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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

An extraordinary opportunity

Colony is one of the premier global employers in the field of real estate investment and a company that positions itself on the cutting edge of new investment opportunities around the world. Colony's offices are located in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Irvine, El Segundo, Scottsdale, Houston, Atlanta, Paris, Berlin, London, Luxembourg, Hong Kong, Seoul, and Beirut; with satellite offices opening throughout the United States.

Colony's search for top talent is ongoing for:

Investment Professionals evaluate and execute global investment opportunities with backgrounds from a wide array of real estate and non-real estate disciplines. Successful individuals in this area will have progressively developed their comprehensive deal, business, analytical, research, presentation, and negotiation skills; and have a outstanding history of academic and professional accomplishments.

Analysts and Associates are an integral part of the investment acquisition and management teams, and are involved in functions such as preparing industry analyses, targeting and underwriting potential investment opportunities, and financial modeling. Analysts have a minimum of 1-3 years' experience; Associates have more than 5 years' experience within the Investment Banking or real estate sectors, and both positions require a degree with an emphasis in Finance, Real Estate, or other technical disciplines.

Colony also actively recruits degreed professionals with exemplary educational and experiential backgrounds in the following areas of our business:

  • Investor Relations
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Administrative Services
Colony is always interested in meeting exceptional candidates. Please send your resume or C.V., in confidence, to our Senior Director of Human Resources at hrla@colonyinc.com or fax to +310-407-7490. Please include a cover letter indicating the position and location you seek. Resumes are confidential and kept on file for six months. Colony Capital, LLC and all of its affiliates, subsidiaries and entities are proud to be Equal Employment Opportunity Employers.

 


 

Executive Assistant – Santa Monica, CA

Colony Advisors, LLC is seeking an Executive Assistant.  Under general supervision, the Executive Assistant will assist and support the Senior VP – Controller / CAO in all business activities. Duties will include, but not limited to, handing the communication between the SVP and their contacts, relaying information, communicating, scheduling meetings and arranging travel efficiently.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares correspondence, memos, policies and reports from notes, copy or rough draft
  • Proofreads and ensures accuracy, proper form, syntax, grammar and appearance of all typed materials
  • Schedules appointments and meetings and manages and updates calendars consistently and accurately
  • Coordinates and gathers briefing materials for meetings and trips
  • Handles complex travel reservations including last minute changes and prepares expense reports in a timely manner
  • Initiates and receives telephone calls
  • Screens calls and/or take messages appropriately
  • Ensures proper phone coverage at all times
  • Distributes incoming mail
  • Prepares outgoing mail for distribution through various mailing systems (e.g. inter-office, Federal Express, US Post office, etc.)
  • Manages and maintains files to ensure efficient accessibility/usage and confidentiality
  • Distributes updates on news and other data pertinent to the business
  • Organizes department events, such as training sessions or team building exercises
  • Performs special projects and other administrative duties as assigned

Competency:

  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree – preferred
  • Minimum Experience:
    • 2 to 5 years related experience – finance and accounting experience preferred
  • Skills:
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Superb accuracy and attention to detail
    • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment
    • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to be flexible, strategically reactive and meet deadlines
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Ability to keep information confidential
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, genuinely friendly and approachable
    • Strong presentation and customer service skills
    • Proven quantitative, qualitative, analytical and hands-on problem solving skills
    • Must be self-motivated, proficient and personally accountable for his/her work performance

Physiological Factors / Working Conditions / Equipment to be Used:

  • Typical Office Environment – no unusual exposures
  • Computer, keyboard, telephone, fax machine, scanner and copier, etc.
  • Occasional overtime required throughout the year

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.
We are seeking local qualified candidates available to start immediately.
This job description represents the basic qualifications for the position.  Colony strongly prefers local candidates or those with prior plans to relocate.  Please note that Colony does not pay for relocation expenses.  All qualified candidates will be contacted directly.  No phone calls please.

Colony is a global investment firm focusing primarily on real estate-related assets and operating companies worldwide.  Colony offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, paid parking, and 401(k). Please send your resume to hrla@colonyinc.com and reference "Executive Assistant – SM/LA" in the subject line.





Accounts Payable Clerk – Irvine, CA

Colony Advisors, LLC is seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk who will be responsible for compiling, processing and maintaining accounts payable records. The Accounts Payable Clerk will report directly to the Accounting Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Verify approval on all invoices and check request
  • Coding invoices
  • Familiar with foreign currency and in-house wire system
  • Able to prepare and process checks for multi companies
  • Update and maintain vendor database
  • Able to process  and enter 200-300 invoices per week
  • Audits and verifies expenses reports
  • Reconciles vendor statements
  • Ability to process and follow-up on rush items
  • Maintains account payable files
  • 1099 preparation
  • Special projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of experience in a corporate environment
  • Ability prioritize and to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner
  • Eye for detail, accuracy is imperative
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to be an effective team member and display initiative
  • Proficient with MS Word and Excel, CODA experience desired

We are seeking qualified candidates available to start immediately.
This job description represents the basic qualifications for the position.  Colony strongly prefers local candidates or those with prior plans to relocate.  Please note that Colony does not pay for relocation expenses.  All qualified candidates will be contacted directly.  No phone calls please.
Colony is a global investment firm focusing primarily on real estate-related assets and operating companies worldwide.  Colony offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, paid parking, and 401(k). Please send your resume to hrla@colonyinc.com and reference "Accounts Payable Clerk -IR" in the subject line.





