Amherst is a leading real estate investment and advisory firm with a long track record in making our clients smarter through data-driven solutions for investing, trading and analysis. Over our firm’s 20 year history, we have accumulated the most robust real estate data set in the world. Paired with our proprietary technology and analytic capabilities, we synthesize and battle-test our data to deliver strategic advantages to our clients in the form of actionable investment recommendations based on solid fundamentals and relative value analysis.
Amherst Residential launched in 2012 to develop and operate a Single Family Residential ecosystem. As pioneers in the Single Family Residential sector, Amherst quickly scaled over the last 5 years to more than 950 employees, 19,000+ homes in 28 markets across 18 states while building a vertically integrated real estate investment and operating platform.
Holistically, we manage AUM of $5bn, and work with some of the world’s largest and most prominent investors.
Our Structuring & Execution team within the Capital Management division sits at the center of all of the action across the firm, serving as leaders and collaborators with every function that serves the lifecycle of our investment products starting with research and business development all the way through financing and portfolio management. The team is seeking a highly motivated individual to play a key role in the origination, evaluation, and execution of a wide range of transactions, including the establishment of new ventures and funds, debt and equity capital raising as well as mergers and acquisitions. This team serves as the crux of our investor experience – working across all departments to ensure key stakeholders are represented in strategic execution and management, and this individual will be critical to the success of our growth.
- Lead, mentor and guide juniors to ensure high quality work product under tight timelines and ensure that team goals are being met; reporting into the SVP of Structuring & Execution
- Model a wide range of transactions, including new business units, Joint Ventures, M&A, closed-end funds and purchase and sale transactions – the ability to both execute and quality control the modeling on transactions is a must
- Evaluate risk and negotiate transactions, including pricing and structuring of financing
- Collaborate with senior leaders to generate new ideas and further initiatives
- Coordinate work product with legal, tax, accounting, regulatory parties
- Collaborate with Portfolio Management, Asset Management, Property Management, Acquisitions and Construction teams to further new business initiatives and manage existing ones
- Prepare board and executive-level reporting and materials on tight timelines
- Finalize client presentations and interface with investment partners and potential lenders
- College degree required; MBA nice to have, CFA welcome
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience with Master’s or five (5) years of experience with Bachelor’s in investment banking, private equity or consulting
- Interested candidates need demonstrated abilities to:
- Run deal teams and complex financial modeling (solid Excel and PPT skills)
- Apply a deep understanding of deal structuring and financing (debt, equity)
- Shift gears with emerging data points and handle risk and uncertainty
- Interpret and present analysis thoughtfully
- Take initiative to work independently and as part of a team
- Think strategically and creatively
- Consult with and present directly to clients
- Manage self and team’s time efficiently
- Present a keen interest in understanding and following capital markets
- Independent, logical and critical thinking
- Solution-oriented when presenting problems
What we offer:
Amherst is a privately held corporation located in Austin, TX. We offer:
- A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
- Flexible PTO, 8 paid holidays, accrued sick/personal time
- Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, flex spending account)
- Professional career development and reimbursement
- On-premise fitness center, locker rooms
- Daily catered lunches, fully stocked kitchen with snacks/drinks
- Relaxed casual environment and weekly/quarterly office events!
- Brokerage / Sales
- Portfolio Management
- Alternative Investments
2+ to 5 years
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