Cushman Wakefield's San Francisco based Capital Markets team is seeking to hire a Financial Analyst to support all phases of the investment sales process, including preparing detailed financial analysis and valuations, assisting in preparing proposals for new business opportunities, and creating marketing materials for new assignments. The team represents institutional owners of office and industrial real estate throughout the Bay Area, Northern California, and the Pacific Northwest. The ideal candidate will have the desire to grow in the commercial real estate industry, has a strong background in financial analysis, excellent writing skills, be self-motivated with excellent time management skills to prioritize deadlines, and have a strong work ethic.
Support a leading transaction team with the investment sales process, including property underwriting and valuation, preparation of marketing materials, and the preparation of proposals for new business.
Prepare detailed financial analyses for commercial properties using Argus valuation software and proprietary Excel models.
Prepare cash flow models and valuation analyses using a variety of potential leverage structures.
Perform extensive due diligence, including but not limited to reviewing, analyzing, and interpreting various types of real estate documents, such as leases, rent rolls, income statements, budgets, balance sheets, tenant financial statements, loan documents, property condition assessments, and other information to support the underwriting, valuation, and marketing of investment real estate.
Identify and clearly communicate critical property level financial and due diligence issues.
Gather and evaluate economic, demographic, and real estate market data for input into client deliverables and valuation models.
Preparing, organizing, and tracking due diligence and closing documentation for buyers and sellers.
Maintain databases of real estate transactions.
Assist the team with additional duties as needed.
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a top tier university with strong academic credentials. Coursework in accounting, finance, economics, and/or real estate preferred.
1 - 3 years of experience in corporate finance, real estate development, quantitative analysis, or a similar financial services advisory role.
An understanding of the real estate equity and/or debt capital markets.
Strong proficiency in Argus Enterprise and Microsoft Excel.
Exceptional financial modeling skills.
Outstanding communication and writing skills.
Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative information and translate it into strategic deliverables.
Willingness to work in a goal-oriented, demanding, focused, collaborative, dynamic team environment.
California Real Estate Salesperson License required within the first year; existing license a plus.
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative? Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
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