Financial Analyst - Client Finance Management - open to Sr. Consultant or Manager job level

FINANCIAL ANALYST - CLIENT FINANCE MANAGEMENT

Job Level - Sr. Cons OR Manager

Talent Community - Finance

Job locations - Chicago, NY and Dallas

About the role: Associate Network

As a Financial Analyst, Client Finance Management, you will be a leader of people, programs, and projects that drives the day-to-day execution of key activities and ensures continuity and operational alignment for teams focused on direct management of client financial accounts and projects. You will provide operational leadership and manage standard processes, projects, and programs.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Provide complete financial management of client engagements from the point of contract close to project completion and final collection
  • Advise client teams on engagement budget and forecast management activities, including analysis of loaded costs (direct, and indirect costs) and other metrics in order to maximize the profitability of engagements
  • Drive accuracy and rigor across the forecasting process at the engagement level, including monitoring financial status and costs, performing financial forecasting and analysis and producing financial reports
  • Ensure all stakeholders are aware of risks and there are no financial surprises on the deal for Avanade or the client
  • Support internal financial controls and ensure adherence to policies at the project/engagement level, particularly including contract and revenue recognition policies
  • Provide complete financial management of client engagements from the point of contract close to project completion and final collection
  • Advise client teams on engagement budget and forecast management activities, including analysis of loaded costs (direct, and indirect costs) and other metrics in order to maximize the profitability of engagements
  • Drive accuracy and rigor across the forecasting process at the engagement level, including monitoring financial status and costs, performing financial forecasting and analysis and producing financial reports
  • Ensure all stakeholders are aware of risks and there are no financial surprises on the deal for Avanade or the client
  • Support internal financial controls and ensure adherence to policies at the project/engagement level, particularly including contract and revenue recognition policies
  • May perform Finance Ops and/or Controllership duties in addition to primary focus on Client Finance Management

Qualifications

Likely years' experience:

5 or more years in a Financial Analyst / Forecasting role

Your technical and non-technical skills may include:

  • Experience in managing financial forecast and analysis
  • Experience in managing multiple workstreams and balancing competing priorities
  • Knowledge of standard financial controls and processes
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to successfully work in team
  • Proven ability to successfully lead and motivate teams

Education

You will likely possess a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent), in Finance or relevant field

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 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities 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. Avanade promotes equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, status as a protected disabled or Vietnam Era Veteran, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Requisition ID - 47233

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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