Finance Summer Analyst (Internship) – Client Transaction Services – Chicago – NAELFY24

Blue Horseshoe Solutions, Inc.

Chicago, IL

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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.

Here's what you need:

  • Undergraduate (graduating between December 2024 and August 2025) or graduate degree in Accounting, Finance OR Other Business-Related major with a minimum of 6 credit hours of accounting

Bonus points if you:

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

    • Reconciliation

    • Invoice Preparation

    • Processing financial transactions

    • Preparing financial budgets

  • Have experience in pricing and deal structuring

  • 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 leadership

  • Have a strong attention to detail

  • Can work creatively and analytically to solve problems

  • Easily share your ideas in person and in writing

Professional Skills:

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

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

Information on benefits is here.

Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for Role

California: $22.26 - $49.33

Colorado: $22,26 - $42,64

New York City: $25.77 - $49.33

NY - Albany: $20.62 - $39.47

Washington: $23.70 - $45.38

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