Regional Commercial Finance Lead

Regional Commercial Finance Lead
Job ID
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Areas of Interest
Hong Kong - Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur - Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia, Singapore - Singapore
Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities
This is an APAC account leadership role reporting into the Global Commercial Finance lead with 4 direct reports including the GWK ISC finance manager to deliver on the financial management and performance of the account. This role is based in Singapore
Commercial Finance Business Partnering
+ Drive commercial governance framework & resource optimization to support effective and efficient decision making and Change Control process (internal & external).
+ SME on the commercial framework and actively engage with country & function leads to ensure they are clear on levers and risks per the MSA contract terms.
+ Advise the account on contractual obligations and commercial interpretation of clauses, KPIs, SLAs to achieve financial budget metrics.
+ Lead & support financial review meetings with the Client & Business to identify and investigate risks,issues and opportunities and agree on sustainable interventions
+ Creates commercially centered scorecards and metrics linked with enterprise strategic objectives & risk management ie gearing ratios
+ Advise senior management on decisions pertaining to improving performance, minimizing risk or capturing new opportunities to achieve financial results
+ Support & coordinate dedicated account teams for all CBRE corporate finance matters & processes (Budgeting, forecasting, P&L & balance sheet management)
CBRE Corporate Finance Function:
+ Lead and implement financial controls & optimization processes across the Regional finance and support GWK ISC finance support
+ Collaborate & take ownership as one finance team of all accounting & financial matters on the account
+ Annual budget process – CBRE corporate finance
+ Quarterly and monthly financial forecast process
+ Reporting and analysis for variances / gaps against budget with recommended mitigation & improvement plans
+ Business case reviews & assessments re resource allocation
+ Lead & deliver on CBRE regional and global corporate finance responsibilities as required.
+ Contractual & Commercial deliverables:
Client Baseline & Budget – GMP MSA obligations
+ Support & drive contract change control process to improve margin conversion & forecast accuracy
+ Audit check points & compliance in ISC and internal corporate finance internal controls Understanding fully contractual obligations and associated KPIs – CBRE & client performance
+ Drive continuous performance improvements incl. digital transformation, process efficiency &
+ implementation of controls to drive financial accuracy, optimization & resource efficiency
+ Contractual compliance
+ Drive account margin growth
+ Drive CBRE platform initiatives and growing capabilities within account
Business Partner:
+ Financial and commercial advice to the Account leadership team & the clients financial team re GMP
+ Performance\ Key client engagement role in Asia
+ As finance rep for APAC to interface with account global leadership team (if & when applicable)\ Collaborate with region, sub-region/country account team and platform team Management:
+ Establishes overall departmental priorities and ensures that all deadlines are met.\ Take accountability for the finance team output and ensure the highest standard of delivery
+ Drive overall process improvement, ensuring global consistency
+ Mentor and coach team members to further develop competencies. Supervise finance staff including training and managing job performance.
+ Work as a project manager in order to plan, organise and deliver complex tasks, involving a high number of stake holders and deliverables.
+ Qualified accountant and member of recognised accounting organisation preferred
+ Experience:
+ Expected 10+ years post qualified, managing an integrated FM account with a fixed price / GMP commercial model
+ Experience driving financial performance in a building management context. Knowledge of Facility
+ Management, projects & advisory segments, an advantage.
+ Experience of planning and forecasting financial performance within a multi $m organisation
+ Demonstrated management & leadership experience in a related environment
+ Experience managing a high degree of complexity, bringing together financial, commercial, operational and people considerations, to secure the best outcomes
+ International/regional/cross-country or multi-cultural experience
+ Experience with contract management an advantage.
CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)