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Analyst Accounting Policies & Reporting

Posted 5 Sep 2023
Work experience
3 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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In this role, as an Analyst – Accounting Policy & Reporting (‘APR’) for CBRE Investment Accounting and Reporting Solutions (‘CBRE IA&R’), you will work in an ambitious and growing environment. In this role, you will be assisting the APR team in developing and implementing the framework for accounting and reporting of real estate funds in compliance with regulatory standards, preparation of accounting and reporting guidelines, providing guidance to the fund teams concerning financial reporting issues and onboarding new clients and/or products.

Within CBRE IA&R, you will be challenged to develop yourself, to extend your knowledge and skills and to further improve and professionalize various processes within the company.

What are going to be your main responsibilities?

  • Assist in giving advice to and cooperate closely with the Fund Accounting Services department regarding the reporting structure and regulatory aspects of (new) fund reporting;
  • Keep track of new (inter)national legislation developments with regard to financial reporting as well as of financial reporting obligations relating to, for instance, Dutch GAAP, IFRS, INREV, GIPS and US GAAP;
  • Draft of an EMEA Accounting Manual or Memos to be used by teams and (if relevant) provided to clients;
  • Assist in onboarding new clients and/or products on the Fund Accounting platform and operate as a point of contact for these clients/products;
  • Assist in providing guidance to the fund teams concerning financial reporting issues of new and existing funds;
  • Assist in designing and implementation of fund consolidation and investor reporting methods and tools for the fund teams in alignment with the IFRS and other legislation;
  • Provide input for training of technical accounting to individuals; and
  • Assist in the coordination of the reporting process across various functions, funds and geographies to ensure timely and well organized completion of reporting processes.
  • Quality and consistency review of Fund reporting

What are we looking for?

  • Graduated from higher vocational training (Bachelor) or university (Master) specializing in finance, such as business economics or accountancy, preferred CPA/ACCA/CA or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years relevant work experience, preferably in a similar position or at the Big Four;
  • Knowledge of accounting for Real Estate funds, Holding Companies, SPVs etc.;
  • Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations, such as Dutch GAAP, IFRS, INREV, GIPS and/or US GAAP;
  • Strong analytical skills and well-developed judgement;
  • Pragmatic and solution-oriented attitude;
  • Excellent Dutch and English verbal and written communication skill; and
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

CBRE Investment Accounting and Reporting Solutions

CBRE is the largest commercial real estate company in the world. It is comprised of several business lines including leasing services, capital markets, valuations & advisory services, and asset services; with regional and global capabilities in all major markets around the globe.

Within property management, is our CBRE Investment Accounting & Reporting Solutions group that provides investor clients with vertically integrated accounting and data solutions, from property through funds.

In EMEA, CBRE IA&R provides Global and Pan-European coordination for clients providing Fund & SPV Accounting, Investor Reporting and Performance Measurement services to real estate investment-companies, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors in key financial markets.

Our team of professionals offer unmatched dedication to real estate. We serve only real estate and have a history of successfully serving all real estate asset classes; including simple to complex investment structures.

CBRE, genoteerd aan de New York Stock Exchange, is met ruim 100.000 medewerkers verspreid over 500+ kantoren in 100 landen wereldwijd marktleider in real estate consultancy. In Nederland werken onze 600+ professionals vanuit Amsterdam, Den Haag, Eindhoven, Rotterdam, Utrecht en Zwolle elke dag aan de mooiste vastgoedprojecten.

Real Estate
Active in 100 countries
600 employees
40% men - 60% women
Average age is 34 years