Abacus Capital Group is seeking an individual to join the firm as an Acqusition Senior Analyst / Associate at its New York City office. Abacus Capital Group is a real estate private equity firm that has acquired over $2.5 billion of real estate assets including over 23,000 apartment units with a focus on value-add, core, and development strategies. The Senior Analyst / Associate will play an integral role by supporting the acquisitions team in the identification and analysis of value add, core and development opportunities while also providing assistance to the portfolio management, asset management and fundraising efforts.
Major responsibilities include:
Financial Analysis: Assist in the financial analysis and underwriting of potential acquisition and development opportunities utilizing Excel.
Market Research: Provide research support utilizing online, internal and external resources. Gather market research and stay current on industry trends.
Transaction Execution: Prepare investment memoranda for recommended acquisition opportunities. Assist in transaction due diligence by collecting, reviewing, and summarizing property reports, leases, and other documents. Assist with transaction closings.
The position is research and modeling intensive and requires the ability to work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial setting.
Desired Skills & Experience:
Excellent academic track record from a top tier university
Desired work experience of three to five years
Prior experience in real estate, financial analysis, or asset/portfolio management roles is preferred
Advanced Excel capabilities
Ability to synthesize large quantities of information
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong organizational skills with keen attention to detail
Candidate should be proactive and self-motivated exhibiting strong work ethic, drive, integrity and commitment to meet deadlines
Must be willing to work within an entrepreneurial environment and multitask
Ability to work effectively in a cohesive team environment
Willingness to travel