Careers

Real Estate Site Selection – Lakewood, Ohio

Rapidly expanding commercial development program is providing an opportunity for the right individual who will assist in creating income and value for the company through commercial site selection and deal making. Candidates must be able to source and gain control of sites that match our clients’ location criteria.

Critical Requirements and Responsibilities:

  • Experience in commercial site acquisitions and an ability to manage projects from site identification through purchase.
  • Working knowledge of land development regulations and requirements; site due diligence; site planning; and construction requirements.
  • On-point experience and familiarity working in a variety of markets.
  • Periodic overnight travel throughout the U.S.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Able to juggle multiple projects concurrently under pressure.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate, Urban Studies, Business, Finance, Management or related field.
  • Five (5+) years of experience in commercial site selection, site assessment and purchase agreement negotiation.
  • High degree of personal initiative and judgment.
  • Ability to understand and negotiate various legal documents.
  • Able to prioritize multiple projects.
  • Strong sales and writing skills.
  • Proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, and Real Estate Site Selection Software and Apps.

Please submit your resume to employment@zarembagroup.com for consideration.

 

Construction Portfolio Administrator – Lakewood, Ohio

Zaremba Group’s accounting team has an immediate full-time opening for a Construction Portfolio Administrator.  The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for managing the construction funding process for a portfolio of single-tenant retail development projects.  Based upon the candidate’s skill level and prior work experience, the candidate may also be responsible for assisting with other accounting functions.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare, submit, and track monthly construction loan draws with lenders for multiple projects.
  • Ensure the general contractor’s application for payment and supporting documentation are complete and accurate.
  • Verify the accuracy of invoice coding in accounting system.
  • Coordinate with lenders to ensure timely funding of draws.
  • Approve the release of payment of invoices and coordinate with accounts payable.
  • Resolve construction issues as needed to facilitate timely completion of projects.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly equity draws to equity partners.
  • Perform monthly cash reconciliations.
  • Assist with the accounts payable function.
  • Verify, pay and record monthly interest and loan payments on construction portfolio.
  • Pay real estate tax bills for active projects, prepare tenant reimbursement invoices, monitor reimbursements.

Qualifications:

  • Two to four years of construction accounting or job cost accounting experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Accounting or Finance, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in real estate development/construction accounting. 
  • Detail-oriented with high level of attention to financial accuracy.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite including MS Outlook.
  • Intermediate MS Excel knowledge.
  • Sage 300 CRE / Timberline accounting software experience a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic, including the ability to multi-task, prioritize, meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability and desire to work closely with colleagues within a collaborative, entrepreneurial, and fast -paced environment
  • Results -oriented, motivated self-starter
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in real estate industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in fast paced environment.

Please submit your resume to employment@zarembagroup.com for consideration.

 

Recruiting for Future Openings

Although Zaremba Group does not have an immediate need for the following position(s) we are always interested in discovering ambitious individuals who have relevant industry experience and may be interested in future openings.

Development Manager – Lakewood, Ohio

Candidates must have a strong understanding of the commercial site development process. Experience in site due diligence, coordination of engineering and design consultants, and the ability to obtain governmental approvals is required. Must have the ability to coordinate multiple development projects simultaneously.

Critical Requirements and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to present projects to and obtain approvals from various governmental boards
  • Ability to ascertain and solve development issues early in the development process
  • Ability to create and manage budgets and schedules
  • Ability to ascertain and solve construction issues early in the construction schedule
  • Overall responsibility, through various consultants, to direct the entitlement process along with overseeing the development of all plans and specifications for the construction of retail projects
  • Diplomacy skills working with local government representatives
  • Ability to manage multiple resources within a given project, adhering to strict deadlines and budgets

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience in coordinating architects and engineers in development retail projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field; Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Construction Management or City planning with strong retail development experience
  • Experience in obtaining all governmental approvals (federal, state and local)
  • Knowledge of all site due diligence and evaluation leading up to property acquisition
  • Travel Requirement- 25%

Please submit your resume to employment@zarembagroup.com for consideration.