Director of Finance (Onsite in Chicago, IL)

We are a real estate company based in Chicago looking for Senior Accountants!

  • Chicago, IL
  • $100,000 - $200,000
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A bit about us:

We are an award winning, service oriented property management company, owning and operating 31 buildings in the most sought after neighborhoods of Chicago. With over 3500 units in the Gold Coast, River North, Lakeview, and Lincoln Park. We have the perfect space for everyone!

Why join us?


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Job Details

Required Experience
Accountable for the administrative, financial and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results. Principle accountabilities are:


  • Providing leadership, direction and management of the finance and accounting team
  • Providing strategic recommendations to the CEO/President and members of the executive management team
  • Develop financial and tax strategies
  • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes
  • Develop performance measures and monitoring systems that support the company’s strategic direction


  • Managing the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting
  • Manage 3rd parties to which accounting and/or finance functions have been outsourced
  • Oversee the company’s transaction processing systems
  • Implement operational best practices
  • Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package
  • Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions
  • Advising on long-term business and financial planning
  • Establishing and developing relations with senior management and external partners and stakeholders

Financial Information

  • Oversee the issuance of financial information
  • Report financial results to the Senior Management Team and/or Board of Directors

Risk Management

  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirement of auditors and government agencies
  • Report risk issues to the CEO and/or audit committee of the board


  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
  • Arrange for debt financing and equity financing
  • Invest funds

Third Parties

  • Maintain banking relationships
  • Represent the company with investment bankers and investors

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Accounting or Business administration or equivalent business experience
  • An MBA or CPA is highly desirable
  • At least 10 years’ finance experience in the real estate industry
  • Must display a cohesive ability at interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and written

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Job Details
Chicago, IL
Job Type
$100,000 - $200,000