Job Description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Level: 11 - Analyst
 
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 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. 

Job Description:  

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 us to provide the capabilities and expertise that clients need to help them become high-performance businesses.
 
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
 
Responsibilities
 
Client Financial Management professionals provide their services from the opportunity phase through contract completion in the areas of GAAP compliance, internal controls, budgeting/forecasting, contract profit and loss management, and advisory services to our customer leadership teams and corporate leadership.
  • Assisting with the preparation of engagement, project, and program reporting as well as Accenture internal financial accounting processes
  • Executing or assisting with tracking and reporting of third-party out-of-pocket expenses, hardware/software costs, and client time and expenses against program budget, and any other expense charges to program budget
  • Monitoring or advising on engagement financial status and engagement capital assets and technology rental equipment
  • Performing or assisting with reconciliation processes, data and report archiving, forecast management activities, and contract compliance tracking
  • Providing value-added financial management, analysis, and advice to client engagement teams to maximize the profitability of engagements
  • Ensuring compliance with U.S. GAAP, Accenture finance policies and local statutory requirements
  • Preparing or assisting in the development of pricing calculations for engagements


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance OR Other Business Related major with a minimum of 9 credit hours of Accounting
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Financial accounting experience including reconciliation, invoice preparation, processing financial transactions, and preparing financial budgets, etc.
  • PC literate (e.g., working knowledge of MS Office Programs)
Professional Skills:
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong PC skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to interact with executives
  • Attention to detail
  • 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
  • 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. 
 
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
 
Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.
 
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.
 
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.
 
 
Requesting An Accommodation
 
Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.
 
If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.
 
Other Employment Statements
 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
 
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
 
The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.
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