Join Jefferson East, Inc.

JEI's team members are dedicated to community, giving their talents and expertise to support Detroit's neighborhoods and the people who make these places amazing places to live, start a business and experience life along Detroit's amazing riverfront.

Flexible work environment
BCBS PPO Health Care, Dental and Vision
401K investment
Generous Paid Time Off


Chief Financial Officer

Why JEI and EJDevCo

Jefferson East, Inc. (JEI) is a non-profit organization based in Detroit’s east Jefferson corridor. JEI’s mission is to grow Detroit’s east Jefferson corridor and its neighborhoods through facilitative leadership, collaborative partnerships, innovative and impactful programming.

JEI also owns East Jefferson Development Corporation (EJDevCo), which serves as a for-profit subsidiary that engages in real estate development activities to further economic development in JEI’s service territory and expand sources of revenue and capital to support and further JEI’s charitable activities.

Position Snap Shot

Want to support creating pathways of opportunities for Detroit residents and businesses? Do you like annual budgets, forecasts, cash flow analysis and long-range planning? Do you have a knack for real estate proformas and love overseeing financial controls? If yes, then consider joining the team at JEI and EJDevCo. We are one culture, two organizations with a passionate and dedicated team building a new model that drives inclusive development in neighborhoods along the East Jefferson corridor. In this role, you’ll be in a small, growing office environment managing finances for a nonprofit and its for-profit real estate development arm. You’ll lead with financial integrity and uphold transparency standards, presenting complex financial scenarios with the CEO, board of directors, philanthropic partners and city officials. As CFO, you’ll be a part of a Detroit nonprofit with a social mission and will be immersed in the City of Detroit’s transformation.

Reporting to the CEO of JEI, you will be responsible for managing the finances, record keeping and retention, financial reporting, financial planning and forecasting and liquidity of both JEI and its subsidiary EJDevCo.

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