Job Description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance

Location: Seattle, San Francisco, Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta, NY
Level: 9- Specialist


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.


People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
 
Finance professionals prepare and interpret financial plans and reports, ensuring accuracy and compliance with applicable financial rules and regulations, including internal financial controls, to mitigate risk for the company. Finance professionals may also shape and execute client deals to maximize the use of Accenture's capital and resources, manage cash and/or liaise with the investor community.
 
Job Description:

CDTS Specialists provide financial support for outsourcing and complex consulting arrangements. They prepare financial analyses to support the structured pricing approach, use custom Accenture Costing/Pricing Tools to develop the Client Business Case and the internal Accenture key financial metrics, and prepare income statements, balance sheets and cash flows in compliance with US GAAP, Accenture Policy, and Federal Government Regulations.

 

Principal responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for financial analysis of all new opportunities including:
    • Analyzing client budgets
    • Analyzing and summarizing profitability of proposed operational environment from proposal development through execution
    • Identifying and analyzing costing
    • Identifying other financial opportunities
    • Generating creative solutions for the client engagement team
    • Applying value-added pricing methodologies
    • Ensuring revenue recognition is US GAAP compliant
  • With limited supervision, accurately assess prospective business to demonstrate the impact of the business on the economics of the operating and capability groups
  • Responsible for acquiring and maintaining all documentation supporting the CTA on all new opportunities
  • Responsible for CTA of proposed capital investments, including impact on Operating and Capability group cost structures and standard rates
  • Confirm and control modifications to the CTA through-out the Business Development Process

Role Requirements:

  • Ability to travel and work on-site at Accenture field offices and client locations (can be up to 70% travel)

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics
  • Minimum of 3 years at a large corporation (i.e. Fortune 500) as a 'hands on' financial analyst with strong financial skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge in applying US GAAP
  • CPA/MBA strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in Excel, financial concepts (NPV, IRR, Payback, etc.) and accounting concepts and budgeting
  • Knowledgeable and or proficient in financial modeling
  • Some knowledge of outsourcing helpful
Professional Skills:
  • Detail oriented
  • Well organized, self-starter
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbal
  • Ability to interface with multiple levels of management and departments
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Personal confidence, complimented with sound business judgement
  • Analytical mind set, but engaging communication style
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. 
 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
 
Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
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.
 
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Locations

CA - San Francisco,DC,DC - Washington,GA - Atlanta,IL - Chicago,NY - New York,TX - Dallas,WA - Seattle

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

Equal Employment Opportunity
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.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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

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