Acquisitions Analyst - Avanath Realty, Inc.

February 26, 2018
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Avanath Realty, Inc.

Irvine, California 92614



About Avanath

Avanath Capital Management, LLC (Avanath) is a boutique real estate investment firm focused on niche opportunities in the affordable/workforce multifamily housing sector, which demonstrates strong long-term fundamentals and is underserved by institutional capital.  Founded in 2008, Avanath invests in high-quality multifamily communities in established residential neighborhoods and focuses primarily on coastal markets with high income growth and a significant supply/demand imbalance.  Avanath’s communities typically enjoy amenities found in market-rate multifamily properties.  Avanath’s target market comprises 7.5 million apartment units and represents approximately 25% of the apartment inventory in the United States.  Avanath is pursuing a national consolidation strategy, creating long-term value with the implementation of higher-level property and asset management, strategic property investments and enhancements, and the creation of greater operating efficiencies.


Job Summary:

Avanath is seeking a full-time Analyst to assist the acquisition team by providing financial reporting and analytical support related to multi-family transactions.  The analyst is responsible for assisting with the preparation, underwriting, due diligence and tracking of new acquisitions; ad-hoc modeling; and developing content for use in internal and external reports. 


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the financial modeling, underwriting and analysis of new acquisitions. 
  • Collection and analysis of due diligence materials for new acquisitions
  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of investment memos to investment committee.
  • Responsible for maintaining the acquisition pipeline report in preparation for weekly meetings. 
  • Research and analyze key demographic, economic and real estate metrics in key geographic markets. 
  • Function as the liaison with various departments within the company to collect and organize relevant information. 
  • Administer ongoing and ad-hoc analyses and preparation of various reports.
  • Occasional property tours and travel as needed

Skills and Requirements:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of previous experience in real estate, private equity, investment banking, consulting or finance.
  • Bachelor’s degree and strong academic record.
  • Demonstrated financial modeling experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in multifamily real estate.  Experience in affordable multifamily real estate (including LIHTC and HUD) a plus.
  • Expert proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly professional, organized and detail-oriented.
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work independently or in a small team environment.
  • Flexibility to travel.


Compensation and Benefits:

Avanath offers competitive compensation, based on qualifications and experience.  Avanath offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, basic life insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, a 401(k) plan with employer matching, and paid vacations and holidays.