Amherst is revolutionizing the way U.S. real estate is priced, managed and financed in order to unlock opportunities for all market participants. Driven by data, analytics, and technology, Amherst has a 20-year history of anticipating where the next risks and opportunities are likely to emerge and designing actionable strategies for investors to capitalize on opportunities across residential real estate, commercial real estate and public securities. Amherst, along with its affiliates and subsidiaries, has more than 900 employees, $5 billion under management and approximately $15 billion under advisement and oversight. www.amherst.com.The Research Analyst plays a key role on the Investment Research and Strategy team. In this front office role, the analyst will be required to analyze large quantities of real estate, demographic, and economic data to help produce insights into the real estate markets and drive investment decisions. The analyst will collaborate on both publicly distributed market commentaries and internally focused investment research.
A day in the life of a Research Analyst:
Data mining and analytical projects as assigned by the investment team, with the goal of identifying and optimizing real estate investment opportunities and trends in U.S. single-family housing.
Converting raw data into meaningful and actionable business ideas. Collaborate directly with the investment team utilizing data analysis to drive investments.
Utilize MS SQL Server for extraction and analysis of data from multiple sources with demonstrated ability to perform analysis, decipher, trend, and effectively report data gathered through technology
Leverage creative analytic problem-solving skills working with large data sets from a variety of internal and external sources to find real estate investment opportunities
Create professional management and investor presentations to effectively communicate findings and opportunities
What you’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Mathematics, Economics, or related quantitative discipline with experience is required.
1 -4 years’ experience analyzing data, drawing conclusions, and making recommendations; consulting experience is a plus.
Quantitative/problem solving skills
Previous Experience in Real Estate a plus
SQL, Excel, Access, (Tableau, SAS or R preferred)
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Ability to meet established timelines.
Analytical mindset, fast-moving, entrepreneurial.
Our full-time employee benefits include:
- A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
- Flexible PTO including 7 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday, and 1 volunteer day
- Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
- Professional career development and reimbursement
- Up to 16 weeks paid maternity leave; up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave
- Backup childcare offered through Bright Horizons
- Relaxed casual environment with virtual office events
Amherst is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or veteran status, and encourage all applicants to apply.