Client Financial Management Specialist (BB-61540)
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Work with engagement senior executives to set up and coordinate an engagement(s)' work, financial management processes, tools, and reporting structure, including analyzing financial results for the engagement team(s), the client(s), and the appropriate internal organizations (e.g., Accenture Operating Group) Work with engagement senior executives to review and manage financial performance of contracts; look for and compare opportunities to improve profitability on contracts; and, help engagement senior executives to deliver the planned profitability of contracts. Supervise CFM Analyst(s) and, if applicable, other members of the engagement financial support (e.g., CFM assistants or client personnel) Monitor U.S. GAAP compliance Prepare costing for proposals, monitor engagement profitability and identify and coordinate the resolution of issues May require to work at an Engagement/client SiteKey Responsibilities Ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP, Accenture finance policies and local statutory requirements Prepare or review costing and pricing Understand pricing calculations from initial stage of project Identify or assist in identifying requirements for job extension Manage or assist in management of working capital by ensuring bills are in accordance with the contract, and that they are accurate and timely Manage or assist in managing engagement financial records by understanding, explaining, and resolving major discrepancies that occur on the ledgers Provide support in the development and delivery of Finance training programs in cooperation with CFM executives Supervise and coach CFM analysts and assistants on tools and processes Assist with and/or manage expenses: periodically review expense budgets, as follow-up on questionable or invalid expenses and monitor non-Accenture expenses Execute or advise on billing processes: prepare bill to client and review with Accenture management; monitor client payment, payment practices, collect outstanding receivables or work with RMT as appropriate; complete outsourcing revenue recognition and reconcile to client bill Manage or assist with engagement balance sheet position, process necessary engagement level accruals Perform or advise on forecast management activities (input collection, processing, reasonableness validation, interpretation and report creation) Analyse financial status of engagement and advise on corrective action, as necessary Participate in knowledge-sharing activities locally and organizationally This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict responsibilities that may be assigned
Reports to: CFM Client Site, Shared Services or Support Network Manager Supervises: CFM Analyst and Assistant positions as applicable External Relationships: Engagement Executives, Receivables Management Team
· Undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Finance or Accounting
Recommended Certifications, Licenses, etc: CA / CPA / Other relevant Post Tertiary qualified or progress towards qualification preferred Work Experience: 4+ years of work experience Work Requirements: Willingness to work flexible hours, as necessary, in order to meet monthly and quarterly deliverable deadlines and to provide extended-hour customer service support. Ability to commute to and between client sites; ability to travel and work out of town for Read More of the Job Description
Financial Skills and Competencies
Previous financial accounting experience Demonstrated knowledge of business, finance, and accounting fundamentals Strong understanding of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Strong understanding of local statutory requirements Knowledge of Accenture's financial policies, systems, and processes Familiarity with the breadth of CFM services (for Support Network assignments) Tracking and reporting on Accounts Receivable Processing financial transactions Planning, forecasting and budgeting Preparing ad-hoc analysis and reports
Professional Development Skills
Strong supervisory and project management skills Strong analytical skills Strong interpersonal and customer service skills Good oral and written communication skills Ability to work with Accenture senior management Strong organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills Ability to delegate and manage work to meet deadlines Ability to work independently PC literate (e.g., working knowledge of MS Office Programs)
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