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Sr Finance Manager

Company: CBRE
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Sr Finance Manager
Job ID
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Areas of Interest
Remote - US - Remote - US - United States of America
Job summary
Responsible for all output associated with Financial, Planning & Analysis (FP&A) including but not limited to annual budget preparation, monthly forecasts, strategic planning, management reporting, and special projects:

  • for a platform support team or teams supporting a platform leader;


    • for a region or line of business supporting a regional or Line of Business leader;


      • for a client supporting a Client Account leader.

        Duties and responsibilities

        • Handles one or all of the following: budgeting process, forecasting process, strategic planning process, and standard management reporting. Establishes overall departmental priorities and ensures that all time lines are met. Supervises finance staff including training and leading job performance.

        • Reviews and approves balance sheet account analysis, statement of cash flows and supporting schedules and standard consolidated reporting packs, as well as, certain PeopleSoft and HFM monthly journal entries.

        • Advises other special financial and business studies and other responsibilities as assigned by management. Produces a variety of routine and ad hoc financial reports, packages and proforma analyses for senior management and planning unit.

        • Coordinates research, development and preparation of accounting policy and procedures, as needed.

        • Runs special projects and prepares presentations upper management

        • Performs other duties as assigned.

          Supervisory responsibilities
          Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop proficiencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
          To perform this job efficiently, an individual must perform each 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.
          Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university in a business related field. Requires a minimum of six years related experience to include at least three years in a lead or supervisory capacity. Public accounting experience preferred.
          CPA or MBA (graduate degree) preferred, but not required (depending on experience).
          Interpersonal skills
          Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to efficiently interact with management, employees, auditors, etc. and respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to accurately explain/report activity in verbal and written communications. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to empower and work collaboratively with business partners, key employees, top management, and client groups on various projects. Cultivates an environment of team-building and an open door policy.
          Financial knowledge
          Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. This position conducts complex financial/business analysis, including the preparation of complex reports. Broad, in-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), concepts. SEC reporting experience desired (depending on the specific finance role).
          Reasoning ability
          Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with shown experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Ability to problem-solve, both independently and working as a team. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.
          Strong computer skills, including specific knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.). Broad experience with other software and financial systems is desired (particularly HFM Consolidation, PeopleSoft Financials and Cognos Planning). Knowledge of real estate service industry and terminology is helpful. Ability to plan and lead multiple projects and work streams. Strong work ethic and adaptable.
          Scope of responsibility
          Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.
          CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's
          education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Sr. Finance Manager position is $120 ,000
          annually and the maximum salary for the Sr. Finance Manager position is $135,000
          annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on
          the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a
          discretionary bonus based on CBRE's applicable benefit program.
          CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).
          NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.
          CBRE GWS
          CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.
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          CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)

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