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Your career in Accenture Financial Services

Accenture’s Finance & Risk Services group is growing fast and to keep up with the pace we need your help in building our team!  
About Accenture Finance & Risk Services
Accenture Finance & Risk Services help our clients focus on three key challenges - increasing profitability, reducing complexity and managing regulations. We primarily work with leading Investment, Corporate and Retail Banks, as well as major Insurers. These clients look to our Finance & Risk consultants to recommend the best solutions, based on their unique insights and industry expertise across Financial Risk, Operational Risk, Finance & Risk Analytics, Regulatory and Compliance, Fraud and Financial Crime, and Finance functions.
Job Description
We are looking for individuals with a proven track record in big data projects. A background in AML, KYC, screening, regulatory compliance or fraud is highly advantageous, especially for more senior roles. 
Key responsibilities:
  • Work with clients to solve business problems in fraud, compliance and financial crime:
  • Manage, transform and cleanse high volume data;
  • Write defensive, fault tolerant and efficient code for data processing;
  • Automate data processing to enable on-going alerts on high risk activity;
  • Work very closely with data scientists to ensure efficient and effective delivery of solutions;
  • Use leading and emerging open source big-data tools, such as Spark, Hadoop, Scala and Elasticsearch. You should be comfortable with working with high profile clients, on their sites;
  • Work with our expert software development team and external vendors to produce reusable applications;
  • Collaborate on scalability issues involving access to massive amounts of data and information;
  • Take on ad-hoc tasks as required for the running of a small, yet rapidly expanding business
  • Working with clients to elicit and document solution requirements;
  • Assuring high quality implementation of solutions;
  • Providing technical vision for, managing and developing teams to deliver software to clients.  

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Professional Skill Requirements
  • Experience working on big data project implementations; 
  • Excellent technical skills including expert knowledge of at least one big data technology such as Spark, Hadoop, or Elasticsearch;
  • Experience of building data processing pipelines for use in production “hands off” batch systems, including either (or preferably both) traditional ETL pipelines and/or analytics pipelines;
  • Strong coding experience in the likes of Scala or Java, python
  • Enthusiasm to learn and develop emerging technologies and techniques;
  • Exhibit strong technical communication skills with demonstrable experience of working in rapidly changing client environments;
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to debug and solve technical challenges with sometimes unfamiliar technologies; 
  • Have worked on a variety of complex data orientated projects for financial services clients;
  • Have a good understanding of computer science and preferable come from a software engineering background or other scientific degree incorporating IT modules (e.g. Maths/Physics); 
  • Have exposure to Agile, especially SCRUM;
  • Arrive with experience at working with a variety of modern development tooling (e.g. Git, Gradle, Jenkins, Nexus) as well as technologies supporting automation and DevOps (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Docker and a little bit of good old Bash scripting);


Formal Requirements
·        Education: Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in business or engineering)
·        Mobility: A willingness to travel when required is crucial
 What we offer
  • Accenture has an end-to-end focus with clients making us a trusted partner to support clients from strategy to execution, giving you the possibility to strengthen both your analytical and executive capabilities
  • Accenture has a global model with easy outreach to skilled global SME’s to aid our local projects, helping you with valuable insights
  • Strong global brand, with a very broad client offering
  • Fast career development through close and personal co-operation with senior high-performing colleagues and market leading clients
  • A challenging and gratifying mix of project work and business development
  • Personal training opportunities and a career counselling program
  • Very strong team culture among supportive colleagues, where team spirit and cooperation is highly valued and rewarded
  • Fair level of Work / Life Balance and possibility to control your own agenda to a large extent
  • A position within our Financial Services operating group, and exciting projects for large insurance company clients
  • Annual salary range between $90,000 - $130,000 
Please also note that 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, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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