Arbor Realty Trust

  • Structured Finance Associate

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Associate, Structured Finance will be responsible for assisting the deal team with accumulating information for loan processing, ordering reports for use in the due diligence process preparing credit memorandums for submission to the credit committee and assembling complete loan files for examination by the underwriter. The Associate, Structured Finance is also responsible for assisting the Structured Finance Underwriting team with the analysis and evaluation of potential structured products.


    The Associate, Structured Finance will have the following duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to:


    • Perform financial analysis and underwriting, including statement spreading, risk assessment, projections and sensitivity analysis, industry and management assessments, collateral analysis and completion of credit approval documents
    • Assisting underwriters in the completion of analytical spreadsheets and underwriting narratives in preparation for loan committee.
    • Completing financial and credit reviews
    • Review and analyze financial statements, tax returns and cash flow statements of borrowers and guarantors
    • Interface with credit, portfolio, operations and product specialist personnel, as required, to facilitate the underwriting, closing, and transition of prospects to portfolio management
    • Engage outside parties for collateral reviews, appraisals, background checks, and accounting due diligence, as necessary
    • Perform on-site due diligence through property inspections
    • Managing company loan files
    • Tracking loan applications
    • Gathering information for supply and demand analysis
    • Reviewing all application documentation and property information
    • Communicating with other Arbor departments in the coordination of underwriting, closing, and managing structured loans.


    Education: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance or a related discipline


    Experience: Minimum of three to five years of experience in finance or related field; previous experience in real estate, risk/financial analysis, valuations, relationship management, workouts, capital markets and rehabilitation are a plus.



    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel; and proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, and Word.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are critical to success
    • Excellent financial, analytical, communication, project management and multi-tasking skills.
    • Possess a working knowledge of PC/desktop software applications and analytical programs.
    • Loan processing/analysis or other loan origination experience preferred.
    • The qualified candidate will be hard-working, a quick learner, detail-oriented, well-organized and able to work alone as well as with others to reach a common goal


    Travel: Up to 20%


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