Job summary We are seeking a strategic finance professional that has a passion for partnering with our business team focused on World Wide Real Estate. Enthusiasm and energy help us deliver new ideas, and solutions. Do you view problems as treasures, and are you willing to dive deep to develop those solutions and deliver results? Will you seek to challenge the status quo, and accept that your ideas and mechanisms may be tested daily?
Team Exposure: This role will partner closely with a broad range of Finance and business leaders in Operations, Engineering, and Technology. This role will be involved in Real Estate Capital Authorization Requests that involves DCF financial model work and advanced excel skills.
Team Exposure: This role will partner closely with a broad range of Finance and business leaders in Operations, Engineering, and Technology (L6-L8). This role will be involved in Real Estate, construction, and startup Capital Authorization Requests, post mortem, Lease renewal, sustainability, automation, Broker KPIs, WFS partnership, and budget controls.
Success in this role: The successful candidate will have demonstrated an ability to influence business owners, support thoughtful decision-making, and adapt to a rapidly evolving environment.
Key job responsibilities
Obtain model input variables from Pre-Construction, Startup, real estate, taxes, economic development, and Design teams
Develop Discounted Cash Flow and NPV models to improve and determine the viability of the investment
Provide narrative for inflight capital approvals with thorough financial analysis of cost savings/actuals for construction and startup projects projections
Maintain database for start up, construction and real estate projects
Works with a variety of data sources. Identifies incomplete or inaccurate data, identifies root causes of data issues, escalates discrepancies, fixes data where possible or partners to deliver a solution.
Uses active listening skills intuitively to communicate data (both written and verbal) in a clear, concise, and unambiguous manner. Adjusts style for various audiences to articulate complex finance issues clearly.
Identifies and implements solutions to resolve, improve, automate, standardize, or simplify finance processes.
Makes thoughtful time management decisions independently. Prioritizes work, resolves issues, meets deadlines, and seeks feedback from your manager.
Discerns between urgent and non-urgent issues and acts accordingly to solve them.
Drives own self-development in the Finance Community: seeks opportunities to expand finance expertise.
Participates in events, initiatives, and projects, then shares gained knowledge in and outside of your team.
Contributes to work life harmony by being a positive, collaborative, and effective influencer to new team members as an indicator of operations excellence.
BA or BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or a highly analytical field (e.g., Engineering, Math, Computer Science)
5+ years of finance experience, or Master’s degree and 3+ years of finance experience
MBA and/or Professional certification (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate) + relevant experience
Highly analytical, detail oriented and trustworthy business sense; proven ability to manage new ideas and creative solutions and demonstrated experience managing such mechanisms to an end result
Ability to manage tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, dynamic, ever-growing and often ambiguous environment; effective multi-tasking skills are vital
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