CBRE's New York Consulting Group is seeking highly-qualified and exceptionally motivated candidates for a first-year Financial Analyst role. This position offers the opportunity to work under the direction of senior consultants and peers in a mentoring environment. The role encompasses a range of responsibilities and skills that are focused on the financial analysis of real estate strategies for commercial office occupiers and owners. The candidate must be proactive, ambitious, and perform at a high-level in a client-focused, highly time-sensitive, and collegial atmosphere. A strong grasp of real estate and financial principles as well as modeling concepts are crucial to the success of this role. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Create a high volume of complex and comprehensive financial models to help clients understand the economic implications of various real estate occupancy and ownership strategies
Analyze leases, draft detailed abstracts, and summarize key lease clauses and economics
Analyze market statistics and trends
Research and analyze building ownership and tenant profiles
Develop bespoke client presentations and deliverables
The right candidate will have tremendous opportunity for advancement within the group and the start of a career in an exciting and fast-paced business working on some of New York's top commercial real estate leasing transactions.
To be considered for this role, please submit your online application along with a cover letter and PDF of your resume. You may also attach your unofficial college transcript at time of application to expedite your consideration. Estimated start date is August/September 2021.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to co-workers. May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university in a rigorous academic program with a GPA of 3.5 or higher; transcript will be requested. Prior work/internship experience in real estate or finance with financial modeling a plus.
CERTIFICATES AND/OR LICENSES
None; salesperson license will need to be obtained upon hire.
Strong written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable, and thoughtful work-product in a customer-centric manner. Ability to effectively analyze, synthesize, and present information to clients, colleagues, and management.
Requires intermediate (college education level) knowledge of financial terms, concepts, and accounting principles, as well as a basic understanding of real estate. Coursework or practical application of finance, accounting, statistics, and other general business concepts. Financial modeling experience helpful.
Requires ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret financial information, as well as the ability to accurately explain/report data in both verbal and written communications. Strong analytical skills are critical.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) required. Experience with Excel/spreadsheet modeling is highly recommended. Exceptionally strong work ethic, team player, and adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
Internal Number: 20029160
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