Senior Manager, Financial Analysis and Advisory

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Date Posted: 12/10/2021

Location: Toronto - 20 Queen Office, ON, CAN

Reference No.: 2021-9170

Department: Human Resources

Position Type: Full Time

Job Grade: H

Role impact:

Responsible for partnering with retail/office stakeholders to provide in-depth expertise, analysis and advisory for all retail/office finance and accounting practices, protocols and standards including financial results and projections. Provides support and advises internal and external stakeholders and partners. Supports strategic business and operating decisions at a property and/or project level


What you will deliver:

  • Partner with Operations, Leasing and Legal teams and other finance stakeholders in analyzing and assessing a broad range of decisions. Understanding operational results and provide insights on current and potential future issues
  • Conduct various financial analyses to identify the results impact, and advise Operations on assessing new operating models, capital decisions, prioritization of capital plans, additional revenue initiatives
  • Finance SME for retail/office teams
  • Compile and deliver financial and operating results for senior management including leading analysis and recommendations
  • Develop and maintain collaborative business relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure alignment, understanding and compliance with policies and procedures related to finance and accounting
  • Provide finance analysis & advisory to office/retail business including operations and leasing teams
  • Recommend updates on policies and procedures as required 
  • Consolidate, analyze and issue monthly occupancy and leasing activity reports
  • Review monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports for retail/office assets and evaluate reported results against expected results
  • Lead the property operating and leasing budget process for properties by preparing supporting schedules, variance analysis and coordinating with other departments to provide senior management and co-owners with accurate forecasts for plan years
  • Review, verify and accurately provide expertise for analysis in valuations and investment due diligence support for building business cases
  • Identify and pursue continuous improvement and optimization of finance processes and systems
  • Support the development and implementation of technology to support the business needs


 What your strengths are:

  • Ability to collaborate, consult and build strong internal relationships
  • Ability to negotiate and influence business decisions
  • Superior financial analysis and modeling skills
  • Strong digital acumen and technology abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to deliver presentations in a credible manner
  • Strong financial and business acumen
  • Superior capability for identifying and assessing risks and opportunities
  • Strong organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated capacity to work under pressure and to embrace change
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to coach and mentor
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Strong computer skills with a high level of competence in Excel, Word, Google Suite and Yardi (CF Voyager)


What you need to succeed:      

  • University degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Commerce
  • CPA designation an asset
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in an Accounting or Finance position
  • 5+ years in Real Estate/Property Management
  • Computer literate and proficient in Excel, Word, Google suite, Yardi, Tableau

Why you should join us:

At Cadillac Fairview we have been transforming communities for over 50 years.  We are so much more than our properties.  We are building leaders at all levels.  We offer the challenge of interesting work, a great organizational culture, the opportunity to collaborate with the best in the business, and support for your growth and development.  We reward values-based behavior and superior results with a competitive rewards package that includes best-in-class benefits and pension.  Imagine a place where you can make a difference!


At CF our everyday actions and critical business decisions are guided by our CF Values. Achieving results is naturally important for us and we achieve results through behaviours that are consistent with our CF Values.


Are you someone who believes in our values?


  • Aim Higher – we strive to exceed expectations
  • Own Your Expertise – we empower ourselves and each other
  • Collaborate Effectively – we bring the right people together to get the right results
  • Engage with Empathy – we objectively consider the needs of others
  • Embrace Change – we drive, learn from, and adapt to change


At CF you’ll join a diverse community and award-winning team where your talent and commitment to excellence are welcomed, valued and respected.  We’re ready to meet you there – are you?


CF is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment.  If you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment, assessment, and/or selection process, please notify your CF contact or email


CF currently has a vaccination policy that is a condition of employment.