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Role Overview:
As a Senior Consultant, Client Finance Management, you are an advanced analytic and operational role providing independent judgment, strong expertise, and operational coordination and team leadership to teams focused on direct management of client financial accounts and projects. You will execute complex or strategic tasks and provide operational coordination and provide team leadership.

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 execute and support others to 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 verifying/checking 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 duties in addition to primary focus on Client Finance Management

Your technical and non-technical skills may include:
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

Preferred Education Background: You will likely have a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent), in Finance or relevant field
Preferred Years of Work Experience: You will likely have 6+ years of prior work experience
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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