• Construction Finance Director

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



    Energy. Speed. Barbecue.


    At Dickey's, we are passionate about the art of great barbecue! In our company owned and operated restaurants, we set the bar high and always strive to over-achieve. We only hire hard working, passionate individuals, who inspire others, and embody our Core Values. We are always looking for dynamic and motivated people to join our team. “Can You Make The Cut?”


    The Original Dickey’s Barbecue opened in Dallas in 1941. Over 75 years and over 560 stores later, we are the largest and fastest-growing barbecue chain in the world. We have enjoyed our steady growth and pride in our family serving other families. We hope we can find a place for you in our growing family!

    Position Summary


    Job Summary


    The primary role of the Construction Finance Director is to deliver a best-in-class portfolio of alternate financing options to contribute to the success of the Development of Dickey’s assets.   This person must be a go-getter, self-disciplined and results oriented.  The Construction Finance Director reports to the VP, Construction and works with all members within the Development and Retention Departments.


    Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


    Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    • Establish required Franchisee financial requirements as well as act as filter for submitted applications for approval to join Dickey’s family.
    • Verifying funds and assets of franchisee applications received.
    • Develop, site based, proforma baseline projections for each potential location desired
    • Advise Franchisee on lending options, needs, and guidelines.
    • Assist Franchisee through funding solution(s) and processes
    • Act as liaison between selected funding financial institutions and Franchisee
    • Development and ownership of final project cost historical database.
    • Development and management of required project Anticipated Cost Reporting (ACR). 
    • Maintain reports that include lenders, approvals, loan amounts, and types of lending
    • Ensure finance hand off is followed through process from real estate through construction. 
    • Responsible for updating management on all stores throughout funding effort.
    • The finance specialist will speak to prospects during discovery days as needed.
    • Accountable for creating relationships with new lenders.
    • Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis capability
    • Assist supervisor with any job duties necessary for the success of the department



    • Ability to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities to maximum efficiency
    • Seasoned in managing timelines, delivery, dependencies
    • Experience in planning, forecasting, and expense budgeting
    • Financial accounting principles and general audit procedures
    • Dispute resolution
    • Strong negotiating skills
    • Target and drive process improvement


    • BA in Economics, Business, Finance Mathematics (or other concentrations with heavy quantitative focus)
    • 5+ years of progressive experience in asset funding/alternate financing .
    • Excellent client-facing and internal communication
    • Excellent written and verbal communication
    • Experience effectively leading people and support the development of teams.
    • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment
    • Solid organizational & time management skills
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Travel up to 25% as required




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