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CBRE Investment, Accounting & Reporting Solutions Intern in New York City, New York

Investment, Accounting & Reporting Solutions Intern

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Accounting/Finance, Internship/Industry placement


Dallas - Texas - United States of America, Los Angeles - California - United States of America, Minneapolis - Minnesota - United States of America, New York City - New York - United States of America

About CBRE

With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world. A CBRE internship gives you a unique opportunity to get a head start in the commercial real estate industry by working alongside some of our top-producing professionals. Our associates will gain valuable real-life experience and learn the business by working on CBRE projects.

CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2021 revenues) with more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #126 in 2022. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 21 consecutive years and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for eight years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE”.

The company serves real estate investors and occupiers through approximately 530+ offices worldwide (excluding affiliates). 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.


About the Internship Program

The CBRE Investment Accounting & Reporting (IA&R) Internship accelerates your learning and development by providing you with a strong foundation upon which to build your career in the commercial real estate industry. This 8-week summer intern program will introduce you to our company, our fast-paced industry, and our world-class professionals.

CBRE IA&R is the only 100% dedicated Real Estate Fund and Property accounting business supporting Global and Pan-European coordination for clients providing Fund & SPV Accounting, Investor Reporting, and Performance Measurement services to real estate investment companies, sovereign wealth funds, and other institutional investors in key financial markets.

Program participants will receive real-world training and participate in networking and learning opportunities within one of the following departments:

Business Development – develops sales strategies, segments the market, develops sales collateral, and engages in sales presentations

Client Servicing – applies accounting knowledge in preparing client’s financial books and records

Digital Business Operations – Leverages knowledge of technology to support internal and external clients in technology use, business process improvement, and training

Finance - utilizes knowledge as well as functional expertise to deliver consistent, world-class budgeting, forecasting, long-term planning, and analysis support.

Onboarding & Client Management – transforms the way we govern clients to deliver outcomes, and strategy consistently, and efficiently, with the right governance and full transparency.

Product – gathers, manages, and prioritizes internal and external needs

The summer internship will begin in June 2023 and end in July 2023. Interns will be located in either Dallas, New York City, Minneapolis or Los Angeles. You must have the ability to work in person from one of these cities over the summer in order to be considered.

Responsibilities May Include

Design and delivery of insights that analyze business functions, key operations, and performance metrics

Work with the management team on projects and initiatives

Support the teams in meeting client deliverables

Complete special projects for financial analysis to support client financial outcomes

Assist in developing and preparing marketing and presentation materials to support of business development


The internship is designed for driven analytical candidates with a strong academic background, preferably in business, accounting, finance, or real estate.

Current college junior, senior or grad student pursuing a bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university (major in business, economics, data analytics field preferred) and/or MBA

Applicants should be self-motivated, creative, and disciplined, and exhibit a demonstrated interest in accounting or the commercial real estate industry.

Requires knowledge of basic financial terms, concepts, and accounting principles

Desire to work in a global company in an accounting or finance capacity, commercial real estate industry interest a plus

Experience with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)

Strong presentation skills with the ability to effectively present information.

Solid written and verbal communication skills and the ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable, and courteous service to customers

Ability to work independently and collaboratively

CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the position is $17.50 and the maximum salary is $18.00 an 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/affirmative action employer with 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.

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)