Job Description

Accenture Strategy MBA Summer Consultant - Toronto

We are:

A Strategy practice shaping the future of business and technology to create the roadmap for our clients.  Every day we change the way the world works, for the better.  Combining functional and industry expertise with an unrivalled understanding of technology, we use data analytics, human centered design, and digital tools to create business insights and drive change.  We call it the Art and Science of Strategy and we are the market leader at this intersection. Visit us here to find out more about Accenture Strategy.

 

As part of our Strategy Summer Program, you’ll have a 10-week experience that mirrors the learning, networking and social events our Senior Strategy Consultants enjoy along with contributing on a project team and working with our clients on their most strategic challenges and opportunities.

 

You are:

A business pro. You know that the world is changing and that there are opportunities everywhere. You like working across different types of business to tackle their challenges with smart solutions. You are a hard worker, rolling up your sleeves with clients and colleagues to ask the hard questions and push the envelope on what’s possible. Most of all, you’re ready to put to work all that you’ve learned and all that you’ve experienced to help drive great strategies.

The work:
  • Kick-start your summer in our Strategy Consultant Development Program to learn the latest strategy skills
  • Mentor and develop junior team members
  • Work closely clients to analyze how their business is working today and how it could be improved for tomorrow
  • Partner with your teammates to show support for their projects and lend your knowledge
  • Dig in deep to research, analyze data charts and come up with great recommendations
  • Practice sharing your vision with strong presentations and well-written reports
  • Use data visualization skills, charts, graphs and other data models to bring your analysis to life
  • Be an ambassador of our worldwide organization that promotes respect for the individual and recruitment of top talent



Qualifications

Here’s what you need:
  • Pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree
  • Graduating by September 2022
  • Comfort working with visualization tools (PowerBI, Tableau, Alteryx) and/or programming languages (R, Python, Julia, SQL)
Bonus points if you:
  • Think critically and have worked with statistics or data analytics
  • Feel comfortable leading workshops, asking others for input and telling stories as a presentation style
  • Know you still have a lot to learn and are willing to be a lifelong learner
 
How to Apply:

Apply via Accenture Career website here, by the application deadline of January 4th, 2021 at 12 PM EST

 

You must submit the following documents in order to be considered:

  • Resume
  • Answers to the following questions instead of a cover letter:
    1. Why do you want to join Accenture? (200-word limit)
    2. Describe a time something didn’t work out as well as you’d hoped. What did you do and what did you learn from it? (200-word limit)
    3. Imagine you’re in an elevator and run into a CEO. They ask you to talk about an issue they might face; what would you discuss? (200-word limit)

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At Accenture, inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and embedded in our core values. We are committed to creating a workforce where our people can feel comfortable, be themselves and contribute. Like Canada itself, Accenture employees represent a tremendous variety of cultures, ethnicities, beliefs, backgrounds and languages. We offer an inclusive environment regardless of personal characteristics such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or disability.

 
 
 

Requesting an Accommodation:

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

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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 more than 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.


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Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs such as for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009 or send us an email.

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