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Director of Project Finance

Company: Caliber Companies
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Position: Director of Project Finance Reports to: SVP of Asset Management Location(s): Corporate Office Who is Caliber? Award winning, full-service, alternative asset management company Capital formation and deployment, Investor, developer, & real estate expert A driver of impactful change in our communities The place for accredited investors and their investment advisers to build wealth with real estate private equity What is our Mission? To build wealth for great people, our clients and our team, while making a positive impact on the communities we serve. What is Caliber---s Vision? 2025 Vision 1 Real Estate Private Equity Investor in the Southwest Region Manage over $5b in AUM Build wealth for over 5,000 investors Transform our communities with projects that make an impact Exceed $500m market cap What are Caliber---s Core Principles? Accountability: I take ownership of myself and my role at Caliber by keeping my commitments to colleagues and customers; by creating solutions when I see problems; and by managing my time and priorities to achieve our highest desired outcomes. Respect: I am courteous, kind, and professional with those I encounter, while understanding others may not always see a circumstance from my perspective. Transparency: I share information freely with others; I acknowledge my mistakes; and I build trust with others by being open and authentic. The Role Who Are You? You are a leader helping to chart a long-term course for Caliber in your areas of focus You are a problem solver --- you find ways forward for the company as we continue to grow You are willing to roll up your sleeves --- no matter what the task is, you are willing to find a way to get it done You are curious --- you want to know what the best practices in our industry are, who is doing what, how Caliber can outperform our competitors, and where the trends are and are headed You can handle high level conversations, confidentiality, technical challenges, and complex strategies You like keeping Caliber and our clients safe --- you watch after the Company---s assets and ensure decisions are considered through a lens of strategy and future impact You want to help the people around you and your community --- you care Why Does Your Role Matter? The primary function of the Director of Project Finance is to own all aspects of asset & corporate finance. Additionally, this person will support the company in the areas of Asset Due Diligence & Asset Management. Essential Functions For This Role Source financing alternatives and establish new lending relationships for the company. Coordinate and manage the financing/refinancing of Company owned or controlled assets, funds, and corporate needs (EX: new corporate office building) Develop and mentor a team within project finance Formulate financing models, project-finance communications, asset descriptions, and related work product required to successfully approach financing institutions such as banks, insurance companies, agencies, REITs, private equity funds, mortgage bankers & CMBS debt providers to obtain financing for Company owned or controlled assets or purchases. Represent the Company to these external parties and provide detailed information on both the Company, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and the project(s) being financed to the financing providers. Formulate a financing strategy and present that strategy to the Company---s executives. The strategy will include multiple quotes or options, as appropriate, to ensure the market has been thoroughly reviewed for viable options. The Company will take this person---s recommendations into consideration and will rely upon their considerable experience in the industry to ensure all viable options are reviewed. The Company---s executive team will make the ultimate determination of which financing option will be the best for each project and will authorize this person, in writing, to move a financing option forward. Provide internal support services customary to commercial mortgage transaction coordination and will liaison with Company resources to obtain documentation and other requests for the financing providers. Continue these services until the financing has closed escrow. Develop and manage a due diligence checklist for all potential Financings. Relationships At Caliber Reports to: SVP of Asset Management Regularly interacts with all members of the Caliber Team Note: the position works out of the Scottsdale office as it requires significant interaction with other team members but can be performed remotely Ideal Qualifications Include Bachelor's degree or equivalent work and education. Finance Degree Preferred. 5-10 years of Real Estate experience. High level of integrity, detail, self-motivation and hand-on approach to problem solving is a must Demonstrated ability to be able to adapt and execute on activities and deliverables in an unstructured environment. Experience effectively working in cross-functional teams Strong oral and written communication skills Strong Microsoft Excel skills Our ideal person is versatile, hard-working & can handle several moving parts/tasks at one time. Ability to maintain confidentiality Pays attention to detail & has the ability to multi-task Adept problem solving skills Physical Demands This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets. The employee frequently communicates with internal team members, investors and vendors. Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time. Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery such as a copy machine and printer. Occasionally moves items up to 50 lbs. for various projects. EEO Statement Caliber is an equal opportunity employer. Caliber expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employment discrimination, unlawful employment harassment, and unlawful employment retaliation. Caliber is committed to a policy of providing equal employment opportunities (---EEO---) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. The terms of this EEO policy apply to all areas of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, discipline, termination, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, training, layoff, and rehire. Caliber will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Any employees with questions or concerns about discrimination, harassment, or retaliation should immediately discuss the questions or concerns with the Director of Talent Development or COO - Co-founder. Caliber does not retaliate against employees who report in good faith unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their manager/supervisor. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an ---at-will--- employment relationship.

Keywords: Caliber Companies, Scottsdale , Director of Project Finance, Executive , Scottsdale, Arizona

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