Sr. Dir., Corporate Financial Planning

Date:  May 24, 2021
Property:  111 INNOVATION (0010)

Irvine, CA, 92617

Division:  SP&A/R.E. Inv. & Analytics (SP&A)
Req ID:  37627

Position Summary:

The Strategic Planning & Analysis group (“SP&A”) is responsible for financial planning, analysis, and research in support of the operating, development, and acquisition activities of Irvine Company. Within SP&A, the Corporate Financial Planning team coordinates the budgeting and forecasting process for all of the Company’s business lines. The team is also responsible for enterprise-wide analytics (cash availability, capital allocation planning, financial ratios, scenario analysis, etc.), executive reporting, and business intelligence initiatives.

Job Duties:

This position will provide leadership and analytical support with specific responsibilities as follows:

•    Lead the corporate financial planning and analysis activities of the Company, in collaboration with the real estate divisions (Apartments, Office, Retail, Resorts, Homebuilding) and corporate back-office functions (accounting, tax, legal, etc.)
•    Responsible for marshalling quarterly forecasts and annual budgeting processes as well as completing enterprise-level financial analyses and special projects
•    Enterprise-level consolidation of financial projections for executive reporting, presentations, and analysis
•    Exposure to the corporate consolidation model, including weekly cash forecasting, financial ratio projections, downside scenarios, major transaction impact, and sensitivity analysis
•    Prepare presentation materials for Executive Management Committee and Board of Directors
•    Guide development of financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives
•    Continue to evolve function by leading reporting / process improvement initiatives that implement best practices and utilize contemporary business intelligence capabilities for data management and analytics

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

•    Strong Academic Background. Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, or related field; MBA a plus.
•    Proven Analytic Capabilities. Minimum eight years of experience within corporate finance, investment banking, consulting, or commercial real estate. Strong understanding of financial statement analysis, accounting, and corporate finance concepts required. Must have excellent Microsoft Excel and data modeling skills; knowledge of database structures a plus.
•    Superior Communication Skills. This position will be expected to interact in a professional environment with individuals at all levels of the organization. The ideal candidate will be able to develop credibility across the Company through both quality of work product and interpersonal interaction. A key part of this role is distilling complex information for executive consumption.
•    Self-Motivated Work Style. Must be comfortable taking the initiative to learn and own work product and process. This position requires being highly organized and sharing the Company’s passion for attention to detail. Expectations include the highest standards of accuracy, ability to think creatively, and a willingness to embrace change and ambiguity.
•    Team-Oriented. Analytic functional groups at Irvine Company are lean teams that rely on all members to both own their area of expertise and contribute on new projects as needed. Must possess a willingness to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on capacity, and to contribute positively to a collaborative culture. Previous experience leading others is required.

About Us:
Irvine Company is a privately held real estate investment company and master-planner committed to creating and sustaining communities that thrive for generations.

Irvine Company is respected for its master planning and environmental stewardship of the Irvine Ranch in Orange County, including diversified operations throughout coastal California. Irvine Company brings to life neighborhoods and sustainable communities with a full range of housing, jobs, retail centers, schools, parks and open space.

We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It’s an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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