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CDTS Manager

Job Location: Melbourne

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00587733


- Job description

Direct and manage Corporate Development Transaction Services (CDTS) activities for Accenture's most significant and complex transactions. Control the flow of activities and leadership reviews on all proposals. Direct financial deal shaping and structuring for complex outsourcing and consulting arrangements, joint ventures and acquisitions. Bring commercial and financial rigor in support of the commercial approach and client value proposition, ensuring Accenture's economic interests are protected.


Detailed Description:

  • Act as a business advisor to Accenture Leadership and positively impact the shaping of transactions for Accenture’s largest engagements, ranging from outsourcing and complex consulting engagements to merger and acquisition transactions, the creation of new businesses such as joint ventures and operating companies and alliances
  • Lead all aspects of deal structuring activities, applying independent thinking, commercial and analytical skills to influence the creation of compelling business cases and financial value propositions for clients and Accenture
  • Identify and lead profitable growth opportunities through inorganic means such as acquisitions or joint ventures
  • Demonstrate strong leadership attributes and the potential to reach Accenture Leadership positions
  • Evaluate financial investment performance, create valuation models, pricing models and perform market and competitive assessments which support Accenture’s investment decision and ensure that deals are priced appropriately
  • Drive commercial and financial rigor by adhering to regulatory and organizational principles
  • Work closely with Accenture teams including sales, solution, operating units leadership, growth platform leadership, client financial management teams, corporate controllership, legal and global tax to achieve the optimum balance of risk and reward between Accenture and the client for all proposed deal structures
  • May act as a functional lead
  • Accountable for all aspects of a portfolio as delegated by senior leadership
  • Support senior leadership on high profile and complex deals and their negotiation
  • May act as deal captain for inorganic transactions
  • Will manage a large portfolio with specific pipeline metrics as defined in scope of work
  • May have country, hub location, operating groups or geographic unit specific responsibilities
  • Contribute to CDTS capabilities and operations and to thought leadership on emerging trends in the industry

Must have

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other Business-related disciplines
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant experience in Pricing & Costing of Accenture Consulting and Outsourcing Transactions
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Advanced knowledge in Financial Modeling
  • Proficient Knowledge of Accenture’s Financial Policies
  • Flexibility to travel for business at short notice

Good to have

  • Professional Accounting qualification preferred, e.g. CPA, MBA, CIMA, ACA, ACCA”
  • Experience in Managing a team of Specialists or Analysts

About Accenture


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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