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Application Services Solution Architect - Financial Services

Job Location: Ontario - Toronto

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00543537


- Job description

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Sales Execution professionals involve multiple activities like target the right clients, grow quality pipeline, win profitable deals and manage sales activities with the objective of creating mutually beneficial, trust-based relationships that create value.

The Application Services Solution Architect will be responsible for defining the technology solution including alignment with business processes, technical architect, change management, and user experience. Primary responsibilities will be focused on defining the solution, driving client workshops, and managing the technical workstream.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives
  • Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility
  • Interacts with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters
  • Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments
  • Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility
  • Manages large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum 10 years delivery experience covering planning and mobilization
  • Minimum 10 years of experience with solution planning and deal shaping for technical solutions
  • Minimum 5 years of experience delivering enterprise, commercial, off-the-shelf software
  • Minimum 5 years solutions experience including estimating, configuration, costing, sourcing and client interfacing selling RFI/RFP, orals and workshops
  • Bachelor s Degree or commensurate professional experience
  • Ability to meet travel requirements, when applicable

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, and management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law. Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.

We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.

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