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Internal Controls & Compliance, Manager

Chicago, IL 60684
Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance Location: Chicago, IL, Washington, DC
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 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 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:
Have a detailed understanding of Accenture's processes, risks, and internal controls
Have a detailed understanding of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting Industry standards
Recommend and implement improvements to the processes and global standard set of internal controls
Independently perform tasks assigned by team
Organize tasks to meet deadlines and rearrange based on changes to team priorities
Work with Sr. Manager/Assoc. Manager to understand key milestones. Organize & assign tasks for team members
Monitor status of assigned tasks and work with team to prioritize to meet deadlines
Communicate status of projects and milestones to Sr. Manager
Liaise with Internal & External Audit and other organizations as necessary
Regularly communicate status or projects and key milestones as well as delays in projects and milestone to team leadership & propose solutions to delays
Serve as key contact for business partners in key process areas
Expert written and verbal communication skills to small and large audiences. Developing presentation skills to Senior Leadership
Coordinate with HR and lead recruitment, interview, and hiring process for new joiners
Deliver training to Accenture employees within key process areas
Provide on-the-job training to team members
Provide clear expectations and periodic performance evaluations to team members
Participate in the walkthrough of end to end processes and related internal controls
Organize and assign the documentation of narratives, flowcharts, and TOD. Monitor and follow up on status
Serve as point person in questions/requests from KPMG following walkthrough
Coordinate pre-calls with control owners to discuss expectations and answer questions
Assign control testing to team and monitor status of completion. Document the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls
Document the DA for any ineffective controls
Summarize results of OE testing and communicate to Sr. Managers. Communicate issues in completing Action Plans or DA items
Review test plans and propose changes each quarter

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance.
Preferred Skills:
Auditing experience
Big 4 or internal controls work experience from another company
Professional Skills:
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
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.

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.


Posted: 2020-01-10 Expires: 2020-02-12

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