Financial Controller till CBRE GIA Nordics

den 7 juni 2018
den 7 juli 2018
Emma Östlund

CBRE Global Investment Administration Nordics (“CBRE GIA Nordics”) is looking for a dynamic and independent Financial Controller to join its real estate finance team in Stockholm. CBRE GIA Nordics is servicing real estate portfolios around the Nordics region and is part of the global CBRE Global Investment Administration business line. 

ABOUT CBRE Global Investment Administration Nordics
CBRE GIA Nordics is newly opened office of CBRE GIA (March 2018) and it consists of 2 team members located in Sweden, Stockholm, who support cca 16 client entities with cca 1 billion EUR AUM (over the 4 countries of Nordic region). Key client of CBRE GIA Nordics are CBRE Global Investors, one of the largest real estate investment managers worldwide. Asset Finance department of CBRE GIA is having 70+ team members located in 11 EMEA countries. The role is based at CBRE office, at Sveavägen 9, vån 15. 

The Financial Controller reports to Manager Asset Finance Nordics and is instrumental in ensuring finance and reporting support to clients in Nordics region. The Financial Controller:

  • Is responsible for the property level reporting as per requirements of the clients in Nordics region.
  • Provides senior support to other team members and external partners with respect to reporting.
  • Supervises preparation / prepares various ad-hoc reports, breakdowns and analysis as per requirements of the clients. Supports CBRE GIA Investor Reporting Team.
  • Ensures reporting process of property companies on country/region level, ensures alignment of and gives instructions to all parties involved (including property managers, accountants, tax advisors, auditors and other providers) in the reporting process.
  • Is responsible for quality assurance of all financial data on country level.


  • Ensures senior financial management support with respect to property companies under its supervision.
  • Cooperates with treasury and transaction teams of CBRE and clients. 
  • Responsible for governance of property companies.
  • Actively participates on improvement of financial performance of the property companies. Including supervision and management of company restructurings and modelling on local level.
  • Coordinates and supervises audit process on property company level. 
  • Supports clients in activities related to financing.
  • Supports clients in transactions – participates on IRR preparation, pre-liminary and closing accounts preparation.


  • Excellent academic background and fully qualified accountant with +4 years of experience from BIG 4 or in a real estate division/fund or company.
  • Able to communicate and work effectively with people with a wide variety of skill sets and of all levels of seniority. Interpersonal skills are key.
  • Must be a dynamic, focussed individual who can adjust to working in a highly entrepreneurial but professional environment. Personable, with confidence and ability to effect change.
  • Well organised. Excellent attention to detail paramount.
  • Able to combine a control of the detail with an understanding of the high- level strategic, legal or commercial objectives/ issues.
  • Understanding of the commercial aspects of Real Estate and how that ties into finance - awareness of Capex/development monitoring, property manager functions, Real Estate debt, tax etc.

Do you want to be a part of CBRE Global Investment Administration Nordics? Please apply for the position at Interviews will be conducted continuously. For further questions about this position, contact Emma Östlund (tel. 070-790 88 36) or Ola Everhed (tel. 070-790 01 06) at Boardtalk AB.

CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #207 in 2018. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row.  Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. For further information please visit