Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Jr. Analyst Position with Novogradac & Company for Recent Grad

The Jr. Analyst position is responsible for performing research and analysis for the Government Consulting and Valuation Advisory (GoVal) department. This includes collecting and coalescing pertinent data, assisting in market analysis, and analyzing economic trends in designated regions. This position reports to a designated Manager on the GoVal team. 

Position Responsibilities 

  • Conduct basic economic and cultural research regarding market areas via telephone interviews and internet resources
  • Analyze demographic information of market area and economic trends which include employment, average wages, median incomes of market area and relation to demand of affordable housing in area
  • Perform preliminary property screenings, market analysis, comparable rents surveys, and demand analysis
  • Perform interviews with local housing authorities, planners, senior centers, chamber of commerce to identify problems and understand demand in the market
  • Perform interviews with property managers of market/LIHTC/subsidized properties to gather property specific information and general market conditions
  • Gather information on new developments in the area by speaking to developers, searching newspapers and the internetFind subsidized, tax credit and market rate comparables
  • Request information from appraisers/brokers on improved and land comparables
  • Assist in performing market studies and appraisals of proposed and existing real estate developments Analyze general housing market through comparison of renting and buying a home, construction of buildings and apartment market studies performed by other sources Quantify excluded properties in the market area
  • Assist with other duties, projects, or partner requests as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; this position involves a great deal of primary research in addition to web-based research, and Jr. Analysts must be comfortable speaking with individuals via telephone, and synthesizing this information in written narrative form
  • Display strong analytical skills, including the ability to gather information, conduct analyses, and present findings
  • Solid organizational and follow-through skills, performing work accurately with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines and effectively prioritize a fast-paced and varied workload, effectively manage a variety of concurrent and shifting priorities
  • Strong computer skills, including solid skill in the Microsoft Office suite (prefer advanced skill in Excel)
  • Available for domestic travel as needed, including ability to drive in order to reach designated sites for in-person visits
Minimum Qualifications 

Bachelor’s degree in related area plus 1-2 years of Real Estate research, market analysis, or commercial appraisal experience, and/or appropriate balance of education and work experience. Apply here.