Finance Analyst

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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 11/19/2016

Jones Lang Lasalle Washington, DC

Washington, DC
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Position Title
Finance Analyst

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Job Description
The Finance Analyst will be accountable for the successful delivery and analysis of a comprehensive range of financial reports. These reports will be used for business planning and strategic and tactical decision making.

Job Responsibilities:


* Support and implement Best in Class reporting.

* Complete and support regular and ad-hoc reporting including informal and formal internal and documents, reports, graphs, charts and presentations.

* Support team s efforts to develop efficient reporting strategies including automation and simplification of reporting processes while preserving data integrity.

* Organize and maintain team data collection, reporting and communication.

* Support cost savings and process improvement initiatives.

* Participate in the development and distribution of best practices, process documentation, and user support materials for reporting.

* Monthly & quarterly report generation.

* Run day to day reporting and forecasting activities.

* Maintain and enhance reporting.


* Identify tactical and strategic opportunities, gaps and financial risks through collaboration with cross functional teams.

* Analyze performance data to forecast/trend.

* Monthly and Quarterly Report Analysis.


* Detailed forecast analysis including Budget versus Actual spending and Forecast verses Actual spending.

* Annual Budget planning preparation and development.

* Assist leaders in researching and identifying budget corrections and work with others to implement change.

* Forecast accuracy reporting.


* Any and all other duties and tasks assigned.

* Special projects and other functions as required by manager.

* Collaborate with team to share and improve technical skills.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education and Training

* Bachelor s degree in Finance or Accounting.

* Experience in Microsoft Office Products (Word, PowerPoint and Outlook), strong Excel skills.

* Experience in PeopleSoft.

* Strong Microsoft Access and database skills.

* Prior use of systems and tools used to extract and analyze data.

* Process Management experience or demonstrated skills.

Years of Relevant Experience

* 2 to 4 years experience in Real Estate and/or Property Management services.

Skills and knowledge

* Demonstrated financial competency at a detailed level of operation.

* Ability to collaborate across many levels.

* High level of attention to detail and accuracy and ability to make effective decisions and solve problems.

* Strong organization and coordination skills.

* Strong analytical skills and sound judgment.

Other abilities

* Strong oral and written communication skills.

* Excellent level of customer service skills.

* Flexible and adaptable.

* Excellent interpersonal skills / interpersonal sensitivity.

* Demonstrated initiative and independence.

Full/Part Time


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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 $58.3 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit

JLL is focused on winning in the marketplace and being the industry leader, executing better than anyone else and innovating to create great products and services. We operate in an atmosphere of excellence, integrity, respect and trust. We bring a sense of teamwork, inclusion and diversity in everything we pursue. Our clients see the results as we address their needs, solve their problems and bring new ideas.

As a distinguished market leader, we offer challenging career opportunities in an exciting environment. Our future success as a firm depends on our ability to attract, develop and retain the very best people in the business.

Our values define who we are, underscore our commitment to clients and provide direction for everything we do.

Our unique culture has been recognized by industry experts and our peers. We are:

A best company to work for in multiple locations around the globe, including Chicago, San Francisco, London, Ireland, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

World s Most Ethical Companies from Ethisphere Institute for seven consecutive years.

America s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies from Forbes Magazine.

#1 Top Corporate Real Estate Firm 2013 from Watkins Research Group, Inc. for six consecutive years.

This partial list of awards demonstrates our record of achievement and our commitment to fostering an award-winning culture. For further information, visit

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JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce, and strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship. Please visit for additional information on JLL s commitment to equal opportunity.