Staff Accountant – Santa Monica, CA

The Staff Accountant is responsible for the accounting for assigned investments and partnerships. This includes the preparation of journal entries, wire transfers, reconciliations and analyses. The Staff Accountant is also responsible for certain quarterly financial statements and assisting with capital fundings, capital calls, distributions, and fee calculations.

General Accounting:

  • Prepare general journal entries
  • Prepare system generated and manual wire transfers
  • Accrue monthly interest expense and management fees
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations/analyses
  • Prepare certain quarterly and year end reports for co-investment entities
  • Prepare certain portions of the quarterly and year end reports for the main funds
  • Assist with annual audit

Cash Management:

  • Monitor daily cash activity
  • Monthly bank reconciliations
  • Track line of credit borrowings and repayments
  • Assist with capital calls / distributions

Other:

  • Filing of journal entries and wires
  • Ad hoc assignments/analysis
  • Assist with investor requests
  • Assist others as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 2 - 3 years related experience in a corporate environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Proficient with MS Word and Excel
  • Effective team member

We are seeking qualified candidates available to start immediately.

This job description represents the basic qualifications for the position. Colony strongly prefers local candidates or those with prior plans to relocate. Please note that Colony does not pay for relocation expenses. All qualified candidates will be contacted directly. No phone calls please.

Colony Mortgage Capital, LLC ("CMC") is Colony Capital, LLC's lending platform tasked with originating and financing or securitizing commercial real estate mortgage and mezzanine loans secured by transitional assets. CMC originates loans across all asset classes, including office, industrial, retail, hospitality, multifamily and mixed-use assets. Colony offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, paid parking, and 401(k).

Please send your resume to hrla@colonyinc.com and reference "Staff Accountant – Santa Monica" in the subject line.





Senior Analyst/Associate – Santa Monica, CA

The Senior Analyst/Associate will gain broad exposure to a range of real estate asset classes and strategies through both debt and equity investing. The candidate will work closely with senior executives to underwrite investments for both private funds and public vehicles managed by Colony Capital, LLC. Colony Capital has an extensive global footprint and corresponding infrastructure, which provides Colony Capital's acquisition team with proprietary market knowledge, sourcing capabilities and the local presence required to identify and execute complex transactions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the financial analysis and underwriting process for new investments
  • Perform due diligence and research for potential investments across a variety of real estate asset classes
  • Work directly with senior executives on new projects and initiatives
  • Prepare investment committee memorandums and participate in investment committee meetings
  • Monitor and manage existing investments

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of experience at a leading investment bank or private equity firm
  • Strong financial modeling skills required (Argus experience preferred, but not required)
  • Outstanding quantitative skills with superior attention to detail
  • Strong GPA from a top-tier undergraduate university
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Strong work ethic with a desire to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Passion for real estate and value/opportunistic investing

We are seeking qualified candidates available to start immediately.

This job description represents the basic qualifications for the position. Colony strongly prefers local candidates or those with prior plans to relocate. Please note that Colony does not pay for relocation expenses. All qualified candidates will be contacted directly. No phone calls please.

Colony Mortgage Capital, LLC ("CMC") is Colony Capital, LLC's lending platform tasked with originating and financing or securitizing commercial real estate mortgage and mezzanine loans secured by transitional assets. CMC originates loans across all asset classes, including office, industrial, retail, hospitality, multifamily and mixed-use assets. Colony offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, paid parking, and 401(k).

Please send your resume to hrla@colonyinc.com and reference "Senior Analyst/Associate – Santa Monica" in the subject line.





Open Positions – Colony AMC OPCO, LLC

Data Entry (TEMP) – El Segundo

Colony AMC OPCO, LLC is seeking a Data Entry Representative that will provide administrative support to the Loan Administration Department. Duties will include, but not limited to, data entry, collect loan files for audit and review, and other administrative tasks for the asset management team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain appropriately organized loan files
  • Record and file information
  • Make copies of correspondence or other printed materials

Competency:

  • Minimum Education:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3 to 6 months related experience
  • Skills:
    • Loan Servicing systems experience
    • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Good organizational and problem solving skills
    • Ability to work effectively in a multi-tasking, high-volume environment
    • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
    • Self-motivated and results-oriented

Physiological Factors / Working Conditions / Equipment to be Used:

  • Typical Office Environment – no unusual exposures
  • Computer, keyboard, telephone, fax machine, scanner and copier, etc.

