Corporate - GBSN Client Financial Management Specialist (Japan Team)

Accenture (Dalian, 日本) 4日前

Job Summary

  • Work
    with engagement executives to set up and coordinate an engagement(s)'
    work, financial management processes, tools, and reporting structure,
    including analyzing financial results for the engagement team(s), the
    client(s), and the appropriate internal organizations (e.g., Accenture
    Operating Group)

  • Supervise
    CFM Analyst(s) and, if applicable, other members of the engagement
    financial support (e.g., CFM assistants or client personnel)

  • Monitor
    U.S. GAAP compliance

  • May
    prepare costing for proposals, monitor engagement profitability and
    identify and coordinate the resolution of issues

  • Work within CFM Japan team

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure
    compliance with U.S. GAAP, Accenture finance policies and local statutory

  • Prepare
    or review costing and pricing

  • Understand
    GCPM calculations from initial stage of project

  • Identify
    or assist in identifying requirements for job extension

  • Manage
    or assist in management of working capital by ensuring bills are in
    accordance with the contract, and that they are accurate and timely

  • Actively
    manage inventory & receivables, and explain anomalies

  • Monitor
    and report, or assist with reporting, on engagement financial status and
    costs, and produce financial reports

  • Manage
    or assist in managing engagement financial records by understanding,
    explaining, and resolving major discrepancies that occur on the ledgers

  • Advise
    on job and process setup for engagements

  • Provide
    support in the development and delivery of Finance training programs in
    cooperation with CFM executives

  • Supervise
    and coach CFM analysts and assistants on tools and processes

  • Execute
    or assist in execution and documentation of internal financial processes:
    account (job) numbers, marketing discount, sales and backlog reporting,
    financial reporting package

  • Execute
    or advise on client/program financial processes: assist/develop financial
    reporting package, develop bill template and establish/manage collection

  • Set
    up or advise on engagement financial management tools

  • Assist
    with and/or manage expenses: periodically review expense budgets, as
    follow-up on questionable or invalid expenses and monitor non-Accenture

  • Execute
    or advise on billing processes: prepare bill to client and review with
    Accenture management; monitor client payment, payment practices, collect
    outstanding receivables or work with RMT as appropriate; complete
    outsourcing revenue recognition and reconcile to client bill

  • Manage
    or assist with capital assets and associated depreciation/ technology
    rental equipment

  • Manage
    or assist with engagement balance sheet position, process necessary
    engagement level accruals

  • Monitor
    job balance and reconcile expenses and fees - match expenses paid to
    expenses incurred, chargeable expenses to client billings and fees
    collected to client billings

  • Perform
    or advise on engagement shutdown activities: prepare, review and collect
    final bill, perform final reconciliations, close job numbers and prepare
    final reports (internal, client, etc.)

  • Assist
    or advise on pricing new/potential arrangements: work with Corporate
    Transaction Services (CTS)

  • Ensure
    compliance with Accenture financial policies and procedures

  • Execute
    or advise on Accenture time reporting and audit process

  • Perform
    or advise on forecast management activities (input collection, processing,
    reasonableness validation, interpretation and report creation)

  • Conduct
    or advise on contract compliance tracking (financial aspects)

  • Perform
    or advise on comparison of performance data to metrics, and prepare
    compliance reports

  • Prepare
    or advise on CFM materials for CQMA reviews

  • Analyze
    financial status of engagement and advise on corrective action, as

  • Participate
    in CFM recruiting activities

  • Participate
    in knowledge-sharing activities locally and organizationally

  • May
    also perform Client Accounting Team-like functions

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


Reports to:

CFM Japan Managers


CFM Analyst and Assistant
positions as applicable

External Relationships:

Engagement Executives, ACN
internal Finance groups


  • Education:
    Undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Finance or Accounting

  • CPA,
    ACCA, and/or Bookkeeping level 1 or 2 to consider first

  • Fluent
    Japanese & Intermediate English

  • Work
    Experience: 4+ years of work experience, have people management

  • Work
    Requirements: Willingness to work flexible hours, as necessary, in
    order to meet monthly and quarterly deliverable deadlines and to provide
    extended-hour customer service support

Knowledge and Skill

Financial Skills and

  • Previous
    financial accounting experience

  • Demonstrated
    knowledge of business, finance, and accounting fundamentals

  • Strong
    understanding of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Strong
    understanding of local statutory requirements

  • Knowledge
    of Accenture’s financial policies, systems, and processes

  • CRM
    skills (for Support Network assignments)

  • Familiarity
    with the breadth of CFM services (for Support Network assignments)

  • Reconciliation

  • Invoice

  • Tracking
    and reporting on Accounts Receivable

  • Processing
    financial transactions

  • Preparing
    financial reporting packages

  • Planning,
    forecasting and budgeting

  • Preparing
    ad-hoc analysis and reports

Professional Development

  • Strong
    supervisory and project management skills

  • Strong
    analytical skills

  • Strong
    interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Good
    oral and written communication skills

  • Ability
    to work with 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)

Corporate - GBSN Client Financial Management Specialist (Japan Team)

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