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CBRE Sox Manager - Remote in Des Moines, Iowa

Sox Manager - Remote

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Remote - US - Remote - US - United States of America

CBRE is looking for a SOX Manager to own the business process audit team within the Financial Risk Management (FRM) function and can work remotely anywhere in the United States.

About the role

As a CBRE SOX Manager, you will provide leadership for internal controls over financial reporting activities related to the Corporate segment, including reporting status and results to internal and external stakeholders.

What you'll do

  • Develop a risk-based approach for financial risk and controls, using technical accounting and industry experience.

  • Provide independent and objective assurance to management for the design and operating efficiency of the SOX Controls.

  • Develop processes and people while implementing technology solutions which are consistent with, and supporting of, redefining the FRM organization into a scalable and agile function for future inorganic and organic growth in line with the Global FRM strategy.

  • Ensure adherence to principles, policies, and standards and improve quality in a cost-effective manner.

  • Cultivate a long-term results-orientation and business partner mentality with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Participate in ad hoc requests and special projects as required by the FRM leadership team.

  • Direct responsibility for staff which includes identifying objectives and developmental opportunities, providing mentorship on project assignments and completing performance evaluations. Provide guidance to team members (internal and co-source resources) on audit and special projects. Responsible for assigning project tasks and reviewing work papers to ensure conclusions are adequately supported, documentation standards met, and detailed testing performed.

What you’ll need

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) accreditation.

  • Minimum of 5 years of recent experience in SOX with extensive knowledge of US GAAP and audit procedures.

  • At least 5 years of recent public accounting firm experience.

  • Proven track record in leading and handling audit teams and complex projects.

  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team whilst maintaining a positive and professional attitude.

  • Experience navigating and leading in environments of transformation, change and disruption.

  • Strong analytical capabilities, process improvement and organization skills; Excellent communication skills and presentation skills.


We lead by example, guided by the needs of the cities we inhabit, the communities we build and the world we live in. The more perspectives we have, the more dimensions we’re able to see. A culture of respect, integrity, service and excellence shapes our approach to every opportunity.

Our competitive and comprehensive benefits program was designed to make sure you feel valued in your role, with benefits that support the mental, physical, emotional and financial health of you and your family.

Maintain your career momentum with the best tools and training in the industry. You’ll have everything you need to thrive in your role: challenging work, a commitment to results, fast-paced assignments and a culture of constant learning.

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are more than just values—they're a competitive advantage. By creating a culture where our employees are recognized for their contribution and given a chance to grow, we regularly open ourselves and our business to new opportunities.

CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the SOX Manager position is $115,000 annually and the maximum salary for the SOX Manager position is $125,000 annually. 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 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.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)