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.
Our Liability Management team sits within the Investment Management division and manages financial operations, including liquidity planning, collateral management, treasury operations, and asset valuations, for our single-family rental (SFR) platform. The Liability Management team manages capital planning and asset performance following product launch and through the lifecycle of our investment products. We seek an experienced individual to serve as the day-to-day engineer of this critical function. The successful individual will develop a deep understanding of how each piece of the machine is designed, functions, and interacts with each other piece, as well as how to adjust these components to meet performance expectations.
Lead, mentor, and guide team to monitor and track portfolio collateral performance on a daily basis
Ensure compliance with all Equity and Liability covenants at all times
Develop new strategies for managing liquidity risk in our asset-intensive single-family rental business
Digest complex legal documents to deeply comprehend credit line operations, ensuring collateral performance matches with loan mechanics to drive liquidity performance expectations
Serve as a key point of contact in sourcing, review, and negotiation of third-party asset valuation across SFR investment funds
Engage with Private Equity, Portfolio Management, and Investor Relations to optimize portfolio compositions, pricing methodologies, and assumption setting for existing and new business initiatives
Interface with senior leaders frequently to report on performance and action steps for improvement
Collaborate with Head of Liability Management to inform and improve deal structure during negotiations
Prepare board and executive-level reporting and materials on tight timelines
Finalize client presentations and interface with investment partners and potential hires
Bachelor’s degree required; MBA preferred
7-10 years in investment banking, private equity, or consulting
Strong analytical mindset with both complex, detailed modeling skills AND advanced ability to read, understand and interpret complex legal documentation.
Strict attention to detail in complex models; ensure alignment of risk assumptions
Experience interfacing and succinctly communicating with clients, partners, and firm leadership
Deep working knowledge of SFR products and inherent key interest rate risks
Ability to shift gears with emerging data points and handle risk and uncertainty
Interpret and present analysis thoughtfully; think strategically and creatively
Logical and critical thinking; strong initiative and ability to work independently and collaboratively
Solution-oriented approach and positive mindset when presenting and tackling problems
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.