Job Description

Support the Finance Transition Services (FTS) practice by implementing standard finance tools and processes, enforcing operational excellence & highest compliance standards, and driving profitability growth. Through effective change management plans, FTS/CFM transforms existing or acquired financial management processes bringing them in line with Accenture standards. FTS/CFM professionals work with Senior Management throughout the firm, across all Operating Groups, Growth Platforms, and Geographies.

A Finance Transition Services (FTS) Associate Manager can expect to support and/or lead work efforts on the following deal profiles:

  • Large Consulting or Outsourcing contracts in start-up or sunset phase
  • Poorly performing financial contracts with enhanced complexity or risk
  • A short-term CFM Delivery role that fulfills a capacity or capability gap
  • Finance integration activities on Ventures and Acquisitions / Divestitures

Key Responsibilities

Implement, supervise and deliver quality standard financial and operational activities and processes, both on individual and portfolios of contracts:

  • Appropriate digital tool set-up to satisfy all reporting and invoicing needs
  • Supervising invoicing and collections management, consistent with contractual requirements
  • Supervise or execute forecast management activities (record to report)
  • Track and report time-report submissions, expenses, and variances as required, including compliance with firm/client expense policy
  • Track and report third-party out-of-pocket expenses, and any other expense charges to program budget
  • Execute account financial processes to ensure the quality and integrity of contract/project financial records
  • Provide new business support with sound pricing fundamentals for new and extended opportunities
  • Perform or supervise with the preparation of engagement, project, and program reporting as well as Accenture internal financial accounting processes
  • Perform or supervise account level forecasting process, including ad hoc and internal stakeholder management requests
  • Execute all global and local statutory, tax, Internal Controls, and US GAAP requirements as described by policy to ensure full compliance
  • Perform or Supervise Inventory and Receivables management, including monitoring of variances and follow-up on discrepancies
  • Ensure balance sheet accountability, including tracking of capital assets and technology rental equipment, hardware/software costs, and other items


Job Qualifications:

  • 8 years of experience in a financial role with Project based Controlling / Accounting experience
  • Experience with Revenue and US GAAP / IFRS / Local GAAP (depending on country)
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • SAP S4/ Hana experience
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of business, finance and accounting fundamentals including U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced Business English language (written and oral)
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member

At Accenture, our philosophy is anchored in recognising that our people are multi-dimensional. We take an intersectional human approach to create a work environment where all people feel like they can bring their authentic selves to work, every day.

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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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