Risk and Operational Compliance Manager
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Advisory Segment
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Warsaw - Mazowieckie - Poland
The Risk and Operational Compliance Manager reports functionally to the Director of Risk and Operational Compliance within CBRE Investment Accounting & Reporting.

What are going to be your main responsibilities?

  • Plan, lead and perform audit reviews and regular control monitoring
  • Write audit reports and present the results to management
  • Maintain risk and controls matrix
  • SOC1 audit coordination: coordinate the Service Organization Control audit activities with external auditor – manage document requests, ensuring they are delivered to auditors in an organized, complete, and timely manner
  • Risk management: manage incident reporting process and assist in developing and improving the risk management framework
  • Lead a team (one direct report)
  • Identify improvements in controls and processes
  • Develop and conduct trainings, provide support and guidance to the operational teams on risk and controls (incl. occasional travel to client delivery teams in other locations)
  • Be the role model and support the risk culture in the organization

What are we looking for?

  • A bachelor’s degree preferably in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Management
  • Relevant accounting, controls or audit certification is a plus
  • Preferably 5 years of experience in audit, risk, controls related role
  • Experience with real estate, REITs and real estate investment funds is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to read, write and speak fluently in English
  • Ability to analyze processes and controls, identifying weaknesses and improvements
  • Result-oriented with an analytical and problem-solving attitude, with an eye for detail
  • Ability to understand accounting related policies and procedures
  • Advanced Excel skills (spreadsheet applications)

CBRE Investment Accounting & Reporting Solutions provides high-end fund accounting and administration services for the clients. The Risk and Operational Compliance Manager (EMEA & APAC) analyzes and reviews accounting data, financial statements and documents to assess compliance with department policies and procedures, Service Organization Controls, and audit requirements. Communicates results and significant issues to management. Helps to develop the risk management framework in the organization. In this role, and in the team this person will actively engage with the client delivery teams as well as other departments to ensure the SOC framework remains relevant and uploaded.