All Merchants Capital Job Postings

2023 Summer Internship - Merchants Capital

Location: Saint Paul, MN | Date: 08/12/2022

The Intern position is responsible for supporting the Merchants Capital team with a variety of project-based, administrative work. This position will be located at our St, Paul office located at 255 Kellogg Blvd. E., Saint Paul, MN 55101.


Expected Outcomes: A successful intern will apply knowledge gained from coursework in a real-world professional setting and end the internship with a better understanding of workplace responsibilities and dynamics.

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2023 Summer Internship - Merchants Capital, GSE

Location: Washington, DC | Date: 08/12/2022

Summary: The Intern position is responsible for supporting the Merchants Capital team with a variety of project-based, administrative work. This position will be located at our DC office, 505 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 2004.


Expected Outcomes: A successful intern will apply knowledge gained from coursework in a real-world professional setting and end the internship with a better understanding of workplace responsibilities and dynamics and a strong foundation in real estate finance.


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2023 Summer Internship - Merchants Capital

Location: Carmel, IN | Date: 08/12/2022

The Intern position is responsible for supporting the Merchants Capital team with a variety of project-based, administrative work. This position will be located at our Carmel Corporate Headquarters.


Expected Outcomes: A successful intern will apply knowledge gained from coursework in a real-world professional setting and end the internship with a better understanding of workplace responsibilities and dynamics.

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Financial Analyst

Location: Carmel, IN | Date: 08/12/2022

Our Financial Analyst, Tax Credit Equity Acquisitions will help us prepare financial projections for multifamily real estate investments structured with monetizable tax credits. We need someone who can effectively communicate with third-party lenders, developers, investors, counsel, and internal personnel.  


After one year as our Financial Analyst, you will know you were successful if you…

  • Analyze and update financial projections for multifamily residential properties.
  • Review market studies, tax credit applications, and sponsorship information to ensure conformance with internal requirements.
  • Prepare Investor Committee packages.
  • Collect and analyze data within Merchants Capital’s database


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Senior Financial Analyst (LIHTC)

Location: Carmel, IN | Date: 08/12/2022

Merchants Capital Investments is seeking an experienced Senior Financial Analyst. The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting on all data and activity for the tax credit equity group as well as preparing documents for the Senior Vice President that are ultimately provided to management.


Expected Outcomes: The primary responsibilities of this position are business process improvement, financial model analysis, data integration and support the Portfolio Management, Syndications, and Acquisitions departments of a real estate investment syndicator. The candidate will be a Microsoft Excel and Office expert working as part of a team building, implementing, and maintaining a proprietary suite of financial analysis tools, systems and processes used to analyze and report on affordable housing, Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) investments. The candidate will be charged with a wide range of analytical, project management and technical tasks and must have the ability to work both independently and in collaboration with others, including non-technical business stakeholders. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gain an understanding of Portfolio Management’s existing business processes and facilitate improvements.
  • Work closely with real estate analysts and senior-level finance experts to review, model, and forecast financial risks and opportunities. 
  • Advise internal staff and external third parties regarding deal structuring, LIHTC, partnership, and real estate tax matters. 
  • Effectively communicate with individuals of various backgrounds, experience, and knowledge – be able to bridge the gap between groups having relatively different levels of technology and real estate investment expertise.
  • Enhance the capabilities of a Portfolio Management department working in a remote environment across U.S. time zones.
  • Oversee the preparation and update of financial analysis and modeling tools designed to provide detailed projections for institutional investors managed investment funds.
  • Setup and execute queries and perform data analysis using Power Query and Pivot Table features of Excel and Power BI. 
  • Review lower-tier partnership tax returns and audits.
  • Assist Fund auditors during preliminary and year-end filed work.
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Fund Analyst

Location: Carmel, IN | Date: 08/12/2022

  

Our Fund Analyst will be responsible for assisting senior management in launching and managing new private equity debt funds, as well as other strategic initiatives for Merchants Capital and Merchants Bank of Indiana. The Fund Analyst will initially be responsible for maintaining critical operational functions for debt funds including administrative and compliance components, SEC registrations, custodian services, and investment protocols. If you are looking to launch your career in capital markets, then apply TODAY!


After one year as a Fund Analyst, you will know you were successful if you…

  • Interact with Loan Officers/Originators and Underwriters to track the progress of loans in the pipeline
  • Interact with Merchants Capital’s asset management team to monitor the performance of portfolio loans after closing
  • Maintain loan pipeline
  • Work with closing and fund legal teams to purchase loans
  • Interface with investors and warehouse facilities to finance loans
  • Gather monthly and quarterly property-level data to aggregate and synthesize reports to investors
  • Create short-form credit memos for the investment committee
  • Ensure compliance with fund-level underwriting parameters
  • Engage in discussions around risks and risk mitigants with committee members
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Closing Manager

Location: Carmel, IN | Date: 08/12/2022

  

Our Closing Manager’s primary role is to coordinate due diligence for Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties under Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code. You must be detail oriented and an excellent communicator, as this role regularly collaborates across our business, as well as partnering with external third-party lenders, borrowers, counsel, and title companies. If you have a passion for the creation and preservation of Affordable Housing, then apply TODAY!


