“This is a place where differences are made.”

We know that culture is key to the success of a business, so our strong cultural values lead the way we build our team. SGH focuses on collaboration and puts decisive, disruptive innovation at the top of the pyramid. We are passionate about what we do, and we’re always looking for talented individuals who are as motivated as we are.

If you are a passionate, solution-driven, out-of-the-box thinker that thrives on results, we’d love to hear from you. SGH offers a welcoming, motivating environment where you’ll be surrounded by entrepreneurial-minded people who always give 110%.

“We’re only as strong as the team that drives us.”

We know that our team creates the foundation of our success, so taking care of our team members is one of our top priorities. When you join the SGH family, you will be rewarded with some great benefits and perks:

  • Competitive salary and benefits including paid holidays, PTO, healthcare, flex spending account, 401k, life insurance and legal policies
  • Additional days off for your birthday, a floating holiday and volunteering with an organization of your choice
  • Pet insurance for your furry family members
  • Free covered parking*
  • Free snacks (and sometimes lunches)
  • Modern downtown Birmingham office in walking distance to multiple restaurants and shops*

*Birmingham, MI offices only

Current Openings
Corporate Attorney

SUMMARY:

Simon Group Holdings is seeking a Corporate Attorney to join our Birmingham, MI team. The Corporate Attorney will report to the General Counsel and assist the Legal Department with oversight of all legal activities for the firm and provide expert legal advice and counsel in connection with complex corporate and real estate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, procurement contracts, asset protection, and strategic and tactical matters.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate on transaction teams with respect to a broad range of investments, including private equity, debt (including mezzanine debt), minority co-investments, workouts, fund investments, and impact investments.
  • Assist with the formation of SGH’s private market proprietary funds relating to primary and secondary investments in private equity and credit funds and co-investments (as part of M&A transactions) with sophisticated counterparties
  • Review, draft and negotiate PPMs, limited partnership agreements, operating agreements, side letters with investors, registration rights agreements, investment management agreements, shareholders agreements, subscription agreements, and other investment-related documents.
  • Review, draft and negotiate commercial and real estate transaction documents, including term sheets, MOU/LOI’s, NDA’s, purchase and sale agreements, loan and security documents, escrow agreements, leases, and conveyance documents.
  • Review and analyze survey and title work.
  • Support all legal aspects of acquisition and financing transactions, including due diligence, and act as transaction coordinator.
  • Assist with identifying legal and enterprise risks, and developing internal controls, processes and procedures to ensure that the organization maintains compliance with law, best business practices and ethical requirements.
  • Review marketing materials and RFP’s.
  • Assist in advising on certain securities laws, corporate governance matters and company policies and procedures.
  • Assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of a document management system and document retention/destruction policy.
  • Assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of a contract compliance system, including establishing a database of various corporate documents, form agreements, templates, and contract clauses applicable to the organization’s various business units.
  • Remain abreast of relevant legislation and significant court decisions, and recommend policy modifications based on changes in the law.
  • Engage and manage the activity of outside counsel, with the goal of minimizing the organization’s legal costs and obtaining highest quality of services.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Five to ten years’ experience at a major law firm and/or major in-house corporate department.
  • JD from an accredited law school and excellent academic credentials.
  • State Bar of Michigan member in good standing.
  • Significant direct deal experience as a lead attorney on complex and sophisticated commercial, real estate, and finance transactions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and efficiently on collaborative teams and with investors, clients and partners.
  • Ability to skillfully manage and prioritize multiple internal and external client demands, transactions and projects as a lead lawyer.
  • Demonstrated business acumen with ability to inspire trust and confidence with senior management.
  • Intellectual agility, and ability to analyze and think critically/strategically.
  • Exemplary creative, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent writing and verbal presentation skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively and concisely.
  • Initiative, dependability and motivation.
  • Ability to work independently with moderate to no supervision on a broad range of legal matters/topics, some of which may be new issues.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, multi-task, and adapt as necessary in a fast-paced environment.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Team builder.
  • Unquestionable ethics, integrity, and professionalism.
  • Local candidate preferred.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please send your resume to careers@simongroupholdings.com for consideration. We look forward to learning about you!

Senior Accountant

Effective Date: 1/3/2019

SUMMARY:

Simon Group Holdings is seeking a Senior Accountant to join our Birmingham, MI team. The senior accountant applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare and document business transactions and record as appropriate. Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheets, income statements, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare and evaluate accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and adherence to US GAAP requirements
  • Prepare, maintain and analyze acquisition and loan documents, including key terms that have financial effects
  • Maintain loan amortization and tax schedules for multiple investment properties
  • Complete monthly billing and collections activities for lendees and tenants
  • Perform month-end close activities for individual investments, as well as investments that roll into other entities, including journal entry preparation and account reconciliations
  • Analyze business trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses
  • Create and analyze metrics and scorecards for profitability on various investments
  • Manage cash flows of multiple entities
  • Identify, implement and support improvements to gain efficiencies and effectiveness of accounting practices
  • Liaise with external auditors, tax preparers, and investors to communicate information in a timely and clear manner
  • Passion for working in high paced environment with exposure to operational business leaders
  • Embrace use of computer technology to support business processes
  • Keep up-to-date on knowledge in field as it relates to business
  • Other related duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • At least three (3) years of experience in accounting/finance
  • Knowledgeable of US GAAP and accounting principles
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Proficient in QuickBooks
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to identify opportunities for cost savings/profit enhancement and efficiency improvements
  • Strong initiative and ability to analyze, question and summarize data for decision making
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Corporate and personal tax experience is a plus

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please send your resume to careers@simongroupholdings.com for consideration.  We look forward to learning about you!

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