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Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

at Cushman & Wakefield, inc.

Posted: 10/8/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R76593

Job Description

Job Title

Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Job Description Summary

Responsible to develop the annual company budget, as well as period forecasts for certain regions and/or business

Job Description

·        Job Description


·        Produce and analyze financial data for areas of responsibility, including variance analysis to budget and prior year

·        Assist in various ad hoc financial analysis, financial systems and process improvements, and special projects

·        Prepare annual budget for designated areas, including inputs on overall process

·        Review of financials compared to operating budgets and identify trends affecting business performance

·        Identify, produce, and analyze key financial metrics (KPI’s)

·        Assist with periodic financial projections through contact with business and analysis of underlying run rates

·        Help maintain and improve Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Essbase software for Enterprise by analyzing evolving business needs and software capabilities

·        Evaluate and suggest improvements of all current financial processes and systems

·        Provide assistance to automate processes and implement systems changes as necessary

·        Help with maintenance and Enterprise-wide implementation of brokerage revenue forecasting tools (ReApps)

·        Prepare monthly financial analysis package, which includes explanation of income statement and metrics

·        Prepare monthly inputs to monthly Consolidated reporting package

·        Provide forward-looking Business Support to Business Leadership to help evaluate key strategic decisions for responsible areas, including pricing support and business case analysis

·        Investigate and analyze expense variances to budget and prior year and identification of savings opportunities

·        Maintain effective communication within team and coordination with local office and other departments

·        Conduct special project work for finance or local office, as needed, through direction of Finance leadership

·        Help develop presentation quality deliverables to Finance and Business leadership

·        Supervise a senior financial analyst


·        Bachelor Degree; Accounting or Finance; MBA preferred

·        5+ years of related professional work experience

·        Or any similar combination of education and experience

·        CPA (active or inactive status) preferred

·        Experience with Hyperion Essbase and Planning and PeopleSoft Financials

·        FP&A experience with exposure to complex internal reporting and analytical processes and exposure to executive leadership

·        Strong familiarity and use of Excel and PowerPoint

·        Knowledge of Access a plus

·        Commercial Real Estate industry experience desired

·        Ability to communicate effectively and be comfortable explaining accounting concepts to people with nonfinancial backgrounds

·        Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints

Physical Requirements

·        Involves work of a general office nature; typically includes extended periods of sitting and/or operation of a computer

·        Regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to write and type

·        Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you

·        Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented orally and in writing

·        Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and orally so others will understand

·        Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, graphics, and computer displays

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without  regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

About Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 51,000 employees in 400 offices and 70 countries. In 2018, the firm had revenue of $8.2 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit or follow @CushWake on Twitter.

For US Applicants:

Cushman & Wakefield is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability,  protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics.We hire the most talented professionals and invest in superior resources and technologies. The talent of our extraordinary people and the culture and business approach we foster, coupled with the exceptional, creative services we provide and the results we deliver worldwide for owners, occupiers, and investors are what distinguishes Cushman & Wakefield.

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