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Finance Contract Support

Location
London
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022
CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are recruiting a UK & I Finance Contract Support to join the team located in the UK. The successful candidate will provide financial support to the account/portfolio across the UK&I region, through financial analysis and valued input to the operational team. Ensure all financial processes are in line with CBRE/Client policy. Key Tasks: Dotted line management into Finance Lead to support the Central Finance function for all consolidation activities for CBRE and Client. CBRE activities: Complete monthly reconciliation of the payroll, 3rd party costs, projects costs, savings and SG&A items for the UKI sites: Download Open Purchase orders (OPO) reports, distribute PO listing report to the operation team on the 1week of the month. Analyse pending suppliers' invoices and proactively manage reduction of outstanding costs. OPOs should be open for no more than 6 months. Assist in reviewing of local books in order to identify inconsistencies. Lead and guide UKI Contract Support employees in assisting the above. Complete monthly pass-through reconciliations between CBRE systems & reported numbers. Work with Operations to provide detailed variance commentary in reporting and forecasting activities. Ensure timely client invoicing and cash collection of the payroll, In-scope, Out-of-Scope costs, and projects by 15th of each month. Advise in-country teams on the monthly billing, aged debt, outstanding risks and potential risks. Support the UKI SFM with completing balance sheet reconciliations and preparing journals. Ensure full audit trail of all financial transactions including SOX compliance requirements. Build strong working relationships with key Client Finance and Operation stakeholders. Support the delivery of outputs for both Client and CBRE to ensure timeliness and quality of data. Assist with ad hoc activities. Support the wider Central Finance team on all reporting, compliance and audit requirements, collating data and responses as required Provide reconciliations and updates to Client monthly packs, if required. Skills, Education and Knowledge required: Studying towards recognised accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or national equivalent Excellent PC based skills, with experience in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook - intermediate to advance level skills are essential. Analytical and quantitative skills. Organised and open to new ways of working to challenge inefficiencies. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal and able to communicate and develop effective relationships with people at all levels across the account. Ability to solve advanced problems, both independently and working as a team and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Presentation skills to effectively communicate ideas across all levels. Demonstrable experience working in an environment delivering financial information within tight timescales. Knowledge of SOX requirements and application. Reporting, including financial planning and contracts management. Proven commercial acumen - bringing together financial, commercial, operational and people considerations, to secure the best outcomes. Providing senior management with financial results and analysis
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Details

  • Job Reference: 707259357-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: CBRE (LFM)
    CBRE (LFM)
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent