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Global Controllership Summer Analyst - Chicago

Chicago, IL 60664

We are:

The engine that keeps Accenture running at high performance. Our Accounting and Finance professionals fine-tune the financial designs for our global organization to operate at top speed in any country, anywhere in the world. We double-check the financial rules, set the controls and keep an eye on risks all with the drive of putting Accenture's capital and resources to the best use for our clients, our employees and the local communities we work in. Are you detail-oriented yet broad-minded to work on an inclusive and diverse team? Visit us here to find out more about Accenture.

You are:

Excited about the future. You are optimistic. You can see opportunities that other people overlook. You are a big believer in dreams. You set your goals and work toward them one step at time, always moving forward.

The work:

This summer analyst role will have the unique opportunity to work with both the Global Controllership and Client Financial Management teams to gain a broad understanding of Accenture and the different opportunities available within Finance.

Global Controllership Role

+ Assist in the review of monthly financial statements of Accenture plc, selected quarterly and annual sections of the SEC 10-Q/K Filings, including footnote disclosures and Management's Discussion & Analysis, Earnings release financial statements and review of other earnings release materials (i.e. Press release and CEO/CFO scripts).

+ Assist in performance of annual goodwill impairment analysis

+ Assist in the process for quarterly internal and external reporting of the Companys third party indemnifications and guarantees, including working with the various groups within Finance to prepare detailed and summary schedules for the Companys external auditors and its CFO.

+ Assist in the Companys annual Fair Value Margin analysis.

+ Assist in preparation and review XBRL tags and assist with taxonomy updates and migration

+ Provide assistance to external auditors during quarterly review and annual audit processes.

+ Assist in the monitoring of Accenture investments to ensure appropriate classification and accounting.

+ Assist with the preparation of quarterly presentations for Executive Leadership, including obtaining and reviewing underlying support

+ Assist in quarterly policy revisions and updates.

+ Participate in other special projects or assist other groups within Global Controllership as needed.

Client Financial Management Role

+ Monitor profitability and promoting margin improvements

+ Assist with the creation and distribution of monthly and quarterly forecasting, planning and budgeting efforts reports

+ Ensure US GAAP and internal compliance of time and expense policy and ensuring accurate processing and balancing of financial transactions

+ Maintain a thorough understanding of Accenture's economic model to assist in data analysis, reporting inquiries, and accounting transactions

Here's what you need:

+ undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting or Finance, with a graduation date by August 2021

+ Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 out of 4

Bonus points if you have:

+ Demonstrated knowledge of business, finance, and accounting fundamentals

+ Understanding of US GAAP

+ Are a PC user and know the Microsoft Office Suite

+ Can work on more than one project at a time

+ Like to work both independently and as part of a team

+ Feel comfortable talking with senior managers

+ Have a phenomenal attention to detail

+ Can work creatively and analytically to solve problems

+ Easily share your ideas in person and in writing

+ Give others the information and assistance they need with a positive 'can-do' customer service attitude

+ Have led a team at school, at work or in the military

Important information

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.

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

About Accenture

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 more than 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the work.

Posted: 2019-11-22 Expires: 2019-12-22

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