Senior Finance Operations Consultant

Posted 23 March 2023
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

Job Description

​Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com

We are hiring a Senior Finance Operations Consultant for SEA – could it be you?

About the role

Based in Malaysia and reporting to the SEA Finance Lead, the Senior Finace Operations Consultant will be responsible for monthly forecasting of the business, project financial review and deal pricing review. You will be working with a wide spectrum of people in the organization like delivery management, business development executives, HR, legal, business operations and market units.

Key responsibilities:

  • Review and analyze the key metrics in SEA and provide actionable data for the business.

  • Prepare the monthly forecast and annual budget for SEA.

  • Review the pricing and finance related terms and conditions for new deals.

  • In charge of mid month and month end revenue variance analysis.

  • Review of project financials and work closely with Project managers.

  • Response to internal and external auditors queries on our financials.

  • Responsible for determining the cost rate of our consultants annually.

  • Prepare ad-hoc analysis, reports and presentation as required.

  • Well versed in the company policies that affect your work.

  • Ensure compliance to internal controls.

About you

You are an analytical person with an eye to detail who is seeking to expand your financial expertise in the IT services industry. You are a fast learner and a team player. You also have the ability to manage competing priorities and adapt quickly to change. You are a people person who has the ability to build relationships at all levels within the organization. You have a curious mindset and a strong interest in understanding the business and what drives performance.  You are also able to work independently with minimal supervision and to escalate issues in a timely manner for resolution. Advanced Excel skills is essential.

In addition, you have:

  • Accounting degree

  • More than 5 years of working experience, with 1 to 3 years of FP&A and/or audit experience

  • Advanced Excel skills and excellent knowledge of Office 365

  • SAP knowledge is a plus

  • USA GAAP knowledge a plus

  • Fluent in English (reading, writing and speaking); working knowledge of Bahasa is a plus.

  • Knowledge of consulting companies/IT industry is a plus

What Avanade offers you

The ability to create change for a living – for your clients and for yourself. Our employees average over 50 hours of professional development per year and every employee receives a discretionary allowance as part of our extended benefits program to support your work-life balance on what you need to be at the top of your game. In addition, you will get to collaborate with passionate colleagues from around the globe on projects that make an impact.