Job Description

maintenance. It’s about zeroing in on smart, sustainable ways to grow, and finding the right tools to keep everything on track. We’ve got the deep industry experience, the functional insights, the data power, and the digital tech leadership to help our clients make important changes. Whether we’re breaking down meaningful analytics, designing the perfect finance platforms, or building from current risk and compliance models to get ready for the future, we solve our clients’ toughest problems. Visit us here to find out more about CFO-Enterprise Value.

You are:
An experienced Finance professional with a strong background in Accounting and a deep understanding of the Financial Month End Close Process. You get excited about solving complex problems and finding new solutions for clients. Digital Finance professionals support clients in developing Finance Organization Strategies, Optimizing the Close, Consolidation & Reporting processes all by leveraging Performance Management technology capabilities to support our clients’ long-term growth. You’ve managed large teams, love big challenges, and are ready for a new one. You are skilled at building trusted relationships within your own organization, with clients, and with ecosystem partners.

 

The work:

·         Lead process improvement initiatives in Financial Close, Consolidation and Reporting areas

·         Create strategies and blueprints that improve operations and refine processes

·         Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility

·         Interacts with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters

·         Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments.  Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility

·         Manages large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture

·         Help clients modernize their close process by consulting with internal and external teams to understand strategy and goals, then managing team to execute

·         Attract new business by creating thoughtful proposals and building strong client relationships

·         Serve as a trusted advisor to senior leadership

·         Stay on top of current regulations, trends, and technologies influencing digital finance, analytics, and the CFO ecosystem

·         Provide recommendations based on Financial Close & Consolidations leading practices

·         Stay current on how new GAAP/IFRS regulations and technologies affect our clients’ businesses
 

Travel:

For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.

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Qualifications

Job Qualifications

Here’s what you need:

  • A minimum of 10 years working in Finance & Accounting, preferably with a Big Four public accounting firm
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience leading/managing large teams
  • Deep functional understanding of record to report and financial consolidations processes including intercompany/investment eliminations, currency translation and financial statement reporting
  • CPA Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Solid project management experience including defining scope, setting project timelines and milestone, driving deliverables, identifying risks, managing issues, and client relationship management
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record in driving business outcomes for large clients/stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively develop, mentor, advise, and coach teams
  • Ability to effectively engage with senior-level client executives
  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in implementing Financial Consolidation Solutions in at least one EPM tool (Oracle FCCS/HFM, SAP BPC etc.)
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment, client experience preferred

Bonus points if:

  • You’ve got an MBA after your name or another type of advanced degree
  • You have led 5 full implementation of Close & Consolidation solutions
  • You have a least 8 year designing Oracle Financial Consolidation and Close (FCC) or Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
  • Oracle Financial Close & Consolidation (FCC) certification

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $159,516-$288,500 and information on benefits offered is here. 



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