Client Finance Lead

Budapest, Hungary

Posted: 6-Nov-2017

Ref#: CW-HUN-019-R


Cushman & Wakefield is a global leader in commercial real estate services, helping clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. The firm’s 43,000 employees in more than 60 countries provide deep local and global insights that create significant value for occupiers and investors around the world. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenues of $5 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facilities services (branded C&W Services), global occupier services, investment management (branded DTZ Investors), tenant representation, and valuations & advisory.

For our office in Budapest, we are currently looking for a

Client Finance Lead

Role summary:

As Client Lead of a dedicated Occupier Management team in Budapest PSC, this role is responsible for the delivery of client Finance, Data, Administration and Process and Quality Control services across a diverse and client account.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Maintain strategic relationships with both internal and external clients.
  • Ensure projects plans for the on boarding of new clients are delivered on time and in budget according.
  • Strengthen Cushman & Wakefield’s portfolio by building links across the business groups and global office network and working collaboratively to deliver to the client. 
  • Manage and liaise with internal teams and external consultants to provide a full service to the client.
  • Deliver efficient and effective solutions to the needs of the client.
  • Manage head count in line with the contract to the client, ensuring best practice and quality of service.
  • Manage the accounting records of the client in a timely, accurate and efficient method, with close attention to data management and adherence to Quality Processes.
  • Ensure records are maintained in line with the clients legal and regulatory needs.
  • Ensure own and team’s work complies with internal procedures and guidelines.
  • Identify, manage and mitigate risks by implementing plans to review output of quality and risk procedures and achieve clear internal and external audit reports.
  • Maintain knowledge of accounting standards and tax requirements. 
  • Lead and co-ordinate the work of team on client projects; prioritize activities and delegate on the basis of appropriate expertise and development needs of team.

Your profile:

  • University degree in Finance or Economics
  • 5-7 years of experience in any Finance related role, including managerial responsibilities
  • Proven track record of delivering within a shared service environment
  • Experience of delivering to clients in a professional services environment
  • Excellent command of written/verbal English
  • Competency in French would be beneficial
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience in SAP, Tramps, Horizon, P2P module would be an advantage
  • Strong management skills

What we can offer:

  • A steadily growing international company
  • Youthful and supportive work environment
  • Competitive compensation and benefit package
  • Great learning and development opportunities

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