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Financial Analyst

Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Finance / Investment
Postal Code
United States

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Founded in 1986, Sterling Bay is a dynamic and innovative Chicago-based real estate investment and development company with a breadth of expertise spanning all aspects of real estate ownership. Sterling Bay is a leader in creating urban campus headquarters for prominent companies such as Google, McDonald's, Uber, Glassdoor, Dyson, Hillshire Brands and Gogo. The firm has been consistently recognized for its award-winning projects and successful track record of transforming spaces and enhancing communities. Today, Sterling Bay maintains a portfolio of properties in excess of $3 billion and a rapidly growing, passionate team of more than 200 employees. Summary of Position Create and evaluate complex financial models related to commercial real estate developments and investments. Support a team of asset managers and investment professionals by evaluating the financial feasibility of office, residential, hotel, industrial, senior living and mixed-use properties. Specific Responsibilities Include:  
  • Create and maintain financial models for potential development projects and/or acquisitions.
  • Analyze data and evaluate investment highlights concerning the acquisition, development potential and feasibility of potential projects.
  • Assemble market research on demand fundamentals and maintain competitive set analysis for each property type/sub-market.
  • Prepare investment packages and coordinate due diligence for new financing and dispositions. In addition, work closely with acquisitions team on due diligence of new acquisitions.
  • Assist in document preparation and transaction structuring. Assist in coordinating transactions with financial equity and debt partners.
  • Participate in property budgeting process.
  • Prepare recurring investment summaries for fund and joint venture partners.
  • Develop and maintain overall project budget and schedules.
  • Prepare analysis to support leasing decisions (e.g. net effective rent calculations).
  • Prepare a variety of analyses, statements and reports for management, equity partners and lenders.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in Argus and Excel
  • Candidate should have experience creating and manipulating complex financial models and underwriting commercial real estate properties and projects.
  • Must understand financial and accounting concepts and be able to apply concepts to financial models.
  • Ability to communicate complex information succinctly and anticipate and resolve issues/problems on a proactive basis.
  • Position requires attention to detail as well as strong communication, writing, and computer skills.
  • Possess excellent collaborative skills to work in partnership with colleagues and across departments/entities.
  • Strong work ethic with the highest degree of honesty, integrity and discretion
Minimum Education Bachelor s degree in business, finance or real estate required Compensation Competitive salary as well as a performance-based incentive. Benefits Sterling Bay offers a compensation package commensurate with experience. Work/life benefits include but are not limited to daily lunch provided by corporate chef, access to on-site gym and shower rooms, participation in a 401K plan and a competitive healthcare package. Sterling Bay Sterling Bay is a rapidly growing Chicago-based commercial real estate development, investment and management company providing fully-integrated in-house resources including legal, architectural, construction and asset management departments. Sterling Bay s corporate offices have consistently been named one Chicago s most creative work spaces and we foster an entrepreneurial environment for all of our employees. Sterling Bay is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Functions

  • Acquisitions
  • Asset Management
  • Financial Analysis

Job Sectors

  • Residential
  • Industrial
  • Office


2+ to 5 years

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