Overview

Goldman Sachs Services Private Ltd. is seeking a Financial Analyst to support the Loan Asset Management team. The successful candidate will provide support to the Loan Asset Management team throughout the life of a commercial real estate asset in areas such as property performance monitoring, reporting, market research and modeling. The successful candidate will be expected to offer an analytical approach to improve processes and provide useful reporting and insights while managing their time between a high volume of time-sensitive projects.

General

  • Work collaboratively to achieve department and firm objectives
  • Develop and maintain market relationships with appropriate vendors and other industry participants
  • Participate in structuring and execution of optimal financing solutions for external clients
  • Review loan level financings, appraisal review, and other activities that may require feedback from the debt originations or real estate finance groups
  • Present potential decisions’ impact on assets and asset performance to senior leadership

Underwriting

  • Analyze and present opportunities and risks inherent in specific sectors and markets
  • Perform valuation analyses and due diligence related activities
  • Track and forecast operating cash flows from real estate assets using a combination of market data, property specific operating norms, actual performance data and GS specific standards required to evaluate, pursue, and close debt investment opportunities.
  • Coordination of internal and external resources to analyze investments opportunities

Asset Management

  • Oversee and/or directly manage a diverse portfolio of commercial real estate loans
  • Experience interacting with property managers, third party vendors, borrowers and law firms
  • Experience in ARGUS and Excel cash flow modeling/forecasting in conjunction with the use of market sale and rent comps to determine real estate values across a variety of property types: multifamily, hospitality, retail, industrial, office, self-storage, senior living, etc.
  • Monitoring business plan performance and making tactical and strategic recommendations, as appropriate

Analysis & Reporting

  • Prepare and present transaction memos summarizing due diligence and credit analysis for obtaining internal approvals
  • Prepare and present quarterly business plan updates, market updates and factors affecting collateral value and ultimate stabilization timeline to Senior Management and internal clients for review and approval
  • Prepare and update monthly reporting packages for management and clients

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in originating/underwriting CRE loans and/or managing performing/distressed assets
  • Experience valuing multiple commercial real estate product types
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Strong academic background

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent quantitative, verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, ability to work both autonomously and in a team setting
  • Solid analytical/logical mindset and attention to detail
  • Strong sense of accountability and dedication to continuous improvement
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines ensuring high quality output

Source: Goldman Sachs Career Page

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About Goldman Sachs

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) is a U.S. financial services firm founded in 1869 by Marcus Goldman and Samuel Sachs. It is headquartered at 200 West Street in Lower Manhattan, New York City, NY. The company employs 34,000 employs across the world. Its main business lines include asset management, commercial banking, investment banking, investment management, and prime brokerage.

Goldman Sachs Realty Management Division (RMD) provides real estate investment services and asset management to investments where Goldman Sachs has an interest. The Realty Management Division has offices in the Americas as well as in Europe, Asia, and Australia and is organized into six business units including Hospitality, Loan Asset Management, Real Estate Credit Investing, Portfolio Management, Real Estate Asset Management, and Residential Mortgage Asset Management.