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Country Controllership Specialist

Job Location: Mumbai

Job Number: 41686


- Job description

Accenture’s Finance organization is composed of the best and brightest minds in professional finance. You’ll join other exceptional professionals who deliver the financial services and strategic business partnerships that help drive and sustain profitable growth across all five Accenture businesses—Accenture Strategy, Accenture Consulting, Accenture Digital, Accenture Technology and Accenture Operations. Our more than 5,800 people around the world are incredibly talented, creative, innovative and motivated.
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.
JOB SUMMARY (bullet points):
• 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.
• Manage internal and external audit requirements
• Create a culture of high energy, trust and collaboration within offshore team and wider & extended team, leveraging lean and other best practice Delivery Excellence tools

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 pronouncements announced. 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”.

• 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 • Team Working Builds the Team - Addresses conflicts or issues within the team in a positive and open manner. Provides clear feedback to team members • Financial Accounting & Controlling Skills - A full understanding of international GAAP accounting and the impact of entries on profit and loss account, the balance sheet, and the cash flow statement • SAP system skills - Understands and has knowledge of SAP modules in addition to those directly relevant to current role. Able to set up customized 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 independently 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 PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (bullet points): Chartered Accountant qualification and 4-5 years post qualifying experience. Preferable SAP experience and proven people & stakeholder management skills

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, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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