Construction Projects- Cost Analyst
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Service line
GWS Segment
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Areas of Interest
Accounting/Finance, Construction, Project Management
Raleigh - North Carolina - United States of America, Wake Forest - North Carolina - United States of America, Wendell - North Carolina - United States of America, Zebulon - North Carolina - United States of America

The purpose of this position is to provide support to project manage operations, administration and management for projects from inception through completion.

Responsible for the support, creation, preparation, and distribution of all financial reports for several projects that are managed by various project managers. Job requirements are the financial administration of projects including reporting, project tracking, vendor invoice coordination and follow-up with project managers regarding financial administration and issues on projects. 

1. Develops, produces, and delivers monthly financial activity and cost forecasting reports for several projects managed by various project managers. 
2. Provides data to a master capital forecasting tool and supports the customer’s capital forecasting and reporting requirements.
3. Processes invoices and invoice reconciliation for design and construction service projects.
4. Coordinates with client organization to ensure accurate transition of financial data as projects are closed.
5. Tracks spending and communicates the financial status and forecasts of design and construction projects.
6. Develops purchase requisitions for design and construction projects.
7. Acts as a point of contact with internal customers, contractors, vendors and consultants on financial matters and invoicing.
8. Develops ad hoc capital project analysis and project update reports on an as-needed basis. 
9. Provides financial administration support to Project Managers.
10. Assists project managers in the capital project budget management and financial close out of projects. 
11. Actively participate in continuous improvement and process improvement initiatives. 
12. Actively pursue personal development in professional and technical skills.

Four or more years of experience in financial analysis and basic financial modeling is preferred. 

Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance preferred.

 Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications with a strong emphasis in using MS Excel for spreadsheet development, management, modification, and analysis. 

Experience with SAP is a plus.

Basic understanding of construction projects life cycle, processes and practices.
 Effective written and verbal communication skills. 

Must be self-motivated with well-developed interpersonal skills and effective presentation skills.  

Successful candidates will possess strong organizational, time management, analytical and process management skills. 

CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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