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Senior Accountant/Analyst

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

IT, Accounting & Finance
Baku, Azerbaijan
Posted on Friday, July 7, 2023

Senior Accountant/Analyst

  • Baku

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in our Baku office as an integral member of our Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMA) Finance & Accounting team. You will support client service teams and the office leadership with managing the economics of our client engagements.
You will work closely with partners, office leadership and multiple internal clients and you will report directly to the Manager of Finance & Accounting.

What You'll Do

In this role, you will support client service teams and the office with managing the economics of our Turkey; Azerbaijan client engagements throughout the full engagement lifecycle (review client engagements for appropriate budget and setup, monthly monitoring of revenue, fees and expenses and billing/accounts receivable). You will also analyze and provide reasoning for variances, forecast, and make appropriate recommendations.
You will provide general analytical support to the finance & accounting function across a broad range of areas. You will perform daily activities for the Client Finance Team with responsibilities primarily in WIP (Work in Progress) and accounts receivable (A/R) management including billing, collections, and pricing analytics.
Your responsibilities are to ensure minimizing revenue leakage and ensure revenue integrity for EEMA through month-end revenue reconciliation against staffing records, monthly revenue reversal analysis, etc., implement new and streamlining existing procedures and ensure compliance with established revenue recognition policies. You will use financial reporting systems to create, manage and distribute regular monthly financial reports for office/function and effectively communicate results to office/function leaders.
Furthermore, you should also respond to colleagues’ inquiries on financial policies and tools (e.g., expense reporting tool); provide training on relevant tools, as appropriate and serve as liaison between local administrative personnel and shared service centers, as appropriate. You will also perform ad-hoc analyses and regional/global special project support as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree, ideally in accounting or finance; CPA or MBA considered a plus
  • 6+ years of experience ideally in a professional service environment
  • Fluent in Azerbaijani & English. Preferred in Turkish too.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and working knowledge of other Microsoft Office software
  • Specialized functional knowledge as relevant (e.g., finance, accounting, audit, cash management, tax) and strong knowledge of finance systems
  • Excellent organizational ability and keen attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to perform well under pressure and meet time-sensitive deadlines
  • Excellent analytic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent team skills and customer service attitude
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
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Job Skill Group - CSSA
Job Skill Code - SACC - Senior Accountant
Function - Strategy & Corporate Finance
Industry - Financial Services
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Thu Aug 25 00:00:00 GMT 2022
LinkedIn Posting City - Istanbul
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - Turkey
LinkedIn Job Title - Senior Accountant/Analyst
LinkedIn Function - Accounting / Auditing;Consulting;Finance
LinkedIn Industry - Accounting;Financial Services;Management Consulting
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level