Business Development Financial Analyst

Business Development Financial Analyst

Posted January 15, 2022

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The Financial Analyst is responsible for financial evaluations related to Crestline’s business development efforts -- including underwriting equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, and asset pro formas -- and for financial planning and analysis for the company itself. The position will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer but will also support other departments requiring financial analysis.  

The position will require fluency with Excel to run internal rates of return, net present values, and data sensitivity tables. This individual must be analytical, deciphering financial data to effectively review and evaluate investment opportunities and to assess the performance of individual real estate assets in Crestline’s portfolio as well as Crestline’s corporate financial results. The candidate must be able to identify problems and develop innovative solutions to further efforts toward continuous process improvements. In addition, the successful candidate will be well-organized, detail-oriented, and be able to perform a variety of tasks under time pressure and tight deadlines.  

This position requires a professional who is highly motivated and a self-starter – but who is also a team player and can work effectively with colleagues across different departments. 

The position will be based in Crestline’s corporate headquarters, located in Old Town Fairfax. The individual may have limited opportunities to travel but should not expect significant travel at the outset. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and benchmark investment opportunities (real estate assets and hospitality companies)
  • Work with the senior analyst to create pro forma projections and financial models
  • Create effective PowerPoint and Infographics presentations for key stakeholders
  • Support the executive team in assessing corporate strategic plans and providing analytical support
  • Identify and drive continuous process improvements
  • Draft business memos, summarizing financial analysis
  • Assist other departments with ad-hoc financial analyses, including:
  • Crestline accounting team’s work on corporate forecasts and annual budgets
  • Risk management’s analysis of insurance programs/competitive benchmarking
  • Operation’s review of competitive strengths

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree (four-year college or university) in Finance, Hospitality or another related field
  • Relevant work or internship experience
  • Ability to thrive in an environment that is both strategic and creative, and which requires rapid learning, multitasking, and prioritizing under tight deadlines
  • Proven track record of proactively problem-solving complex issues
  • Proven computer proficiency in Excel
  • Ability to work proactively, independently and as a strategic partner in a team environment
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving, decision making, and continuous process improvement skills
  • Demonstrated partnering, influencing, and communication skills up and down the organizational structure to convey key elements in a concise and positive manner

Crestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or disability status.

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Crestline Hotels & Resorts

3950 University Drive
Suite 301

Fairfax, VA 22030

Telephone (571) 529-6100