Job Description

Finance Analyst (Unqualified)

Location: London

Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits

Career Level:  Analyst

 

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. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skills and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

The Corporate Development & Transaction Services (“CDTS”) team is part of the global finance organisation and is passionate about enabling Accenture’s sustainable, profitable growth agenda across a spectrum of large and sophisticated commercial engagements. The Accenture business depends on our team to bring commercial and financial thoroughness to all such opportunities. The team has approximately 850 people (c.50 in UKI) and operates as one distributed team with a high profile across the business.

The CDTS team interact with senior leadership on deal structuring activities, applying commercial and financial skills to create compelling cases and financial value propositions for Accenture and their clients. The CDTS team are responsible for establishing financial estimates for sales opportunities, ensuring that deals are priced and costed appropriately and compliant with US GAAP principles, pricing models and performing market and competitive assessments to support Accenture’s business decisions.

Our priority is to build our diverse and inclusive team by investing in our talent through expansive training, coaching and mentoring to build the vital skills to support an ever-developing market. We foster a dynamic culture that encourages people to build a career with us.

Main Responsibilities:

Shaping deals

  • Handling sensitive analysis of project viability, operational performance levels and pricing whilst being fully integrated with sales, solutions architects and commercial/legal teams.

Financial Support

  • Working together with business development team during discussions, ensuring on-going analysis of the deal structure and the financial and operational risk to ensure the interdependent Client and Accenture Case yield mutually beneficial results from the commercial arrangement between the parties.

  • Sharing insight into handling cash, capital and profitability as well as US GAAP compliance and controls risk.

Strategic and Business Insight

  • Understanding the strategic goals and direction of the business and being able to apply these in deal activity to drive growth and respond to evolving market needs.



Qualifications

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Degree educated (2.1 or higher). A finance-specific degree is not vital – many members of the team have non-finance degrees - but a demonstrable passion in pursuing a career in finance is crucial.

  • The position is an entry level role to the CDTS team and is suitable for those who are part-qualified accountants (CIMA/ACCA) and those yet to commence their accounting qualification. All CDTS analysts are expected to study towards an accounting qualification and the training for that is fully funded with appropriate time-off for study and bonuses for progression.

  • An enquiring mind and passion to develop

  • Awareness of financial/business modelling

  • Strong interpersonal skills to connect with a diverse range of people and teams

  • Clear communication skills that are adaptable to the needs of the target audience

  • Excellent collaboration skills to co-operate and within multi-discipline teams

  • Strong project management skills

  • Ability to contribute to an inclusive, team environment

  • Resilience to carry difficult situations through to a successful conclusion

Out of town work in-country and internationally can sometimes be a feature of this role.

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

About Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners, and communities. Visit us at  accenture.com.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 30/06/202

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, 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 applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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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Current Employee - Analyst in London, England.

Pros: Fantastic culture, amazing flexibility, good rewards, varied work/projects, lots of extra-curricular activities/group.

Cons: Salaries competitive but not market leading, work life balance can be questionable at times.

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