CBRE is the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with the #1 global market position in leasing, property sales, property management, occupier outsourcing and valuation.
CBRE's Advisory Finance Team is looking to add a Financial Analyst as a key member in facilitating the financial processes for the US divisions team. This opportunity allows you to come in and learn CBRE's corporate real estate operations as well as financial tools & processes from the ground up. This position will have access to the full P&L and will partner with the Senior Financial Analyst and Business Operations to facilitate the forecast, budget, and approval processes for a specific division or market area.
Our next team member has a desire to impact the business by thoroughly understanding the financials, can move at a fast pace (pivoting and improving are key), has a passion for the Corporate Real Estate Industry (no prior experience is needed, just a desire to learn). To be successful you will need to have a self-motivated work ethic as individual contribution is key to the success of the team.
This position is set-up to further your career development within CBRE, giving you visibility into departments across the organization including marketing, research, operations, HR, sales management, accounting, and exposure to finance & market leadership.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Primarily responsible for the financial processes around operational expenses and compensation for multiple market areas or an Advisory line of business. To be able to translate operations of a US market or line of business into the P&L through the financial process such as annual budgeting, monthly forecasting, and close process. Work as a business partner to the operations team to track key financial metrics such as headcount/ compensation, producer expenses T&E/Marketing, and facilities cost.
Learn the financial tools such as Cognos TM1, MTA (Internal subledger system), Power BI and learn how to use these tools to efficiently complete CBRE's financial processes and provide key analysis for the finance organization as well as market insights.
Advance the vision of the financial innovation office to provide one source of financial truth and continue to move away from being "report driven machines" to delivering data driven financial insights about the business through dashboarding and automation.
Performs approval requirements as needed for the hiring compensation process, commission overrides, journal entries etc. Be an actively engaged team member of the Advisory finance team. For the team to succeed and continuously move forward & improve, we must work collaboratively together by mentoring, training, encouraging, and engaging with each other.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.
Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to co-workers. May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.