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Project Controller

Job Location: Helsinki

Regional Description: Finland

Job Number: 00535690


- Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Controller to join our Client Financial Management team.


CFM is part of the finance function and is responsible for delivering financial services and support to the client teams that serve Accenture’s clients. You will work close to the business in an international environment. Now is an excellent time to join and make your mark!


The role includes owning and controlling financial matters related to Accenture’s client projects; ensuring that financial results are prepared, analyzed, summarized and effectively communicated to relevant stakeholders so that preemptive measures can be initiated if necessary. As a project controller you are also ensuring that matters such as prognosis, invoicing and supporting analysis are prepared accurately, and on a timely basis. In this role you interact with a wide range of stake holders throughout the firm and most communication is done in English. The majority of the work is done in SAP, Excel and our internal systems.


Responsibilities include:

• Monitor and analyze opportunity pipeline to support leadership in identifying early interventions to shorten sales cycle with higher win rates

• Assist in and review pricing of new opportunities

• Assist in or managing the monthly reporting process - by reviewing, analyzing and summarizing monthly results from pre-close through to final results

• Prepare financial reports as well as Accenture internal financial accounting processes

• Perform specific tasks for leadership (e.g., ad hoc reporting, trend analysis, costing and forecasting)

• Provide value-added financial management, analysis, and advice to client teams to maximize the profitability of Accenture’s client contracts

• Perform or assist with work plan reconciliation and reporting, process financial transactions, invoicing and track time and expenses

• Monitor U.S. GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley compliance

We believe that you are a flexible and analytical team player, robust and outgoing personality with a professional attitude. You have good interpersonal and communication skills and you enjoy working closely with our Finance controllers locally and globally.


• You have between two and five years of working experience.

• You have an academic degree in finance.

• You are capable of working with tight deadlines delivering services to senior people in our organization.

• You want to make an impact and have a driving mentality.

• You are willing to learn and develop within the financial field.

• Very good English communication skills.

• You have worked with Microsoft Office tools suite and particularly Excel.


This role is located in Helsinki, but the position may require occasional travelling.



Make your move- apply online by December 17th, 2017 and attach your CV and cover letter in English. Please note that we will conduct interviews continuously, so we would like to receive your application as soon as possible!


In case of any questions regarding the role, please contact Poccina Österman, tel. +358 40 7725 686 on Mondays or Fridays between 13:00 to 15:00.


Accenture welcomes and encourages applications from diverse backgrounds related to gender, age, ethnicity, culture, race, religion and belief, disability, nationality, sexual orientation and gender identity. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values, providing an environment where everyone brings distinct experience, talent and culture to their work. We invite you to be part of this diversity.

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