• Director of Finance

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Summary

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    Stanford Sonoma Corporation is a metal and wood fabrication facility that specializes in producing quality restaurant furniture, as well as wood pellets for commercial and consumer smokers. Currently, Stanford Sonoma Corporation is producing BOH and FOH furniture for Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, as well as FOH options for Uncle Julio’s, Gallery Carts, with many more in the pipeline for 2018. With less than a year of being in business, Stanford Sonoma Corporation is on track to produce $2 million in sales for 2018. With an aggressive sales plan, as well as an eye towards new and emerging concepts, Stanford Sonoma Corporation is poised to grow it’s footprint within the competitive restaurant furniture business in the coming year.

    Position Summary

    Job Summary


    The primary role of the Director of Finance is to contribute to the success of the Development and Construction departments by developing, managing, maintaining and administrating finance programs intended for the additional funding to complete restaurant construction.  This person must be a go-getter, self-disciplined and results oriented.  The Director of Finance reports directly to the SR VP of Development and works with all members within the development department.


    Job Responsibilities


    Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    • Review and track with each owner operator their budgetary expectations during the development phase of their new store.
    • Verifying funds and assets for store completions.
    • Facilitate and manage buildout costs per store to ensure they are built at lowest price possible. 
    • Guiding Owner Operators through funding solutions and processes
    • Accountable for reviewing the Owner Operators with the submittal of a complete application to lenders.
    • Advises Owner Operators on lending guidelines.
    • Maintain reports that include lenders, approvals, loan amounts, and types of lending
    • Ensure finance hand off is followed through process fromreal estate through construction. 
    • In charge of being a liaison between financial institutions and the owner operators.
    • Responsible for updating management on all stores in finance phases.
    • Responsible for following up with the Owner Operator and lender during the lending process up until closing.
    • Responsible for finding alternative solutions to help Owner Operators qualify for lending when needed.
    • The finance specialist will speak to prospects during discovery days as needed.
    • Accountable for creating relationships with new lenders.
    • Always follow-up before status of a task is inquired about
    • Follow up with supervisor immediately or within the same day with a situation(s) you need guidance on or are unfamiliar with. 
    • Maintain compliance with the above job description for all areas
    • Assist supervisor with any job duties necessary for the success of the department
    • 25% travel for store related travel and events
    • Commit to any time necessary to fulfill the job requirements and work product


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