Analyst, Project Finance - Interstate Corp.Office-US-Arlington, VA Job
Interstate Hotels and Resorts - Arlington, VA

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Essential Functions

Create pro forma projections for new business opportunities. This function requires a general understanding of hotel operating metrics (ADR, Occ and RevPAR) and a basic knowledge of the profit and loss statement (Revenues, Expenses, GOP, NOI).

Generate return analyses for potential investments (acquisitions, joint ventures, mezzanine loans, guarantees, key money, etcetera). This function requires a basic understanding of financial principles (time value of money, risk adjusted discount rates) and a working knowledge of key metrics (IRR, NPV).

Conduct market research to support key assumptions. This function requires the analysis of historical and competitive market data, the assessment of room supply and demand generators, and the consideration of comparable transactions in the marketplace.

Analyze performance of all major transactions and explain significant variances to underwriting.

Support due diligence process for all transactions (acquisitions and dispositions).

Complete special projects and ad hoc analyses for various departments.

Knowledge & Skills


Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, finance, accounting or real estate required.


0 – 2 years of experience in hospitality consulting, investment analysis, feasibility, valuation, development, asset management or similar function.

Hotel operational experience preferred, but not required.

Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of the lodging and/or real estate industries.

Solid proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point. Specifically, exceptional knowledge of financial modeling.

Strong analytical thought process.

Deductive reasoning skills.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Highly effective research skills.

Well-organized, self-starter.

Detail-oriented, ability to multi-task.

Respectful of deadlines.

The Project Finance Group of Interstate Hotels & Resorts is a newly established department. The purpose of the department is to support the growth initiatives of the company by leading all aspects of hotel underwriting. Primary responsibilities include the preparation of project feasibility and investment analyses for new business opportunities.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is currently seeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Analyst, Project Finance. The Analyst, Project Finance will act as an internal consultant to various departments. The individual will perform feasibility analysis, create pro forma projections, generate return analyses and conduct market research. The individual will participate in due diligence efforts to determine financial viability, profitability and appropriateness of transaction structures. The individual will effectively manage complicated projects, collaborate with other departments and operate quickly and effectively.

Interested and qualified candidates should include salary requirements.

**No Recruiters Please. We do not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd parties**

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is the largest and leading U.S.-based global hotel management company. Hotel owners, developers and guests discover the Interstate difference in our nearly 400 hotels with more than 70,000 rooms located throughout the United States and around the world. Interstate, a wholly-owned subsidiary of a joint venture between Thayer Lodging and Jin Jiang Hotels, also has ownership interests in 58 hotels including six wholly-owned hotels.

Our rich history spanning more than 50 years of innovation, consistency and success is unmatched in the hospitality industry, making Interstate the preferred hotel management company of major global brands. It also allows our associates to consistently deliver results for real estate investors, ownership groups, publicly-traded REITs, privately held companies, and private equity funds today and in the bright future to come.

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