Jonathan Rose Companies
 
Careers


NEW POSITIONS INTERNSHIPS
If you support our mission and are looking for a collaborative, multi-disciplinary work environment, you will find a career at Jonathan Rose Companies to be both challenging and rewarding. We understand that a successful business is built on leadership, project excellence and a visionary outlook for the future.

Jonathan Rose Companies is an equal opportunity employer that supports and promotes human dignity and racial, ethnic and cultural diversity by taking positive steps to eliminate barriers that may exist in hiring and employment practices. We encourage applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. Company policy prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Comprehensive benefits provided.  Position available immediately. 


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We are currently accepting applications for our fall internship program. 

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THE FREDERICK P. ROSE ARCHITECTURAL FELLOWSHIP

The Frederick P. Rose Architectural Fellowship was established in 1999 by the Frederick P. Rose and Sandra P. Rose Foundation to assist recent architecture school graduates in directing their skills in the service of low and moderate-income communities.

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REGIONAL PROPERTY MANAGER
NEW YORK CITY OFFICE

We are seeking an individual with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and good interpersonal skills for a Regional Property Manager for our market-rate and mixed-income properties.

Position Requirements:

  • 10 years of experience in Property Management multi-family housing.  Minimum 3 years of experience as a Senior Property Manager of a multi-site portfolio.
  • Property Management of mixed-income, multi-family residential.

  • Knowledge of and strong interest in the operations of environmentally friendly, high-efficiency buildings.
  • Strong leasing and marketing skills including the use of social media.  Experience with initial lease-up is desirable.
  • Managerial experience, including demonstrated ability to provide guidance and mentorship to all members of the property management team including the property manager, marketing and leasing personnel and operational team.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to work daily from New York City and / or Stamford, CT locations.
  • High degree of proficiency in Yardi and MS Office.
  • Fair Housing Certification and working knowledge of fair housing practices.
  • Experience with affordable housing compliance state housing finance agencies coordination and LIHTC Certification is a plus.
  • Professional accreditation of Registered Apartment Manager (RAM) or similar industry standard.
  • Bachelor’s Degree


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ACQUISITIONS
NEW YORK CITY OFFICE

We are seeking an Assistant Director of Acquisitions for the Investments team. The position is located in the New York City office.

The acquisition team is responsible for sourcing new investment opportunities, including direct investments and joint ventures, managing operating partner relationships, conducting due diligence (in close coordination with Asset Management), obtaining debt financing, grants and subsidies, conducting closings, creating property-level business plans, coordinating with the Finance and Accounting team, and transitioning new acquisitions to the Asset Management team.  

Position Requirements:

  • 7-10 years of real estate acquisition transaction experience on the principal side.
  • A master’s degree in real estate or master’s in business administration; relevant work experience will be considered.

  • Excellent command of real estate finance, underwriting and pro forma construction, including property level cash flow projections, discounted cash flow analysis, multi-tiered waterfalls, and acquisition joint ventures.

  • Demonstrated experience with regulated affordable housing, including HUD subsidized, LIHTC, mixed-income and mixed-finance.
  • Experience with multifamily and commercial investment product types.
  • Experience working with state housing finance agencies is a plus.
  • Excellent writing abilities for producing cogent investment memoranda and briefings.
  • Managerial experience, including demonstrated ability to provide guidance and mentorship to analysts and fellow acquisition team members.
  • Network of contacts to assist in the sourcing of new investment opportunities.
  • Willingness to travel within domestic US for work.
  • Hands-on, team-oriented personality, with a willingness to lead as well as play supporting role.
  • Advanced skills in Excel modeling (experience with ARGUS a plus).


MANAGER OF ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS
NEW YORK CITY OFFICE

The Manager of Accounting Operations must possess a high-level expertise and experience in Yardi Voyager.  A knowledge of Spreadsheet Server is preferred as well as a high proficiency in Excel.  This position includes the responsibility of acting as the corporate Yardi administrator.  Knowledge of custom report writing is preferred, but not a requirement. In addition to systems responsibilities, the Manager of Accounting Operations will serve as a senior level accountant with experience in development/project accounting. This position will also assist the Corporate Controller with the administration, training and management of the Accounting Department. The Manager of Accounting Operations will provide the following in addition to his or her primary role as mentioned above: 

Position Requirements:

  • Liaison between Accounting Department and IT Department.
  • With Corporate Controller, prepare, adjust and input the corporate budgets. 
  • Prepare ad hoc reports and analyses as requested by the Corporate Controller or the CFO.
  • Assist and advise the Corporate Controller on Accounting Department staffing needs and job fulfillment. 
  • Set-up “properties” and entities on the corporate accounting systems. 
  • Assist Corporate Controller in the review of property management and corporate accounting financial statements. 
  • Counsel and instruct fellow accountants in accounting and Yardi systems as needed from time-to-time. 
  • Coordinate with independent certified public accounting firms and tax preparers as needed. 
  • Develop and implement streamlined management reporting and dashboard metrics for senior management.

