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VP Portfolio Management

Company: Amherst Holdings LLC
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

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.

Our Portfolio Management team sits at the center of the action, serving as leaders and collaborators with every function that serves the lifecycle of our investment products. We seek a highly motivated individual to play a key role in the execution of portfolio optimization for our many investment vehicles invested in single-family rental (SFR) properties. We communicate with leading institutional investors daily and must articulate our strategy and performance well. We are subject matter experts in many areas of the firm -including venture strategy, asset management, debt optimization, cash management, financial reporting and performance, valuation, and valuation attribution. This high visibility team serves as the internal fiduciary for investors -working across all departments to ensure key messages, analysis, and strategy implementation result in optimal portfolio performance.


  • Lead, mentor, and guide team members to ensure a high-quality work product with met goals

  • Model scenarios for optimization, including IRR analysis, valuation attribution analysis, cash flow pro formas, and others -requires the ability to build, execute, and manage complex PM infrastructure

  • Evaluate risk exposure and monitor asset management execution to determine optimal playbooks and strategies; including the communication and presentation of these to investors

  • Develop astute understanding and assist in building infrastructure for cash management, debt optimization, and portfolio performance tracking

  • Collaborate with senior leaders to generate new ideas and further initiatives

  • Coordinate work product with legal, tax, accounting, and regulatory parties

  • Collaborate across all teams to further new business initiatives and manage existing businesses

  • Prepare board and executive-level reporting and materials on tight timelines

  • Finalize client presentations and interface with investment partners and potential lenders


  • Bachelor's degree required; MBA nice-to-have, CFA welcome

  • 7-10 years in investment banking or private equity, with prior real estate experience required

  • Experience managing a team, leading full processes start-to-finish, and engaging with investors

  • Excellent executive communication skills with a desire to develop detailed, diverse real estate expertise

  • Prior experience in public or private real estate (including commercial) with demonstrated ability to:
  • Run portfolio teams and complex financial modeling (solid Excel and PPT skills)

  • Apply deep understanding of deal structuring and financing (debt, equity)

  • Shift gears with emerging data points and proactively manage expectations, suggesting solutions

  • Interpret and present analysis thoughtfully

  • Manage self and team's time efficiently; take initiative to work independently and as part of a team

  • Consult with and present directly to clients

  • Present a keen interest in understanding and following capital markets

  • Independent, logical, and critical thinker with solutions-orientation when presenting 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.

Keywords: Amherst Holdings LLC, Austin , VP Portfolio Management, Other , Austin, Texas

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