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Disbursements & Card Programs Associate Manager

Job Location: TN - Knoxville

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00679173


- Job description

Role: Disbursements & Card Programs Associate Manager

Location: Knoxville, TN

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 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at  

People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward. 

Role Responsibilities

The Disbursements & Card Programs Associate Manager:

  • Manages the day to day activities of the Disbursements P Card/T Card teams
  • Defines the strategic goals for all card programs by overseeing responsibility for all activities related to a client’s travel booking process, web-enable expense reimbursement system, card program and P Card infrastructure processes
  • Ensure the timeliness, accuracy and integrity of the periodic download of information form the P Card provider and the systems to the PeopleSoft AP tool
  • Works with considerable independence to develop operating plans and related operational processes in alignment with broader business objectives
  • Interacts with client leadership and client properties to increase usage of the P Card tool to maximize the benefits of reduced paper volume and increased rebate potential, while continually looking for ways to improve the services offered
  • Works to provide effective travel booking and reimbursement processes as well as analyzes trends and opportunities to maximize the efficiencies and economies of both
  • Analyzes Card Program spending patterns and provides information to facilitate compliance with Card Program policies by the individual business owners, which is completed by looking at best practices in the card industry and using financial models to measure the effectiveness of these programs
  • Provides other adhoc report requests to key business partners
  • Works with various business clients to grow the Card Programs to extend them to clients who do not use the Card Program services, especially outside the United States
  • Identifies opportunities for future contract negotiations with Accenture vendors related to Card Programs which requires analysis of contract financials and participation in the negotiations with Accenture vendors related to Card Programs
  • Analyzes contract financials and acts as key participant in negotiations and measurement of the contract offerings
  • Maintains relationship between a client and their vendors to maximize the value of these relationships 

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in finance accounting operations, primarily Accounts Payable
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience managing a five-person team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or a related field

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster 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 communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management 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.

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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