The Finance Manager is a key part of the Client Finance Team, who works directly with the account team, the client, corporate finance and corporate leadership. The Finance manager will be responsible for implementing financial processes and complying with accounting standards. The finance manager will manage and complete various reporting requirements and be part of the team that helps operations understand and manage their financials to achieve budgets and targets. This role will have responsibilities both on the client side and the corporate finance side, with plans to focus on the corporate finance side. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
â¢ Develop and maintain annual budget and monthly forecasts â¢ Manage and complete monthly, quarterly, an annual reporting including variance analysis â¢ Coordinate with corporate finance and manage and understand C&W Services P&L â¢ Work together with the rest of the high performing client team on both client and corporate requirements. â¢ Track financial contractual requirements. â¢ Support the client, the account team, and corporate management â¢ Ensure budgets are achieved, manage the P&L â¢ Help to identify and minimize financial risks â¢ Ensure corporate policies and procedures are adhered to â¢ Supervise a financial analyst and work closely with the rest of the client finance team, the rest of the account team, corporate finance, and shared services â¢ Design, review, and prepare monthly reporting â¢ Maintain and improve budget model â¢ Be able to grasp concepts quickly and adapt to continual change â¢ Adept at Balance Sheet management â¢ Experience with management reporting and understanding a reportâ™s audience and what that audience will do with the information â¢ Manage accruals and allocations as needed. â¢ Maintain controls procedures and documentation â¢ Review monthly financial results and business metrics for the account as a whole, as well as each location. Identify issues and proposes corrective actions to the Finance Director. â¢ Coordinates the financial/business planning and forecasting process for the account, as well as each site. Interactively works with upper management and provide input and guidance to managers. â¢ Ad hoc analysis
BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE
â¢ 8+ years related professional experience â“ FP&A, controllership, operations support, and/or public accounting â¢ Experience working with customers and being a business partner, much more than closing the books â¢ Budgeting experience â¢ Financial modelling experience required. â¢ Experience with invoices and POâ™s â¢ Strong accounting background/ foundation â¢ Strong analytical and communication skills supported by advanced Excel skills. â¢ Experience with systems and processes around work orders, POâ™s and ERP Systems (JDE Edwards and Oracle ideal but not required) â¢ Strong sense of urgency, attention to detail, takes ownership of work product, high customer service level, resilience and a can-do attitude â¢ Bachelorâ™s degree in finance or accounting â¢ CPA or MBA preferred but not required â¢ Understanding of applicable software, such as Microsoft Office. â¢ Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. â¢ Ability to lead and control financial results in a matrixed, multi-location field operation with many sites. Competencies â¢ Proficient in assessing customer needs â¢ Excellent negotiation and business acumen skills needed â¢ Skilled in communicating effectively with all levels of management on complex business issues â¢ Excellent customer service skills â¢ Excellent oral, written and presentation skills â¢ Excellent ability to work as part of a team â¢ Financial planning and analysis experience and familiarity with financial concepts, budgeting, forecasting, proforma, outlooks, variance analysis and client reporting. â¢ Effective in managing conflict â¢ Working knowledge of Workday, JD Edwards, and Oracle preferred. â¢ Advanced Excel skills required â¢ Solid accounting foundation required Â
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