After one year as a Closing Manager, you’ll know you were successful if you can… 

  • Collect, review, and organize due diligence items customary to a LIHTC property real estate closing, which may include but are not limited to, title, survey, organizational documents, loan documents, insurance certificates, construction documents, environmental reports, etc.
  • Coordinate internal approvals.
  • Interface with third parties during the closing process.
  • Assist in preparing Investment Committee packages.
  • Assist in preparing closing packages for the transition of projects.
  • Analyze and update financial projections
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Event Planning/Marketing Coordinator

Location: Carmel, IN | Date: 08/12/2022

  

At Merchants Capital we have experienced enormous growth across our affordable housing and market-rate conventional portfolios and we are active throughout 44 states nationwide. This growth means we need more support and expertise in our marketing team. As an Event Planning/Marketing Coordinator, every day is different, you will have the opportunity to work across many subject areas including social media, public relations, event planning, presentations, graphic design, and marketing campaign support. Our team supports HQ in Indiana as well as five regional offices throughout the U.S. We have many challenging priorities, and it is essential that we are constantly in sync to ensure we deliver best-in-class service and support to the entire Merchants Capital platform. Do you want to join a team where you can experience the creativity and flexibility of a small lender, with all the capabilities of a large institution? If yes, then apply TODAY!


In one year as our Event Planning/Marketing Coordinator, you will know you were successful if you…

  • Support the marketing manager with planning, implementing, and monitoring marketing campaigns
  • Assist with the production of marketing materials, presentations, and collateral pieces. Prepare, format, and edit a wide range of documents. 
  • Coordinate the purchase of corporate branded merchandise and client gifts
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate national marketing events such as conferences, webinars, and trade shows. Attend events as needed as a representative of Merchants Capital.
  • Maintain conference, sponsorship, and event tracking lists and marketing database
  • Identify marketing trends, industry pulse, and key opportunities for innovation and      prepare market research
  • Prepare social media posts and maintain/update Merchants Capital’s corporate      website
  • Organize efforts surrounding annual employee training and team-building event
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Content Strategist

Location: Carmel, IN | Date: 08/12/2022

  

Our Content Strategist will help us develop and implement a comprehensive content strategy to increase our social media engagement, website traffic, and our brand awareness nationwide. As a Content Strategist, you should have excellent multitasking skills and be a proficient writer capable of capturing and developing Merchants Capital’s organizational voice and adjusting tone and content to reach different types of clients, media, industry stakeholders, and decision-maker audiences. Ultimately, the Content Strategist should be able to ensure our company’s online, and web presence is aligned with our marketing strategies.


In one year as our Content Strategist, you will know you were successful if you…

  • Support the Vice President of Marketing with planning, implementing, and monitoring marketing campaigns
  • Design brand content strategies to achieve marketing targets 
  • Manage, create, and publish original, high-quality content 
  • Draft and edit content for Merchants Capital’s website relaunch in summer 2022
  • Ghostwrite op-eds, blog posts, social media content, whitepapers, etc., as needed
  • Create content for social media accounts, print collateral and press releases, whitepapers, op-eds, bios, blogs, proposals, reports, and presentations ensuring up-to-date, accurate, and appealing content
  • Maintain current marketing statistics and print-ready marketing collateral to support the sales team 
  • Prepare monthly reports on social media engagement and web traffic
  • Communicate with industry professionals via social media to create and maintain a strong network 
  • Stay up to date with new digital technologies and social media best practices
  • Coordinate media outreach efforts with public relations agency
  • Research industry trends and stay abreast of competitor information and marketing campaigns
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Financial Analyst

Location: Saint Paul, MN | Date: 08/12/2022

 

Our Financial Analysts provide a variety of analytical, administrative, and database support to our GSE Asset Management Team. Day to day you will assist the asset manager to review inspections, analyzing financials, collecting required loan documents, reviewing/processing repair/replacement requests, and other tasks that may arise. Other responsibilities will include tracking affordability /covenant requirements and following up on code violations, lawsuits, and required repairs. Lastly, you will also help attain MBA Inspection class certifications. We have experienced enormous growth across our affordable housing and market-rate conventional portfolios, so our Financial Analyst must be quick-witted and adaptable to change, as well as be willing to jump in and help out your teammates when needed. Do you want to join a team where you can experience the creativity and flexibility of a small lender, with all the capabilities of a large institution? If yes, then apply TODAY!


In one year as a Financial Analyst, you will know you were successful if you…

  • Service, maintain, and troubleshoot assigned tasks related to multifamily mortgage loans.
  • Input and maintain data using various mortgage software.
  • Assist with collection and spreading of operating statements and rent rolls to help assess risk.
  • Manage audit confirmations for the borrower
  • Assist with gathering audit information for internal and external audits.
  • File and maintain necessary online and hardcopy forms related to loan compliance.
  • Support asset managers’ interactions with Agency regarding compliance/procedural issues.
  • Assist with collection of annual certifications required by loan covenants
  • Review inspections, assist asset manager with deferred maintenance follow-up, and submit inspections to various agencies as required.
  • Work towards obtaining the MBA Inspection Certification.
  • Review and process replacement reserve disbursement requests.
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