Finance Analyst in London

Location: London
Salary: Hidden
Recruiter: CBRE
Job Hours: Full-time

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To provide financial management and governance for the client's account across a number of countries in the Europe region. Ensuring appropriate and adequate financial management and controls to meet all Client and CBRE requirements.

As a key member of the finance team, you will actively drive the region to ensure it meets the targets set through exceptional Client and CBRE operational team engagement and service.

Specific areas of focus will include financial reporting (both client and internal), month end preparation, client billing, budget preparation, quarterly reforecasting, and ongoing analysis as required. This role requires excellent Operational stakeholder engagement skills, whilst balancing the demands of ongoing corporate responsibilities.

Working within the financial contractual requirements and meeting all deadlines will be a key deliverable of the role.

Key Tasks:

CBRE Finance Responsibilities

Provide direct financial support and expertise to the account

Support the Senior Finance Manager (RWEM) and other Finance Managers on the account with all month end processing and control

Manage the preparation of the monthly budget trackers and ensure all data is uploaded correctly into relevant reporting tools in accordance with month end timing

Provide commentary on all monthly and year-to-date actual variances to budget

Manage all balance sheet preparation and reviews in line with control requirements

Manage the preparation of client billing in line with contractual arrangements

Manage the Open PO and Invoice Pool process with the relevant Contract Support team

Support the preparation of CBRE annual budgets & ongoing forecast routines

Support the financial governance & control environment that supports the introduction of a new commercial model on the account

Ensure finance procedures are adhered to by the Operations team and take corrective action / escalate where required

Provide ad-hoc support to Finance & Contract Support teams as required

Support in ad-hoc financial analysis and projects as required

Client Finance Responsibilities

Understand the new commercial model and enforce governance and compliance to support effective execution

Prepare the monthly billing and monthly accruals for the client ensuring adherence to contractual timing and quality

Prepare the monthly client reporting and analysis

Support the preparation of annual client budgets & quarterly forecast routines

Work closely with Operations teams to identify potential savings opportunities and ensure that financial targets are achieved

Manage the change request process for all business scope changes working closely with Operations to report accurate monthly data

Achieve results within quality and agreed timeframes


Build trusted relationships with Account Operations, Contract Support Teams, and the Account Finance Teams

Support with Client relationships and engagement as required

Involve people and influence decisions

Ensure adherence to the company and account culture, behaviours, and values


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