Job Description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance
Location: Florham Park, NJ
Level: 9 - Specialist
Recruiting Contact: larhonda.davis@accenture.com
 
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.
 
Client Financial Management Specialist
People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to running of Accenture as a high-performance business through specialization within internal functional areas. Professionals in our corporate functions run and manage Accenture’s internal operations and all activities across our business, from finance, HR and legal to workplace management, operations and marketing and communications. They are the engine that powers Accenture, enabling the firm to provide the capabilities and expertise our clients need to operate at peak performance.
 
Your Role
Client Financial Management (CFM) is part of Corporate Functions responsible for delivering business advisory services to Accenture client teams throughout the lifecycle of a contract.  Our professionals are accountable for driving financial health and improved business results by providing analysis and advice to internal Accenture client leads.  CFM’s primary corporate finance activities include accurate forecasting and reporting, cash flow optimization, and financial analysis.  
 
As a Client Financial Management Specialist, you might spend your day: 
 
Leadership Collaboration
  • Providing strategic decision-making support, analysis, and advice to client engagement teams to maximize the profitability of engagements
  • Fostering a collaborative environment across commercial functions, account leadership, and finance organization to communicate the position of contract or account financials
  • Responsible for financial management – including budgeting & forecasting, contract profit & loss management, and advisory services to client and corporate leadership teams
Teaming Responsibilities
  • Guiding a small team of direct reports from across the globe, reviewing deliverables and providing regular feedback to help drive and shape their career with focus on increasing financial acumen and strengthening communication skills
  • Fostering an innovation mindset and leading team members to ensure innovative ideas are implemented
  • Embracing change with agility and adaptability and focusing team on the strategic direction set by senior management
 
Ensuring Financial Quality
  • Executing account financial processes with emphasis on quality and compliance
  • Providing Commercial deal shaping support for new opportunities
  • Executing all global and local statutory, tax, Internal Controls, and US GAAP & IFRS requirements as described by policy to ensure full compliance

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Qualifications

Your Experience
 
Within Client Financial Management, we are looking for self-motivated individuals with an intellectual curiosity and an entrepreneurial spirit, who can build relationships, lead others and who aren’t afraid to question the norm, challenge the status quo and offer new approaches to complex problem solving.   Candidates should be interested in and passionate about how finance can drive business outcomes.  You’ll need to have a:
  • Bachelor's or Masters degree in Finance or Accounting or other comparable business degrees with 9 credit hours of Accounting and or Finance
  • 3+ years of experience in a financial role
  • Project based Accounting experience
  • Good knowledge of U.S. GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley
Set yourself apart by demonstrating the following attributes:
  • Excellent communication (written & oral), interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Executive Presence
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Experience performing budgeting and forecasting functions

 

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.
 

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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