United States


Chicago, Dallas

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Job Description

Role overview:

As a Consultant, Client Finance Management, you will be in an advanced analytical and operational role providing independent judgment and strong expertise to teams focused on direct management of client financial accounts and projects. You will execute complex tasks and provide operational coordination for processes.

Day-to-day, you will:-

  • Provide complete financial management of client engagements from the point of contract close to project completion and final collection
  • Advise client teams on engagement budget and forecast management activities, including analysis of loaded costs (direct, and indirect costs) and other metrics in order to maximize the profitability of engagements
  • Drive accuracy and rigor across the forecasting process at the engagement level, including monitoring financial status and costs, performing financial forecasting and analysis and producing financial reports
  • Ensure all stakeholders are aware of risks and there are no financial surprises on the deal for Avanade or the client
  • Support internal financial controls and ensure adherence to policies at the project/engagement level, particularly including contract and revenue recognition policies
  • Independently perform advanced calculations, analyses, and/or projections
  • Translate detailed financial concepts into usable insights and reports for the business
  • Verify accuracy of outputs from critical financial systems and leading troubleshooting and correction activities as needed
  • Lead workstreams and processes as a part of a larger project/initiative and verify/check the work of junior colleagues
  • Produce deliverables and reports under direction and review of more senior team members
  • May perform Finance Ops and/or Controllership dues in addition to primary focus on Client Finance Management

Required Skills:

  • 3+ years of prior work experience
  • Experience in managing financial forecast and analysis
  • Experience in managing multiple workstreams and balancing competing priorities
  • Knowledge of standard financial controls and processes
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to successfully work in team
  • You will likely possess a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent), preferably in Finance or relevant field

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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at