Jr Finance Analyst
GWS Segment
London - England - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

To produce excellent Client Reporting and provide excellent financial support to the Account/Portfolio (Finance Manager and their Client’s teams), through added value financial analysis and valued input to the Client’s teams. The working hours are 6 hours per day, preferably 8.30am-3.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Key Tasks

Client Finance

Develop strong relationships with both the Client operational and Client finance teams

Understand the commercial model and enforce governance and compliance to support effective execution

Produce Client reports and provide value add financial commentary in their portfolio

Work with the Finance Manager & Client to compile annual budgets & quarterly forecasts

Working closely with operations and commercial team to identify all possible savings opportunities and ensure that financial targets are achieved

Support collation, submission & monitoring of monthly accruals, Journals, etc. & support Client finance teams

Achieve results within quality and time restraints across multiple locations and countries

To process invoices to enable payments to be made in accordance with the agreed contractual conditions.

Create and process Purchase Orders on the client’s system in line with company policy and procedures.

Provide direct financial support and expertise to the account

Provide added value financial commentary to support regular, standard financial reports

Working closely with Finance Manager to implement baseline and savings tracking reporting and analysis

Balance sheet preparation and reviews

Provide ad-hoc support to Finance Manager & Team as required

Working closely with the team to identify all possible savings opportunities and ensure that financial targets are achieved

Support compilation of CBRE annual budgets & quarterly forecasts

Ensure finance procedures are adhered, and take corrective action / escalate where required

Support in ad-hoc financial analysis and projects as required in a timely and accurate manner.

Support the delivery of TWC targets, through minimising net UBR and overdues.


Policy and procedure compliance

Understanding/familiarity with SAP

Support seamless management of contract across multiple regions

Share best practice and innovation especially around contract terms

Deliver on customers’ expectations


Build trusted relationships with client finance team

Liaise with DB & CBRE teams around the business

Involve people and influence decisions

Culture and behaviour carrier

Education / Skills / Experience

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

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

Focus on strong focus on customer service

About CBRE Global Workplace Solutions:

As one of CBRE’s core global businesses, Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) provides end-to-end services to occupier clients across the entire lifecycle of a building. Our teams help companies improve their operations and reduce costs, through expert facilities management, project management, real estate and energy and sustainability services. Our dedicated teams work across all industries, and support clients ranging from global Fortune 500 companies to single, iconic buildings.

CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2019 revenues of $23.9 billion and more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included on the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #128 in 2020. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 19 consecutive years and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” for eight years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2020, for the second consecutive year. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”

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.

Taking into consideration the costs of sponsorship, the nature of the role and the financial resources of the account in question, we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role.

No agencies please.

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