Accenture Manager Client Financial Management

  • 12-15 yrs
  • Not Disclosed

Job Description

Designation Position Client financial management Manager

Job Location(s) Pune Bangalore

Work Experience 10 15 years

SUMMARY High level overview

Manage the client financial management team on an engagement and work closely with the engagement partner to help maximize engagement profitability while complying with U.S. GAAP and adhering to Accenture Accounting and personnel policies and procedures with high quality standards

Perform a business advisory support, manage client business case, manage corporate compliance and revenue recognition for contracts managed by your team

Build relationship with engagement executives, contract management functions and all Client stakeholders

Responsible for managing CFM resources that are providing financial services to many outsourcing or consulting deals

Serve as an integral part of the engagement leadership team

Reports to CFM Senior Manager, CFM Shared Services Team Lead or CFM Geographic Unit Region Lead

Supervises CFM Specialists, CFM Analysts and CFM Assistants

External Relationships Engagement Partners and Executives, Unit Leads and Executives, Client Executives

Financial Skills and Competencies

Financial knowledge, knowledge of the firm policies and financial systems Team management, strong supervisory skills, Ability to work with client and Accenture senior management, Strong analytical operative skills, Time and project management skills, Customer service attitude, Business sense, Communication and interpersonal skills Negotiating skills, Advanced skills in MS Office software (in particular Excel and Access) and Lotus Notes databases, Demonstrated financial management expertise and expert knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), program project management skills and experience excellent analytical, organizational & multi tasking skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, frequent interaction with senior management personnel, ability to organize, delegate and leverage resources to accomplish objectives, Ability to work with client and Accenture senior management PC literate (i.e. working knowledge of MS Office Programs)

Professional Development Skills

Strong supervisory and project management skills

Experience on consulting or outsourcing client engagements

Strong analytical skills

Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

Good oral and written communication skills

Ability to work with client and Accenture senior management

Strong organizational, time management and multi tasking skills

Ability to delegate and manage work to meet deadlines

Ability to work independently

Attention to detail

PC literate (e.g., working knowledge of MS Office Programs)

Key Responsibilities

Ensure engagement level U.S. GAAP and local statutory compliance

Supervise CFM team and manage service delivery

Provide partner support in opportunity development by reviewing complex calculations

Provide high level support for all financial and contractual discussions with client

Execute working capital management by ensuring client agreement to bill, and establishing and implementing appropriate debt follow up

Estimate inventory and receivables reserve requirements for engagement(s), monitor adequacy of inventory & receivables, perform asset management of all inventory & receivables, and explain anomalies

Develop and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) and engagement metrics, lead monthly financial reviews with partners and advise management in decision making

Secure agreement on budgets, and on targets for KPI's for financial reporting

Monitor engagement financial status and costs, perform financial forecasting and analysis, and produce financial reports

Manage engagement financial records, as necessary, by understanding, explaining, and resolving major discrepancies that occur on the ledgers

Ensure the quality and integrity of engagement financial records

Identify and implement appropriate procedures to improve responsibility accounting and reporting

Support CFM executives by leading cross engagement tasks forces, as necessary

Perform Quality and Service Reviews in the team, to continuously improve the quality of service delivery

Conduct training sessions for senior management

Support the CFM executives in scheduling and recruiting for CFM service delivery team

Schedule CFM service delivery resources

Set and supervise performance criteria for CFM service delivery team

Recruit CFM service delivery team members, and train them

Prepare and participate in CFM meetings & training sessions

Work closely with client and engagement partners, Client Group Finance Leads (or equivalent), and other Finance Operations executives (statutory accounting)

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict responsibilities that may be assigned

Education CA ICWA MBA Finance

Recommended Certifications, Licenses, etc

Work Experience 12+ years of work experience

Work Requirements Moderate travel may be involved.