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Lease Transaction Manager, US and Canada

New York, New York
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Job Description

 Job Title:  US and Canada - Lease Transaction Manager


Job Description: 
The Lease Transaction manager will manage lease negotiation to achieve best possible transaction outcome on behalf of American Express (AMEX).  Lead and implement Strategic real estate solutions.  Brokerage responsibilities to consist directing portfolio and negotiation strategy to transact in the market place to include lease renewals, expansions, contractions, subleases, buyouts, new site lease acquisition and purchase or sale of owned assets. 
This position will manage and support the validation of all appropriate lease documents and prepare the necessary close-out packages for the transaction management team.  Responsibilities will include lease negotiations, creation of various transaction documents for approval and the coordination and consolidation of required documentation to ensure the integrity and compliance of the Transaction Management process.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manages lease critical dates via notification to the real estate team and key business unit stakeholders.
  • Manages the lease negotiation end to end process for all facility leasing and/or own sites of approximately 4M SF (US & CANADA) to ensure compliance to AMEX.
  • Review and finalize LOI to capture key major business terms.
  • Oversee and manages the validation of all appropriate lease documents.
  • Partner with procurement team to initiate RFP process if brokerage representation is required and prepare comparison matrix of brokerage proposals to ensure the transaction is compliant with AMEX process.
  • Work closely with legal team to serve as the main point of contact for lease execution signature of negotiated documents.
  • Coordinate Estoppel/SNDA due diligence documents with legal team.
  • Provide support in preparing the Appropriation Request (AR) which outlines the quantitative and qualitative aspects of the transaction.
  • Review and analyze leasing documents, agreements, amendments, abstracts, terms, and related information for accuracy and compliance in Lease Administration Program.
  • Periodically review and ensure the integrity and accuracy of data in the lease administration program.
  • Partner with Lease Administration on desk audits of lease documents and terms.
  • Prepare the Close-Out Package distribution in accordance with AMEX standard operating procedures and audit requirements. 
  • Monitor Tenant Improvement process and ensure timely request and funds are submitted and work closely with global lease administration and regional leaders on the process. 
  • Provide administrative support to the GREWE team.

Qualifications

Requirements:
  • Associates degree required, Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of leasing (negotiation, administration, abstracting) and/or real estate experience required
  • Ability to read, abstract and interpret lease contracts, operating expense statement, real estate tax statements and related documents.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required
  • Financial accounting and/or analysis experience and familiarity with the concepts is preferred
  • Must possess good interpersonal and team skills
  • Must have excellent organizational abilities and attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint), TRIRIGA/IWMS preferred.

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.


Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

 

American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

 

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

 

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

 

The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.

 

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

 

 

 

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

 

American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

 

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

 

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

 

The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.



ReqID: 19006780
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 15, 2019, 7:16:08 PM
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