Underwriting Analyst—Acquisitions

| Austin
Underwriting Analyst—Acquisitions
 
The Amherst Residential platform provides a comprehensive suite of services to facilitate the ownership of single-family rental properties, including property management services, asset level financing and asset management services. With a deep understanding of and proprietary analytics on the single-family home and mortgage markets, Amherst's platform combines a unique combination of national scale with local market knowledge and execution.
 
The Acquisitions team is looking for an Underwriting Analyst who will work in a fast paced environment as a buy-side analyst in the single-family residential real estate sector. The candidate will quickly be making investment decisions and will have an ability to make an immediate impact in a fast growing team.
 
Job Responsibilities:
  • Underwrite and locate investment opportunities accurately using market comparables to determine an accurate rent, value and initial bid price for a single family asset
  • Monitor and make decisions on acquiring a single family acquisition by tracking the asset through bid, due diligence period and closing process
  • Report on acquisitions in detailed and holistic presentations for senior management
  • Assist in creating and preparing underwriting models
  • Monitor real estate trends preparing market analysis memos
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, specialty focus on Real Estate a plus, with 0-2 years of experience
  • Strong verbal and written skills to communicate effectively with internal and external professionals
  • Candidate should be extremely detail-oriented and organized with a proven ability to work well in a high-intensity environment to complete tasks quickly and effectively
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks at once
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Expected amount of travel: 10-20%
What we offer:
Amherst is a privately held corporation located in West Austin with beautiful views of Lake Austin and the loop 360 bridge in a modern workspace with open floor plans. 
  • A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
  • Flexible PTO, 11 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!
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Location

5001 Plaza on the Lake, Austin, TX 78746

An Insider's view of Amherst

What are some social events your company does?

Amherst is always participating in exciting events. From Dell Match Play to SXSW, Amherst engages in a variety of local events. We also host smaller events for employees such as summer BBQ's and happy hours. Nothing tops our holiday party, a true family celebration!

Nicole Giannetta

VP Corporate Affairs

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our team juggles many different deadlines, so being able to stay organized is key! It’s also helpful to be very detail oriented and comfortable in a fast paced environment, but most importantly, you need to have a solid sense of humor and to be able to laugh at yourself (and us).

Jordan Perras

Investor Services

What are Amherst Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive compensation and bonus program. Flexible PTO. Health, vision, dental and long term disability coverage. Paid maternity/paternity leave. Attractive office space. Training certifications assistance. Daily catered lunch and stocked kitchens. Monthly birthday celebrations. Casual work environment with regular team-building outings. Breakfast Taco Thursday.

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