Job Description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries – powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com.


The Finance and Accounting Project Manager provides support during solution realization and implement service transition activities by contributing with specialized knowledge and experience. Identify and execute all require activities to accomplish a successful transition and service implementation, by tracking and managing recruitment efforts, technology implementation and process design, while monitoring issues, risks, budget and timelines. 


Key Role Responsibilities 
  • Lead a workstream or a defined portion of a Service Transition program and/or plays a key delivery role within a program.
  • Leverage defined transition strategy to build and implement specific transition plans to organize efforts and make sure deadlines are met.
  • Work with Delivery team and support areas (HR/Recruitment, IT, Workplace, Procurement) to ensure appropriate sourcing and hiring process, implementation of specific connectivity configuration, acquisition of all necessary equipment and appropriate training and work area set up as per contract requirements.
  • Provide Guidance to Delivery team to define the appropriate training strategy to perform knowledge capture, including training timeline, curricula, roles and responsibilities, evaluations and acceptance criteria.
  • Facilitate communication between Delivery and Business Excellence teams to successfully document KPIs and complete Operational Maturity tools.
  • Adhere to and implement Mobilization methods and tools.
  • Proactively eliminate critical path road blocks to help ensure successful delivery of the solution and transition completion
  • Ensure project members effectively manage dependencies, budgets, and schedule.
  • Ensure the Client’s expectations are understood and managed.
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations.
  • Provides accurate status updates along entire Transition process.
  • Evaluates and communicates risks and issues when needed.



Qualifications

Skills/Requirements
  • At least 5 years of experience working on F&A processes such as Record to Report, Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Account Receivables, etc. 
  • 3+ years of experience in a Client’s Management/Leadership level facing role and working with other Accenture support areas from a remote location
  • Have successfully work managing and influencing other resources to execute tasks to achieve a common goal against a specific deadline
  • Experience developing business excellence tools (process development, risks and metrics definition).
  • Experience providing or presenting status reports at a Client’s Management/Leadership level.
  • Experience in manage difficult conversations with Accenture Leadership and Clients.
  • +3 years of experience managing projects, following activities, milestones and timelines.
  • +3 years of experience managing project risks and defining and handling mitigation plans.
  • Strong project financials/budget management skills.
  • Advanced computer skills (Excel, PPT, MS Project, MS Visio).
  • US Visa B1/B2.
  • Act confidently in uncertain circumstances; works effectively in ambiguous situations.
  • Takes well thought-out action to achieve a specific impact.
  • Proven problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically; and use a logical approach to determine the best solution/innovative ideas in ambiguous situations. 
  • Requires minimal instruction on daily work tasks and a moderate level of instruction on new assignments.
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities, customer interface/relationship skills.

Pluses
  • Project Management degree and/or PMP Certification.

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.

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