Financial Analyst I - Hanover Analyst



Provide support in delivering real estate analysis, underwriting, debt consulting and the loan surveillance services to the Situs Advisory team in an accurate, timely and high quality fashion.


Supervisory Responsibility: None  

Key Responsibilities:



Demonstrates comprehension of real estate and real estate finance process.  Participates in most aspects of projects with direct supervision.




  • Understanding Situs business lines and be able to recognize the “next step” in the process
  • Be able to research, analyze and write market summaries, property descriptions and other aspects of third party reporting in a clear concise manner
  • Requires the demonstration of analytical skills and a basic understanding of real estate knowledge and terminology
  • Have a basic knowledge of leases and the ability to create and analyze rent rolls
  • Analyzing and interpreting basic financial reports such as “Operating Statements”, basic financial categories such as “Revenues and Expenses” and “Recoveries”, and historical trending 
  • Understand underwriting and valuation models
  • Handle tenant level information including financial trends and credit ratings or stock market capitalization
  • Understand most property sectors and their different investment characteristics
  • Understand the basic valuation methods for appraisals
  • Full knowledge of third party report outlines and contents for appraisal, engineering and environmental components
  • Knowledge of excel and cash flow modeling and basic understanding of real estate finance and debt structures
  • Conduct telephone calls with servicers, clients and 4rd party providers and be responsible for delivering high quality work
  • Proactive in sourcing workload and work as a team player proactively helping others as necessary
  • Be commercially aware of the clients’ expectations in the wider transaction around Situs’ instruction
  • Undertake any role in the instruction necessary to get to the finish line
  • Works independently on projects and collaborates ‘face to face’ as a team player.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Work experience requirements:


  • Typically Entry Level through Year One, however 1 to 1½ years in real estate related industry is preferred




  • A proficiency in business writing skills
  • Strong oral and written communication abilities
  • Solid analytical and technical skills
  • Able to use all related Company financial hardware and software platforms


Essential Computer Skills Requirements:

Advanced knowledge of the following is required:


  • MS Office Suite including Outlook, Excel, Power Point and Word.


Required Education:


  • Associate degree preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree a plus  


Preferred Field of Study:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Real Estate


ADAA/ODI Statement

(Americans with Disabilities Act Amended - USA; Office for Disability Issues - Europe.)

All of the Essential Functions; Key Responsibilities and Essential Computer skills are critical to this position.


Key Success Factors:


        • A full knowledge of 3rd party report outlines and contents for appraisal, engineering and environmental components and exposure to seismic reports
        • Ability to learn and comprehend information quickly
        • Willingness and motivation to make the group successful
        • Pro-active approach to increasing knowledge of process and terminology of real estate and due diligence/ underwriting
        • Ability to work in fast-paced environment running multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
        • Ability to multi-task
        • Great interpersonal skills.
        • Participation in the Situs Cares “give-back” and “environment respect” campaigns.
        • High degree of professionalism.
        • Ability to become an expert on Situs business and culture.
        • Ability to be flexible in working with team members to meet deadlines.
        • Ability to interact easily at all levels of the organization.
        • Commitment to excellence and attention to detail


        **This Employer Participates in E- Verify**




          Quickly come up to speed on the basics of the due diligence and underwriting process, terminology, required checklists and third party reports i.e. appraisals, engineering, etc.
          Job Location: Robbins, North Carolina, United States
          Date published: 7-Jan-2019
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