Job Description

Overall Responsibilities

  • The candidate is to assist Controllership Record to Report (RTR) manager with on-going operations, initiative projects, process/productivity improvements, and service management, to ensure successful achievement of business and financial goals of delegated Accenture branch.
  • Act as supervisor over several subordinates on job review, task allocation, compliance control as well as People counselling and coaching. etc.
  • Play partial Assistant Country Controller role, that act as POC for delegated accounting process escalation, investigations and resolutions, stakeholder managements.
  • Act as RTR sub team operation owner to ensure deliverable compliance, team engagement, and collaboration with other RTR and/or Controllership teams.

Role Expectations

As key contact of support, guidance and expertise for driving RTR team-wide continuous improvement events and projects, including innovation/transitional projects from initiation to completion within or crossing Controllership functional teams for most beneficial result and secure milestone achievements. Strong capability on Accenture general accounting sub processes such like intercompany Accounting, Coperate tax accounting, equity accounting, lease accounting and deep knowledge on the E2E mechanism etc. Assist RTR manager on overall capability development events including controllership capability programs, agenda, and training/sharing curriculums. Analyze various global and local metrics and time tracking results with controllership global and local leads In charge of recruitment process including processing demand request, scanning candidates, coordinating interview and hiring processes. Provide support to RTR staff for critical issues particularly where key country contacts are involved. Support should include but not be limited to items including leadership and guidance on the appropriateness of responses and scope of investigations Involve in/lead GBSN China and/or Controllership wide initiative project Stakeholder relationship maintenance and enhancement activities Review RTR team deliveries and ensure proper accounting treatment is applied according to Accenture policies and procedures. Support accounting matters and work with team leads and/or country controllers to push forward compliance agenda.

  • Collaborate with related Operations teams, Controller teams, CCMS/AP teams and global controllership, global accounting COE teams on  Accounting treatment application, adjustments, and matter clarifications etc.
  • Coordinate and support regional Venture and acquisition controllership accounting when required

Lead and participating team innovation and digitalization, visualization agenda, proactively cope with change and process re-engineering when necessary. Play subject matter expert role in delegated accounting area such like BSR, Fixed Asset Accounting or Lease accounting to organize training and quality review processes. Actively drive Local and/or Global projects representing GBSN China and voice issues and positions for the team

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the reconciliation and analysis of various balance sheet accounts
  • Propose and pursue any necessary adjustments to account balances to ensure that they are compliant with Accenture policy and US GAAP
  • Provide month-end pre-close analysis and commentary for account balance movement and totals
  • Prepare quarterly analysis of select balance sheet accounts for use by Country Controller’s Group in evaluating the validity of the quarter end balances
  • Develop a clear understanding of the business transactions and processes to aid reconciliation procedures and to provide value added advice to finance contact(s)
  • Develop understanding of the internal systems and business transactions that impact accounts
  • Prepare financial statements according to country statutory standards and requirements, cope with external auditors on FS preparations and filling, as well as presentations to leadership when necessary.
  • Responsible for tax compliance processes including regular accruals, true ups, tax returned quires and reporting on VAT, WHT and different tax stream of each country.
  • Manage other general accounting assignments such like fixed asset accounting, lease accounting, payroll accounting, bank accounting.  
  • Execute Accenture internal controls and ensure all are under compliance requirements including statutory, SOX, policy etc.
  • Others Country financials support related tasks such like cost rates support, cost analysis/controls etc.
  • Support Accenture venture and acquisition controllership accounting matters such like affiliate accounting, integration.

Relationship

  • Report to Controllership Record to Report Manager



Qualifications

Experience/Knowledge Required

Financial Skills and Competencies

At least 7 years working experiences in finance and accounting roles, ideally in corporate finance, with experience on corporate accounting.   Finance and accounting degree(s); ACCA/CIMA/CPA accountancy qualification(s) will be an advantage; Good knowledge on US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and SOX compliance Perfect business sense and financial acumen Demonstrated leadership ability to inspire people and obtain results through others under LDNA concept Strong project management skills, with ability to manage implementation projects within tight time constraints Great attitude in taking ownership and working under pressure Proactive; prospective thinking; logical mindset Good sense on innovation concepts, FORM, DT methodologies, procedures and tools and individual efficiency and productivity measurement and improvement Strong sense and capability on collaborations, flexibility on problem resolution, communication and negation. Fluent English oral and written command, Strong negotiation and communication skills via English. PC skills (Advanced Excel, Word and Outlook); strong knowledge of SAP Hana or equivalent is preferred Good interpersonal, coaching skills with strong confidence and influence

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 by federal, state, or local 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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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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