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

We are seeking qualified local candidates available to start immediately.

This job description represents the basic qualification for the position. Colony strongly prefers local candidates or those with prior plans to relocate. Please note that Colony does not pay for relocation expenses. All qualified candidates will be contacted directly. No phone calls please.

Colony is a global investment firm focusing primarily on real estate-related assets and operating companies worldwide.  Colony offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, paid parking, and 401(k).

Please send your resume and cover letter to hrla@colonyinc.com and reference "Data Entry Temp – El Segundo" in the subject line.





Commercial Loan Restructuring Specialist I – Atlanta, GA

Our company is seeking a Commercial Loan Restructuring Specialist I (Asset Manager I) who, in collaboration with senior management, will be responsible for management and oversight of a portfolio of performing and non-performing commercial real estate loans nationwide.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Negotiating resolutions of delinquent loans, which may include but not be limited to modifications, discounted payoff, and legal actions to protect the interest of the lender.
  • Designing and implementing a workout (rescheduled / forbearance) loan payment plan.
  • Presenting proposed workout strategies to investment committee.
  • Enforcing loan documents.
  • Overseeing the analysis of properties and corresponding markets to recommend appropriate dispo­sition strategies, in accordance with approved policy.
  • Maintaining rela­tionships with and directing the efforts of commercial real estate brokers, potential purchasers, title and escrow companies, court-appointed receivers, attorneys, property management companies, and other ven­dor firms that may become involved in a loan workout situation.
  • Negotiating transaction documents and managing various transactions through closing.
  • Negotiating financing / restructuring terms for troubled projects, for example a loan to a company in bankruptcy reorganization, allowing the borrower to bring the project to completion.
  • Analyzing finan­cial statements, business history, and creditworthiness of borrowers to determine overall collection strategy.
  • Performing on-site property inspections.
  • Developing appropriate strategy and budgets to manage and dis­pose of foreclosed properties that become non-earning assets.
  • Coordinating on-site inspections, engineer­ing studies, or construction bids to bring an unfinished proj­ect to completion, if applicable.
  • Assisting with REO leasing and sales negotiations with potential purchasers and their agents.
  • Prepare reports and forecasts detailing the management and disposition of real estate owned.

Qualifications:

  • BA in busi­ness administration, finance, real estate or related fields with a strong record of academic achievement.
  • 1-3 years of experience with commer­cial real estate and loan workouts.
  • Commercial real estate lending experience helpful, but not necessary.
  • Excellent inter­personal, organizational, written and verbal communication, and project management skills.
  • Strong negotiating and analytical skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Must have thor­ough knowledge of real estate project finance and familiarity with account­ing, bankruptcy law, and commercial law dealing with real estate projects.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in modeling investments in Excel preferred.

We are seeking qualified local candidates available to start immediately. This job description represents the basic qualification for the position. Colony strongly prefers local candidates or those with prior plans to relocate. Please note that Colony does not pay for relocation expenses. All qualified candidates will be contacted directly. No phone calls please.

Colony is a global investment firm focusing primarily on real estate-related assets and operating companies worldwide.  Colony offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, paid parking, and 401(k).

Please send your resume and cover letter to hrla@colonyinc.com and reference "CLRS I – Atlanta, GA" in the subject line.





Senior Commercial Loan Restructuring Specialist – Troy, MI

Our company is seeking a Senior Commercial Loan Restructuring Specialist who in collaboration with Senior Management of the Colony AMC will be responsible for the management and oversight of a specific pool of performing and non-performing commercial real estate loans nationwide.  Also will mentor CLRS I & II.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Negotiating resolutions of delinquent loans, which may include but not be limited to modifications, discounted payoff, and legal actions to protect the interest of the lender.
  • Designing and implementing a workout (rescheduled / forbearance) loan payment plan.
  • Presenting proposed workout strategies to investment committee.
  • Enforcing loan documents.
  • Oversee the analysis of properties and corresponding markets to recommend appropriate dispo­sition strategies, in accordance with approved policy.
  • Maintaining relationships with and directing the efforts of commercial real estate brokers, potential purchasers, title and escrow companies, court-appointed receivers, attorneys, property management companies, and other ven­dor firms that may become involved in a loan workout situation.
  • Negotiating transaction documents and managing various transactions through closing.
  • Negotiating financing / restructuring terms for troubled projects, for example a loan to a company in bankruptcy reorganization, allowing the borrower to bring the project to completion.
  • Analyzing finan­cial statements, business history, and creditworthiness of borrowers to determine overall collection strategy.
  • Performing on-site property inspections.
  • Developing appropriate strategy and budgets to manage and dis­pose of foreclosed properties that become non-earning assets.
  • Coordinating on-site inspections, engineer­ing studies, or construction bids to bring an unfinished proj­ect to completion, if applicable.
  • Assisting with REO leasing and sales negotiations with potential purchasers and their agents.
  • Directing and coordinating the activities of staff support employees, and prepare reports and forecasts detailing the management and disposition of real estate owned.
  • Knowledge and understanding of real estate law, finance and accounting procedures.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated with strong interpersonal skills and effective collaborative working style.

