Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance
Location: Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Dallas, New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Atlanta
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A critical part of our Accounting and Finance organization is the Corporate Development & Transaction Services (CDTS) team, which consists of more than 800 Accounting and Finance professionals worldwide and reports directly to the Accenture CFO. The CDTS team works closely with our sales, solutions, and legal teams to help shape and price complex consulting and outsourcing arrangements. The team develops and structures business cases for client engagements, new Accenture offerings, and go-to-market opportunities with Accenture ecosystem alliance partners. Typical deal structures incorporate innovative financial solutions and sophisticated pricing and risk management concepts to address client business needs. CDTS professionals act as independent business advisors to the sales team as these deal structures are being developed and are accountable for the financial quality of bids.
Corporate Development & Transaction Services Specialist – prepares the financial models and analysis for complex outsourcing and consulting arrangements. Supports the creation of the pricing approach and the client value proposition. Uses accounting principles to prepare income statements, balance sheets and cash flows in compliance with US GAAP, Accenture Policy and Commercial Standards. Additional responsibilities include:
Prepare and present financial statements supporting new client opportunities
Leveraging client cost data to develop cost baselines and client business cases in support of sales efforts
Identifying costs and performing the cost buildup for an individual opportunity
Assessing and applying various pricing methodologies to meet company and client objectives
Ensuring revenue recognition is US GAAP compliant and Accenture Policies are reflected accurately within the financial models
Responsible for acquiring and maintaining all documentation supporting the financial statements on all new opportunities
As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency 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 $90,288 - 221,724 and information on benefits offered is here.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Minimum of 3 years at a large corporation as a "hands on" financial analyst with strong financial skills
Have knowledge in applying US GAAP
Hold a CPA/MBA
Are a PC user and know the Microsoft Office Suite
Have proficiency in Excel, financial concepts (NPV, IRR, Payback, etc.) and budgeting
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 strong 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
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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