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Zero Based Budget (ZBB) Consultant

Job Location: Ontario

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00526797


- Job description

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.
Management Consulting professionals design and implement process and change interventions that integrate strategy, technology and people to enable process improvements that create value for clients.
The Management Consultant reengineers business processes to drive efficiency and optimize the client's business, within a function, industry, technical and/or digital area.
Job Description
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
Key Responsibilities
  • Designing new business processes based on customer requirements and conduct user review sessions and run stakeholder agreement meetings
  • Analysis and solving of moderately complex problems. May create new solutions, leveraging and, where needed, adapting existing methods and procedures.
  • Translating the strategic direction and business objectives established by clients into holistic strategies and actions
  • Participating in diagnosing the problem and planning the transformation
  • Implementing programs/interventions that prepare the organization for implementation of new business processes
  • Understanding of the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Commerce or Finance , MBA desirable
  • Minimum of 4-5 years finance transformation experience with specific expertise in any of the following disciplines
  • Strategic Cost Management
    • Process Benchmarking and Re-engineering
    • Finance functional experience, including direct involvement with annual, quarterly budget planning
    • Finance and Performance Management experience
  • Hands-on experience with Zero-Based Budgeting (ZBB) methodology and practices strongly preferred
  • 4-5 years Retail, CPG industry or Management Consulting experience
  • Advanced Excel skills (data cleansing, mapping, analysis, modeling, advance macros)
  • Strong command of Microsoft Power Point – ability to develop a story from analysis/data and evolve into observations and solutions
Professional Skill Requirements
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Ability to work independently and be task/deliverable driven
  • Strong communication skills
What Accenture can offer: 
  • We offer a transparent approach to career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues.
  • You’ll benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and cutting-edge tools. Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits.
  • You'll have access to leading-edge technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends.
  • Competitive rewards linked to fast-paced progression.
  • You’ll also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live

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