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Are you motivated by a team environment, passionate about serving others, and driven by our market’s success? Then Lee & Associates Charleston is the place for you! We invite you to join one of Charleston’s most experienced team of commercial real estate professionals.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Working under close supervision, conducts and documents moderate to complex standard financial analysis and ad hoc finance projects. Aids organization with financial functions, such as assessing, auditing, planning, budgeting, taxes, consolidation, cost control, and project control.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evaluates and analyzes a variety of financial results and indicators such as capital expenditures, depreciation, proposals, investment opportunities, rate of return, profit plans, operating records, financial statements, etc. Recommends actions that may be taken to improve financial results.
  • Compiles budgetary and fiscal data received from assigned departments to prepare revenue balance statements and historical comparisons of departmental expenditures with requested appropriations
  • Analyzes records of present and past operations, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenues, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred to project future revenues and expenses
  • Assists in preparation of special studies, analyses, and recommendations in areas such as budgets, forecasts, financial plans, governmental requirements, statistical reports, and business forecasts
  • Retrieves and organizes data into required reporting formats to provide a basis for comparison and evaluation
  • Prepares reports analyzing specific aspects of department structures, functions and operational procedures and recommends ways to improve efficiency and/or effectiveness
  • Collaborates with CRM and Property (Facility) Manager to ensure budgetary confines
  • Performs other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position
  • Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or training to co-workers
  • May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project

QUALIFICATIONS

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university in accounting or finance
  • Some prior related work experience preferred but not required

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers
  • Ability to effectively present information to supervisors and finance management

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE

  • Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles
  • Ability to calculate complex figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions
  • Conducts advanced financial analysis including the preparation of reports

REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret financial information and the ability to accurately explain/report activity in verbal and written communications
  • Requires intermediate analytical skills

OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES

  • Computer skills, including specific knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) and other reporting tools (i.e. Tableau, Power BI). Strong work ethic and adaptable
  • Ability to collaborate with teammates in a positive and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and produce quality work with little to no direction
  • Possess a professional demeanor with strong communication and listening skills
  • Possess time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize assigned tasks
  • Possess strong situational awareness skills
  • Possess administrative and organizational skills
  • Demonstrates proactive thinking, actions and initiative
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic
  • Desire to learn about the Charleston, SC commercial real estate market

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Decisions made with understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.

Please submit resume, salary requirement, and list of 3 references to Lee & Associates Charleston Human Resources at hrcharleston@lee-associates.com.

Lee & Associates Charleston is looking for experienced commercial real estate sales agents to join our growing brokerage team in Charleston, SC. We have been serving the Charleston commercial real estate industry since 1999 providing outstanding service to our clients. The right fit for this position is a highly-motivated and success-driven professional with an entrepreneurial mindset, a high degree of self-discipline, and a proven track record. This individual thrives in a dynamic, commission-based business environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Earn new business through in-person contacts, cold calling, networking events, canvassing, and follow-up; give presentations to those who influence decisions and decision-makers and schedule face-to-face contact with prospective candidates requiring real estate needs
  • Assist in the development of agency leasing plans which consider current market conditions, occupancy levels, capital budgets, and disposition strategies based upon client objectives
  • Direct the development of integrated asset management and leasing plans. Includes operating and capital projections, and leasing assumptions to estimate annual NOI and cash flow
  • Respond to broker inquiries, conduct tours of property with prospective tenants, negotiate proposals and lease terms which conform to established leasing plan criteria (and prepare accurate analysis for determination of variance), negotiate leases, renewals, expansions, recasts and terminations on owner’s behalf
  • Coordinate and direct the efforts of all third-party vendors who provide marketing support services to the client including advertising and marketing firms, architects, and public relations firms
  • Produce and review all leasing activity reports for accuracy, revise and update as necessary
  • Maintain regular formal and informal communications with ownership, including scheduling and coordinating regular status meetings
  • Document all relevant processes, procedures and reports for leasing and management personnel, ownership and tenants (if necessary

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of two years commercial real estate sales and verifiable track record required
  • Must possess a South Carolina Real Estate License or be willing to obtain license within 30 days if from out of state
  • College degree required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Practical analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Possess positive attitude with a high sense of integrity
  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Ability to work independently and produce quality work with little to no direction
  • Able to function as part of a team with a collaborative spirit
  • Possess a professional demeanor with strong communication, listening, and follow-up skills
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic
  • Ability to cultivate long-term client relationships
  • Ability to effectively present information in front of others
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Why Choose Lee & Associates?

  • Most competitive splits in the market
  • Secure, established, profitable company
  • Largest privately owned commercial real estate company in the United States
  • Partner opportunity for ownership and ability to invest in new Lee & Associates offices
  • Relaxed environment which sets us apart from our corporate competitors
  • Reputation for integrity and employing top commercial real estate agents in the marketplace
  • We use the full power of our organization to meet our clients’ needs
  • Market knowledge, data analysis, and current comps
  • Work/life balance and commitment to a fun and efficient environment
  • National CoStar provided to all agents

For consideration, please send your resume to Wade Allen at wallen@lee-associates.com.  

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