CFO - Real Estate

Location: New York, NY
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $125,000.00 - $150,000.00
Date: 5/24/2018
Job ID: 02594191
Job Description

We have a very exciting Chief Financial Officer opportunity with a New York based Real Estate Development Company.  This company is currently involved in new development from single family homes to high rise condos all over New York and Long Island.  The CFO will directly assist the owner of the company and should have strong financial skills, CPA is preferred.  This person will be tasked with restructuring the whole finance department and hiring a staff to work under them.  Should be good at negotiating deals, planning and handling legal matters that may arise.  Also, must be versed at handling projects that cost over 10 million dollars or more.  This position offers a lot of growth and even the possibility of partnership or ownership over time.  

The ability to work and negotiate with banks is a key component of the CFO.  Their role will be raising institutional and private placement capital for the company’s portfolio of real estate investments, as well as supporting strategic growth with their other portfolio companies. There will be some oversight responsibility for operational accounting, and a focus on investment reporting, financial analysis, budgeting & forecasting. 

CFO Job Duties:

  • Review and assess company financial results
  • Provide strategic business counsel and direction
  • Communicate with investors regularly
  • Lead the process for raising capital, leveraging both institutional and private placement options
  • Create financial information to facilitate investment solicitations
  • Oversee cash management & forecasting
  • Supervise company managers
  • Other special projects, as needed
  • Hire accounting staff 
  • Work with company attorneys on current legal matters

CFO Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA certification a plus
  • 10+ years of progressive professional accounting and/or finance experience
  • Must have extensive experience in capital raising activities
  • Investor relations experience preferred
  • Mergers and acquisitions experience preferred
  • Banking or similar industry experience preferred
  • Previous experience working with real estate attorneys preferred  
  • Quality tenure of job movement as evidenced on resume
  • Strong communication, analytical and technical skills