Jan 25, 2020

Senior Director, Global Finance Processes, Remote

  • Construction Jobs Inc
  • Dallas, TX, USA

Job Description


Owner of Global Record-To-Report (RTR) processes within CBRE.  Responsible for reviewing and assessing all processes (new and existing) for improvements and efficiencies. Consistently looks for opportunities to design processes outside of the box, and challenge the status quo. Leverages design, documentation, and implementation techniques of world-class processes including inputs and outputs within the RTR process tower. Responsible for a team of Director, Managers, and Architects who will work with stakeholders to design and/or re-engineer processes internal to CBRE.




Determines the process sequence and interaction. Defined process methods to meet process criteria. Identifies process documentation and training needs. Issues and maintains any procedures and instructions.


Aligns process with policies, procedures and controls, and strategic direction. Makes available necessary resources and information. Ensures (PTP/RTR or OTC) processes are operating effectively, efficiently with the right controls and with optimal user experience.


Evaluates and proposes process improvements (Waste elimination, Automation, RPA, Centralization near/offshore). Resolves any process problems and prevent their recurrence. Communicates process changes to the leadership team.


Defines and manages interfaces with other processes.


Meets process output requirements of internal customers. Communicates input requirements to internal suppliers.


Monitors, measures, analyzes, and evaluates the process. Uses performance data to establish quality objectives. Tracks progress against process performance targets. Identifies any risks to meeting process objectives.


Acts as the application owner for financial systems in scope. Owner of application provisioning and de-provisioning within the tower (PTP/RTR/OTC). Ensures the application is relevant to the environment, stakeholder and issues the organization is dealing with. Ensures the application meets the usability requirements of users, stakeholders, customers/citizens and external partners. Ensures the application provides accurate information and is aligned with the process objectives. Ensures enhanced user experience & application is compliant.


Ensures processes, application interrelationships, and entities are seamlessly integrated with the organizations broader environment. In partnership with D&T, designs application measurement, assessment and quality improvement programs. Designs the application roadmap for implementations, decommissioning, enhancements, and upgrades.


Represents Finance in the Vendor Management process (QBR, etc.)


Ensures appropriate capital allocation / authorization and spend for applications in accordance with the approved capital request for all applications in scope.


Performs other duties as assigned.





Manages the planning, organization, and controls for a major functional area or department. May be responsible for a mix of direct and matrix reports.  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. Monitors appropriate staffing levels and reports on utilization and deployment of human resources. Leads and supports staff in areas of staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, appraising and rewarding performance and retention. 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 functions.



Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field of work with a minimum of 9-12 years experience. MBA preferred.




CPA, CMA, CA, ACCA preferred. Lean Six Sigma Black Belt preferred.




Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills.


Advanced communication skills and able to communicate with clients, internal business leaders and third party service providers.





Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Reviews complex financial/business analysis and reports prepared by subordinates. Ability to analyze the most complex business/financial data and develop innovative solutions. Develops and implements financial policies and procedures. Approves and oversees department budget.




Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.




Strong computer skills, including specific knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).




Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.




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