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Business Finance Controls Implementation Manager

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Job Description

Business Finance Controls Implementation Manager (Fluency - English & French),

  • Management of the Control Owner assurance process, for Control Owners to achieve the minimum requirements of their SOX roles including any certifications from Control Performers

  • Act as the key liaison between the finance team and the audit teams (internal or external)

  • Assist in the SOX process documentation (flowcharts, narratives) of financial controls at all levels

  • Ensure the control environment is sufficient in design and operation to manage identified risks within agreed appetite levels, with plans and associated accountabilities and milestones developed to address unacceptable exposures

  • Support first line assurance work from internal audit, Global SOX assurance team and Controllership, including collecting evidence from finance teams and testing of controls for both design and effectiveness

  • Work with management across the business units and finance teams to agree remediations for control deficiencies identified, and assist Control Owners and Process Owners to get them actioned in a timely manner

  • Provide advice, oversight, and challenge to the GWS business units and client teams.

  • Provide written/verbal reporting to the finance teams on risk management, controls, assurance, and governance

  • Support the wider central finance team and client teams by recommending process improvements which maintain or improve financial control but increase efficiency within the team

  • Support the preparation of the statutory financial reporting of assigned country/ies legal entities under local GAAP; This includes Published Accounts, Taxation matters, and other statutory reporting to public bodies; This responsibility includes accuracy and timeliness

  • Be a role model and leader for financial control: offer insight and training to the wider business as opportunities arise

  • Full-Time role with work from home up to 100% of the time can be considered

  • Temporary position (6 to 9 Months)

Candidate Description

Experience Required:

  • Fluency in English and French

  • ACA or ACCA or equivalent fully qualified accountant

  • Experience of working with internal controls which is likely to include experience in working in external / internal audit

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a relevant role

  • Demonstrable aptitude for business process improvement

  • Experience of preparing reports for key stakeholders

  • Experience of internal control design

  • Experience of working with SOX controls

Employer Description

Paris - Ile-de-France - France, London - England - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are recruiting a Business Finance Controls Implementation Manager to be based in UK or France. This role delivers for our business by providing expertise and capability to help GWS manage our risks effectively and meet our financial control and compliance obligations. Role Summary:

  • Maintain the Risk and Control matrix and keep accurate up-to-date lists of Control Performers, Please indicate your yearly salary expectation. About CBRE Global Workplace Solutions: As one of CBRE's core global businesses, Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) provides end-to-end services to occupier clients across the entire lifecycle of a building. Our teams help companies improve their operations and reduce costs, through expert facilities management, project management, real estate and energy and sustainability services. Our dedicated teams work across all industries, and support clients ranging from global Fortune 500 companies to single, iconic buildings. CBRE Group, Inc. is the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2019 revenues of $23.9 billion and more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included on the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #128 in 2020. It also has been voted the industry's top brand by the Lipsey Company for 19 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" for eight years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2020, for the second consecutive year. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "CBRE." Application Process: Your application will be reviewed by our Talent Resourcing Team and you will be contacted if you have been successful in being short listed for the role. Taking into consideration the costs of sponsorship, the nature of the role and the financial resources of the account in question, we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role. No agencies please., CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.