Finance Analyst, Client Finance Management - Dallas

Client Finance Management Analyst

Our Dallas based CFM Finance Analyst collaborates with project managers and delivery leads to provide finance support for a regional business unit(s). This entry level position serves as a hands-on member of an in-country finance team, focused on supporting the Delivery organization in the EAC reviews and all the Order To Cash Processes, such as Opening and Closing projects, invoicing, and collections.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The CFM Analyst is responsible for assisting in a variety of areas focused on partnering with Delivery to ensure that all projects are invoiced correctly and on-time.

Specific scope of work will include:

Collaborating with the CFM Lead and the Service Center team to confirm all Customer invoices get paid on time

Supporting Delivery and/or Business Development Team with invoice questions/concerns

Partnering with Delivery organization and with the CFM lead to ensure compliance with policies and internal controls, including but not limited to contract checklists and revenue recognition policies

Supporting the CFM lead in preparing the ATMs (Accounting Treatment Memos) for direct projects

Teaming with Project Managers to monitor engagement profitability

Coordinating with CFM lead to develop and prepare engagement-specific financial reports for client management

Providing guidance to Project Managers with respect to financial reporting concepts, key financial metrics, etc.

Supporting the CFM lead to provide appropriate engagement-specific financial data for regional budgets and forecasts

Collaborating with an offshore team to post invoices

Completing detailed monthly close activities for projects in scope

Qualifications

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Years of Experience

0 to 2 years' experience in finance/accounting position

Education

Bachelor degree in finance, business administration or accounting

Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 or better

Other Skills/Experience

Detailed oriented, hands-on team member ready to be part of the regional finance team

Highly organized with excellent analytical skills

Self-starter with a curiosity to learn new processes

Ability to manage independent work effort

Confidence to engage with contract executives regarding financial reporting and accounting matters

Excellent communication skills including fluency in English

Working knowledge of Excel and good knowledge of MS Windows based software packages: Word, Outlook, etc.

Knowledge of consulting companies is highly desirable

Working knowledge of SAP Financials is highly desirable

* Working knowledge of US GAAP highly desirable

About Avanade:

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 27,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

Requisition ID - 58138

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.


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