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Chief Financial Officer

Company is confidential
Salary
Competitive
Employment
Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Accounting / Control
Location
Boston
 MA
Postal Code
02481
Country
United States

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Description


Position: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Reports to: CEO

Position Summary:
The CFO will work closely with the firm’s leadership team on all accounting financials. The position will
provide exposure to a wide arrange of duties within a top tier real estate development firm. As such, the
position will demand a dedicated person with excellent attention to detail, leadership skills, facility with
numbers, and ability to prioritize, work independently, and solve problems.

Company Overview
Our client is a prominent developer creating mixed-use communities that combine housing, retail, office
and community use to create a unique sense of place. The firm is building on years of experience and a
talented and nimble team that brings a distinct vision to every project and relies on creativity to turn
challenges into opportunities. Our client embodies the energetic, fast paced environment of a growing and
successful development platform. Their portfolio has continued to expand throughout the Eastern
seaboard; therefore, they are seeking an engaged, hands-on team player who can work towards the future
success of the business.

Responsibilities:
• Oversee accounting operations of the company
• Manage and oversee, AP, AR, accounting and finance
• Work closely with the CEO and Principal in developing strategies to ensure the organization has
  the financial resources needed to achieve its current and future goals
• Ensure the accuracy of the organization’s financial results and reports
• Comply with all local, state, and federal tax filings and reporting requirements
• Oversee financial reporting
• Assist in creating an organizational structure within the accounting department to facilitate the
  achievement of short term and long-term goals/objectives
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with key financial partners including
  lenders, investors, partners, consultants and vendors
• Assist in all financing processes
• Prepare and track execution of annual business plans
• Maintain portfolio analysis to track cash flows, capital projects and distributions
• Oversee portfolio budgeting, accounting and cash management to ensure accurate reporting
• Implement proper financial reporting to determine monthly and annual financial targets
• Supervise the accounting staff on day-to-day operations including, but not limited to, month/year
  end close, accounts receivable & payable, financial reports, payroll, invoicing, cash receipts and
  disbursements
• Assist in defining the financial strategy, manage financial capital and communicate capital
  requirements/implications of assets to the CEO
• Improve key financial decisions focusing on management of working capital, use of financial
  vehicles and others

Qualifications:
• BS/BA degree, CPA, MBA preferred
• Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in commercial real estate accounting or finance
• Significant, direct experience working with an executive team
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail
• Extensive knowledge of real estate accounting
• Strong interpersonal and communication sills
• Ability to oversee all levels of the organization
• Sharp, confident multi-tasker who is flexible, proactive and adapts quickly
• Ability to work in a discrete and confidential manner

Job Function


  • Accounting / Control
 

Job Sector


Not specified

 

Experience


7+ to 10 years


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