Finance Director

September 25, 2017


New Jersey

Director of Finance – Real Estate Operations
Job Description:
The Director of Finance – Real Estate Operations is an integrator who will be responsible
for the tactical execution and communication of the company’s strategic direction for
multiple properties and projects. The Director will also be responsible for planning,
implementing, and monitoring financial policy and managing a department of accounting
and finance staff. This is an exciting opportunity with growth and upward mobility potential
for someone looking to make a difference. The position reports directly to the President of
the Company.
Duties and Responsibilities:
 Responsible for review of all property purchasing and securing the approval of Area
Directors with complete adherence to budget guidelines.
 Work with Area Directors on major projects such equipment/property upgrades, and
large purchases.
 Responsible for the resolution of all escalated complaints from residents and others.​
 Work closely with all members of the back office staff and all on site managers to
ensure implementation and execution of all company policies and procedures.
 Develop and implement employee review and compensation system.
 Research and implement time tracking for employees, project management and
CRM systems.
 Mentor, coach, supervise and develop team managers.
Accounting, Finance & Insurance:
 Develop, implement and monitor internal controls.
 Supervise department of accounting and finance staff.
 Responsible for monthly and annual accounting close, including the preparation of
 Prepare financial statements for internal and external reporting purposes.
 Coordinate information requested by outside Certified Public Accounting firm for the
preparation of tax filings and other services.
 Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations via consultation with
outside legal counsel.
 Initiate, review, negotiate and maintain vendor contracts with an emphasis on cutting
 Review and assess technologies needs including updates to accounting system, as
 Review and assess insurance coverage for workers compensation, business,
liability, property, and malpractice via consultation with insurance agents.

 Bachelor or Master’s degree in Accounting, CPA preferred.
 5+ years of experience in real estate accounting and operations at a managerial
level role and above.
 5+ experience with budgeting and forecasting.
 5+ years of experience in contract review, analysis and negotiation, preferred.
 Excellent report writing skills required.
 Willing to travel occasionally to multiple properties and locations to attend meetings,
perform other work-related functions, or participate in training as recommended or
 Must have and maintain a valid state-issued driver's license.
 Willingness to work extended hours (evenings, weekends and holidays), as needed.