Sr. Transactions Analyst in Oakland, CA at JLL

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Oakland, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

About Our Business:

Our Transaction Advisory Services team helps clients strategize, evaluate and execute real estate transactions to meet their business and occupancy needs. Working with local brokers, we assist clients by defining space requirements, identifying suitable alternatives, recommending appropriate occupancy solutions and negotiating lease and ownership terms on their behalf.


Our Senior Transaction Analyst will assist in developing strategies and supporting models for complex real estate transactions. You will also support and participate in simple lease acquisitions and dispositions. Additional responsibilities include qualitatively and quantitatively evaluating client building alternatives and lease options. Research companies, landlords, and potential subtenants.  Gather and evaluate real estate market and property data; this can include conducting market calls, previewing space opportunities, developing fact sheets and tour books, and gathering photos and floor plans as necessary.

  • Works with the client and account leaders to set business and real estate strategies and execute on those objectives
  • Proactively assists client in managing their real estate portfolio to achieve cost reduction, financial and occupancy optimization, monetization and other client goals
  • Reviews lease documents.  Writes lease summaries and abstracts.  Reviews other materials as part of the due diligence process
  • Monitors and evaluates implementation programs against strategy and provides timely reporting of the effectiveness of the strategy against implementation results
  • Occasionally performs complex financial analyses (e.g., headquarters, master plans, sale leasebacks, etc.). Integrates complex occupancy scenario planning into financial analysis
  • Strategically utilizes other corporate service lines to deliver optimal results
  • Establishes a strong and trusted relationship with the client


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, economics or related field required. 
  • Ideal candidate will have 3 years commercial real estate transactional experience
  • Real estate brokerage or salespersons license and LEED certification desired
  • Possesses fundamental understanding of real estate and lease terminology
  • Experience with modeling complex occupancy scenarios, including multi-facility consolidations, city plans and metro area consolidations
  • Strong financial, analytical, and reporting skills
  • Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative information
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) CoStar, Argus with the capability to master company specific database programs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team to build relationships and interact effectively with business partners and clients
  • Ability to multi-task, work successfully under pressure, and effectively prioritize and manage time and workload
  • Has experience with managing basic lease transactions such as renewals and relocations
  • Understanding of and commitment to client services
  • A desire to work within a diverse, collaborative, and driven professional environment


JLL Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce.  JLL strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination without regard to race, color, religion, belief, creed, age, sex, pregnancy or maternity (including childbirth and related conditions), family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), nationality, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, trade union membership, social position, political view or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law.  The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business and ensures that employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.

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