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Accounting Associate

Company: Accenture
Location: Arlington
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

** Please note that this role will require onsite work at the client's location in Richmond, VA

Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world's leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their

digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services-creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent- and innovation-led company with approximately 743,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries.

Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world's leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology and leadership in cloud, data and AI with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability.

We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360 - value, enable us to help our clients reinvent and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360 - value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com .

This role will perform, monitor and reconcile intermediate operating functions within a high volume environment related to cash accounting, specialized asset accounting, fee and revenue accounting, client report generation and regulatory and management reporting. Utilize prescribed policies, procedures and task lists to efficiently execute upon responsibilities, promote necessary controls, mitigate operational risk and identify production issues that must be escalated for review and remediation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process all assigned transactional responsibilities within defined Service Level Agreement SLA.
  • Generate assigned reporting and monitor system activity to ensure transactional workflows are completed as prescribed.
  • Participate in prescribed rotations of assigned responsibilities to ensure proper level of cross training is obtained.
  • Serve as a point of escalation to evaluate and remediate complex system account transactional discrepancies.
  • Establish effective relationships with direct teammates as well as teammates that are both upstream and downstream of assigned responsibilities.
  • Provide constructive guidance to teammates in order to effectively complete assigned team functions.
  • Assist in the creation of desk procedures, checklists, etc. to ensure team functions are executed correctly.
  • Participate in system testing, business continuity testing or other activities as identified that impact or rely upon the completion of assigned responsibilities.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 1 year of accounting experience



      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Associates degree or higher. College level accounting courses will be helpful.

      • Experience with FIS and or SEI accounting applications

      • Strong communication, time management and interpersonal skills

      • Established accounting knowledge with an emphasis on cash flow and accrual accounting and reconciliation concepts

      • Effective communication, time management and interpersonal skills

      • Intermediate PC skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Office, common banking systems and trust service platforms



        Professional Qualifications:

        • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

        • Self-starter and highly motivated.

        • Ability to monitor work received, prioritize, research, and identify missing information.

        • Ability to work independently.

        • Ability to grasp complex concepts and develop abstract ideas within a short timeframe.

        • Flexibility to adjust to increase work volumes.

        • Strong technical skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access. Advanced Excel skills (building and maintaining complex spreadsheets).



          Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Maryland, New York or Washington as set forth below.

          The application window for this job will remain open until at least 07/09/2024. However, if this date has passed, please note we are still accepting applications.

          Information on benefits is here.

          Role Location Hourly Salary Range

          California $19.33 to $42.98

          Colorado $19.33 to $37.12

          District of Columbia $20.58 to $39.52

          New York $17.88 to $42.98

          Maryland $17.88 to $34.38

          Washington $20.58 to $39.52

          What We Believe

          We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

          Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

          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.

          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 Employment 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.

          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.

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