Qualifications:

  • BA in busi­ness administration, finance, real estate or related fields with a strong record of academic achievement
  • MBA preferred
  • 3-8 years proven asset management experience with commer­cial real estate and loan workouts
  • CPM, CCIM or RPA designation a plus
  • Yardi experience a plus, but not necessary
  • Excellent leadership and team building skills.
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Very detail oriented with the ability to successfully handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills Polished professional with exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Excellent inter­personal, organizational, written and verbal communication, and project management skills, including the ability to write clear and comprehensive reports.
  • Strong negotiating and analytical skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Must have thor­ough knowledge of real estate project finance and familiarity with account­ing, bankruptcy law, and commercial law dealing with real estate projects
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

We are seeking qualified local candidates available to start immediately. This job description represents the basic qualification for the position. Colony strongly prefers local candidates or those with prior plans to relocate. Please note that Colony does not pay for relocation expenses. All qualified candidates will be contacted directly. No phone calls please.

Colony is a global investment firm focusing primarily on real estate-related assets and operating companies worldwide.  Colony offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, paid parking, and 401(k).

Please send your resume to hrla@colonyinc.com





Senior Commercial Loan Restructuring Specialist – El Segundo, CA

Our company is seeking a Senior Commercial Loan Restructuring Specialist who in collaboration with Senior Management of the Colony AMC will be responsible for the management and oversight of a specific pool of performing and non-performing commercial real estate loans nationwide.  Also will mentor CLRS I & II.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Negotiating resolutions of delinquent loans, which may include but not be limited to modifications, discounted payoff, and legal actions to protect the interest of the lender.
  • Designing and implementing a workout (rescheduled / forbearance) loan payment plan.
  • Presenting proposed workout strategies to investment committee.
  • Enforcing loan documents.
  • Oversee the analysis of properties and corresponding markets to recommend appropriate dispo­sition strategies, in accordance with approved policy.
  • Maintaining rela­tionships with and directing the efforts of commercial real estate brokers, potential purchasers, title and escrow companies, court-appointed receivers, attorneys, property management companies, and other ven­dor firms that may become involved in a loan workout situation.
  • Negotiating transaction documents and managing various transactions through closing.
  • Negotiating financing / restructuring terms for troubled projects, for example a loan to a company in bankruptcy reorganization, allowing the borrower to bring the project to completion.
  • Analyzing finan­cial statements, business history, and creditworthiness of borrowers to determine overall collection strategy.
  • Performing on-site property inspections.
  • Developing appropriate strategy and budgets to manage and dis­pose of foreclosed properties that become non-earning assets.
  • Coordinating on-site inspections, engineer­ing studies, or construction bids to bring an unfinished proj­ect to completion, if applicable.
  • Assisting with REO leasing and sales negotiations with potential purchasers and their agents.
  • Directing and coordinating the activities of staff support employees, and prepare reports and forecasts detailing the management and disposition of real estate owned.
  • Knowledge and understanding of real estate law, finance and accounting procedures.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated with strong interpersonal skills and effective collaborative working style.

Qualifications:

  • BA in busi­ness administration, finance, real estate or related fields with a strong record of academic achievement
  • MBA preferred
  • 3-8 years proven asset management experience with commer­cial real estate and loan workouts
  • CPM, CCIM or RPA designation a plus
  • Yardi experience a plus, but not necessary
  • Excellent leadership and team building skills.
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Very detail oriented with the ability to successfully handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills Polished professional with exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Excellent inter­personal, organizational, written and verbal communication, and project management skills, including the ability to write clear and comprehensive reports.
  • Strong negotiating and analytical skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Must have thor­ough knowledge of real estate project finance and familiarity with account­ing, bankruptcy law, and commercial law dealing with real estate projects
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to travel from home office in El Segundo CA to all properties

We are seeking qualified local candidates available to start immediately.
This job description represents the basic qualification for the position.  Colony strongly prefers local candidates or those with prior plans to relocate.  Please note that Colony does not pay for relocation expenses.  All qualified candidates will be contacted directly.  No phone calls please.

Colony is a global investment firm focusing primarily on real estate-related assets and operating companies worldwide.  Colony offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, paid parking, and 401(k).

Please send your resume to hrla@colonyinc.com








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