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Finance Director

JLL Atlanta Full-Time
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At JLL we are always looking for great Finance Talent. We will recruit for our Finance Director in the near future, this is not a current need. If you are a fit for this position we will contact you as soon as we begin actively recruiting for it.
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Finance Director, Atlanta

Our Finance Director will manage, control and direct the accounting and financial functions in a high visibility, client-facing role.

What this job involves:

  • Preparation, management, consolidation and delivery of the annual plan and quarterly reforecast
  • Supervision of the revenue recognition process
  • Meeting accounts receivable objectives and metrics
  • Supervision of the team in completion of quarterly audit schedules
  • Developing and maintaining systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization
  • Designing, implementing, documenting and maintaining policies and procedures that support efficient and effective processes as well as maintaining strong internal controls.
  • Preparation of the monthly financial reporting package 
  • Overall accounting/finance team management, staff development and compensation planning.  Managing and executing on staff succession and growth plans.
  • Preparation of analysis and dashboard reporting for CAO and CFO of the client group, as well as Corporate.
  • Producing and analyzing monthly and quarterly financial variance reports
  • Preparing pipeline reports and dashboard metrics for business or product lines.
  • Overseeing the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities
  • Key financial/accounting liaison for Business Unit Executives, Product Line owners and Corporate.  Act as advisor and strategic partner to these groups for all financial, operational and client matters
  • Proactive decision making support to all stakeholders
  • Ownership of the annual plan and quarterly reforecast
  • Ownership of all financial processes within given span of control
  • Leadership of managers, supervisors and/or professional staff
  • Performance and results of multiple related units
  • Developing departmental plans, including business, production and/or organizational priorities
  • Controling resources and policy formation in area of responsibility

Sound like you? Before you apply it’s worth knowing what we are looking for:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance plus a minimum of 10 years of related work experience
  • CPA and/or MBA is preferred
  • 5 years of direct management/supervisory experience; including training and evaluation of staff
  • Audit and internal controls background is a plus
  • Strong accounting skills
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in computer-based accounting applications. Experience with JD Edwards platforms a plus
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and coordination skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong presentation skills to internal and external parties
  • Demonstrated consistency in values, principles and work ethic
  • Understanding of and commitment to client service
  • A desire to work within a diverse, collaborative, and driven professional environment

What you can expect from us:

We’re an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. We succeed together—across the desk and around the globe. We believe the best inspire the best, so we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our success.

Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your ambitions in career, recognition, well-being, benefits and pay. We’ll offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.

With us, you’ll develop your strengths and enjoy a career full of varied experiences. We can’t wait to see where your ambitions take you at JLL.

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About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment
management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking
increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. A Fortune
500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0
billion, JLL has more than 280 corporate offices, operates in more than 80
countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its
clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for
a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters,
and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in
2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $59.1
billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a
registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further
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