Finance Manager – Real Estate Development

Self-Help Enterprises has an opening for a Finance Manager in the Real Estate Development. The Manager will work on financing aspects of affordable housing development projects throughout the eight county service territory. The Manager will report to the Director of Real Estate Development.

The Manager will support efforts to identify, prepare and submitt competitive applications to federal, state, local and private funding sources for site acquisition, predevelopment, construction and permanent financing. The Manager will also oversee the budget development process internally and with other professionals, including financial consultants, attorneys, finance agencies, title companies and public officials to ensure a desired outcome.

The Manager will work with Real Estate Development and Accounting team members on regular lender reporting and relations; tracking of project budgets and closings; and will take a primary role in the development and integrity of financial models and data presentations. The Manager will also work with the Asset Management team to develop and track property performance including capital accounts and the allocation of losses, and ensure all pertinent financial details are included in the hand-off from Real estate Development to Asset Management.


Our Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Sick Leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Long- term Disability
  • Health/Fitness Club


  • 401K and Employer Match


  • Paid Holidays
  • Education Assistance
  • Computer Purchase Loan
  • Employee Assistance Program



  • Develop system of tracking property performance in partnership with Asset Manager
  • Assist in closing loans and project financing (predevelopment, construction, permanent conversion, and general operating capital)
  • Prepare and update project proforma, construction budgets, cashflow projections, capital outlay, and operating budgets
  • Collect and analyze project cost data and expense trending, and then apply updates to project proformas during predevelopment
  • Coordinate a highly level of specificity in operating budget development during predevelopment in partnership with the Asset and Property Management teams
  • Serve as a liaison between Real Estate Development and the Asset Management team
  • Effectively communicate the project stakeholders to ensure financial goals are met

Must Haves

• Four-year college degree or equivalent work experience in finance, real estate, or related field
• Significant finance/accounting experience
• Ability to prepare complex financial feasibility analysis with attention to detail
• Ability to establish deliverables and implement approved actions
• Must work well in collaborative team environment, embracing diversity and recognizing contributions
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
• Ability to work effectively on multiple projects with tight deadlines


You're passionate
You're a passionate and energetic person who's excited to dig deep on fiscal and accounting functions to support real estate development.
You love people, communities, and problem solving
You're always excited to meet someone new, listen, and help them find solutions to their needs.
You get excited about the details
You're a detail oriented person who is organized and always looking for efficiencies.
You're a creative and strategic thinker
You strive to come up with innovative and creative solutions to problems that seem impossible. You're capable of thinking about the big picture and coming up with a plan to execute.
You're self-motivated
You see something that can be improved and you go after it. You have a strong desire to help others and to be a part of something special at Self-Help Enterprises.