Real Estate Financial Analyst

Enterprise Community Investment is searching for a Real Estate Financial Analyst with strong financial and analytical skills to assist with the underwriting of tax credit projects. We are seeking a talented, motivated and experienced individual who possesses leadership potential. The ideal candidate will prosper in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial atmosphere.

***We have 1 opening that can be located in either Columbia, MD, Denver, CO, Portland, OR or Los Angeles, CA.

Various locations
  • Assist with underwriting multifamily developments financed with the Low Income Tax Credit.
  • Perform financial projections and evaluating potential investments.
  • Prepare submissions to the Investment Committee.
  • Coordinate project closings with attorneys, accountants and developers.
  • Establish good working relationships with developers of affordable housing.
  • Independently model real estate development and operations financial performance with precision 
  • Create investment screening memos that balance the nuance of a credit document and a marketing document
  • Manage assigned LIHTC acquisitions bid workflow to deliver offers on-time in coordination with Originator
  • Use Salesforce to facilitate internal communication regarding deals 
  • Use Salesforce to document feedback and decision-making on deals for reference through an investment’s lifecycle
  • Address non-critical business issues on behalf of an Originator
  • Take on special projects for the acquisitions team as assigned
  • BS/BA in Finance, Real Estate or Urban Planning or related field; preferably with some experience of real estate underwriting. Masters degree highly preferred 
  • Directly related experience in real estate development, preferably affordable housing; and previous work with nonprofit organizations preferred.
  • Strong financial and analytical skills, relationship management skills and writing skills.
  • Knowledge of real estate terminology and concepts preferred; basic knowledge of LIHTC a plus.
  • Ability to maintain big picture focus while attending to detailed work and providing thorough documentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively and accurately in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and stringent deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate complex activities, prioritize conflicting demands and meet deadlines.
  • Must have strong communications and writing skills.
  • Must have a record of high integrity.
  • Must be highly motivated, be able to work independently, solve problems and possess strong written and oral communication skills
  • Incumbent is expected to demonstrate strong ethics in interpersonal relations and work as an effective, collaborative team member.
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours during peak periods.
  • Physical Demands/Working Conditions
  • Ability to work under stress/pressure.
  • Ability to travel for flights up to 6 hours, or in automobile, or train.
  • Ability to climb stairs offsite at project sites.
  • When visiting project sites, incumbent may be exposed to varying environmental conditions (e.g. outdoor weather, dirt, dust, and other construction work site hazards).
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Strong Candidates: 
  • Have experience in the LIHTC industry
  • Consistently exhibit an understanding of broader real estate investment concepts as well as LIHTC-specific concepts, including tax;
  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver highly accurate work quickly;
  • Exhibit judgment about when to raise a potential risk (financial, relationship, fiduciary, reputational, et al.) to a supervisor vs handling it independently; and 
  • Full mastery of Enterprise systems including Salesforce, Teams (OneNote), SharePoint, Workday et al. 
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