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Finance & Excellence Performance Manager Midwest Region

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00553636


- Job description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.
Management Consulting professionals design and implement process and change interventions that integrate strategy, technology and people to enable process improvements that create value for clients.
The Management Consulting Manager designs and implements business changes that drive industry-specific, function and digital operating model transformation, focusing on task relating to people and process.

Job Description:
Finance Process and Operations professionals develop and maintain robust processes and controls to meet compliance requirements and stewardship of enterprise assets with efficiency and effectiveness.  Focus will include work on core financial transactions, financial planning and analysis, and/or working with financial process related technologies.
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
  • Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals
  • Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach
  • Has some latitude in decision-making
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years business experience; preferably consulting experience
  • Minimum of 3 years with one or more of the following:
    • Knowledge of core finance transactions: general ledger/general accounting, revenue cycle, procure-to-pay, planning budgeting and forecasting
    • Financial planning and analysis:  budgeting, planning, forecasting, and/or data analytics
    • Niche financial Knowledge:  grants management, project accounting, asset accounting, cost accounting, treasury, and tax
    • Development of value cases and roadmaps for transformation projects
  • Experience leading large teams; client interaction/management
  • Ability to meet travel requirements when applicable
  • Bachelor’s degree
Preferred Skills:
  • Financial knowledge in grant and provider/payer cost accounting
  • Zero based budgeting
  • Process related technologies:
    • Process Automation AI, RPA, Robotics
    • Finance Technology Core:  Oracle Cloud, Workday, Anaplan, Hyperion, SAP/S4
Professional Skill Requirements: 
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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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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