Senior Manager, Global Consolidations, Close- REMOTE
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Senior Manager, Global Consolidations, Close- REMOTE
Areas of Interest
El Segundo - California - United States of America, Los Angeles -
California - United States of America, Remote - US - Remote - US -
United States of America
Support the organization's global accounting close process.
Responsibilities include supporting the global monthly close
process, preparing key financial statement reports, serving as a
technical accounting resource for applicable areas, partnering with
other global teams to ensure proper accounting and reporting of
activities from legal, management, and regulatory reporting
perspectives. The ideal candidate is a proven manager that has a
strong public accounting background and ability to navigate in a
large global matrix organization.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manager coordination and communication associated with the global
monthly close process.
Responsible for the establishment, monitoring and maintenance of
robust accounting and reporting processes associated with the
aggregation, elimination, and translation of the consolidated
Establishes and maintains consistent accounting policies related to
foreign exchange translation and revaluation.
Supports and partners with cross-functional teams on special
projects involving legal, management, or regulatory reporting
Manages teams' projects and deliverables to ensure work accuracy
and departmental deadlines
Establishes and maintains compliance with U.S. Generally Accepted
Accounting Principles by
providing technical accounting guidance on a variety of
Arranges for and acts as primary/secondary contact with the
organization's internal and external
auditors on relevant accounting matters.
Interprets current accounting policies and practices; including the
implementation of new operating procedures to improve
Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single
functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's
recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion,
advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively
recommends same for direct reports to next level management for
review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels
and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers
performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members
to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models
behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
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
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university in
Accounting, Finance or Business Administration. Requires a minimum
of five years related experience. Must also have experience working
with global companies with international operations and public
accounting or relevant experience. CPA designation is a plus.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
CPA or MBA (graduate degree) preferred, but not required (depending
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong
organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient,
timely, reliable and courteous information to top management.
Highly developed written, oral, and presentation skills. Proven
ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and
interact effectively with top management, employees,
representatives of federal and state governments, and external
auditors. Ability to collect, analyze, and summarize data and
prepare clear, concise financial reports. Must have ability to
convey complex financial issues to nonfinancial users.
Broad, in-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting
Principles (GAAP), Financial
Accounting Standards (FASB), theories, & practices. Demonstrated
experience & knowledge of financial issues & economic impact beyond
technical knowledge. Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms
and principles. Ability to analyze the most complex
business/financial data and develop innovative solutions. Ability
to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business
analysis including the preparation of reports. Advanced
understanding of accounting and bookkeeping concepts. Develops and
administers accounting and close practices to ensure optimum client
satisfaction while guaranteeing CBRE financial interests are
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex financial
information and transactions and accounting principles. Ability to
independently research complex accounting transactions/issues.
Ability to problem-solve, both independently and working as a team.
Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills. Draws upon
the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct
impact on the company.
OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
Strong computer skills, including specific knowledge of Microsoft
Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).
Broad experience with large financial systems such as Oracle,
PeopleSoft, Hyperion, OneStream etc. is desired. Knowledge of real
estate service industry and terminology is helpful. OneStream?
External and internal audit/SOX compliance.
Overall understanding and experience in application of GAAP and SEC
financial reporting requirements including financial statements and
financial statement footnotes.
Self-motivated, strong work ethic and able to work independently
with minimal supervision.
Strong analytical and problem resolution skills, including the
ability to research and simplify complex situations.
Ability to interface with all levels of the organization to collect
information and drive resolution.
Must be detail-oriented, have a proactive approach and the ability
to work with cross-functional teams.
Must be able to effectively manage and prioritize critical
Ability to work in a team environment.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company
policies, and business practices to achieve general results and
deadlines. Responsible for setting project deadlines. Errors in
judgment may cause medium-term impact to department.
CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a
long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity
to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran
status, political belief, or any other basis protected by
_NOTE:_ _An additional requirement for this role is the ability to
comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including
COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing._
CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
(Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)
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