Job Description

Job description: 

By combining innovative thinking with advanced technology, Accenture people are transforming the way we live and work. It is the reason why Accenture is one of the world’s leading management consulting, technology services and outsourcing companies, with clients spanning every industry imaginable.

For over 30 years, we have worked with organisations across Australia to improve their performance. Making sure our clients achieve the results that count is what really matters to our people. Likewise, making sure our people enjoy the inspiring challenges, continual learning, great benefits and flexibility to succeed at every stage of their career, really matters to us too.

The people who provide the vital internal support at Accenture belong to our Corporate Functions teams. These teams are made up of trusted advisors that provide the capabilities, knowledge and experience we need to deliver the very best for our clients. Join us here and, whatever specific field you are based in - HR, Marketing & Communications, Finance, Procurement or Legal – you’ll play a key role in managing and supporting the business and be pivotal to our success.


Experience/Knowledge Required:       

  • Business or Accounting Degree
  • 5 years or more of financial forecasting and analysis
  • Knowledge of general accounting concepts, US GAAP and Accenture finance policies
  • Extensive knowledge of Accenture economic model
  • Extensive knowledge of Accenture financial systems (SAP) and processes
  • Extensive knowledge of general pricing principles
  • Strong problem solving
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Confident and comfortable dealing with finance and non-finance executives
  • Ability to deal directly and effectively with executive leadership
  • Ability to produce timely and quality deliverables
  • Required to operate independently and prioritize workload
  • Advanced Excel Technical Skills and Tools development skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Outlook/Excel/Word/PowerPoint


Job Summary 

  • Accountable for leading the successful completion of workflow requests and for providing finance process support
  • To provide financial management, planning and forecasting and analysis support for the Operating Unit with particular focus on the ANZ Client Service Group.
  • Responsibilities include developing and maintaining forecast and reporting tool sets and supporting the annual planning and monthly/quarterly forecasting processes; general financial analysis and presentation; effective management of operational costs and ensuring accurate financial recording of activities; pricing support; single point of contact for client service group related issues;
  • Work with the CSG Client Portfolio Lead (Manager) and liaise with the customer and the shared resource team to ensure successful completion of the activity and customer satisfaction
  • Assist customers by providing individualized attention, efficient service, accurate information, and timely follow up
  • Responsible for identifying, recommending, and assisting in the execution of process improvement program and continuous improvement initiatives in the APAC OU finance team
  • Work with other SPOCs in the team to share best practices and leverage synergies

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Key Responsibilities   

  • Development and maintenance of monthly forecast (including Sales, Net Revenue, CCI to CI forecasting and maintenance of sold/ shadow backlog reports).
  • Prepare month preclose result and provide commentary
  • Monitor and analyse contract financials within the portfolio
  • Monitor and analyse contract EAC changes
  • Review and analyse monthly financial results and understand variances to forecast including identify issues that require further action and provide solutions.
  • Monitor, analyse and follow-up on the working capital reports for management
  • Analyze and approve journal entries
  • Play an active role as finance representative in the ANZ operations and forecast review meetings.
  • Act as primary point of contact for the ANZ client executives regarding finance related questions, issues, policies, and procedures.
  • Assist ANZ leadership team members with decision making on sales management, pricing, and delivery issues from finance prospective.
  • Collaborate with the Operating Unit, GU Finance Lead and Client Financial Management (CFM) teams to accomplish the goals of optimizing profitability and managing risk
  • Become the single point of contact (SPOC) for all SAP maintenance and general issues.
  • Oversee and/or maintainence of the organization database, including set-up of profit centers, cost centers and internal WBS elements (static, MD&I, M&O)
  • Ensure compliance with US GAAP and Accenture policies
  • Identify and assist in executing continuous improvement opportunities
  • Undertake special projects, research and ad hoc analysis as required.
  • This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict responsibilities that may be assigned


About Accenture

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 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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