CBRE Senior Financial Analyst in Tempe, Arizona


Working under moderate supervision, conducts and documents moderate to complex financial analysis, financial reporting and ad hoc finance projects. Aids organization with financial functions, such as assessing, auditing, planning, budgeting, taxes, consolidation, cost control, and project control. Leads special projects and other assigned initiatives.


Responsible for oversight and performance of varied areas of financial analysis and reporting including one or all of the following: standard monthly management reporting and variance analyses, account reconciliations, financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning.

Includes preparation and coordination of financial analysis across different departments and or regions / business lines in support of client finance management. Financial analysis includes but limited to:


Rent, Rent Income, CAM

Repair and Maintenance



Strategy and Transaction Management

Variance Reporting:

Forecast-to-Actual Variance Reporting (Monthly)

Actual-to-Actual Variance Reporting (Monthly, Quarterly, Annually)

Budget-to-Actual Variance Reporting (Monthly, Quarterly, Annually)

Budget-to-Forecast Variance Reporting (Monthly, Quarterly, Annually)

Responsible for Annual Operating Budget effort; working across all CBRE service lines

Assembles and bills monthly invoices. Prepares and obtains client approval for monthly fee accrual. Submits monthly client billing summary. Responsible for coding, reviewing and approving expenses for account P&L. Creation of complex multi-scenario financial models illustrating cost benefit impacts of projects or transactions on both a cash and book (GAAP) basis. Maintain working knowledge of GAAP accounting and IFRS and client specific interpretations of GAAP as well as jointly developed financial analysis assumptions (example: discount rate,) and modeling methodologies. Ensure modeling effectively captures these items. Evaluates and analyzes a variety of financial results and indicators such as capital expenditures, depreciation, proposals, investment opportunities, rate of return, profit plans, operating records, financial statements, etc. requiring advanced expertise.Compiles budgetary and fiscal data received from assigned departments to prepare revenuebalance statements and historical comparisons of departmental expenditures with requestedappropriations.Completes complex analysis of records of present and past operations, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenues, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred to project future revenues and expenses.Conducts special studies as assigned to support senior management. Develops presentations of findings and results.Advises management on matters, such as effective use of resources and assumptions underlying budget forecasts. Interprets budgets to management.Prepares reports analyzing specific aspects of department structures, functions and operational procedures and recommends ways to improve efficiency and/or effectiveness.Performs other duties as assigned.


May include limited formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May lead project teams and/or plan staff assignments. Duties may encompass technical guidance and/or training of co-workers as well as policy development and participation in special initiatives such as modeling, system implementations or acquisition integrations. May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans