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Financial Analyst | Acquisitions & Asset Management

Financial Analyst | Acquisitions & Asset Management

Irvine, CA

Summary & Responsibilities 

Create and evaluate complex financial models related to commercial real estate developments and investments. Support the local team of investment professionals by evaluating the financial feasibility of office, residential, life sciences, and mixed-use properties.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and maintain financial models for potential development projects and acquisitions
  • Analyze data and evaluate investment highlights concerning the acquisition, development potential and feasibility of various projects
  • Assemble market research on demand fundamentals and maintain competitive set analysis for each property type/submarket 

  • Prepare investment packages, organize due diligence and coordinate all aspects of the closing process for acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, and financings 

  • Prepare recurring investment summaries for various partner and lender reporting requirements 

  • Participate in the property budgeting process 

  • Develop and maintain overall project budget and schedules 

  • Prepare analysis to support leasing decisions (e.g. net effective rent calculations) 

  • Prepare a variety of analyses, statements, and reports for management, equity partners, and lenders 

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or real estate required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years of relevant commercial real estate experience 

  • Advanced proficiency in Argus and Excel: candidate should have extensive experience creating and 
manipulating complex financial models and underwriting commercial real estate properties and projects 

  • Must understand financial and accounting concepts and be able to apply concepts to financial models 

  • Ability to communicate complex information succinctly and anticipate and resolve issues/problems on a proactive basis 

  • Position requires attention to detail as well as strong communication, writing, computer skills, and some travel across the western USA. 

  • Possess excellent collaborative skills to work in partnership with colleagues and across depts/entities 

  • Strong work ethic with the highest degree of honesty, integrity, and discretion

About Sterling Bay | WEST

Sterling Bay | WEST is a newly-established division of Sterling Bay focused on life science development and conversions, office and multi-family development, and creative office conversions. Sterling Bay is a Chicago-based real estate investment and development company with expertise in the acquisition, development, financing, leasing, and management of commercial property across a broad spectrum of asset sizes and types. 
Founded in 1986, Sterling Bay focuses on mixed-use urban developments including office, retail, residential, hotel, and campus build-to-suit projects.


Sterling Bay offers a compensation package commensurate with experience, including participation in a 401K plan and a competitive healthcare package. 

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : Finance

Contact : Rod Richerson:

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