Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance Location: Seattle, Redmond
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.
Support the global financial management function and business advisory services. Offer services through contract completion on regulatory and organization principles compliance, internal controls, budgeting/forecasting, contract profit and loss management and advisory to our customer leadership teams and corporate leadership. Deliver services around the globe through a network of financial professionals via help-desk support, shared service operations and customer-dedicated on-site support.
Provide value-added financial management, analysis, and advice to client engagement teams to maximize the profitability of engagements
Collaborate with client and engagement executives, client group finance leads (or equivalent), and other finance operations executives to communicate the position and status of contract or account financial position
Complete standard MTD/QTD financial and operational activities and processes
Fulfill invoicing and collections, consistent with contractual requirements
Advise/assist on forecast management activities (input collection, processing and report creation)
Perform/assist with work plan reconciliation and reporting
Track and report time-reporting hours, expenses, and variances as required, including compliance with account/engagement expense policy (if existent)Track and report third-party out-of-pocket expenses, client time and expenses against program budget, and any other expense charges to program budget tracking and reporting of third-party out-of-pocket expenses
Execute account financial processes to ensure the quality and integrity of engagement financial records
Provide pricing / new business support for new and extended business opportunities and/or review pricing calculations from engagement executives
Perform or assist with the preparation of engagement, project, and program reporting as well as Accenture internal financial accounting processes
Support and execute the account forecasting process, including ad hoc and internal stakeholder management requests
Execute all global and local statutory, tax, Internal Controls, and US GAAP requirements as described by policy to ensure full compliance
Perform Inventory and Receivables management, including monitoring of variances and follow-up on discrepancies
Execute/assist with balance sheet accountability, including tracking of capital assets and technology rental equipment, hardware/software costs, and other items
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in a financial role
- Project based Accounting experience
- Experience with Revenue and US GAAP
- Working knowledge of business, finance and accounting fundamentals including U.S.
- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
- Planning, forecasting and budgeting
- Professional Certifications may also be required in certain geographies (i.e. CIMA/ACCA or ACA)PC literate (e.g., working knowledge of MS Office Programs)
- Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
- Ability to be flexible and work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
- Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
- Excellent customer service skills
- Strong organizational and analytical skills
- Attention to detail
- Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
- Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
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