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Senior Financial Analyst & Transaction Manager

Senior Financial Analyst & Transaction Manager

Job Description Summary

The Los Angeles Capital Markets team is seeking a full time Senior Financial Analyst and Transaction Manager. The role offers candidates the opportunity to not only assist on the underwriting of future assignments, but also will allow a candidate to be in a client facing role and partake in actual deal processing. The candidate will be involved in developing new client relationships (if desired), participating on pitches (if desired) and will have a path towards a more traditional brokerage role if they so choose. The position is based in the Downtown Los Angeles office.

Attention to detail and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment are critical keys to success in this role. A successful candidate must also have extensive and proven commercial real estate and ARGUS experience.

Job Description

Primary Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Develop cash flow analysis in ARGUS Enterprise and Excel

• Collect, organize and analyze lease and financial information

• Interact with agents and owners to develop assumptions for cash flow models

• Prep Broker Opinion of Value presentations for clients

• Write financial and market analysis narratives

• Research and analyze comparable lease and sale data

• Manage and monitor process checklists and marketing timelines

• Manage project due diligence requirements

• Provide sales process support, as well as managing escrows and several client relationships.

Additional Opportunities

• Manage and oversee property and market tours for clients and prospective buyers

• Participate in client meetings and pitches

• Unlimited growth opportunities to source, manage, and close deal transactions.


• Exceptional analytical skills

• Several years’ experience in creating and underwriting development pro formas

• Ability to read and interpret financial statements and leases

• General understanding of the key valuation drivers for various property types in various locations

• Ability to operate efficiently both individually and as part of a team

• Strong written and oral communication skills

• Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments

• Rigorous attention to detail.

Background and Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree (Finance, Accounting or Economics preferred)

• 5 or more years of commercial real estate experience

• Complex financial modeling experience in Argus Enterprise and Excel; office, multifamily, and hospitality underwriting experience preferred

• Enterprise using CoStar and Real Capital Analytics a plus

• California Real Estate Salesperson’s License, or ability to obtain one within six months of employment.

Note: This position requires compliance with our COVID related protocols, which may also include client-specific requirements. This might include, but is not limited to, either providing documentation of full vaccination as per CDC guidelines or agreeing to regular COVID testing.

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without  regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : Finance

Contact : Jane Goldberg;

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