Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance
Location: Chicago, IL
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People in the Corporate Function 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.
Client Financial Management Analyst – provides 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. Additional responsibilities include:
Kick-start your summer in our training program to learn the latest analyst skills
Launch the reports for various engagements, projects and programs happening all across Accenture
Join up with a mentor to learn about Accenture's internal financial accounting processes
Keep an eagle eye on costs/expenses and report those items in a program's budget
Raise a flag if a project is going over-budget or overspending on equipment and technologies
Use your Accounting and Finance chops to:
- Reconcile accounts
- Archive data and reports
- Forecast management activities
- Track contract compliance
Paid internships last 10 - 12 weeks and typically begin in late-May/early-June and end in early/mid-August
Some business travel may be required.
Here's what you need:
Undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting, Finance OR Other Business-Related major with a minimum of 6 credit hours of Finance and/or Accounting, with a graduation date between December 2022 and May 2023
Bonus points if you:
Have spent time learning and practicing financial accounting such as:
Processing financial transactions
Preparing financial budgets
Are a PC user and know the Microsoft Office Suite
Can work on more than one project at a time
Like to work both independently and as part of a team
Feel comfortable talking with senior managers
Have a phenomenal attention to detail
Can work creatively and analytically to solve problems
Easily share your ideas in person and in writing
Give others the information and assistance they need with a positive 'can-do' customer service attitude
Have led a team – at school, at work or in the military
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