Working under general direction, provides complex operations and administrative support for the Project Management department. Coordinates and oversees forecasting, budgeting, process improvement, controls for specialized software and other functions enabling the department to meet objectives in an effective and efficient manner. Develops recommendations to solve problems and issues related to business operations and communicates with other departments as necessary.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Analyzes monthly department budget reports to maintain expense controls. Prepares commentary and explanation of variances for management review. Recommends revised controls and implements improvements as approved by management.
Monitors invoicing for expenses to ensure compliance with established policy, service contracts and other operating constraints. Works with appropriate departments to define and implement accounting standards for complex transactions or special projects.
Acts as system administrator for specialized software utilized by the business group to support its operations. Maintains systems by researching and resolving problems, maintaining system integrity and security.
Troubleshoots and resolves complex inquiries and requests from Project Management team.
Reviews and monitors department processes and procedures to identify opportunities to improve service delivery to internal and external customers. May network with external contacts to research and recommend best practices.
Coordinates budget preparation. Researches and collects input from multiple internal and external resources.
Compiles a variety of operating, financial and statistical information as needed to respond to management requests, including monthly forecasting, month-end reconciliation reports, and AR analysis. Coordinates work with other departments and adds commentary to complete analysis reports and proposals.
Leads and facilitates communication of best practices, policies, procedures and initiatives to support operations. Establishes processes to share knowledge and implement process improvements. Facilitates process improvement by engaging appropriate resources in issue identification and resolution.
Develops project plans and costs, including personnel and fiscal requirements to achieve defined objectives. May provide periodic updates relative to project resource and fiscal plans.
Performs other duties as assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan and supervise assignments of lower level employees.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential 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.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) or equivalent from four year college or university plus a minimum of five years related work experience to include budgeting, finance and or business analytics; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Work experience related to specific department or business unit function preferred.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.
Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Spreadsheet skill set to include advanced functions such as graphics, pivot tables, macros and database management required.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.
Internal Number: 18034961
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CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
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