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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.

 


 

Accounting Manager – Irvine, CA

Colony Advisors, LLC is looking for an Accounting Manager. Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the Accounting Manager will manage the daily accounting department activities to ensure that financial and operating reports are timely and accurately reflect the condition of Colony's global operating companies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in overseeing global budgeting and consolidated financial reporting for offices in North America, Europe, and Asia
  • Manage financial audits
  • Review corporate domestic and foreign tax matters
  • Review foreign office fundings
  • Interpret, analyze, and model financial agreements
  • Innovate and execute internal financial controls to safeguard integrity of reported information and eliminate inefficient processes
  • Develop effective financial and management reports presenting operating results
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in finding and implementing solutions
  • Effectively manage and communicate cash flow related issues, which includes the accurate and timely preparation of cash flow statements, management of receivables and payables and global cash management.
  • Analyze and report variances to operating budgets
  • Provide supervision, training and development of staff
  • Perform other duties as requested by management

Qualifications:

  • CPA with minimum of 4 years audit experience in public accounting, Big 4 preferred
  • Proven success managing staff of 5 or more people
  • Financial modeling and analysis experience
  • Strong work ethics with a desire to continue professional development
  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly
  • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately
  • Must routinely meet deadlines
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary
  • Must have the ability to assimilate complex information, data, etc., from disparate sources and consider, adjust or modify to meet objectives
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple projects with minimal supervision
  • Strong leadership, management and people skills
  • Excellent computer skills including financial accounting systems and Microsoft products
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Working Conditions:

  • Typical Office Environment – no unusual exposures
  • Occasional overtime and weekends required throughout the year

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 and cover letter to hrla@colonyinc.com





Open Positions – Colony AMC OPCO, LLC

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





Loan Service Representative – El Segundo, CA

Our company is seeking a Loan Service Representative who will perform a variety of functions related to the service and maintenance of loans.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process loan requests, reconcile accounts and conduct loan research
  • Assist in the servicing of loans
  • Maintain appropriately organized assets and loan files
  • Review and route incoming mail and attach to appropriate file
  • Order and track credit checks and requested asset searches
  • Validate interest and principal payments provided by Servicer
  • Compose routine correspondence
  • Organize and maintain file system for correspondence and other records
  • Record and file information on assets with receivers
  • Make copies of correspondence or other printed materials
  • Prepare outgoing mail and correspondence, including email and faxes
  • Help maintain the customer service phone line and email
  • Track all processed invoices
  • Maintain an accurate record of all vendor invoices for assets under management
  • Advise management by phone or in writing about billing information that exceeds budget
  • Follow up with managers in writing and by phone to ensure invoices are returned in a timely manner
  • Handle incoming inquiries from vendors regarding billing status

Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of experience in commercial and residential loan servicing, across multiple lines such as customer service, tax and insurance, cash processing and specialized loans
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong research and analysis skills
  • Strong communication/interpersonal 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
  • High levels of thoroughness and accuracy

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 Analyst – El Segundo, CA

Our company is seeking an Asset Management Analyst / Senior Analyst who will be involved with all facets of asset management operations and be responsible for portfolio reporting, forecasting and analysis. The position will serve as support to the Asset Manager and be a liaison between the asset management and the acquisitions, legal and accounting groups.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis/modeling, including discounted cash flows, asset valuations, and cost benefit calculations.  This includes pro-forma creation within Excel, strategic scenario analysis for sell/hold recommendations
  • Preparation and maintenance of monthly asset management reports and consolidation and review of annual operating budgets on property and portfolio level
  • Maintain accuracy of asset management database and portfolio metrics
  • Conduct market and submarket analysis and reporting on rents, competition demographics, supply and demand drivers
  • Assist in preparation of investor reporting, including quarterly updates and responding to specific investor requests
  • Participate on regular portfolio-related conference calls
  • Various analysis of accounting reporting, real estate taxes, risk management, property info. etc.
  • Assistance with implementation of internal asset management system development/enhancements

Qualifications:

  • 1-4 years of experience in financial modeling, preferably from an investment firm
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics or related
  • Able to work well within a team and possess superb analytical, quantitative, problem solving, writing and communication skills
  • Independent thinker, high level of initiative and strong work ethic.  Ability to work well with little direction or as part of a collaborative team
  • Strong grasp of financial principles and concepts that are crucial to underwriting real estate (IRR, NPV, cap rate, return on cost, etc.)
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Flexible with a positive attitude and willingness to work additional hours and weekends to complete projects when necessary
  • Expertise in Excel, Word, Argus (recommended) and PowerPoint

We are seeking qualified candidates available to start immediately.

This job description represents the basic qualifications for the position.

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





REO Disposition Specialist – El Segundo, CA

Our company is seeking a Commercial Loan Restructuring Specialist II who will be responsible for management and oversight of a portfolio of performing and non-performing commercial real estate loans nationwide for at least a six month assignment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage assigned properties to comply with established disposition strategies
  • Market and liquidate properties after foreclosure while achieving maximum financial recovery from the sale
  • Oversee and direct brokers, agents and escrow companies
  • Collect and analyze market information in assigned submarkets
  • Negotiate  sales contracts and all addendums according to company guidelines
  • Manage closing process with title companies and outside counsel
  • Answers questions from third-parties regarding assigned REO assets
  • Monitor schedules to ensure that disposition timelines are met
  • Insure 3rd party service providers adhere to company's policies and procedures

Qualifications:

  • College degree (B.S. preferred) with a focus in business, finance or economics
  • 1-3 years of REO experience in marketing and disposing of commercial assets, including land and income producing multi-tenant properties
  • Real estate license preferred
  • Highly motivated and organized, with the ability to multi-task, self-manage daily responsibilities and meet deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent  analytical skills with proficiency with MS Office programs and the Internet

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 or fax (310) 407-7361. Resumes are confidential.








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