Senior Financial Analyst

3 weeks ago
# of Openings


The Role You'll Play


  • Coordinate, compile, and analyze the annual budgets and monthly reforecasts for all corporate entities, and assist in the presentation of results to management with supporting insights into variances and key drivers.

  • Work in partnership with the corporate accounting group to understand and analyze actual financial results. Query and analyze data for trends and resulting impact on forecasts.

  • Review internal cash reporting, identify and project accrual to cash differences.

  • Ensure integrity of financial information contained in the EPM database (Adaptive Insights). Develop and maintain system for corporate consolidations and eliminations.

  • Collaborate with the management team to identify, analyze and report on Key Performance Indicators.

  • Consistently evaluate tools and processes to increase automation, reduce report preparation time, and gain efficiencies. Recommend new or modifications to existing reporting to improve both the quality of the presentation and the information provided.

  • Prepare ad-hoc analysis, financial modeling and provide other project support as requested by financial leadership.

  • Lead the capital planning and estimating process in accordance with corporate guidelines.


Your Building Blocks of Success


  • Thorough understanding of financial reports and financial modeling.
  • Must be able to interact with all levels of management within the organization.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Must demonstrate a strong sense of urgency, effective teaming skills, strong initiative, ability to work independently with minimal guidance, ability to balance multiple priorities to meet aggressive deadlines, readiness to adapt change.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (including pivot tables and v-lookups).
  • Strong systems knowledge including a large ERP system (Realpage) and/or business intelligence tool (Adaptive, Hyperion).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and experience with developing and presenting complex topics to senior management.


Required Knowledge and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, CPA or MBA preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of senior analyst experience with financial analysis or corporate finance or accounting.
  • Real Estate industry experience a plus.



Company Overview



At Cortland, we create, reimagine, and manage apartment communities for over 100,000 residents nationwide. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, we have communities in ten states and regional offices in Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Houston, and Orlando. From product design and procurement to general contracting and property management, we do it all – to make sure our communities are the perfect setting for living life to its fullest.


Our success is fueled by our belief in a better life – where hospitality is always a given, each detail is worth a second thought, and every open door is a new opportunity to go beyond expectations. We come to work every day to create possibilities for people – possibilities that translate into superior living spaces and experiences designed to inspire our residents, associates, and investors to live a better life focused on what matters most to them.



Cortland Partners is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace.  We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email or call 404.965.3988.


Cortland Partners is a drug-free workplace.


Cortland Partners participates in e-verify to verify the employment status of

all persons hired to work in the United States.


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