CBRE Sr Business Analyst in CLEVELAND, Ohio

Sr Business Analyst


Cleveland, Ohio, United States at

Accounting/Finance at

Nov 14, 2018Post Date

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Responsible for the managing of business analytic processes and strategies such as: data integration, operational reporting, ad-hoc analysis, dashboards and data mining exercises. The role is responsible for ensuring the portfolio data is maintained for all systems and ensuring data standards are maintained and controlled. The outputs of the data must be robust and cohesive to meet the contractual agreements for reporting account metrics. This role will define, implement and constantly review change management processes necessary to effectively manage data integration.


Designs business metrics for accountability. Meets with various business groups to understand their requirements. Business metrics may include performance tracking, contract compliance measures, operational effectiveness metrics, and/or financial management measures.

Design, generate, review and understand reports. Uses aggregate data from multiple sources to create a complete analysis, improvement and/or recommendation(s). Prepares and presents results of analysis and reports along with their relative impact(s) to the business to all levels of management.

Create, implement and continuously improve/audit a change and release data management plan that minimizes impact to business operation. Ensure client views data suite as delivering value.

Reviews accuracy of information provided and responds to requests from management and vendors.

Acts as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for key systems/processes in subject teams and day-to-day functions. Provides training, support, and documentation for all aspects of the reporting suite and related processes.

Coordinates involvement of personnel from other departments and information technology groups to facilitate successful project implementations. Act as Program Manager for data-related projects and initiatives

Other duties may be assigned.


No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams plan and supervise assignments of lower level employees.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university required with a minimum of 5 years of related experience and/or training. Previous Project Management, Business Analytics and/or Commercial Real Estate or Facilities Management industry and/or related experience preferred. Advanced skills in financial modeling, planning, database management/business intelligence preferred.




Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information. Must be highly credible in front of senior executive-level client personnel. Represents ideas effectively with strong persuading and influencing skills, and powerfully communicates the value of our successes.


Requires intermediate knowledge of financial terms and principles. Conducts financial analysis and prepares metrics on financial performance.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.


Advance experience in MS Office Products (Excel, Access, Power Point, Word, etc.). Ability to use query and report generation tools such as Tableau and Microsoft Business Intelligence stack (SharePoint, PowerBI, PowerPivot, PowerView). Understanding of the following technologies preferred; SQL, Oracle database, Alteryx.


Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

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