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Finance Analyst

London , United Kingdom

Ref#: 9677249032

Date published: 28-Aug-2020

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CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. CBRE Integrated Laboratory Solutions, part of Global Workplace Solutions, is a leading global provider of Scientific Support Services. We are recruiting a Finance Analyst to join the team.. The successful candidate will provide sound financial support to the Account Management team, control and monitor the contract performance for all sites within the designated portfolio and ensure company internal policies and procedures are adhered to.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Working with the Operations Lead and Global Alliance Director on month end reporting, quarterly forecasting and annual planning processes for the UK portfolio (Internal)
  • Provide proactive financial and commercial support to Site Teams through the delivery of timely, accurate and user-friendly monthly reports to support business decisions
  • Maintain a robust business controls regime, including management of delegated financial authority and proper separation of duties maintaining correct and effective use of client and company resources to ensure full SOX compliance
  • Optimize cash flow from activities – Assist in ensuring timely and accurate billing in line with contractual terms and liaison with client to actively review correct collection 
  • Perform monthly reviews with key budget holders. Providing reports against variances to plan and contract, agreeing actions for moving forward
  • Report out on all programmes and initiatives adopted by account to deliver glidepath requirements, including working with Supply Chain and Account Management to ensure that contractual savings are identified and met 
  • Review quality of client reporting and reconciliations to ensure that contractual commitments are met and corporate expectations delivered.  Work with the team to ensure that any changes to commercial terms are dealt with in line with CBRE & Client corporate expectations eg approvals, backup documentation & budget amendments

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
  • Higher educational qualifications to ‘A’ level or degree
  • Studying or newly qualified CCAB accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)  - Desirable
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Complex commercial models and GMP experience 
  • Working in an environment where delivering financial information within tight timescales is a pre-requisite
  • Reporting in a complex multi-country, multi-divisional, service business (Industry experience) including financial planning and contracts management
  • Dealing with Forex in a multi-currency environment
  • Providing senior management with financial results and analysis 
  • Demonstrable experience working with complex financial and operational information systems and controls in a large business that provides consistent and reliable information
  • Previous experience of a customer-facing role using operating systems such as Dynamics AX or Concept software along with financial / accounting experience would be an advantage
  • 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 and you will be contacted if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

No agencies please.

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