Job Description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance

Location: Chicago, IL
 
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:

 

Equity Accounting
  • Process monthly share-based compensation expense entries related to:
    • Restricted Share Units (RSUs)
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Avanade Share plans
  • Reconcile share-based compensation entries to the general ledger.
  • Recommend appropriate accounting treatment for new equity plans.
  • Calculate basic and diluted weighted average shares outstanding.
  • Perform monthly non-controlling interest calculation.
  • Maintain treasury share accounting files:
    • Track treasury share purchases against authorized amounts
    • Perform cost-basis calculations for shares issued from treasury
  • Prepare roll forwards of Statement of Shareholders’ Equity for Accenture and Avanade.
  • Monthly share-based compensation expense reporting for Global Tax and Compensation Planning and Analysis.
  • Maintain documentation of compliance with internal controls.
  • Prepare monthly and ad hoc variance analysis for Global Controllership and other groups.
  • Prepare monthly and annual Irish equity filings.
  • Prepare equity footnotes and Management Discussion & Analysis in 10K/Q.
  • Prepare quarterly deliverables for Regulatory Reporting, Strategic Planning & Analysis, external auditors, etc.
  • Provide assistance to external auditors during quarterly review and annual audit processes.
  • Prepare pension journal entries and reconciliation.
  • Prepare annual Employee Share Purchase Plan financial statements and filing.

Other

  • Assist other teams within Global Controllership as needed.
  • Assist with quarterly and other filings.
  • Testing required Global Controllership Internal Controls.
  • Prepare non-GAAP policies analysis.
  • Overtime during critical processing times, especially at quarter end.
  • No travel.


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in accounting/finance

Preferred Skills: 

  • CPA preferred
  • Familiarity with SEC reporting
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint 

Professional Skills:

  • Strong US GAAP and accounting knowledge
  • Strong technical skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Must possess careful attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly focus on key facts and identify business issues(s)
  • Must communicate effectively at all levels both verbally and in writing; responds appropriately to verbal and non-verbal cues; can succinctly get messages across that have desired effect
  • Requires problem-solving skills as well as identifying and escalating issues for resolution
  • Can work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong time management skills, manage commitments, prioritize
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian 
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.
 
 
 

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.

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