Finance Summer Analyst - Client Transaction Services
Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance
Who we are and what we do:
Our Deal Structuring & Pricing (DSP) professionals make up a world-class, global pricing organization. We include experts in competitive market positioning, pricing architects, and financial architects all working in concert with solutions and sales to drive profitable growth for Accenture. If you have a financial or accounting background and are interested in business development, this could be the role for you.
The Client Transaction Services (CTS) team is part of DSP, and consists of more than 700 Accounting and Finance professionals with pricing and commercial structuring expertise worldwide and reports directly to the Accenture Chief Sales Officer. The CTS team, also known as financial architects, works closely with our sales, solutions, and legal teams to help shape and price complex consulting and outsourcing arrangements. The team develops and structures business cases for client engagements, new Accenture offerings, and go-to-market opportunities with Accenture ecosystem alliance partners. Typical deal structures incorporate innovative financial solutions and sophisticated pricing and risk management concepts to address client business needs. CTS 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.
Client Transaction Services Analysts prepare the financial models for new outsourcing and consulting arrangements, supports the creation of the pricing approach and the client value proposition and 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
After your first year in CTS, you will be eligible to gain additional skills through rotation programs to other Finance and Corporate Development roles.