Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

WP Osborne Executive Search Inc. - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Starlight Investments is one of the most exciting real estate firms to work for in Canada, with a track record devoted to creating long-term investor value and has been recognized as the largest privately-owned manager of Canadian multi-family properties. The Company co-invests in each asset, creating meaningful alignment in each of its strategies including joint ventures with institutional partners and family offices globally, publicly traded real estate investment trusts, publicly traded real estate investment funds and club deals. In aggregate, Starlight has over $14 billion in assets under management across its operating platforms; encompassing 43,000 multi-family units and 7.0M square feet of commercial properties.

The company’s disciplined and ongoing growth requires a significant number of best-in-class team members in the areas of Asset Management, Development, Construction, Capital Expenditures & Energy at various levels of seniority. For more information on their recent acquisitions and growth please visit us at and

Starlight is committed to delivering on their core mission, vision and values:

Mission: Maximize returns for investors through an entrepreneurial and disciplined approach to real estate asset management in North America

Vision: Be the global leader in real estate asset management in North America

Core Values: Teamwork, Initiative, Innovation, Integrity, Ownership

To support the company’s significant growth, an exciting opportunity is available within Starlight’s Canadian Multi-Family Finance Team.

The Opportunity – Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis, Canadian Multi-Family

Reporting to the Vice President, Finance, this position will be responsible for compiling Starlight’s Canadian Multi-Family-wide financial information, including dashboards, cash position reports and cash flow forecasts, with a focus on developing scalable processes to support the division’s growth. The Manager is a key financial business partner supporting senior management and asset management teams.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead the weekly consolidation of cash position/cash availability by portfolio/pool across the Canadian Multi-Family platform.
  • Develop consistent and scalable processes for short-term (i.e. current year) cash-flow forecasting across all portfolios/pools for cash-flow management purposes.
  • Implement financial/KPI dashboards providing consolidated and portfolio-level metrics, keeping end-users in mind.
  • Monitor and report on utilization of credit facilities in relation to cash-flow management, and support the Investment team with various financing initiatives.
  • Work with Executive Directors, Finance and other stakeholders to identify process and reporting improvements that will elevate and differentiate the performance of our development activities.
  • Act as the agent of change by actively promoting the benefits of each initiative. This role will need to spend a significant amount of time understanding stakeholder perspectives, needs and wants in order to filter the information required to garner buy-in and implement change successfully.
  • Ad-hoc reporting and analysis, as required.


The Manager, FP&A will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Mathematics or Business Administration; a CPA/CFA designation or MBA and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Finance or relevant consulting experience; a track record of working with ERP systems (preferably Yardi) and complex Excel financial models; and experience delivering presentations to a diverse group of company stakeholders. Soft skills include:

  • Ability to interpret, develop and implement standardized, scalable policies / procedures
  • Passionate about improving financial results / KPIs
  • Strong analytical mindset and comfortable digging into detail / taking responsibility to ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Achieves results through teamwork – Is open to diverse ideas, works inclusively and collaboratively, holds self and others accountable, involves others to accomplish individual and team goals.
  • Leads change and innovation - Challenges the status quo, embraces technology, puts forward creative ideas, champions and implements process improvements, gathers the ideas of others, demonstrates good judgment about which ideas will work.
  • Executes with excellence - Is action oriented, drives for results, sets clear expectations and milestones, reviews progress, acts decisively, solves problems, can be counted on to consistently meet or exceed goals.
  • Provides clear and strategic direction - Plans and organizes well, sets a clear and simple course of action, stays focused on the most important priorities, has the ability to visualize and plan for the future, understands the industry and marketplace.


Qualified candidates can submit their resume here on Indeed.

Reference #1097i – Manager, FP&A

Thank you for your interest in this role, not all candidates will be contacted.

Reference ID: 1097i

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Finance or relevant consulting: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)


  • English (Required)

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19