Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance
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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.
Corporate Development is seeking a highly qualified professional to join the North America Post Merger Integration (PMI) team as a Specialist.
The PMI team is part of Corporate Development - Venture & Acquisition (V&A). The Corporate Development – V&A Team is responsible for identifying and executing inorganic growth opportunities that advance the Firm's strategic objectives. Corporate Development- V&A works with Senior Management throughout the firm, across all North America Market Units, industries, geographies, and capability networks.
The PMI team is responsible for the initial integration of Accenture's acquired firms (i.e. people, systems, assets) and managing divestiture programs. The PMI team partners with the Accenture Sponsoring Organization directly accountable for the acquisition to integrate the acquired company into the Accenture ecosystem establishing the foundation for a successful integration.
The PMI team drives mobilization of all front and back office teams, establishes the governance framework, works with the V&A execution team and Sponsoring Organization leadership to design the integration model, drives all planning and execution, and at the end of systems integration and stabilization, facilitates handover to operations.
The PMI position requires flexible work hours as it is supporting North America Deals with potential Growth Markets or Europe deal involvement. The PMI Specialist position requires moderate levels of travel.
Responsibilities of the Specialist PMI Program Management Support position include the following:
Program Management of PMI Program including:Meeting Coordination and development of Meeting AgendaWorkplan Mgmt across all workstreams (Go to Market, HR, Finance, Procurement, Legal, Tax, Workplace, …)Milestone trackingMeeting Minutes and follow up on actionsCoordinate hand over from pre-acquisition Due Diligence team to PMI Workstream integration leadsCapture, monitor, understand and report on risks, ensure that actions are taken timelyProactively raise issues to PMI Lead and seek resolutionDocument PMI progress, prepare Status Reports for PMI Status Meetings with Workstream leads and PMI Leadership Meetings with Sponsoring Accenture Organization and acquired CompanyImplement proven tools, best practices across Integration TeamsCoordinate activities across integration teamsSharepoint and MS Teams administrationParticipate in development of PMI Intellectual Property, including lessons learnt, best practices, briefing decks, checklists and templates
Candidates should have a minimum of three years of experience and a good understanding about cross functional corporate operations (e.g., Business Operations, Finance, HR …) with exposure to merger and acquisition activity or large Outsourcing Deals preferred.
Excellent Microsoft PowerPoint Skills
Ability to work on complex projects in multicultural environment
Ability to establish strong relationship and trust with Executives
Independent problem-solving skills
Strong program management skills
Evidence of excellence in previous employment positions
Excellent analytical, writing, and verbal skills
Professional maturity and personal integrity
Robust collaborative skills
Strong work ethic
Proficiency in English both verbal and written
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of 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 - $148,900 and information on benefits offered is here.
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