Chief Financial Officer

2 days left

Employer
talpro
Location
Chennai
Posted
Jun 07, 2024
Closes
Jun 18, 2024
Ref
4726853787
Level
Executive
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
MissionAs our CFO, you will be a visionary financial leader, instrumental in guiding our real estate company's growth and sustainable success. You'll navigate the dynamic landscape of real estate investing, drive data-driven decision-making, optimize funding structures, and champion financial integrity throughout every aspect of the organization.Key Responsibilities
  • Strategic Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Serve as a financial thought partner to the CEO and executive team, shaping long-term strategies that align with the company's vision, risk tolerance, and growth ambitions.
  • Analyze market data, competitor activity, and macroeconomic trends to generate financial projections that inform resource allocation, expansion plans, and the pursuit of new investment opportunities.
  • Oversee budgeting, forecasting, and sophisticated financial modeling. Ensure accuracy and alignment with goals, while maintaining adaptability to respond to the ever-shifting real estate market.
  • Develop in-depth financial feasibility studies for potential acquisitions, dispositions, and development projects, highlighting potential returns, risk factors, and the long-term impact on our portfolio.
  • Capital Markets Expertise & Investor Relations
  • Build and nurture relationships with lenders, equity investors, and financial institutions to secure optimal funding across our portfolio of real estate assets.
  • Structure complex financing transactions (debt, equity, mezzanine financing, etc.), balancing strategic risk mitigation with maximum returns.
  • Take a lead role in investor relations, communicating our financial performance, investment strategy, and long-term vision with transparency and clarity.
  • Maintain a pulse on evolving capital market trends and regulatory changes affecting real estate finance. Proactively adapt our fundraising strategies to maintain a competitive edge.
  • Operational Finance & Performance Optimization
  • Analyze profitability at the project and business unit level, identifying opportunities for cost optimization, revenue enhancement, and improved operational efficiency.
  • Partner closely with project management, development, leasing, and property management teams. Provide actionable financial insights that facilitate smarter decision-making.
  • Develop and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to track the financial health of the company, individual projects, and our investment portfolio.
  • Collaborate with department heads to implement financial controls and processes that promote efficiency and accountability.
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Ensure GAAP compliance, timely and accurate financial reporting (SEC reporting if applicable), and strict adherence to tax regulations specific to the real estate industry.
  • Oversee financial audits (internal and external), championing continuous improvement of internal controls and the mitigation of financial risk.
  • Play a key role in investor reporting and board communications, providing clear explanations of financial performance and strategic initiatives.
  • Proactive Risk Management & Insurance
  • Identify and assess a wide range of financial risks, including interest rate fluctuations, construction cost overruns, legal and regulatory changes, tenant credit issues, and natural disasters.
  • Design and implement risk mitigation strategies, contingency plans, and insurance solutions to protect our assets and ensure business continuity.
  • Lead the risk management committee, promoting a culture of financial prudence and shared responsibility across the organization.
  • Technology Champion & Data-Driven Insights
  • Spearhead the adoption of technology to streamline financial processes, automate reporting, and generate predictive analytics.
  • Oversee the selection, implementation, and ongoing optimization of financial software systems (ERP, accounting, financial modeling tools, and business intelligence solutions).
  • Leadership of a High-Performing Team
  • Attract, retain, and mentor a world-class finance and accounting team. Foster a culture of intellectual curiosity, collaboration, and a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Build a talent pipeline for the future, identifying high-potential individuals and providing meaningful development opportunities and succession planning.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, or MBA with a finance concentration. CPA designation is strongly preferred.
  • 15+ years of progressive experience, including a minimum of 7 years in a senior leadership role within the real estate industry (development, REITs, private equity, etc.).
  • Expertise in real estate valuations, deal structuring, capital markets, and investment analysis.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP, tax laws, and financial reporting standards relevant to the real estate sector.