Country:

China/Mainland

Cities:

Beijing, Dalian, Shanghai

Area of expertise:

Finance

Job Description

Position Purpose:

The Analyst role is a key, hands-on member of a regional finance team, focused on project accounting, forecasting/month end and general commercial support of the Australian business. The position supports the in-country teams, mainly in the review of the profitability of our projects, management and financial accounting.


Role Requirements:

§  Able to operate as a detailed, hands-on person within the local finance team & within the business.

§  Experience in working in technology companies / IT Services (consulting experience preferred)

§  Strong analytical skills

§  Strong communication skills to discuss & resolve “issue” areas with appropriate parties

§  Excellent working knowledge of Excel and good knowledge of MS Windows based software packages: Word, Outlook, etc.

§  Working knowledge of SAP Financials preffered

Working knowledge of revenue recognition (US GAAP accounting) preferred

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

§  Works with the finance lead and business leads in building and providing an accurate and reliable monthly forecast model and KPI, including incorporating engagement specific financial data.

§  Works with finance, business and delivery leads to complete project accounting cycles.

§  Ensures commercial finance data quality and consistency in SAP (e.g.  forecasts and revenue recognized)

§  Produces clear, timely and proactive management reports to Avanade Management and Leadership that demonstrate and explain performance

§  Ensures with departmental leads that all costs are appropriately estimated in both budget and forecast

·   Collaborates with the Finance leads in the following areas: 

o   Works with Delivery organization and other members of Finance in having regional compliance of policies and internal controls, mainly contract checklists and revenue recognition policies

o   Monitors and drives accurate and on-time engagement revenue calculations using common global processes and tools

o   Provides guidance to Project Managers with respect to financial reporting concepts, key financial metrics, etc.

o   Works with Project Managers to monitor and drive engagement profitability - where applicable, identifying issues, recommending solutions, and coordinating their implementation

Monitors contract and scope changes; ensures that contract database, engagement pricing and revenue reporting are updated appropriately.



Preferred Education Background: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field.
Preferred Years of Work Experience: 1-3+ years of increasingly diverse or complex experience in a highly commercial environment; Finance professional with 1-3 years+ financial control experience in a highly commercial environment
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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a genuine human impact on our clients, their customers and their employees. We are the power behind the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform. Avanade has 50,000 professionals in 26 countries, bringing clients our best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.