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Acquisitions Analyst

1 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226, USA Req #146
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Our company remains guided by its experience and ability to create long-term value in strategically focused markets. We continue to attract the best talent in the industry and remain focused on growing our organization with talented professionals along with our assets. Westminster is stronger than ever, and we stand poised for continued growth with our valued partners. Our mission is to go above and beyond to build thriving communities and exceptional experiences for our residents, guests, tenants, and teams. Our values represent what we strive to achieve every day. Every decision we have to make is guided by the "4 Be's". Be best in class. Be Solution-Oriented. Be Accountable. Be caring.

JOB SUMMARY


This position will support the Acquisitions Manager in underwriting, analyzing and modeling transactions. The analyst will assist in due diligence of transactions under consideration, validate underwriting assumptions and prepare presentations regarding potential transactions for review by the investment committee and external partners. The analyst must possess a deep understanding of real estate dynamics and valuation methodologies within different asset classes and will support capital raising efforts and project management.

The analyst will be responsible for helping acquire multifamily real estate investments properties within the assigned region. This position is a remote role (no local office), and is based in Dallas/Fort Worth. It also requires frequent travel. This position reports directly to the Acquisitions Manager. Responsibilities include but, are not limited to:


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Frequent travel (ground and air) in order to identify potential investments deals in the assigned region.
  • Help underwrite and analyze potential investments.
  • Assist in the due diligence process of potential investments.
  • Perform financial analysis and underwriting of potential acquisitions. Analysis will include historical, current and pro-forma operating numbers. Will update and adjust the models throughout the development of the project.
  • Preparation of financial models to include deal level and waterfall IRR’s.
  • Prepare underwriting, investor and lender packages.
  • Ability to identify, source, qualify and use data sources necessary for modeling.
  • Understanding of the macro and micro drivers of real estate value across sectors and their use in effectively underwriting transactions.
  • Prepare Letters of Intent for potential acquisitions.
  • Help construct an argument regarding a decision to invest or not invest and communicate that argument efficiently in written materials; be able to present and defend position in a team environment, including at Executive Management meetings.
  • Constantly track market activity to identify new target markets and opportunities and perform comprehensive industry and market researches.
  • Coordinate as necessary with construction, design and management and accounting teams.
  • Review contracts relating to acquisitions, dispositions, management agreements, service contracts, consulting agreements, etc.


Pre-Requisites:

  • 2-3 years’ experience real estate cash flow modeling.
  • 2-3 years’ experience working for a brokerage and working in multi-family.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate analysis and results.
  • Ability to work independently, be resourceful and make appropriate decisions without specific direction.
  • Ability and willingness to travel (ground and air) to find potential investment deals and meet with senior management.
  • Exceptional Excel and ARGUS modeling skills.
  • Must be very detail oriented and highly organized.
  • Exceptional research and analysis abilities.
  • Must be able to discreetly handle sensitive and confidential material.
  • Requires the ability to work with VIP clients and senior management.
  • Requires exceptional organizational skills.
  • Requires the ability to perform long-range tasks while handling short-term interruptions.
  • Requires knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and internet search engine.
  • Must have a keen sense of urgency.
  • Must be very computer savvy and comfortable with graphics for presentation reporting.
  • Previous outstanding academic success in college/university


We're an equal opportunity at will employer, an equal housing provider, and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. 

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • 1 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226, USA