2024 Accounting Summer Intern - (Dallas & Los Angeles)

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Los Angeles, California
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Job Description

About the role The CBRE Accounting Internship accelerates your learning and development by providing you with a great foundation upon which to build your finance career. This 9-week summer intern program will introduce you to our company, our fast-paced industry, and our elite professionals. Program participants will receive real-world training and participate in networking and learning opportunities. This program gives you the opportunity to work with one of our Accounting or Finance teams. Some of the potential accounting focused team opportunities are: Controllership - Ensures the completeness and accuracy of the firm’s financial and regulatory reporting. Controllership leverages an analytical mindset and internal controls focus for business strategy and decision making. Compensation & Benefits - Supports the accounting and reporting of compensation plans including, but not limited to, bonus, commissions, stock compensation, and other incentive and performance plans. Finance Processes - Establishes the governance around process standardization, compliance, and innovation. Treasury - Monitors and manages global cash and debt across the enterprise in multiple currencies and banks. Our teams are focused on driving automation and process standardization to create operational efficiencies, monitor risk and improve global cash position. Tax - Improves the tax efficiency of CBRE's operations and optimizes the tax results of acquisitions, divestitures, and reorganizations while ensuring that tax filing and payment obligations are met, and tax activity is accurately reflected in financial reports. The summer internship will begin in June 2024 and end in August 2024. Interns will be located in either Dallas, TX or El Segundo, CA. Please only apply if you can commit to working in person in either Dallas or El Segundo during the 9-week summer program. What you may do: Participate in the financial close, month-end reporting, and consolidation of actual results. Complete special projects to advance financial analysis and quality of reports to support management decisions. Assist with internal financial reports. Improve documentation of existing accounting processes and find opportunities for process enhancement or automation. Participate in cross functional groups to lead and communicate interdependencies where applicable. Analyze and interpret financial data. What you'll need: The internship is designed for driven analytical candidates with a strong academic background, preferably in business or real estate. Applicants should be self-motivated, creative, and focused. Current college junior or senior pursuing bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university (major in business, accounting, economics, finance, data analytics field preferred) Requires knowledge of basic financial terms, concepts, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Desire to work in a global company in a finance capacity, commercial real estate industry interest a plus. Experience with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.) Diligent and highly organized Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; curious what the data depicts. Solid written and verbal communication skills and provide efficient, timely, reliable, and courteous service to customers. What we’re giving bonus points for: Desire to work in a global company in a finance capacity, commercial real estate industry interest a plus. Strong presentation skills with the ability to efficiently present information to supervisors and finance management Ability to work independently and collaboratively. Proven leadership experience Application Process We are accepting applications starting September 2023 and will begin our formal selection process for the internship program in October/November 2023. Qualified applicants will be contacted in November 2023 if they have been selected to move forward in our process. CBRE will consider sponsoring a new applicant for employment authorization for this position. Why CBRE With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the top full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world! A CBRE internship provides an outstanding opportunity to get a head start in the finance industry working alongside our dedicated teams. Interns will gain valuable real-life experience and learn the business by working on CBRE finance teams. CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #135 in 2023. We have been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 20 consecutive years and named one of Fortune’s “Most Loved Companies” in the real estate sector for nine years in a row! Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE”. We serve real estate investors and occupiers through approximately 530+ offices worldwide (excluding affiliates). Altogether, we offer a broad range of coordinated services, including facilities, transaction and project management, property management, investment management, appraisal, valuation, property leasing, strategic consulting, property sales, mortgage services and development services. California Residents: CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training and experience. The minimum salary for the Intern position is $25.00 per hour and the maximum salary for the Intern position is $30.00 per hour. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at [email protected] or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada). NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.