Associate

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Financial and valuation modeling across all asset classes; experience with commercial real estate a plus, but associate’s role will not be limited to commercial real estate investment opportunities
  • Market research, comparative/industry analysis
  • Analyzing investment opportunities
  • Assist in development of additional investment targets for Paceline (e.g., complete analysis of industries that may warrant focused deal creation efforts)
  • Preparation of presentation materials to investment committee, fund investors, and portfolio company Boards of Directors
  • Participation in deal due diligence and help manage outside service providers
  • Creation and review of regular cash flows, budgets, business and operating plans for fund investments
  • Work with management teams, Boards of Directors, and operating partners in developing and executing major strategic or financial initiatives (e.g., acquisitions, refinancings)
  • Monitoring and reporting on the fund’s investments
  • Maintain relationships with brokers, management teams, operating partners, investors, investment bankers, lenders, consultants, etc.

Skill & Experience:

  • 2+ years’ experience within asset management, investment banking, private equity or corporate finance / valuation teams. Experience with both corporate finance and direct real estate acquisitions experience is strongly preferred
  • Outstanding academic results and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Economics from a leading academic institution. CFA or CFA candidate would be an advantage.
  • Highly numerate with developed quantitative capabilities; demonstrable financial modeling and evaluation skills are critical. In particular, a good understanding of asset level underwriting, trading, and restructuring distressed investments is important
  • Extraordinary focus on details, accuracy, and quality
  • Ability to work effectively within a fast moving entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines while working on several projects in conjunction with one another
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team player
  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word); exceptionally strong Excel and Argus skills are required
  • Experience with Bloomberg, Capital IQ, CoStar, REIS, and other financial information sources

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