Hybrid role of Business Analyst, Systems Analyst and Project Management. This role will require the Business Analyst to act as a central point of contact for Global Finance Business Units, Corporate Finance, and the Corporate Systems team in order manage regular system processes as well as long term strategic initiatives.
Facilitates bottom-up and top-down operating budget and forecast development. Coordinates budget through communication with budget preparers.
Help maintain Cognos TM1 models, databases, and reports. Cognos TM1 is a software package utilized company-wide for planning. Building of models, databases, and reports does not require programming skills, but does require strong computer skills.
Validate data in TM1 against PeopleSoft and HFM. Research reconciling differences and recommend solutions.
Provides support to Finance Managers on ad hoc analysis.
Coordinate preload data collection from various groups.
Assists with streamlining planning processes globally.
Develops and writes procedure manuals, and budget reference manuals.
Deliver training on various aspects of TM1 and Corporate Finance process
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.
Mathematical Skills - Ability to work with and apply mathematical concepts preferred.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Four-year college degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, MIS or related field required. A minimum of four years professional accounting experience in Accounting, IT or customer service or demonstrated advanced knowledge of computer applications related to real estate accounting and/or financial management systems.
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. Ability to effectively respond to complex inquiries or requests, and successfully convey and explain system and accounting issues to non-system users.
Requires intermediate knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to comprehend, analyze, and solve complex problems in standard and non-standard situations involving several options. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Advanced knowledge of computer software and hardware (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite Products). Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including pivot tables, lookups, and formulas. Advanced organizational skills, attention to detail, and openness to new ideas and procedures.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. May develop, recommend, and implement improvements in department efficiencies, process, procedure, and/or policy. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
Internal Number: 20004407
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
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.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.