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Chief Financial Officer

Date:  Sep 25, 2021

Panama City Beach, FL, US, 32461

Company Name:  Alys Beach

From the moment one views the iconic butteries and towering palms lining the center of our beach town, there is an unrivaled sense of escape. Alys Beach is carefully crafted to celebrate the public realm of streets, parks, pedestrian paths, and great civic buildings in a manner reminiscent of the world’s most beloved seaside towns. In recognition of the strong draw of the sea, our streets orient to the beach, guaranteeing views to the Gulf and cooling sea breezes.

Alys Beach is a groundbreaking community located along the Gulf of Mexico on Florida’s panhandle coast, six miles east of Seaside on Scenic Highway 30A. Planned by Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company, Alys Beach is a Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND) whose architectural vision has its roots in the style of Bermuda architecture and in the courtyards of Antigua, Guatemala, the colonial capital of Central America.

Alys Beach is in the early stages of town building. Our purpose is to evolve along with your family, maintaining the timeless traditions of sustainability and the highest standards of design and construction. Come join us in creating a special place to live, visit, relax, and play.

The Chief Financial Officer will be a key member of the management team and assume a strategic role in the overall management of Alys Beach.  Specifically, the CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the development.  This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, legal, insurance, financial analysis for the development of Alys Beach Residential Community. 


           Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct and oversee all aspects of the Accounting and Information Technology functions of the organization, including but not limited to the following:
    • Real Estate Development
      • Home site Development
      • Commercial and Amenity Development
      • Condominiums/Town Center Buildings
      • Alys Beach Neighborhood Association and various condominium associations
    • Real Estate Sales and Marketing
      • Brokerage Office:  Sales of company-owned home sites, homes, resale homes, and resale home sites
      • Marketing and Public Relations
    • Homebuilding
      • Custom Program
      • Semi-custom Program
    • Resort Operations
      • All current and future amenities
        • 5 Star Service Level but with a comfortable casual nature
      • Rental Home Program
      • Maintenance and Housekeeping and Security
  • Ensure the credibility, efficiency and effectiveness of Alys Beach Team by providing timely and accurate financial reporting, record-keeping, analysis of budgets, financial trends, and forecasts
  • Establish, document and manage processes for financial reporting, procedures, budgets, consolidation and reporting
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
  • Serve as the key point of contact for all legal and insurance matters with International Headquarters and regional/local legal counsel
  • Provides leadership in the Development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
  • Take a hands-on lead position of maintaining a comprehensive job cost system and other accounting software designed to maximize profit and efficiency


    Knowledge and Skills:

  • Computer skills to include Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Property Management and/or Real Estate systems experience including Maestro PMS, Micros, Datavision, or SAGE 300
  • Prior high-end residential community experience preferred
  • MBA and/or CPA highly desirable
  • Self-motivated and customer service driven individual who approaches challenges with enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic with a results oriented attitude 
  • Well organized and self-directed
  • Displays a friendly, enthusiastic, and approachable manner and the ability to work with all types of people
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication proficiencies and presentation skills



  • BS in Accounting
  • 10+ years’ experience in a progressively responsible financial leadership role.



  • Experience in either the real estate development, hospitality, property management, and/ or construction industry highly preferred.
  • Computer skills to include Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Property Management and/or Real Estate systems experience including Maestro PMS, Micros, Datavision, or SAGE 300
  • Prior high-end residential community experience preferred
  • MBA and/or CPA highly desirable


EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

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