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Director, Finance

Vancouver, BC · Accounting/Finance

Director, Finance
Real Estate Development  
Residential Multifamily, Commercial
Vancouver, BC
$150,000 - $200,000 

Director, Finance Duties & Responsibilities:

Operational Leadership:

  • Responsible for project financial modelling, review project proformas
  • Conduct investment analysis and making investment proposals
  • Guide the accounting team to provide accurate and timely reporting on financial performance of projects
  • Establish and maintain appropriate internal control safeguards
  • Establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
  • Assess organizational performance against both the annual budget and company long-term strategy
  • Supervise ongoing project cost performance, challenge change orders, and hold tight project budgets to enhance project profitability
  • Provide strategic advice regarding financing options for the success of each project and the Company
  • Identify risk, provide analysis and recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance that will allow the Company to meet and exceed financial goals
  • Building positive relationships with auditors, banks, investors, and other external partners
  • Negotiate banking and financing deals, age cash needs and cash flow to meet operation needs and cater for business expansion
  • Lead and guide accounting processes to meet operation needs, ensure accurate and timely financial statements are prepared and filed
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to enhance corporate governance and sound business practices
  • Participate in incentive design schemes for key management members
  • Assist CEO in implementation of the strategic plan and support functional teams in the implementation of operational plans
Corporate Leadership: 
  • You are passionate about the real estate business and North American market
  • Strong advocator of performance-based and results-driven approach
  • Focusing on value creation through critical thinking or smart planning
  • Feel comfortable communicating in English and Mandarin to owners and making proposals and suggestions (Mandarin and asset, not requirement)
  • Be part of the leadership in building a long-term committed professional team through incentive schemes
  • Feel comfortable in managing conflicts cross departments when it is critical to achieve desirable cost performance of the project’s budgets
  • You are able to unite teams to achieve desired results
  • Open minded to welcome and support creative ideas
  • Promote a culture of teamwork and open communication
  • Partner with functional leaders, and contributors at all levels, bringing your empathy and point of view to the conversations and collaborations and challenging us to be more effective

Director, Finance Qualifications: 
  • Experience with raising capital for real estate
  • Experience with investor relationships is highly valued
  • A minimum of 5-8 years of Real Estate and/or development industry experience
  • A proven strategic partner to the CEO and the Board; deep appreciation of risks in real estate and strategic play with cycles
  • Bilingual English / Mandarin preferred
  • High standards of integrity and ethics
  • Accountability and Respect to Deadlines
  • Deep understanding of Real Estate Risks
  • Deep understanding of Macros of Real Estate
  • Experience in controlling project costs according to best practices
  • Proficient in formulating deal structure and equity structure
  • Occasional travel required
  • Ability to conduct presentations
  • Proficient with computer-based software (excel, PPT, Yadi etc.).
  • Overtime as needed by business to meet the deadlines

Director, Finance Renumeration:

Base Salary – $150,000 – $200,000 Canadian Dollars; compensated based on the experience.
Annual Bonus based on the performance.
Extended Health and Benefits
RRSP – Company Deferred Profit Sharing Plan
Progression to CFO, clearing for growth 

Director, Finance Similar Job Titles:
  • Director, Finance
  • Finance Director
  • Director of Finance
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • CFO
  • Senior Director, Finance

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Only applicants with the legal right to work in Canada can be considered for this opportunity.

We thank all those who express interest in this opportunity however only those short-listed we be contacted.

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