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Technology Consulting Retail Finance Manager

Job Location: Melbourne

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00623065

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Your career In Accenture Products
 
Technology Consulting - Retail Finance Manager
 
Do you want to help the world’s best-known brands?
Join us to address their most complex issues
 
As an experienced professional, your market-leading industry, management and technology-consulting expertise will help clients navigate their landscape. You'll provide the critical solutions that improve their performance and deliver better outcomes for their consumers.
 
Accenture Products Group
 
Our Products Group brings together people with first-class consultancy skills and specialist industry expertise. You will develop a career working across a range of industries including legal, retail, consumer goods and services, automotive, infrastructure and travel.  To join us here you’ll need the sharp thinking to solve complex business problems and provide deep industry insight and technological know-how on a global level. The scope of the role, exposure to clients and cutting-edge technologies will provide an ideal platform to develop your consulting career.      
 
Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
 
Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career, where with 4 women on Leadership Council and 36% global workforce women are and want to continue to grow.
 
People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales
 
We are looking for an experienced finance and digital finance technology consulting managers, with solid SAP Financials background to help our clients navigate their digital transformation journey. 
  • Must have good consumer goods and retail industry experiences
  • Be able to articulate the business value drivers for digital transformation
  • Architect IT roadmap and best practice finance processes and
  • Blueprint Finance Technology Solutions to enable our clients’ business strategy.
Key responsibilities:
  • Reviewing and analyzing the client’s financial operations and processes and recommending improvements and help our clients achieve clear business goals.
  • Lead the engagement with business users to define business requirements and understand & explore business issues being encountered
  • Facilitation of client workshops where applicable to understand requirements and/or present and validate potential solutions
  • Lead the delivery and execution of specific change initiatives or portions of initiatives as defined by the client
  • Ensure best practices and standards are implemented.
  • Manage the relationship with the customer and be the "Primary Face" to the customer throughout the implementation process
  • Document the customers’ business needs through to implementation/configuration
  • Diversity of client base, breadth of opportunities, and wealth of learning
  • Working with teams across multiple geographic locations, workforces and key stakeholder’s groups
  • Teaming with high caliber Accenture colleagues in day to day activities
  • Leveraging our global network of Accenture professionals to strengthen your client prepositions and recommendations
Preferred skills & experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required, MBA is highly regarded
  • Deep knowledge of best practice finance processes – across general ledger accounting, cost management, receivable and payables, reporting, product and project costing, and profitability analysis domains, retail pricing processes.
  • An ability to articulate and clearly communicate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner
  • Deep knowledge of SAP and S4/HANA Financial – GL, Receivables and Payables, Asset Accounting, Central Finance, Financial Organisational Structures and master data.
  • Experienced in Technology Assessment & Vendor Selection.
  • Experienced in Solution Architecting and ERP Blueprinting
  • Defining Value Case for ERP Transformation and Technology Roadmaps
  • Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Experience
  • End to end ERP Lifecycle Experience
  • Experience working through organizational change, with a demonstrated track record of continuing responsibilities, creativity and innovation, including evidence of solution design.
  • Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to provide clarity to complex issues, and synthesize large amounts of information.
  • An ability to identify the root causes of issues by analysing patterns and trends.
  • A desire to deliver to a high standard in a suitable timeframe.
  • Self-motivating, adaptable, able to prioritize and able to inspire and motivate others. 
  • Manage large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture
  • Excellent communication (verbal, written and presentation) and interpersonal skills
Nice to have
  • CPA certification
  • New IT Experiences – RPA, Central Finance, IFRS Standards
  • Finance, Sales, digital pricing, Business Planning and Consolidation Experience
  • Oracle experience.
About Accenture
 
At Accenture, we can help you build the career you dream of. Our success relies on ensuring our people enjoy the inspiring challenges, exceptional experience and flexibility they need to succeed at every stage of their career.
 
As a leading professional services company with more than 375,000 people working across 120 countries, your career can take many exciting paths spanning digital, strategy, consulting, technology and operations. As part of a global diverse workforce you will help organisations across every industry imaginable improve the way they work. Join us and let challenging, interesting and enjoyable work become part of daily life.
 
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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