Job Description

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Are you ready to take your expertise to the next level?


There is never a typical day at Accenture, but that is why we love it here! This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career at Accenture. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. 
Whatever you are passionate about, make the most of it in a career with Accenture. Whether you are a strategic thinker, a digital innovator, a tech wizard, or a business problem solver, you will find an exciting career path on the cutting edge. We would love to get to know your unique blend of talents and help you explore and grow them further.


We are now looking for a Country Controllership Specialist to join our Finance team in Helsinki! 


Work you will do

As a Country Controllership Specialist, you will: 

  • Ensure all internal and external (statutory) financial reporting and requirements are met
  • Analyze Inter Company transactions
  • Responsible for special projects on an as needed basis
  • Accounts Payable supervision

Responsibilities

  • Performing multiple functional tasks in day-to-day accounting operations

  • Coordination with various service providers (e.g. shared service center, HR, Payroll)

  • Interact with other finance functions (e.g. project accountants, cross-border accounting functions)

  • Special projects on an as needed basis

  • Participate in monthly financial P/L and Balance Sheet Reviews with the service center organisation

  • Be a key player during the pre-close process

  • Research and evaluate specific complex accounting transactions

  • Provide accounting guidance to Accenture Finance and non-Finance personnel

  • Contribute to the preparation of annual reports and tax returns

  • Ensure VAT accounting rules are followed by reviewing VAT returns prepared by the service center organisation

  • Prepare National statistics returns

  • Respond to ad hoc financial requests

  • Local banking

  • Miscellaneous support to Country Controller

  • Communication with authorities

  • This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict responsibilities that may be assigned


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Qualifications

Who we are looking for

  • Degree in Finance and Accounting would be preferable
  • Minimum 3+ years experience in an accounting environment
  • Knowledge of US GAAP
  • Knowledge of Local GAAP
  • Knowledge of SAP financial systems would be preferable
  • Analytical, fluent in English and Finnish, strong team working skills, sense of responsibility, initiative and high quality work standards, positive attitude and flexible
In this role you will report to our Finland Country Controller. You will have internal relationships with our service center organisation, HR, Payroll as well as other Finance teams (in Country/ Nordic/ Globally). Your external stakeholders will be auditors, tax authorities and vendors

What is in it for you

  • We believe in bringing the best to our clients through continuous learning & improvement – from basic skills to industry-specific content
  • Mentoring and continuous evaluation that ensure your career continues to progress
  • We offer a performance management process that focuses on your strengths, progress and career possibilities
  • Flexible work arrangements for maintaining work-life balance
  • Extensive wellbeing program, MyHealth that boosts your overall wellbeing, energy and ability to work in a sustainable way
  • Opportunities to get involved in corporate citizenship initiatives, from volunteering to doing charity work, as well as Inclusion & Diversity networks
Interested? Make your move – apply online by May 31st and attach your CV and letter of application in English. We look forward to receiving your application.

If you have any questions concerning the position or our recruitment process, please contact finland.recruitment@accenture.com.

To learn more about Accenture, and how you will be challenged and inspired, please visit our website www.accenturerekrytoi.fi.

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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. We provide an environment of inclusion and diversity where everyone brings distinct experience, talent and culture to their work. We invite you to be part of this diversity!

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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