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Graduate Financial Analyst

Job Location: Melbourne

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00561707


- Job description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
As a Graduate at Accenture, you instantly gain access to a whole world of training, mentoring, and on-the-job training. You will have the chance to build deep, specialised and marketable skills in a global environment, which will allow you to expertly navigate the fast changing business world.
Role Overview:
As a Financial Analyst, you will be specialized in pricing, costing and financial structuring of Consulting and Outsourcing contracts across Accenture’s five businesses; Accenture Strategy, Accenture Consulting, Accenture Digital, Accenture Technology and Accenture Operations.
As part of your role, you will work closely with the company’s leadership and will have the opportunity to collaborate with different stakeholders such as sales, solution architects, legal and other finance teams to help shape large and complex deals in a dynamic and rewarding environment.
The objective of the role is to act as business advisor to the different teams during the deal structuring and development phase, ensuring an optimum balance of risk and reward between Accenture and its clients.
Principle responsibilities:
  • Support Accenture’s sales teams in the development and submission of pricing proposals to clients.
  • Produce an accurate view of Accenture’s sales, profitability and balance sheet position of contracts using Accenture’s own financial models
  • Provide advice to deal teams on financial levers to improve contract financials.
  • Understand and apply accounting concepts and ensure compliance to the USGAAP Accounting standard.
  • Prepare and present general financial analysis, including calculation of analytics such average daily rates, resource mix, profitability, capital exposure, scenario analysis and financial deal shaping simulations.
  • Prepare and present contract financials in internal leadership approval meetings.
  • Working autonomously and independently managing timelines and deliverables.
Desired Skill Set and Attributes:
  • Strong analytical and numerical reasoning skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a global and diverse environment
  • Experience in MS Office suite with advanced skills in MS Excel (preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work with precision and have a keen eye for detail
  • Good commercial acumen
  • Ability to learn quickly in a challenging and rewarding environment
To be eligible you must:
  • Have completed a minimum of Bachelor's degree in Commerce (Finance or Accounting major preferred) within the last two years
  • Be an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident at the time of submitting your application.
  • Be available to meet travel requirements, when applicable. This may involve local, interstate or overseas travel for training or business development work. Naturally, this will be discussed prior to confirming any travel.
Application Closing Date: 10th March 2018

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