Leads the communications strategy for the Global Finance Processes & Programs (FinPro) team to keep CBRE Finance leadership aware of the team's initiatives, on-going programs/projects, and major accomplishments. Responsible for communications internally to continuously keep the FinPro team connected and informed. Responsible for developing project specific communications and training strategies and plans, as well as all related material development. Works with communications specialist to ensure deliverables are drafted, approved and deployed in a timely manner.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leads and manages communications and training portfolio of the Global Finance Processes & Programs Team and other departments within the Finance organization.
Translates financial information and data into compelling visuals that support project/initiatives' business objectives.
Leads the development of communication and training strategies and plans including conducting background research and content development to support finance projects and initiatives.
Proactively communicates with Senior Director on communications needs of the department, provides updates on all project communications and training plans, and strategies to brief project leadership as well as the FinPro Steering Committee.
Designs and executes communications programs to drive employee engagement.
Builds collaboration between members of various departments including, but not limited to, Finance, Digital & Technology, Marketing, Procurement, People/HR and external vendors.
Performs other duties as assigned
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.
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) in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field. Master's Degree preferred. Minimum 5-8 years of experience.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES None.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to internal and external audiences.
Requires strong knowledge of financial terms, concepts and accounting principles and the ability to comprehend and interpret complex financial transactions.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex financial information and transactions and accounting principles. Ability to problem-solve, both independently and working as a team. Requires strong analytical and quantitative skills.
OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
Strong computer skills, including specific knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
Internal Number: 19044050
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