About Us

DCA Partners is a boutique investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services throughout the western United States. Founded in 2001 and based in Sacramento, CA, our firm is built upon a foundation of independent thinking, competitive spirit, and unrelenting integrity. We seek to provide our clients with long-term guidance, helping them navigate and critically evaluate key business decisions and company milestones in an effort to create strategic value for their stakeholders, shareholders, and family members.

All of our partners and senior executives have spent time in their careers as operators, investors and entrepreneurs. We understand what it takes to build, grow, and ultimately exit businesses, and we treat each engagement as though the Company were our own. We leverage our industry expertise and transaction experience to forge enduring relationships with our clients while creating competitive processes that deliver outstanding results.

Resources

Business Valuations

Find out how much your business is worth. A valuation provides a clear explanation of the value of your business along with evidence to support the result. The data helps guide strategic decisions prior to the sale of the business to ensure a premium value at the eventual exit.

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Seminars

The Success Series is a quarterly continuing-education event for the greater Sacramento business community. Hosted by experienced thought leaders, each event explores a vital subject that’s top of mind for executives. Recorded seminars are free and include videos for panel discussion and for keynote address.

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Webinars

Webinars touch on a wide breadth of topics, including private equity, preparing to sell a business, the M&A sales process, and more. All webinars are free and many include downloadable presentation slides and summaries.

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Whitepapers

A whitepaper is an in-depth look at one particular topic. Those featured here are authored by an investment banking expert at DCA Partners.

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Media Room

Read our press releases, monthly news, and third-party media coverage of our clients.

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Videos

Our video resources include interviews with former clients as well as educational clips.

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Community

DCA is proud to be actively engaged in both professional and community organizations. This involvement ensures that our professional skills are always honed and up-to-date, while allowing us to give back to the communities in which we live and work.

DCA contributes and helps raise over $1 million annually for local non-profits and civic organizations.

Corporate Citizenship Award

Careers

DCA Partners offers a work environment that thrives on excellence, hard work, and team collaboration, which result in a rewarding and fulfilling career. As a small firm, each employee makes a significant impact on our company culture, and therefore we take a serious, diligent approach to hiring. While we are not always actively hiring for a specific role, we are open to reviewing candidates whose background, skills, and work ethic match those of DCA. If you are interested in being considered for a role at DCA, please submit your cover letter and résumé to careers@dcapartners.com.

Current Opportunities
Position Summary:

The Office Manager / Staff Accountant will manage all aspects of the office facility, including maintaining the office condition, and performing administrative tasks for team members and subtenants. In addition, the Office Manager will work directly with the Director of Marketing to assist with event planning (in-person and virtual) and the Chief Financial Officer to assist with accounting and human resource activities.

This role is based in Roseville, CA.

Responsibilities:

First Impressions

  • Welcome and host guests, provide information, answer queries, and direct visitors to the person they need to see
  • Answer telephone and transfer calls to the appropriate individuals
  • Demonstrate professionalism during all in-person, telephone, and online interactions

Accounting Support

  • Handle cash and simple accounting duties for multiple entities including processing of payables, client invoicing, and processing collections / deposits
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for all DCA entities
  • Assist with monthly / quarterly / annual reporting and compliance
  • Assist with various HR functions

Operations

  • Receive, distribute, and send mail, including items that may require shipping (FedEx)
  • Organize and maintain office files and records
  • Maintain adequate office supplies and re-stock as needed
  • Maintain breakroom area and facility office equipment (printers, copiers, postage meter)
  • Review and maintain availability of conference rooms for staff/client meetings, as well as coordination of meals and supplies needed for meetings
  • Perform miscellaneous office functions
  • Assist with the investor portal administration
  • Ensure a clean, orderly, and efficient office environment

Communications

  • Write a variety of forms, letters, reports, and memos
  • Proactively seek out areas of improvement and effectively communicate constructive suggestions
  • Assist with event planning including attendee communications, experience (in-person and virtual), and follow up

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as an Office Manager, Front Office Manager, or Administrative Assistant
  • Two years accounting / bookkeeping experience
  • Knowledge of Office Administrator responsibilities, systems, and procedures
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook, in particular) and Quickbooks
  • Hands-on experience with office machines (e.g., printers, copiers, and postage meters)
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment
  • A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements
  • High School degree; additional qualification as an Administrative Assistant or Secretary a plus

Compensation:

The position provides a competitive salary, Company bonus plan, health benefits, 401(k), and a collaborative, positive work environment.

