The JBG SMITH Corporate Office

  • Financial Analyst in Commercial Leasing

    US-MD-Chevy Chase
  • Overview

    The Financial Analyst is responsible for assisting the Leasing Department with all aspects of the leasing process as needed and directly support the SVP of Leasing Operations in preparing a variety of metrics and sensitivities.  


    • Provide analytical support to senior members of the Leasing Team, primarily the SVP of Leasing Operations. 
    • Prepare various monthly metrics including:
      • Projected Mark to Market
      • Tenant Retention
      • Aggregate Lease Value
      • Projected Occupancy 
    • Assist in the preparation of monthly Business Performance Metrics Reports for both Commercial Asset Management and Commercial Leasing. 
    • Assist in researching financial and occupancy variances on a portfolio wide and asset level basis. 
    • Assist with the preparation of materials for leasing meetings. 
    • Assist in the entire budget process (YE & Midyear Roll-ups) including report generation from Yardi ABF and Argus Enterprise, preparation and organization of leasing calls, and variance analysis. 
    • Manage option and encumbrance data integrity between Yardi and VTS. 
    • Review and approve lease terms and economics in lease approval workflow (Dealflow). 
    • Review and approve lease execution packages. 
    • Calculate outside broker commissions, track payment and provide metrics in regard to timeliness of process. 
    • Complete special projects as assigned.


    Bachelor’s degree required.

    1-3 years related experience preferred.


    Technical Experience:


    Superior computer skills in Microsoft Excel; able to perform intermediate/advanced functions.


    Other Skills/Requirements:


    • Solid problem-solving, quantitative and analytical skills required to conduct financial analysis, scenario analysis and profitability models. 
    • Strong interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills. 
    • Ability to communicate effectively and foster good working relationships with all members of the leasing team. 
    • Must be an independent worker who can prioritize and coordinate tasks to accomplish large amounts of work in a timely fashion. 
    • Ability to shift from one project to another very quickly without loss of work quality and with minimal supervision. 
    • Should be self-directed and motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and demonstrate quick turnaround, follow through and follow up. 
    • Understanding and modeling various deal structures and strong knowledge of leasing terms. 
    • Ability to work flexible or extended hours to accommodate increased workload/projects and to attend industry-related meetings or events in the evenings. 
    • Excellent attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position.


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