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Country Controllership Specialist

Job Location: Mumbai

Job Number: 38551


- Job description

Human Resources are at the heart of Accenture, unleashing the power of talent in everything we do. We take pride in making a real impact on the careers and well-being of our people, and ensuring Accenture is one of the most inclusive and diverse organizations in the world. Join us as we pursue our ultimate ambition—to be the best place for the most highly specialized talent on the planet.

Corporate Functions—including Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, and Workplace Solutions--offers the essential expertise that enables our more than 394,000 employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Be the engine that powers Accenture, a $31 billion company that provides consulting and outsourcing services to more than 40 industries--including 94 of the Fortune 100, and governments around the world.

• Lead the finance delivery from AEE shared services hub for global
• stakeholders set across Controllership & other Groups.
• Contribute to the strategy setting for the offshore shared services team, actively collaborating
• with key stakeholders to achieve the target operating model.
• Lead a team responsible for delivering core financial control activities, including balance sheet reconciliation and substantiation, ledger close and fulfilment of all statutory, regulatory & management reporting requirements relating to those supported GU processes.


Ensure sufficient input and support for the DU Lead/Managers for Month End/other period closings related activities & Controllership initiatives working in multiple time zones (supporting North America, LATAM, European Union, APAC, etc. Geographic Units for Accenture)
• Strong exposure to IFRS, other local GAAPs, accounting & auditing proouncements announed. Supervision of teams responsible for month end process and preparation of monthly management reports, detailed reconciliations in accordance with strict deadlines.
• Manage, review and sign off on internal & Sabanes Oxley Controls ensuring sufficient evidence for all owned balance sheet & P/L accounts.
• Establish a strong culture of risk awareness and control, review and challenge, ensuring issues are identified and resolved in a constructive, open manner. Create and embed a culture of continuous improvement, using Lean, Six Sigma & other quality initiatives making it as “the way we work”.

Transitions management, focused Delivery excellence, effective communicator for process/policies & SLA reviews.-
• Involvement in effective management of transitions of any additional finance processes & other mobilizations which includes developing and maintaining process maps and supporting documentation for all Controllership activities managed by the team.
• Initiating and managing process improvements where necessary (including identifying areas for streamlining and efficiency improvements); devising and implementing new processes to achieve this
• Liaising with the Manager/other leads to drive process streamlining & other analytics on time & waste (reduction) management.

Managing staff and Continuous Personnel Development
• Takes personal responsibility for own and team performance and development and comply with corporate standards. Addresses conflicts or issues within the team in a positive and open manner and provides clear feedback to team members.
• Provide strategic direction to the team taking leadership. Partnering with managers & other leads to retain rich talent & control attrition.

• Analytical Skills - Analyses complex situations by looking at multiple causes and effects.
• Customer Service Orientation Serves long term interests - Moves customer thinking forward, helping them understand issues beyond their day-to-day work.
• Relationship building for influence (Level 4) Maintains networks & plans impact - Plans an approach to have a specific impact, including taking bold, creative or unusual actions to make a point or get through to others.
• SAP system skills - Understands and has knowledge of SAP modules in addition to those directly relevant to current role. Able to set up customised personal menus. Able to run system reports and queries at transaction level and use simple download reports.
• MS office, VBA, MS Access skills -Able to demonstrate required skills & work independantly on MS Office applications, Excel macros (an added advantage)
You’ll benefit from our network of global communities and collaborative culture that will help you build technical and functional skills and capabilities. And because we serve more than 40 industries globally, you’ll have the opportunity
• Chartered Accountant qualification and 4-5 years post qualifying experience. Preferable SAP expe
• Chartered Accountan

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