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Finance Analyst

London , United Kingdom

Ref#: 33350

Date published: 10-Jan-2020

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CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are recruiting a Finance Analyst to join the team located in London. The successful candidate will be responsible for producing excellent client reporting whilst providing excellent financial support to the Business Unit, through added value financial analysis and valued input to the operational team.

Role Summary:

Provide direct financial support & expertise to the account
Provide added value financial commentary to support regular, standard financial reports
Working closely with Finance Account Lead to implement baseline and savings tracking reporting and analysis
Working closely with operations and commercial team to identify all possible savings opportunities and ensure that financial targets are achieved
Support collation of monthly accruals to internal and client finance teams
Develop strong relationships with both the client operational and client finance teams
Support compilation of annual budgets & quarterly forecasts both internally (CBRE) and externally (Client)
Provide ad-hoc support to Finance Account Lead as required
Ensure finance procedures are adhered to by operations team, and take corrective action / escalate where required
Provide direct financial support & expertise to the account
Support in ad-hoc financial analysis and projects as required
Understand the commercial model and enforce governance and compliance to support effective execution
Achieve results within quality and time restraints across multi locations and countries
Build trusted relationships with client finance team
Liaise with Contract Support teams around the business, involve people and influence decisions 


Experience Required:

Higher educational qualifications to ‘A’ level or degree (or equivalent)
Excellent PC based skills, with experience in Word, Excel (including modelling), PowerPoint and Outlook – intermediate to advance level skills are essential (lookups and pivots essential)
Highly numerate
Organised and open to new ways of working to challenge inefficiencies
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, and able to communicate with people at all levels across the account and develop effective relationships at all levels
Deliver financial information within tight timescales is a pre-requisite
Report in a complex multi-country, multi-divisional, service business (Industry experience) including financial planning and contracts management
Deal with Forex in a multi-currency environment
Provide senior management with financial results and analysis 
Demonstrable experience working with complex financial and operational information systems, including iScala and controls in a large business that provides consistent and reliable information
Self-motivated, reliable and flexible team player 
Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently
The individual must be willing to undertake travel as the role/business requires

About CBRE Global Workplace Solutions:

As one of the business units in CBRE, Global Workplace Solutions provides end-to-end services across the complete lifecycle of the workplace, helping to improve business operations and reduce cost. As a one-stop solutions provider with a broad array of long-term customers and customized services, Global Workplace Solutions has delivered US$3 billion in savings to customers over the past ten years.

CBRE Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2014 revenue).  The Company has more than 70,000 employees and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 400 offices worldwide

Application Process:


Your application will be reviewed by our Talent Resourcing Team / Hiring Manager and you will be contacted if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

No agencies please.

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