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Job Title: Finance Manager (Nashville Preferred, Remote Optional)
Company Name: CBRE
Location: Nashville, TN
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 06/19/2019
Expire Date: 06/29/2019
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Computers, Software, Customer Service and Call Center, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Information Technology, Real Estate, Executive Management, Research & Development, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Finance Manager (Nashville Preferred, Remote Optional)












GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION



 



Responsible
for managing a broad range of complex financial analysis, reporting and closing
of client monthly financial statements and CBRE corporate reporting to support
client real estate outsourcing contract. Oversee all financial aspects of
client account from a corporate and client perspective for real estate services.
Review and ensure accuracy of financial statements. Establish and maintain
excellent relationships with internal and external clients. Work within the
matrix reporting environment with account
Alliance Director, GWS Regional Finance, Dallas (corporate) and Memphis
(client) accounting and the client on all aspects of accounting, finance requirements
and reporting.



 



ACCOUNTING FOCUS:



 



·        
Manage and oversee the work of
the general accounting functions, perform detail P&L review and variance
explanations.  Ensure client and
corporate deadlines are met.



·        
Ensure that standard accounting
policies, practices, and procedures are being utilized



·        
Comprehensive knowledge of contract
terms, establish control procedures to ensure contract performance and
readiness for audits and financial results are in compliance with contract



·        
Manage
and monitor the development, analysis, evaluation, coordination and
implementation of client financial and management reporting requirements
, work with assigned dedicated client
accountant on all day-to-day and month-end accounting procedures for customer, analyzing
expense and balance sheet activity, coordination of vendor payables,
streamlined procedures for billing/collecting



·        
Work with assigned
dedicated corporate accountant on all day-to-day and month-end accounting
procedures for the account results, including P&L activity (management
fees, fee splits, gross-up entries, reclasses, etc.), balance sheet activity (deferrals,
accruals); accounts receivable / cash application, ensures accounting is performed
in compliance with GAAP



·        
Comprehensive understanding
of how financial transactions flow through technology systems and modules –
POs, invoices, matching, accruals, G/L and payments.



·        
Supervise, coach, motivate
and evaluate staff if applicable



 



 



FINANCE FOCUS:



 



·        
Provides monthly reporting
and communication of account results to Alliance Director, GWS Regional and LMA
management



·        
Identifies, creates and distributes
monthly financial reports (P&L’s, GL Detail, A/R, forecasts, etc.) and any
requested ad hoc reporting, responsible for all variance reporting requirements



·        
Coordinates strategic
financial plan process



·        
Prepare, create and analyze
financial forecasts and budgets – client and corporate, r
esponsible for financial planning, forecasting, and analysis
functions



·        
Responsible for pricing
models for new pursuits / renewals working with Biz Dev team and GWS Finance



·        
Conducts
regular financial forecasting and budgeting analysis meetings



·        
Responsible for scorecard
reporting and metrics, value savings initiative tracking, reporting and
communication of KPI performance and monitoring



·        
Ensure client and corporate
deadlines are met



·        
Supervise, coach, motivate
and evaluate staff if applicable



 



 



OPERATIONAL FOCUS:



 



·        
Continually refine and improve
current methods and business processes to improve productivity and improve
communication



·        
Partner
with AD on overall client financial priorities and ensures that all deadlines
are met



·        
Ensure effective internal and
external client relations through communication of processes, procedures,
service delivery, and service limitations
, increased communication with LMA, Region, Division and AD



·        
Proven record of providing
excellent internal and external customer service, p
ersonal involvement in fostering client
relationship



·        
Conduct analyses to determine
resource needs and measure productivity, determine process costs, prepare reports
on findings for management



·        
Coordinate special project requests
and ad hoc reports in support of clients and/or corporate management



·        
Work to identify and mitigate
financial and operational risks



·        
Work with Sourcing Group for vendor
contract compliance



·        
Liaison with IT and other platform
systems and projects



·        
Development and driver of Initiatives



·        
Communication is key











MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

·         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent to appropriate 4-year college program.

·         6+ years experience in field of general accounting AND comprehensive technical knowledge and understanding of general accounting functions, or any similar combination of education and experience

·         2+ years of supervisory experience. Must have demonstrated ability to motivate and work with a team, train personnel, and handle complex employee issues confidentially and fairly

·         Familiarity with and adherence to standard accounting principles and controls, real estate finance experience

·         Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment in making decisions and resolving complex problems related to general and technical aspects of the job

·         Ability to manage multiple priorities with high flexibility and rapid response time

·         Excellent analytical, quantitative and presentation skills

·         Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills

·         Proactive and high energy

·         CPA or other applicable certification considered a plus

·         Assertive and confident approach to communications and achieving goals.

·         Ability to effectively interact, motivate and work collaboratively with top management, key employees, client, business partners, client groups on various projects.

 

COMPUTER TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

·         Heavy experience in Microsoft office products specifically in Excel(Pivot Tables, V-Lookups), Word and PowerPoint

·         Accounting software packages: Peoplesoft and Oracle financialsJD Edwards, etc.

·         Cognos, Hyperion Planning

·         Experience with database packages
















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Company Name: CBRE
Website:https://cbre.taleo.net/careersection/exm/jobdetail.ftl?job=19010703&lang=en&src=JB-13820
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