Comp: $85-95K + bonus

Fully onsite role

Why is this a great company?:

  • Aggressive expansion plans!
  • Receiving significant financial commitments from a large private equity firm
  • Awesome team and mentors! Great culture and benefits!

FINANCIAL ANALYST

Duties:

Business Plan / Forecasting

  • Work with cross-functional division management to assemble current project timelines, budgets, cash flows and other data necessary to update project level forecasts.
  • Work with the division finance lead to review and consolidate project forecasts using Excel and Workday Adaptive Planning and Forecasting EPM Software
  • Provide additional support to division finance lead by summarizing key assumptions used in project forecasts, analyzing key variances from prior forecasts, and completing ad hoc reporting requests.
  • Design, create, and manage forecasting review tools and reports to guide business planning at the division level
  • Gain a basic understanding of the land acquisition underwriting model and work closely with land acquisition teams to accurately forecast prospective projects.

Operations:

  • Assist division finance lead in conducting monthly budget meetings with key managers to review project timelines, budget, and cash flow assumptions. Provide analytical support and propose revisions to budgets and cash flow forecasts.
  • Work with sales managers to forecast sales, closings and revenues,prepare sales release pricing analyses and approvals, and collect competitor and market data to support sales and marketing strategies
  • Collaborate with division finance lead to improve operational, market, and financial data used by division team.
  • Work with corporate land and finance teams to manage land bank draws, land takedowns, and cash management
  • Support the greater finance and accounting teams in working to improve processes, improve cross-functional communications, and building efficiencies within the organization.

Reporting:

  • Assist division finance lead to prepare key project financial measures and any changes to budgets and timelines for operational reviews with senior executives.
  • Prepare month end variance analysis including gross margin variances on homes closed and in backlog
  • Build an in-depth understanding of the company accounting systems and other information systems
  • Assist division finance lead to ensure compliance with internal controls and documentation

 

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years of experience in accounting and/or financial analysis
  • Prior construction, development, or real estate experience preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills required. Financial modeling, VBA, macros, and complex formula capabilities strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Workday Adaptive Planning and Forecasting EPM Software or similar forecasting tools
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to interact with and maintain good working relationships with company personnel, lenders, equity partners and consultants.
  • Good judgment in handling multiple priorities and open-ended tasks and keeping management apprised as to issues and status.
  • Pleasant, professional demeanor.