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Deputy CFO


Location: Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Job Description

The Market Unit Deputy CFO will provide action-oriented analytics, insight and business advisory support as well as serve as the coordination point person to the designated Market Unit.

The Market Unit Deputy CFO will have three major objectives:

1. Drive the financial outcomes of both the Corporate strategy and the Market/Region’s strategy

2. Drive the quarter close financial outcomes

3. Execute key financial priorities in the Market/region – e.g. payroll growth, costs, profit optimization

Accountable for sales, revenue, contract controllable income, cost to serve, pipeline and trend analysis in support of the defined business objectives and accountabilities/metrics. Other responsibilities include sponsorship of standardized reporting, analytics, tools and processes for payroll and non-contract cost management and financial support for offering development and target pricing/costing as appropriate.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish a trusted advisor relationship with key stakeholders
  • Advocate, champion, message, storyteller – on behalf of the Market Unit CFO
  • Tightly coordinate with the new Business and Commercial Performance & Advisory capability
  • Manage costs; including operational management of non-contract costs, Market Development and Deployed Business Development costs, payroll targets and affordability
  • Analyze results and trends related to key drivers of our business including New Bookings, Annual Contract Revenues, Growth in Sequential Net Revenue per Net Workday, Cost to Serve, and Non-Contract Costs and associated headcount/productivity drivers, and formulate recommendations for leadership action at the appropriate level of detail
  • Prepare materials in support of monthly state of the business reviews, quarterly business reviews, and other leadership meetings with Accenture Leadership
  • Liaise with Corporate Finance shared teams in support of areas of responsibility
  • Support Senior Leadership with ad-hoc analysis as required, and in preparation of investment business cases, supporting offering development and target pricing/costing as appropriate

Job Qualifications:

Undergraduate degree in Finance/ Accounting

Good to have:

CFM experience, Commercial Operations (Financial)

Proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, PowerPoint)


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