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Opportunity Summary

DCA Advisors (DCA) is seeking a Real Estate Investment Analyst to assist in the evaluation of future investment opportunities and overall portfolio reporting. We are in the process of creating a $500 million investment portfolio on behalf of family offices and long-term clients. The majority of the portfolio will be real estate oriented, with primary focus areas including value-added office and industrial properties, multi-family, student housing, mobile home parks, car washes, retail, and hotels. DCA is located in Roseville, CA, just outside of Sacramento. Positioned at the base of the Sierra Nevada foothills, about 1 hour from both Napa Valley to the west and Lake Tahoe to the east, Sacramento is quickly becoming recognized as one of the best places to live on the West Coast. This is a ground-floor opportunity to contribute to the development and success of a multi-million dollar real estate investment strategy, and build a long-term career in Sacramento. The ideal candidate will currently live in the Sacramento area or have significant ties to the region.

Role and Responsibilities

The Real Estate Investment Analyst will provide analytical support on a wide variety of assignments including market research, review of property operating statements, cash flow modeling, and property valuation. The analyst will be responsible for assisting with modeling and evaluation of new investment opportunities, conducting sensitivity analysis, assessing risks and mitigating factors for potential investments, and assisting with due-diligence review.

Key Duties Include

  • Developing and exploring ideas for potential buy and sell opportunities
  • Identifying properties and the appropriate contacts which meet a defined target criteria
  • Conducting market, financial, and due diligence analyses of identified properties
  • Conducting outreach and communications with potential developers, brokers, and operating partners
  • Analyzing financial and operating data to assess portfolio and individual investment operating performance; identifying areas requiring attention and suggesting remedial action
  • Participating in the creation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting
  • Evaluating markets to identify changes and trends and related impacts on real estate values and investment strategies
  • Maintaining asset management models for each asset from acquisition through disposition
  • Advising on potential timing for refinancing and disposition of acquired Assets

Candidate Profile

DCA dedicates a great deal of effort to hire individuals who have a demonstrated track record of outstanding academic and professional achievement. Eligible candidates should have at least 3-4 years of experience analyzing quantitative and qualitative data. A Bachelor’s degree is required in accounting, finance, real estate, or related subjects. In addition, candidates should exhibit a strong orientation to detail, a willingness to work long hours, and strong oral and written communication skills.

Desired Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Prior experience in the real estate and/or finance field required
  • Experience with real estate oriented financial and modeling software is helpful (e.g., Argus, Yardi, etc.)
  • A real estate salesperson or broker’s license is not required, but is a plus
  • Strong quantitative skills and established analytical ability
  • Knowledge of real estate accounting and financial statement analysis
  • Demonstrated interest in capital markets and commercial real estate
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

Personal Qualifications and Desired Traits

  • A professional who is self-confident, energetic, and possesses a superb work ethic
  • Highly motivated, committed, and responsible, with a demonstrated ability to manage both people and projects
  • Intense and unquestionable personal and professional integrity
  • Ambitious, yet more interested in a team win than personal stats or recognition
  • Organized, diligent, and methodical, yet able to think strategically
  • An unwavering commitment to doing whatever it takes to be successful and to please clients
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Track record of success and positive client references

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume to: crocca@dcapartners.com

Please be sure to address the following in the cover letter. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

  • Past experiences that make you a good match for the position
  • Why the position is attractive to you, and what unique skills or attributes can you contribute to the role
  • Your connection to the Sacramento region, and why you are committed to building your career here for the long term

About DCA

DCA is a highly collaborative work environment of very smart, talented, and committed people operating across three aspects of its business:

  1. DCA Partners is Sacramento Valley’s leading Investment Banking firm, providing buyside and sellside merger and acquisition advisory services to many of the region’s most prominent and successful companies
  2. DCA Capital Partners is a Private Equity firm that partners with existing management teams to help fuel growth in family-owned and other closely held businesses in a broad spectrum of industries throughout the western U.S.
  3. DCA Advisors is working to build out a $500 million real estate and private equity investment portfolio on behalf of family offices and long-term clients

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