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Associate, Acquisitions

Company is confidential
Salary
Competitive
Employment
Full Time
Work Place
Office
Real Estate Field
  • Corporate Real Estate
Location
San Jose
 CA
Postal Code
95113
Country
United States

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Description


Job Title: Associate, Acquisitions

 

Location: San Jose

 

Summary:

The Associate, Acquisitions, under the direction of the Director of Acquisitions, will support the origination and closing of new property transactions for DJM, while also supporting the firms’ on-going asset management responsibilities. The ideal candidate will have experience in real estate financial analysis, research, underwriting, due diligence, and asset management.

 

Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Support DJM’s acquisition sourcing process to identify prospective new deals.
  • Complete analysis of prospective transactions including credit assessment, property valuation, evaluation of rent roll, market rent surveys, etc.
  • Assist in the preparation of thorough investment packages.
  • Conduct evaluation of market conditions impacting acquisition and disposition opportunities.
  • Work closely with internal Asset/Property Management teams to support the due diligence process.
  • Research and identify potential new seller relationships to grow team database and company industry exposure.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with external commercial brokers and prospective property sellers.
  • Work closely with internal Asset Management teams on various property initiatives.
  • Overtime hours may be required as job duties demand.

 

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, real estate, or a related field
  • Minimum 2 years of commercial real estate experience preferably in an acquisitions role, or in finance.
  • Retail experience required, with exposure in asset management, office, multi-family, and development a plus
  • Experience with due diligence, underwriting, disposition analysis, and sale execution
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CFA/CPA/Brokers/CCIM) is a plus
  • Active member of ICSC preferred
  • Broad broker relationships and acquisitions network

 

Qualifications and skills desired:

  • High-level proficiency in Yardi, Argus, and Excel
  • Strong attention to detail; passionate about quality and accuracy.
  • Understanding of financial statements and financial analysis used in underwriting.
  • Technologically savvy with effective internet research and database management skills.
  • Experienced information gathering and information monitoring skills.
  • Experience in reading and evaluating property due diligence reports.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills along with effective presentation skills.
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects, handle frequent changes effectively and professionally and follow through on issues in a timely manner.
  • Ability to perform under deadline pressure.
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team.
  • Self-starter, but not hesitant to ask for direction when needed.
  • Solid work ethic and a professional, proactive, and positive approach to work.
  • Willing and able to travel when necessary.
  • Ability to present financial information to a non-financial audience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Demonstratable strategic thinking skills
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills

Physical Requirements:

  • This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds. Position may also require one to stand and/or walk for up to 8 hours a day.

 Classification:

  • This is an exempt position

Status:

  • This is a full-time position

Job Functions


  • Acquisitions
  • Financial Analysis
  • Due Diligence
 

Job Sectors


  • Industrial
  • Office
  • Retail
 

Experience


2+ to 5 years


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