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Yardi Business Analyst

New York, NY · Full-time · Senior

About The Position

In this role, the individual will work closely with business areas in ensuring that firm’s ERP system, Yardi, meets company’s needs. He/she will interface and communicate with the business in managing projects, developing reports, resolving data/process issues. Yardi is a key system for the firm and this individual will be the “go-to” Yardi person.

  • Perform administrative/support functions in Yardi and help business departments in using Yardi effectively
  • Work with user groups in gathering, interpreting, analyzing and documenting business requirements
  • Develop project plans/timelines and work-break-down structures and communicate with the business in managing their needs/expectations
  • Develop design/functional specification documents for business requirements
  • Work with the application development and data engineering team in developing business solutions
  • Design, develop and test reports in Yardi and data visualization dashboards using BI tools
  • Communicate and coordinate with business users in gathering requirements and testing/supporting applications
  • Help address audit requests from firm’s internal and external auditors


  • Excellent data analysis skills with expertise in handling large datasets and time series data 
  • Excellent critical reasoning skills with ability to interpret and evaluate business requirements and user needs
  • Excellent Project Management skills and preferably Project Management Professional (PMP) certified
  • Appreciation for and experience with documentation of systems flows and architecture
  • Experience in writing SQLs to be able to extract and analyze business data independently
  • Experience in Yardi and SalesForce
  • Experience in developing business intelligence platform from enterprise data
  • Experience in interfacing with finance/accounting/tax teams
  • Familiarity with GAAP accounting
  • Experience with data visualization using Power BI or Tableau
  • Experience is developing project plans with critical success factors, KPIs, work-break-down structures, delivery and resource schedules
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with experience is developing project proposals, business requirement documents and technical/functional specification documents
  • Highly organized, good eye for detail and process and timeline orientated
  • Experience working on large scale systems and enterprise scale products
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Strong knowledge of application testing
  • Strong ability to interact effectively with peers, work on own initiative and to adapt to a changing, fast paced, and dynamic work environment across multiple regions and time zones
  • Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated and proven experience supporting high pressure environment preferably in Investment/Trading 

iStar (NYSE: STAR) is focused on reinventing the ground lease sector, unlocking value for real estate owners throughout the country by providing modern, more efficient ground leases on all types of properties. As the founder, investment manager and largest shareholder of Safehold Inc. (NYSE: SAFE), the first publicly traded company to focus on modern ground leases, iStar is helping create a logical new approach to the way real estate is owned, and continues to use its historic strengths in finance and net lease to expand this unique platform. Recognized as a consistent innovator in the real estate markets, iStar specializes in identifying and scaling newly discovered opportunities and has completed more than $40 billion of transactions over the past two decades.

iStar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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