Opportunity in Toronto with ONE Properties, a leading Canadian real estate investment firm

ONE Properties (“ONE”) is a privately-owned, leading integrated real estate investment firm that develops and manages a range of high-quality assets across Canada. Since 1987, ONE has been creating value, empowering businesses and defining communities through its people, partners and properties. With more than 120 employees across offices in Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto, ONE leverages expertise in a range of asset classes, including industrial, multi-family residential, retail, office and mixed-use real estate to create value through acquisition, development, leasing, asset management and property management. With over 48 million square feet developed or under development, including the second-largest real estate development in North America, and over 31 million square feet under management, ONE applies industry fundamentals and a track record of excellence in execution in combination with proven analytics to deliver compelling returns for its partners.

Based in Toronto, reporting to and working closely with the President and Chief Executive Officer (the “CEO”), ONE’s incoming Chief Financial Officer (the “CFO”) will play an integral role in supporting ONE’s ambitious growth plans as it continues expanding in the Greater Toronto Area and other major Canadian markets. With established expertise in investment structuring, analysis and capital deployment, the incoming CFO will serve as a trusted advisor to the CEO, ONE’s Senior Executive team, the Board of Directors, employees, partners, investors, and other key stakeholders. ONE’s CFO will inspirationally and collaboratively lead an accomplished Finance and  Accounting team across finance strategy, capital raising, tax planning, financial operations, planning, analysis, reporting, and financial risk management. Strategic with proven business judgment, the incoming CFO will provide a financial and business lens on the development, execution and assessment of ONE’s long-term strategic plan, especially as it relates to finance, capital and resourcing.

The incoming CFO will leverage ONE’s track record of success to stand out in the competitive environment of capital markets. Credible and authentic, the CFO has deep experience successfully developing and implementing innovative financial strategies and effectively deploying capital in alignment with ONE’s growth and profitability objectives. Highly regarded as an influential and trusted capital raiser, the incoming CFO will ensure ONE’s capital-raising objectives are met for all components of ONE’s integrated real estate model. With a well-established network in global financial markets, the CFO will contribute to the growth of ONE’s book of business by raising capital from new and existing sources, including corporations, institutional and retail investors and public markets in Canada, the US and globally.

The successful CFO is an engaging and strategic finance leader with exceptional communication and relationship-building skills who gets things done with the right balance of enthusiasm and drive. Highly persuasive, the CFO understands how to tailor and communicate ONE’s unique value proposition to distinct audiences in a way that resonates and closes deals. The incoming CFO will have 10+ years’ leadership experience as a Chief Financial Officer and/or senior financial executive. A CPA, MBA or master’s degree in a financial discipline as well as experience in real estate development, investment and/or M&A are all valuable assets. This is an outstanding opportunity for a CFO with an exceptional network, an ability to develop effective financial strategies, raise capital and contribute to a highly effective executive team as ONE continues to grow in 2021 and for many years ahead.


If you are interested in exploring this exciting Chief Financial Officer opportunity, please provide your resume and a detailed cover letter that highlights your business and leadership experience to Lisa Heidman, LL.B., ICD.D, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Arlington Partners International at lisaheidman@arlingtonpartnersinc.com. A detailed position profile highlighting key competencies will be provided to all candidates under consideration.