Regional Finance Manager
职位 ID
GWS Segment
Krakow - Malopolskie - Poland, London - England - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Warsaw - Mazowieckie - Poland

The role is to provide financial leadership to the Regional part of the EMEA client Account. Ensuring all sub-regions have appropriate and adequate financial management, control and reporting to meet all Client and CBRE requirements. 

As a key member of the Regional Account leadership team you will actively drive the Account to ensure it meets the targets set and our sustainable growth through exceptional Client service agenda.

The key responsibility of the position is to provide financial and commercial leadership to the Regional Operations Director, and to the EMEA Finance Director. The role requires exceptional Client-facing skills whilst balancing the demands of corporate responsibilities including monthly client management reporting, forecasts, variance analysis, planning cycles and SOX controls for the Account.

Additionally, this role will work in close liaison with the key departments within CBRE and the Client organisation. Working within the financial contractual requirements and meeting all deadlines will be a key deliverable of the role, develop and promote people within account and organisation. 

Key Tasks:

  • Developing high quality and effective Client relationships across all sub-regions of the Account.
  • Build strong working relationships with key Client Finance and Operation stakeholders, the Regional Operational Director and the EMEA Alliance Director; being a strategic partner to all.
  • Assist with requests including Client audit requirements in a timely and accurate manner through effective communication and personal accessibility/credibility. 
  • Use position and market knowledge to add value to Client relationship and service delivery.
  • Capture, report, and drive Account KPIs in the required framework.
  • Provide Month end detailed variance analysis per client GL and BOMA codes.
  • Initiate, manage and submit accurate and timely accrual reporting, Additional works analysis, billing and labour trackers, align 3rd party costs to O1s (client site budgets). 

Finance Leadership
  • Drive high quality financial / commercial performance through understanding the contractual commitments on service lines and ensure alignment with corporate policies. 
  • Identify and help drive implementation of savings opportunities to ensure Client and GWS financial savings targets are maximized. 
  • Ensure your Account sub-regional Finance teams take responsibility for Open Pos analysis, Balance Sheet, Aged debt, P&L governance and reconciliations together with full compliance with SOX control requirements.
  • Ensure that all reports are provided with deep dive variance analysis and in the timely manner.
  • Active management of Regional Account overheads seeking areas of efficiency. Increase billable parts of SG&A by developing monthly timesheet process submission for SG&A functions.
  • Build and develop high level relationships with all stakeholders including regional finance teams.
  • Liaising with all relevant Finance stakeholders particularly the EMEA Client Finance Director, CBRE clients Finance Director, Financial Planning & Analysis team, CBX (CBRE Excellerate) and Platform team.  
  • Communicate regularly with Account finance and contract support staff to ensure they are fully informed of operational objectives, best practice, and key business messages.
  • Identify, analyse, and resolve potential business risks, as well as opportunities and solutions to enhance business performance. Update Risk and Opportunities tracker.
  • Implement improvements, drive change, raise standards through the direct and indirect management of staff.
  • Visit sites, meet Client, and communicate with Account line managers.

Financial Reporting and Planning
  • Deliver best in class GWS and Client management information including annual budgets (balance sheet and cash flow plans), monthly management accounts and forecasts including Profit and Loss variance and Balance Sheet commentaries.
  • Prepare Budgets, Forecasts and COMMIT (mid-budget) for the client and provide well documented monthly accruals and variance reporting per country.
  • Provide strategic ad-hoc support, influence and manage any financial analysis as required. 
  • Meet Group reporting requirements and deadlines, ensuring this is cascaded to all stakeholders. 

Financial Governance
  • Manage the accuracy and integrity of accounting records and financial systems, identify opportunities to enhance system efficiencies
  • Support systems development to maximize efficiency benefits for the Client & GWS.  
  • Have thorough knowledge of policies, procedures and manage compliance of them.
  • Ensure all controllable Balance Sheet accounts are reconciled including intercompany in line with GWS policy.
  • Tightly manage contract governance, demonstrating an in-depth knowledge of the terms and conditions of the contract to ensure that all cost elements are appropriately accounted for.    
  • Manage Trade Working Capital to maximize cash and control integrity and segregation of client cash.
  • Participate in monthly business reviews and manage agreed actions.
  • Provide support to Client and CBRE statutory obligations, such as audits. 
  • Ensure all regions are fully compliant with Sarbanes Oxley and SOC1 (Service and Organization Controls Report where applicable).

People Management 
  • Line Management responsibility for Account sub-regional finance teams across all countries, ensuring high quality finance team and succession planning in place.
  • Build, lead and motivate a diverse and effective team. Empower team members to take responsibility and accountability.
  • Agree and monitor annual performance of individuals in the team in line with Client and Company objectives.
  • Convey messages and ideas clearly and openly. Involve people and influence decisions.
  • Deal with any people issues quickly and professionally.
  • Identify and manage delivery of financial training including non-finance staff. 

Person Specification:
  • Hold a Chartered Accountant qualification (or equivalent)
  • IT Skills to lead, process and reporting developments to achieve key tasks, and to give the business a sound reporting base
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills with strong oral presentation skills
  • Capable of working in a matrix environment 
  • Dealt with GMP, Cost plus and Fixed price commercial models
  • Hands on experience of managing geographically diverse teams
  • Committed to Client service delivery
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