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Accenture FY21 Corporate Development & Transaction Services Summer Analyst - Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas Or NYC in Chicago, Illinois

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:

A critical part of our Accounting and Finance organization is the Corporate Development & Transaction Services (CDTS) team, which consists of more than 500 Accounting and Finance professionals worldwide and reports directly to the Accenture CFO. The CDTS team works closely with our sales, solutions and legal teams to help shape complex consulting and outsourcing deals. The team also works on developing go-to-market business cases with Accenture ecosystem alliance partners. Typical deal structures incorporate innovative financial solutions and sophisticated pricing and risk management concepts to address client business needs. CDTS professionals act as independent business advisors to the sales team as these deal structures are being developed and are accountable for the financial quality of bids.

Corporate Development & Transaction Services Analyst - provides analytical support for outsourcing and consulting arrangements. Creates financial models and reports to support the pricing approach and the client value proposition. Uses accounting principles to prepare income statements, balance sheets and cash flows in compliance with US GAAP, Accenture Policy and Commercial Standards. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Leveraging client cost data to develop cost baselines and client business cases

  • Identifying costs and performing the cost buildup for an individual opportunity

  • Identifying other cost saving opportunities within the deal

  • Applying the agreed upon pricing methodologies

  • Ensuring revenue recognition is US GAAP compliant and Accenture Policies are reflected accurately within the financial models

  • With supervision, assesses impact of prospective deals on current business financials

  • Documenting, acquiring, and maintaining all documents supporting the costing and pricing on all new opportunities, including assumptions and version control documentation.

  • After your first year in CDTS, you will be eligible for Accenture’s world class Finance Development Program and have the chance to gain new experiences by rotating into our CDTS due diligence, mergers & acquisitions, and post-merger integration teams.

Here's what you need:

  • undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting, Finance OR Other Business-Related major with a minimum of 9 credit hours of Accounting, with a graduation date between December 2021 and May 2022

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0

Bonus points if you:

  • Have spent time learning and practicing financial accounting such as:

  • Reconciliation

  • Invoice Preparation

  • Processing financial transactions

  • Preparing financial budgets

  • 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.