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CBRE Financial Audit & Risk Management (SOX) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Financial Audit & Risk Management (SOX)

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Kuala Lumpur - Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia


The Financial Risk Management Senior Analyst will be integral for the timely delivery of a high-quality SOX program in accordance with professional standards and CBRE guidelines. The Sr. Analyst provides support in the execution of the design and implementation of internal controls strategy to identify and mitigate risk while meeting key stakeholders’ expectations. A strong understanding of SOX is required as part of this role. The Sr. Analyst will work with the process owners and SOX team and be independently responsible for the delivery of their work in time and with quality standards.


  • Assist in day-to-day execution of the SOX program; this includes SOX walkthroughs, control testing, deficiency evaluation and remediation testing.

  • Documents testing, prepares workpapers, responds to comments, and keeps their manager updated on status.

  • Conducts interviews with business partners to ask engaging questions and quickly understand complex areas.

  • Successfully manages competing priorities and ensures all are delivered on time, with quality and within budget.

  • Maintains a strong understanding of GAAP, SOX, COSO, financial risks and controls, and leading business practices.

  • Plans, executes, and reports on project-related controls activities, including design, testing, deficiency management and remediation processes.

  • Sustains and grows professional and technical knowledge and focuses on personal growth and development through continuing professional education efforts. The increased knowledge may occur through attendance at external trainings, seminars, webinars, conferences, as well as reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional organizations.

  • Ensures adherence to principles, policies, and standards, and improves quality and process reliability in a cost-effective manner. Facilitates communications and problem resolution, and provides appropriate feedback, both positive and constructive, within the team.


Specific experience and qualifications will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Minimum of 3+ years of recent SOX or internal audit experience with knowledge of general accounting and audit procedures required.

  • Command of verbal and written English language skills combined with a second language (Malay, Mandarin, Japanese) is required.

  • Recent 3-5 years at a Big 4 accounting firm with SOX/public accounting experience required.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) highly preferred.

  • Knowledge of leading internal control and risk management practices and standards, and ability to perform detailed risk assessments.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to articulate effectively and professionally with all levels of management and internal audit personnel as well as external auditors.

  • Foster and maintain professional and collaborative relationships with the Company’s auditors/advisors. Coordinate, with the CBRE Audit PMO, SOX compliance activities with the external auditors to ensure maximum reliance on work performed, eliminate duplication of efforts and align on identified deficiencies and remediation plans.

  • Established expertise in auditing concepts, approaches, tools and techniques; risks and controls; standards, frameworks and best practices.

  • Be a team player, with ability to multi-task, prioritize, and dive into the details where appropriate.

  • Proficiency in Visio, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook is required.

  • Proficiency in audit software is a plus.

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