18 days old

Country Controllership Manager

New York, NY 10176

Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance Location: Chicago, NY, DC or Dallas

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions underpinned by the worlds largest delivery network Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 200 cities with operations across 51 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

People in the Corporate Function career track 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:

The US Controllership manager is the Country Controllers right-hand person with core responsibility over Controllership Operations. The primary objective is to make the Controller successful through enabling collaborative and effective teaming with a focus on business advisory.


+ Support and enable the Country Controller to be successful.

+ Overall management and leadership over core US controllership activities, including US GAAP, local statutory and oversight of requisition to pay, time/expense and order to cash.

+ Responsibility for a number of standalone audits, support of the US group consolidations and integrated audit

+ Manage the relationship with Country and Geographic Unit Finance on a day-to-day basis; instill and nurture a strong Business Partnership.

+ Identification of scope expansion possibilities and management of projects to implement same.

+ Coaching, mentoring and supporting function leads to ensure long-term performance of the team.

+ Handle escalated queries and build strong country-based knowledge.

+ Ensure that all reporting and deliverables are accurate and issued on a timely basis.

+ Build the teams skills and capabilities and identify areas to solve for Accenture.

+ Participate in continuous quality improvement projects.

+ Technical accounting research and white papers

+ Maximize team performance through target management and motivation.

Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelors degree in accounting

+ Minimum of 7 years of progressive financial accounting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Experience of external audits and financial reporting

+ Supervisory and project management experience

+ Strong technical knowledge of US GAAP

+ Experience of working with a multi-country team

Professional Skills:

+ Ability to coach, counsel, develop and motivate a team to achieve results

+ In-depth knowledge of General Ledger principles, policies and procedures

+ Strong communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills

+ Analytical and research skills and ability to identify the key messages to draw from data.

+ Strong ownership mentality with initiative and high quality work standard

+ Fluency in English

+ Computer Literacy: experience with financial management systems and office automation applications

+ Strong team working skills and positive attitude

+ Professional qualities include: problem solving, initiative, innovation, leadership, flexibility, openness to innovation and new technologies.

+ Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

+ Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

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 (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/inclusion-diversity/us-workforce)

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. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. 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 (https://www.accenture.com/\_acnmedia/Careers/PDF-9/Accenture-Annual-Policy-Statement-Regarding-EEO-2018-Applicant.pdf) 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 (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/contact-us) 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.

Unless expressly indicated, this role is not open in the state of Colorado.


Posted: 2021-04-26 Expires: 2021-05-26

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