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Senior Manager, Finance & Enterprise Performance

Job Location: Alberta - Calgary

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00598478

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- Job description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
 
Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Operations and internal Corporate Functions.  Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.
 
Working closely with our clients, Consulting professionals design, build and implement strategies that can help enhance business performance.  They develop specialized expertise—strategic, industry, functional, technical—in a diverse project environment that offers multiple opportunities for career growth. While the specific type of consulting work they do can vary, it generally aligns to management consulting, systems integration consulting or technology consulting.  Typically, Consultants work at client sites, which often requires travel.
 
Management Consulting professionals design and implement process and change interventions that integrate strategy, technology and people to enable process improvements that create value for clients.
 
Finance and Enterprise Performance Business Managers will be asked to lead portions / phases of larger projects focused on improving the Finance Function of a Resources-based client. Key area of focus is on core finance operations and understanding underlying processes in the various Finance and Accounting areas and how to improve those processes. Person will serve as team member who can help a client understand current state processes and propose improvements to such processes, many times in the context of how a technology platform can support such processes.
 
Accenture's Consulting organization offers a full range of global delivery services-from enterprise solutions, system integration, technical architectures, business intelligence, infrastructure consulting, technology research/development, customer relationship management solutions, finance and performance management, human capital management, human resources transformation, supply chain management, and strategic business analysis.
Our consultants can expect to:
work with cutting edge technology
deliver high-quality solutions across multiple industries
work on a variety of projects ranging in both size and scope
receive continuous training
Job Description
 
Finance Process and Operations professionals develop and maintain robust processes and controls to meet compliance requirements and stewardship of enterprise assets with efficiency and effectiveness.
 
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
 
Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
 
Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals.
Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach. Has some latitude in decision-making and acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility.
 
Manages large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Basic Qualifications:

A minimum of 10 years of back-office finance operations across functions knowledge within Oil and Gas, Chemicals, or Utilities industry
A minimum of 8 years representing Management Consulting solutions, including process improvement projects
A minimum of 5 years of Oracle Financials experience
Experience in oil & gas, utilities, chemicals, and/or natural resources is required
CPA Designation
A Bachelor’s degree
Ability to travel up to 100% in US and Canada

Additional Preferred Skill Requirements:

Consulting experience, preferably with a Big 4
Applying knowledge of regulatory compliance and localizations
Prior sales experience developing responses to client proposals and participating in sales presentations to clients
Prior experience establishing and maintaining client relationships
Experience leading large scale transformation programs
Direct experience in creating business change using enabling technologies
Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Ability to interact effectively with client executives, vendors and third party providers
Desire to work in a fast-paced environment

Professional Skill Requirements

Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Desire to work in an information systems environment
Desire to work with innovative and leading-edge technologies, such as augmented reality and 3D modeling
Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills 

It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed.

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Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.

We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.

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 more than 411,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com

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