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Finance & Accounting Associate

Phoenix, AZ

Accenture Flex offers you the flexibility of fixed duration project-based work powered by Accenture, a leading global professional services company. Accenture is consistently recognized on FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For and Diversity Inc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity lists.

As an Accenture Flex employee, you will apply your skills and experience to help drive business transformation for leading organizations and communities. In addition to delivering innovative solutions for Accenture's clients, you will work with a highly skilled, diverse network of people across Accenture businesses who are using the latest emerging technologies to address today's biggest business challenges. You will receive competitive rewards and access to benefits programs and world-class learning resources.

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Job Description
As a Finance & Accounting Associate , you will utilize existing knowledge with provided training to perform projects both inside and outside of the Finance & Accounting (F&A) workstream.
Will perform processing and/or support functions in and around the F&A space. Functions in this role will be performed according to policy with a focus on quality, communication, problem solving and attention to detail.
A positive customer interaction should be the focus, as should timely issue resolution and on time completion of deliverables as the project/role requires.
Successful candidates will enjoy building professional relationships, adapting quickly to change, and inspire others to strive for superior results.

Duties and Responsibilities
Utilize existing accounting and finance experience to perform F&A Operations functions including, processing, review and documentation
Not all projects will be within the F&A workstream, however, candidate experience in a professional setting will allow resources to be successful in multiple areas of work (specialized training will be provided as needed)
In this role, you are required to analyze and solve lower-complexity problems with a focus on quality and timely completion of project deliverables
Your day to day interaction is with peers within Accenture before updating supervisors
You may have limited exposure with clients and/or Accenture management
You will be given moderate level instructions on daily work tasks and detailed instructions on new assignments
You will need to be well versed with basic systems and tools, as well as the business terminology and functions involved in day to day business (and use it while discussing with stakeholders)
You will be expected to be on the lookout for ways to enhance value for your respective stakeholders/clients
The decisions you make impact your work and may impact the work of others
You will be an individual contributor as a part of a team, with a focused scope of work and a direct lead who will support
Investigate and prioritize issues, escalating to a specialist or lead when appropriate for further troubleshooting or tier 2 issue resolution
Own tasks end-to-end until they are assigned to specialist or lead
Discern issues, identify solutions, and promptly and concisely communicate all relevant items to Accenture teammates and leads
Facilitate a high-end customer experience related to process or project function
Mentor team members and own product support areas

Hours & Shifts
Local/Standard shift
Remote work with possibility of travel to office or client site (both local and non-local)

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Basic Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum 1 year professional experience within accounting, F&A, or with exposure to financial processes

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor Degree or Degree in F&A
Experience using Excel and other standard systems
Aptitude to support complex products
Excellent communication verbal and written, facilitation, and interpersonal skills
Passion for ensuring a world class user support experience
Quick learner and adaptable to learn new processes, concepts, and skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Strong attention to detail, results oriented, self directed, and inquisitive
Ability to work collaboratively and independently while managing multiple projects, assignments, and or responsibilities
Ability to remain neutral and review work as defined by policies and procedures and keeping personal bias aside.

What We Believe

We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

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Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

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For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement .

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Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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Job ID: AccentureInc-R00025237
Employment Type: Other