Qualifications


  • BS majoring in Accounting, with 4-8 years in Real Estate Accounting
  • High-level expertise and experience in Yardi Voyager
  • Excellent technology skills (Excel, Spreadsheet Server.) are required, knowledge of custom report writing is preferred but not a requirement
  • Familiarity with proformas, financing, real estate development, and construction
  • Excellent accounting and financial skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage many complex projects simultaneously and contribute productively in a team environment
  • Knowledge affordable housing (LIHTC-financed) development is preferred


SENIOR PROJECT ACCOUNTANT
NEW YORK CITY OFFICE

We are seeking an individual with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and good interpersonal skills for a Project Accountant position. This position will report to the Controller and will work closely with Project Managers and other accounting staff.  This position also requires the ability to work from our offices in both NYC and Katonah as needed.   

Position Requirements:

  • Maintain accounting records for development projects
  • Prepare draw requests for bank or equity funding from investor members
  • Prepare detailed budget progress reports, variance reports, and cash flow reports
  • Track pay requisitions, requests for information and change order schedules
  • Work with Project Managers to monitor job progress and audits
  • Work with outside accountants on tax returns and audits  
  • Work with outside accountants to prepare Investment Tax Credit eligibility certification (8609’s)
  • Prepare interim monthly and annual financial reports in accordance with operating agreements and loan agreements
  • Assist in other areas of corporate accounting and special projects as required

Qualifications


  • BS or BBA degree with a major in Accounting
  • Familiarity with proformas, financing, real estate development, and construction
  • Excellent accounting and financial skills
  • At least 5 years of work experience in a real estate development company
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage many complex projects simultaneously and contribute productively in a team environment
  • Knowledge of tax credit and affordable housing development projects is preferred
  • Excellent technology skills (Excel, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Yardi software, including Job Costing


INVESTOR RELATIONS ASSOCIATE
NEW YORK CITY OFFICE

The investment management arm of Jonathan Rose Companies is seeking an Investor Relations Associate to provide critical project management expertise for the firm’s investor relations, asset management, financial reporting and compliance functions.  In particular, the Associate will play a key role in implementing these practices for current fund offerings. Strong candidates should have 3-5 years of experience in real estate finance, alternative asset management, private equity, or a similar financial-services role.  Candidates must possess strong written and organization skills.  A sound understanding of real estate financial concepts (e.g. discounted cash flow analysis, cash-on-cash, IRR, etc) and familiarity with modeling is a strong plus.  Exposure to and/or interest in green building and affordable housing is also a plus.
Position Requirements:

  • Work closely with senior management to develop and implement investor relations and fundraising strategies for next generation real estate private funds.

    • Draft and maintain priority tracking list of key fundraising prospects
    • Draft and maintain fundraising materials, including pitch, offering and fund documents
    • Respond to quarterly and ad hoc investor due diligence requests (questionnaires, RFPs, RFIs, etc.)
    • Maintain quarterly portfolio performance track record and benchmarking models
    • Strategize and implement investor communication campaigns
    • Conduct industry research (qualitative and quantities) to support BD activities
  • Produce quarterly investor asset management reports for active funds

    • Work both across departments and independently to assemble financial and operational data
    • Conduct market research (Reis, Costar, etc.) to contextualize asset performance
    • Edit/draft report content; lay-out report
  • Respond to requests from current investors
  • Coordinate with the firm’s corporate marketing team to create and maintain practice marketing materials (e.g. brochures, project sheets, practice website)
  • Provide key support to Chief Compliance Officer as pertains to investor services (maintenance of Form ADV, coordination of investor recordkeeping, etc.).
  • Travel, from time to time, to support the firm’s fundraising objectives

Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or MBA
  • 3-5 years of experience in real estate finance, alternative asset management, private equity, or a similar financial-services role
  • Familiarity with real estate finance, private equity, and basic accounting concepts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to self-start, grasp complex tasks and follow through
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Team player with positive attitude and the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, handle multiple interruptions and adjust priorities
  • Familiarity with affordable housing and green building a plus
  • Fluency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other Office programs; proficiency in InDesign and Microsoft Sharepoint.  Experience with Yardi Voyager a plus, though not required. [Experience with Argus a plus, though not required].


