Job Description

Job Summary

  • Responsible for serving as Accenture’s expert on Internal Controls for various sub-processes.
  • Develop an understanding of Accenture’s global processes internal controls and relevant government regulations (e.g., Sarbanes-Oxley, SEC rulings).
  • Responsible for working with the Process Leads in designing, maintaining and continuously improving the global standard set of internal controls for various sub-processes
  • Support the annual design effectiveness effort and the quarterly operating effectiveness and self-assessment efforts
  • Responsible for developing and distributing various communications regarding requirements or changes to the requirements
  • Responsible for coordinating with and providing Accenture input to the external auditors in their audit of Accenture’s internal controls
  • Responsible for gathering documentation to support our external auditors in their audit of Accenture’s Financial Statements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform daily responsibilities as outlined by the Process Lead/Manager
  • Respond as needed to Manager/Senior Manager regarding any special projects and requests.
  • Recommend and implement improvements to the global standard set of internal controls for areas of responsibility and follow up on issues.
  • Supervise other team members’ work.
  • Develop and distribute communications.
  • Responsible for resolving open issues as they arise. Escalate outstanding issues as appropriate.
  • Support training of business leads, local control leads and evaluators on internal controls methodology and tools
  • Provide guidance on the use of technology to support our internal controls processes.
  • Participate in the walkthrough of internal controls with external auditors.
  • Summarize results of findings and report to leadership.
  • Responsible for supporting the internal audit function in its validation of operating effectiveness.
  • Liaise with Internal and External Audit and other organizations as necessary to resolve issues
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Qualifications

Relationships

  • Reports to:  Global Internal Controls and Compliance Manager / Associate Manager; GBSN China Controllership
  • Supervises: Internal Controls Analyst
  • External Relationships: Control Owners, Internal Audit, External Audit.

Qualifications

  • Education: Undergraduate Degree in Accounting or equivalent. Equivalent degree only accepted if experience is relevant.
  • Recommended Certifications, Licences, etc:  CPA, CIA, or comparable certification
  • Work Experience: 4+ years’ experience/3+ years’ experience in an audit function (including External Audit, Internal Audit, Internal Controls and/or Compliance) or corporate functions equivalent if employed in a non-US country. 
  • Work Requirements:  Dalian based
  • Travel:  None

Professional Skills Requirements:

  • Strong Microsoft excel skills
  • Strong process-related skills. Revenue Recognition experience or HR experience or IT applications is preferred.
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills to work within time constraints.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and presentation skills to effectively interact throughout the company
  • Proven analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, as necessary, to meet monthly and quarterly deliverable deadlines

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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