1+ months

Global Controllership Specialist

Chicago, IL 60684

Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance
Location: Chicago, IL

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 Global Controllership Specialist will work within the Global Controllership function with a series of responsibilities centered around integrating Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) reporting with financial reporting. They will support Senior Managers/Mangers within the U.S. GAAP Technical Accounting Team, as well as the CFO, Controller, Assistant Controller and Director of Accounting Policy and Transaction Support and collaborate with the Corporate Citizenship Reporting team to implement and support Integrated ESG Reporting.

Primary responsibilities include:

+ Liaison with reporting data owners to document reporting processes.

+ Assist with reporting process assessment and implementation of process changes.

+ Assist with preparation of summaries of reporting assessments, risks and proposed changes for leadership.

+ Monitor process change implementation and escalate issues for timely resolution.

+ Assist with the preparation and review of ESG reporting disclosures, including coordination of internal support requests.

+ Assist with satisfying audit requirements, including coordination of requests, for integrated ESG reporting.

+ Assist in various ad hoc assignments (e.g. ESG reporting research/benchmarking, preparation of training and communication on ESG reporting, etc.).

Basic Qualifications:

+ Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance

+ Minimum of 3 years of Finance experience, including public accounting experience or industry experience that includes responsibilities in reporting, internal controls and/or process improvement.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ CPA, Chartered Accountant or like designation preferred

+ Demonstrated knowledge of business, finance, and accounting fundamentals

+ ESG Reporting; Process Improvement/Project Management; Internal Controls; SEC Reporting; Accounting & Reporting Research

+ Professional Development Skills: Microsoft Office; Oral and Written Communication; Business Acumen; Innovation; Relationship Management; Project Management; Teamwork and Collaboration

Professional Skills:

+ Demonstrated ability to coordinate complex work efforts

+ Demonstrated ability to escalate important issues for resolution

+ Demonstrated ability to be relevant and insightful during meetings with Manager and Senior Manager

+ Demonstrated attention to detail

+ Flexibility to work overtime to meet required deadlines

+ Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

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

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

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 and with Accenture.
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.


Posted: 2021-02-26 Expires: 2021-04-28

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