ANALYST - INVESTMENT GROUP
NEW YORK CITY OFFICE

We are seeking an Analyst for the Investments team with capabilities to underwrite mixed-income and affordable multifamily assets.  Experience with mixed-use assets, and other product types like office and retail is a plus. The position is located in the New York City office.

The acquisition team is responsible for sourcing new investment opportunities, including direct investments and joint ventures, managing operating partner relationships, conducting due diligence (in close coordination with Asset Management), obtaining debt financing, grants and subsidies, conducting closings, creating property-level business plans, coordinating with the Finance and Accounting team, and transitioning new acquisitions to the Asset Management team. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Underwrite potential acquisitions with cash flow financial modeling.
  • Perform property due diligence analysis on potential acquisitions.

  • Assist in preparation of documents to be presented to the Investment Committee.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with brokers in order to assist in sourcing new deals.
  • Compile, analyze and interpret market research data.
  • Continuous review of U.S. real estate market trends.
  • Assist with securing financing.
  • Other analysis as needed.

Qualifications

  • Education:  minimum B.A. or B.S. in Real Estate or Finance.
  • Strong communication and writing skills.
  • Proficient in financial modeling.
  • 2-5 years relevant experience.
  • Must be proficient in Excel, Argus, MS Word and PowerPoint.
  • Must possess strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Some travel required.


AFFORDABLE HOUSING ASSET MANAGER
NEW YORK CITY OFFICE

We are seeking an individual with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and good interpersonal skills for an Asset Manager for our portfolio. This position will be part of our Investments Group and report to the Director of Asset Management. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all aspects of asset management for a national portfolio of Section 8, mixed finance/LIHTC and other mixed-income housing.
  • Plan, develop and implement procedures that will ensure all HUD, IRC and other regulatory requirements pertaining to the operation and occupancy of the housing are satisfied.

  • Monitor the operations and budgets of the properties (overseeing local property management staff) as as to ensure the long-term affordability and viability of the properties.
  • Responsible for the marketing, leasing, occupancy, receivables (rental income), maintenance, capital improvements and HUD/LIHTC compliance.
  • Coordination and oversight of capital work (green retrofits).

Qualifications

  • 10 years experience, preferably in the affordable housing sector.
  • Masters degree preferred.
  • LEED certified professional.


NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR
NEW YORK CITY OFFICE

We are seeking an individual with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and good interpersonal skills for a Network Administrator position. This position will report directly to the Director of IT. This position will be responsible for providing level 2 and 3 network architecture, design, and support in a multi-platform, networked environment. Must have at least three years of experience in networking and system support, with at least two years in the architecture, planning, and property management sector. Individual must be an effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.

Network Administration and System Design:

  • Design, configure, and implement enterprise wide network infrastructure to support a wide range of IT systems, including accounting, property management, collaboration, email, video conferencing, and VoIP
  • Manages company-wide Active Directory, Exchange Server and SharePoint credentials
  • Administers NT-based, cross-platform, multi-server environment for home office and remote users
  • Provides security and database administration of Yardi accounting system

End User Support Management:

  • Works with help desk technicians who provide the following services: identifying, researching and resolving technical problems, responding to telephone calls, emails, and requests for technical support
  • Provides tier 2 and 3 Support on escalated issues that cannot be resolved by help desk
  • Investigates errors and problems and performs analysis in effort to provide permanent resolutions

Qualifications

  • B.S. in a technology related field; M.S. preferred
  • 3 to 5 years experience with system administration and/or end user support in a networked environment
  • 2+ years experience working with an online accounting system preferred
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications (preferably Office 2013 and Office for Mac 2011) 
  • Experience with Windows 7, Apple OSX, Android, and iOS operating systems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong aptitude for technical troubleshooting
  • Willingness to expand technical knowledge, particularly in the areas of network administration, end user support, and system analysis
  • MSCA, VMWare certifications preferred