Financial Analyst

  • TRI Pointe Group
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Nov 01, 2019
Full time

Job Description

Position Highlights: Prepare financial and operational forecasting, reporting and analyses, managing land development budgeting, contracting and cost accounting and various accounting-related and administrative responsibilities.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Utilize knowledge of the division/brand to prepare financial analysis on key operating results.
  • Prepare month end variance analysis on financial results.
  • Design, create and deliver timely and accurately standard periodic reporting and ad-hoc reporting on various operational and financial metrics, providing analysis and interpretation as required.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries related to asset reclassifications and project cost allocations.
  • Monitor and investigate gross margin variances/trends of backlog and closed homes.
  • Develop and track key operational and financial performance metrics against the company’s strategic objectives.
  • Monthly review of detail budgeted job and direct costs versus actual performance. Suggest changes to project level budgets based on cost-to-complete assumptions.
  • Assist the development of all aspects of the annual financial plan by working with managers cross-functionally within Sales/Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Operations and Land teams, as necessary.
  • Assist in developing the quarterly re-forecast projected results.
  • Analyze current and historical financial results, perform variance analysis of key metrics, identify trends and recommend actions.
  • Assists Division President and/or Division Management team with special projects related to profitability, business planning and decision making.
  • Reviews financial performance against the business plan and and original underwriting assumptions in order to identify improvement opportunities and market trends.
  • Support Division President and Division Management Team in weekly pricing review (monthly base price and incentives review, spec pricing, new price releases, etc.) as well as maintenance of pricing file.
  • Assist in various efforts to improve the efficiency surrounding the data collection and reporting by developing automated processes and applications.
  • Monitor key performance indicators specific to individual departments and provide high impact analysis to department managers.
  • Create financial models and analysis to support strategic initiatives, identifying trends, risks and potential areas for improvement.
  • Analyze trends in ‘extra’ construction spend on individual lots during and after close of escrow.
  • Assist Land Acquisition team with underwriting activities and proforma analysis on all potential land deals.
  • Ad-hoc duties and special projects as assigned by leadership.


Position Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of successful experience in a Financial Analyst position or other related field. Recent MBA graduate.
  • Experience in financial reporting, data analysis, report writing and business intelligence.
  • Demonstrated strategic and creative thinking ability.
  • Advanced Excel skills and ability to create financial models.
  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SOX.
  • Knowledge of Real Estate industry/terminology.
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards, SalesForce, Hyphen Solutions is a plus.
  • Demonstrate a high level of attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and highly analytical.
  • Desire to utilize analytical skills in order to use the data to tell a story.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Proven team player with the ability to guide and influence cross-functional teamsAbility to effectively organize and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.


Company Highlights:

  • TRI Pointe Homes is a member of TRI Pointe Group® (NYSE: TPH), a family of premium regional homebuilders. 
  • TRI Pointe Homes was honored with five 2018 Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards including a No.1 ranking from surveyed home buyers for First Year Customer Service Experience for the third consecutive year.
  • TRI Pointe Homes was recognized as 2016 Builder of the Year by Builder and Developer magazine.
  • TRI Pointe Homes Northern California designs, constructs, and sells single-family homes and condominiums.
  • Founded on more than a century of real estate industry experience, the company focuses on building quality, master-planned and urban infill communities throughout Northern California. Committed to insightful design and superior craftsmanship, the company is setting a new standard in home building and customer experience.


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