Senior Transformation Manager
ID lavoro
Settore di attività
Corporate Segment
Tipo di lavoro
A tempo pieno
Aree di interesse
Contabilità/Finacne, Gestione del Progetto
Chicago - Illinois - United States of America, Dallas - Texas - United States of America, Philadelphia - Pennsylvania - United States of America, Washington, D.C. - District of Columbia - United States of America

About the Role

The Sr. Manager, Global Controllership Transformation will play an integral role in inspiring change and transformation across the CBRE Global Finance landscape. The candidate will be an expert finance leader that excels in an environment of fast-paced change. They should have experience using technology to implement improvements to both systems and processes.

What You'll Do

Key contributor on a team for driving the execution of key transformation initiatives across the Global Controllership organization. 

Analyzes existing Finance processes and activities; identifies and prioritizes improvements to drive the accuracy and timing of the global financial reporting process. Works with controllership, finance, technology, shared service centers, and business leaders to implement improvements.

Drive and implement transition of key activities to a centralized, resource model including centers of excellence and shared service centers. 

Interprets current accounting guidance and policies; coordinates with the technical accounting, policy and SEC reporting teams to ensure that improvements in execution or organizational changes remain in compliance with applicable policies and procedures.

Promotes transparency and collaboration across all stakeholders, functions, and external vendors.

Consults with business partners to clarify and define complex project requirements, budgets and business cases to align with transformation objectives

Performs other duties as assigned

What You'll Need

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration. Requires a minimum of 8 years related experience to include at least five years in a lead or supervisory capacity. Must also have public accounting or comparable experience or work experience with a multinational company. Public accounting experience with a Big 4 or national firm strongly preferred.

Communication Skills

Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, and reliable information to top management, employees, representatives of federal and state governments, and external auditors. Ability to collect, analyze, and summarize data and prepare clear, concise financial reports. Must have ability to convey financial issues to nonfinancial stakeholders.

Financial Knowledge

Sound understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and related accounting theories & practices. Demonstrated experience & knowledge of financial issues & economic impact beyond technical knowledge. Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to analyze business/financial data and develop innovative solutions. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports. Sophisticated understanding of accounting and bookkeeping concepts. Develops and administers accounting practices to ensure optimum client satisfaction while guaranteeing CBRE financial interests are protected.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret financial information and transactions and accounting principles. Ability to independently research accounting transactions/issues. Ability to problem-solve, both independently and working as a team. Requires analytical and quantitative skills. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.

Other Skills and/or Abilities

Ability to exert influence and build consensus across functions, geographies, and levels of an organization.

Extensive understanding and experience in application of GAAP and SEC financial reporting requirements including financial statements and financial statement footnotes.

Broad experience with an ERP such as Oracle, PeopleSoft, Hyperion, etc. Knowledge of real estate service industry and terminology is helpful.

External and internal audit/SOX compliance.

Self-motivated, strong work ethic and able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Strong analytical and problem resolution skills, including the ability to research and simplify complex situations.

Strong computer skills, including specific knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).

Ability to interface with all levels of the organization to collect information and drive resolution.

Must be detail-oriented, have a proactive approach and the ability to work with cross-functional teams.

 Optimally manage and prioritize critical deadlines.

Ability to work in a team environment.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

NOTA: Un requisito aggiuntivo per questo ruolo è la capacità di rispettare i protocolli di salute e sicurezza COVID-19, inclusi i test di vaccinazione COVID-19 e/o test rigorosi.