Job Description

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) Specialist can expect to work on the following deal profiles:

  • Large Consulting or Outsourcing contracts in start-up phase
  • Poorly performing financial contracts with enhanced complexity or risk
  • Finance integration activities on Ventures and Acquisitions / Divestitures

Key Responsibilities

Overall responsibilities will include:

  • Provide value-added financial management, analysis, and advice to client engagement and/or acquisition teams to maximize the profitability of engagements / acquisitions.
  • Collaborate with client / engagement partners and acquisition executives, acquired leadership, Client Group Finance Leads (or equivalent), and other finance operations executives (including statutory accounting) to communicate the position and status of the account financial position. 
  • Participate in the implementation of post-merger integration processes for defining requirements, providing business insights, setting priorities, reviewing solutions, and providing planning inputs.
  • Plan, oversee and drive assigned functional integration planning and execution activities for each Mergers/Ventures and Acquisition transaction.
  • May integrate and interlock with other functional areas to ensure functional work stream impacts are understood and factored in the overall solution.
  • Participate in the creation of documentation, tools and assets to enable reusable knowledge capital.

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 assist with the preparation of engagement, project, and program reporting as well as Accenture internal financial accounting processes
  • Support and execute business/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 Inventory and Receivables management, including monitoring of variances and follow-up on discrepancies
  • Execute/assist with balance sheet accountability, including tracking of capital assets and technology rental equipment, hardware/software costs, and other items


Qualifications

Educational Qualification

Must have

  • 4+ years of experience in a financial role
  • Project based Accounting experience
  • Experience with Revenue and US GAAP

Good to have

  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
  • CFM experience;
  • Ability to be flexible and work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of business, finance and accounting fundamentals including U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Planning, forecasting and budgeting
  • Attention to detail
  • PC literate (e.g., working knowledge of MS Office Programs)

Other requirements (if any, please specify such as overtime etc.)

·Ability to travel 50%

Country Specific Details

Additional Comments

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.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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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