Corporate Development and Transaction Services Analyst

Application Dates
Applications open
28 Dec 2020
Applications closing
31 Dec 2021
Opportunity Overview
Type Graduate Jobs (Full-time)
Location
Singapore
Start date
Academic requirements
Level of Study
Bachelor degree
Degree Accepted

About Accenture:

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. Our 506,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com. 


CDTS Overview:

Accenture’s CDTS team brings commercial and financial rigor to the structuring and shaping of deals for Accenture’s largest scale engagements, ranging from complex consulting and outsourcing engagements, to mergers and acquisitions. The CDTS team utilizes a wide range of financial analysis and modelling skills to help develop business case and value proposition for both Accenture and our clients to achieve win-win outcomes.
 
The Transaction Service team within CDTS specializes in pricing, costing and financial structuring of client contracts for complex and large-scale consulting and outsourcing engagements across Accenture’s five businesses; Accenture Strategy, Accenture Consulting, Accenture Digital, Accenture Technology and Accenture Operations.
 
The Corporate Development (Ventures & Acquisitions) team within CDTS focuses on the origination and execution of M&A transactions for Accenture, supporting Accenture’s inorganic growth strategy.
 

Role Overview:

Accenture is looking for a promising individual to fulfil the role of an Analyst in Transaction Service team.
 
In this role, you will utilize a wide range of financial analysis and modelling skills to help ensure that client deals are cost effective and priced appropriately, while adhering to Accenture internal policies and US GAAP accounting standards. As part of the role, you will work closely with the company’s leadership and will have the opportunity to collaborate with various stakeholders such as sales, solution architects, legal and other finance teams to help shape deals in a dynamic and rewarding environment.
 
This role focuses on creating contract-level financial forecasts, as well as costing and pricing models. In some cases, the analyst may take part in creating client business case and have some direct client-facing exposure. The analyst acts as financial SME and business advisor to the different teams during the sales stage, helping to shape deals that achieve an optimum balance of risk and reward between Accenture and clients.
 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Accenture’s sales teams in the submission of proposed contract pricing throughout the entire sales cycle on client deals.
  • Produce accurate view of Accenture’s sales, cashflow, profit & loss and balance sheet positions for contracts using Accenture in-house financial models.
  • Ensure that contract financials comply with internal Accenture policies and commercial practices, as well as US GAAP accounting standards.
  • Be a business advisor to Accenture’s sales teams on the financial optimization of a client contract.
  • Represent contract financials in Accenture approval meetings.
  • General financial analysis, including analysis of average daily rates, workforce / pyramid / on/off shore mix, profitability, capital exposure, scenario analysis and financial simulations.
  • Maintain clear and accurate documentation of contract financial assumptions.

To Be Eligible You Must:

  • Have completed a Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting/Economics/Business, or equivalent degree.
  • Be available to meet travel requirements, when applicable.

Desired Skill Set and Attributes:

  • Strong analytical and numerical reasoning skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a global team environment
  • Strong financial and commercial acumen
  • Individual resourcefulness, proactiveness and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Detailed and thorough in approach
  • Willing/able to learn quickly in a challenging but rewarding environment
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. Our 506,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.