies, “on the ground” market tours, meetings with brokers and market experts;
*Ability to assess qualitative and quantitative characteristics of properties and/or investments;
*Outgoing personality with the drive to succeed.

Our client is looking to hire for July 2019.  They prefer candidates already on the east coast, however, will provide relocation for the ideal candidate.  Please submit resumes directly to brandi@retsusa.com.  All qualified candidates will be contacted directly.

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