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Director, Finance

New Home Co.

  • Oregon, Portland-Vancouver
  • Permanent
  • $140,000 to $170,000 per year

New Home Co. is a new generation homebuilder focused on the design, construction and sale of innovative and consumer-driven homes in major metropolitan areas in Arizona, California, Colorado, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. NEW HOME was named 2019 Builder of the Year by Professional Builder and is a multi-year recipient of "The Eliant" for Best Overall Customer Experience in the multi-divisional builder segment.

At New Home Co., we believe that PEOPLE matter. The strength of our homes is built upon a foundation of focused, energized, visionary and dedicated team members. Our goal is to provide a workplace that supports you in doing the best work of your life. 

Check out NWHM's 2023 Corporate Sustainability Report 

Position Job Title: Director, Finance 

FLSA Status: Salaried Exempt

Position Summary

The position will be a key operational leader instrumental in supporting the Division President in managing the financial operations of the division and preparing key information for company-wide business planning and forecasts.  With integrity as the highest priority, the position will maintain a focus on margin improvement, process improvement, division profitability, capital optimization and growth. Responsibilities include overseeing the budgeting and forecasting process for the Arizona division, assisting with underwriting of new land acquisitions, providing project data for corporate forecasting and reporting, and ad hoc financial analyses and requests. 

Specific Job Duties


  • Responsible for the preparation and review of all division financial projections and budgets.
  • Collaborate with Division leaders to assemble project timelines, budgets, cash flows and other data necessary to update project level business plans.
  • Review business plan and provide to Division President for review, comment, and approval.
  • Summarize divisional financial performance and budgets to meet with and provide an update to corporate executives on a regular basis.
  • Provide additional support by analyzing key variances from prior forecasts and providing ad hoc reporting requests.


  • Act as a key leader in ensuring the division delivers reliable and predictable operational performance.
  • Responsible for analyzing all revenues, costs, profits and financial ratios -- both actual and projected. This includes, but is not limited to, presenting explanations of circumstances that impact these issues to the appropriate managers, offering potential solutions, and raising tactical and strategic questions. 
  • Provide other analyses that will promote effective decision-making and/or lead to procedural or financial improvement.
  • Hold monthly budget meetings to review project timelines, budget, and cash flow assumptions. Provide analytical support and propose revisions to budgets and cash flow forecasts.
  • Work closely with Purchasing and Construction to budget for site improvements, direct and indirect construction costs.
  • Work closely with Marketing Managers to budgets for models, selling costs & marketing costs.
  • Work closely with the Director of Sales to forecast sales, closings and revenues.
  • Provide assistance for home pricing analyses and approvals.
  • Work closely with Division President to budget G&A for the division
  • Oversee division compliance with internal controls.


  • Assist in underwriting process by providing financial analysis support and sensitivities within underwriting model.
  • Upon approval of projects, coordinate with Land Acquisition department and assume responsibility for project budgets and assumptions.
  • Coordinate with Accounting regarding matters related to entity formation and system setup.
  • Track relevant land acquisition dates and assist in closing purchase transactions.
  • Monitor all new projects and anticipate pending financing requirements.

Position Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA preferred


  • 7-10 years of experience in accounting and/or financial analysis  
  • Prior construction, homebuilding, or real estate experience a plus
  • Public accounting experience a plus


  • Advanced Excel skills, financial modeling and complex formulas capabilities required.
  • Experience with Workday Adaptive Planning or other cloud-based financial planning software is a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good judgment in handling multiple priorities and open-ended tasks and keeping management apprised as to issues and status.
  • Pleasant, professional demeanor
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job
  • Ability to interact with and maintain good working relationships with team members and outside connections
  • Analytical, operationally oriented, and creative thinker
  • Ability to take charge, self-motivated.
  • Resourceful and able to work independently.
  • Ability to challenge others to consider better ways of accomplishing things while maintaining a team player approach.
  • Diplomatic

Base Salary: The expected base salary range for this position is between $140,000 to $170,000 per year, depending on experience and skillset. Base Salary is paid bi-weekly, every other Friday. Additionally, this position is eligible for an annual bonus based on divisional and individual performance.

Benefits: In addition to competitive medical, dental and vision coverage, New Home Co. provides comprehensive benefits to eligible team members and their dependents, generous paid time off policies, like vacation, holidays, sick leave, jury duty, and bereavement; paid disability, parental and military leave; company-sponsored and voluntary term life, AD&D, and short- and long-term disability insurances; a 401(k) retirement plan with bi-weekly employer matching of 50% up to the first 8% of team member contributions; as well as a wellness incentive program.

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Similarly, the work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Activities

The activities that are essential to performing the position duties include:

  •  Bending
  •  Standing
  •  Walking
  •  Lifting: From 1 (lbs) to 25 (lbs)
  •  Reaching
  •  Seeing: Full Color Vision
  •  Hearing
  •  Repetitive Motion (i.e. Gripping)
  •  Typing
  •  Talking 

Environmental Factors

The environmental factors involved with the job duties and work location include: Normal Office

Normal Office

Noise Level: Low to Moderate (Corporate/Sales Office Environment)

New Home Co. retains the discretion to add or change job duties at any time.

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