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Accenture

Global Financial Reporting Sr Accountant

Chicago, IL

Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance

Location: Chicago

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services - all powered by the world's largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com .

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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.

Job Description
  • Consolidate and prepare financial statements of Accenture plc (primarily Cash Flow Statement)
  • Assist in the review and filing of financial statements for Irish Stand-alone Statutory filing (primarily Cash Flow Statement)
  • Identify and record monthly and quarterly global journal entries
  • Prepare and lead monthly pre and post close review of financial statements with Accenture Leadership, including preparation of Financial Results Summary
  • Prepare analysis of Cash Flow Statement to communicate and explain key variances as compared to prior month, quarter and prior year.
  • Prepare analysis of acquisitions and investments made by Accenture on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Prepare monthly analysis of CTA and FX, including impact of hyperinflationary economies
  • Prepare selected quarterly and annual sections of the SEC 10-Q/K Filings, including footnote disclosures & MD&A information
  • Assist Regulatory reporting team with preparation and review of filings
  • Prepare annual Goodwill Impairment Analysis for Accenture plc
  • Provide assistance to external auditors during quarterly review and annual audit processes
  • Prepare Earnings release financial statements and review of other earnings release materials (i.e. Press release and CEO/CFO scripts)
  • Ensure internal controls compliance and documentation requirements are met
  • As appropriate, identify and recommend improvements to financial reporting processes
  • Ad hoc research project
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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience
  • CPA
Preferred Skills:
  • Mixture of public accounting, industry experience that includes US GAAP and SEC reporting or technical accounting responsibilities (not necessarily in services industry), and/or Accenture experience
  • SAP experience
  • Must have a working knowledge and understanding of ASC 830, "Foreign Currency"
  • Previous financial accounting experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of business, finance, and accounting fundamentals
  • Sound understanding of U.S. GAAP
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Programs
Professional Skills:
  • Requires the ability to coordinate complex work efforts and effectively manage projects across global teams
  • Requires identifying and assessing complex problems for area of responsibility
  • Requires problem-solving skills as well as identifying and escalating issues for resolution
  • Requires ability to be relevant and insightful during meetings with Accenture Leadership
  • Must possess careful attention to detail
  • Ability to investigate and provide resolution to issues or problems
  • Sound analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teaming skills
  • Must communicate effectively at all levels both verbally and in writing; responds appropriately to verbal and non-verbal cues; can succinctly get messages across that have desired effect
  • Can work independently and in a team environment
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
WORK REQUIREMENTS:

Work in our downtown Chicago office with flexibility to work from home

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement
  • You'll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments, and collaborating with experts across the company
  • Access to leading-edge technology
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including generous paid time off, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive 401K program
  • Learn more about our extensive rewards and benefits here
As required by theColorado 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 $56,500 - $94,799

and information on benefits offered is here.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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

Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.

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

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

Job ID: AccentureInc-R00035553
Employment Type: Other