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Finance and Risk Fraud & Financial Crime Analytics Consultant

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00426104


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Role: Finance and Risk Fraud & Financial Crime Analytics Consultant
Location: London / Manchester / Edinburgh
Travel: Up to 100%
Salary: £68,000 - £120,000
Closing Date: 31/08/2017
Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations 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.
In Accenture Consulting, we focus on helping clients achieve profitable growth and solve their most pressing challenges; we do this by operating at the intersection of strategy, technology, digital and operations, providing a connected Consulting experience.
As the primary owners of client relationships, we take the best of Accenture’s five businesses (Strategy, Digital, Consulting, Operations and Technology) to our clients to provide unmatched industry knowledge, client experiences, strategic alliances, proprietary assets and subject matter experts to best serve clients and accelerate growth with end to end solutions.
Accenture is looking to strengthen its Finance and Risk practice as we continue to see high demand from our clients in an evolving industry landscape.
Accenture’s Finance & Risk Analytics Team
Our Finance and Risk Analytics team focuses on aligning the strategic vision of Finance & Risk functions whilst delivering complex change programmes across Banking, Capital Markets & Insurance.
We believe that excellence within Finance & Risk functions will be underpinned by three key components:
  1. Aligned & Integrated Business & Technology Architecture
  2. Data Sophistication Driving Analytical Insight
  3. Global Transformation With Local Expertise
As part of the Finance & Risk Analytics team you will be part of our growth engines that are architecting and delivering change in the following Finance & Risk areas:
  • Business Intelligence, Data Architecture & Insight Delivery
  • Shared Services & Sourcing
  • Regulatory Compliance & Remediation
  • Re-Platforming & Operational Excellence
  • Enterprise Risk & Performance Management
  • Cyber-Security & Resilience
  • Robotic Automation
  • Cloud based Finance & Risk services
  • Workforce Optimisation
  • Finance and Risk Operating Model Integration
At Accenture you will be part of a team that provides future looking top tier consulting combined with the capability to deliver global transformative change within the Financial Services sector.
At Accenture you will be part of a team that provides future looking top tier consulting combined with the capability to deliver global transformative change within the Financial Services sector.
What We Are Looking for
The global threats associated with cybercrime, social engineering and online fraud are amongst some of the biggest challenges faced by CEOs, CIOs and major political leaders around the globe.
Specialists with a background of investigating Financial Crime, KYC, AML and / or Sanctions are required for providing data analytics in the investigation of potential financial crime for major banking clients. Today’s rapidly changing business environment brings new threats & compliance requirements as well as new technologies which open new possibilities for our clients. Our consultants must be able to use their skills & experience in helping clients navigate this complex landscape.
Candidates must:
  • Has experience in all aspects of fraud and financial crime analytics including data ingestion, analytics solution design & implementation, evaluation & selection of tools for various parts of analytics value chain
  • Have excellent communication skills with the ability to explain complex technical analysis to a non-technical audience;
  • Has experience in SAS/ SQL/ Spark/ Y/ Python/ other analytics big data tools
  • Candidates who also have a strong Forensic Data Analyst, Data Analytics or data manipulation skills using a range of tools such as; SQL, Oracle, SAS, Tableau, Qlikview, Excel, Actimize or Mantas would have an advantage in securing one of these roles.
  • Nice of have: has an understanding of anti-money laundering/ KYC/ cyber-crime domains. Experience/ insights in using emerging technologies for solving problems in the domain of fraud/ financial crime/ KYC/ AML would be a major plus point
  • Preferably hold a good mathematical or science degree (2:1)
All candidates must be fully flexible in terms of assignment location, as client projects may be based across the UK or Ireland.
About Accenture Finance & Risk Services
  • Accenture Finance & Risk Services help Financial Services firms focus on three of their key challenges - increasing profitability, reducing complexity and managing regulations. Accenture draws on its end-to-end transformation capabilities as well as core strengths in management consulting, technology, analytics and outsourcing to help firms address complex Risk Management, Fraud and Financial Crime and Finance change related issues.
  • We primarily work with leading Investment, Corporate and Retail Banks and Insurers. Accenture is looking for candidates that have an excellent knowledge of how banks and Insurers operate their Risk Management, Fraud and Financial Crime and Finance functions and the current challenges they face. Candidates should also be credible in working on client change projects and have leadership and stakeholder engagement skills that can be used immediately on client facing work.
  • Accenture Finance & Risk Services is structured as a set of ‘domains’, each representing ‘functional’ areas our clients are currently investing in. Within each of these domains we have both management consulting and technology resources. Our people are not ‘hard-locked’ to a specific domain but rather they provide a focus point for skills building, project alignment and investment. Our 9 Domains are: Regulation & Compliance, Regulatory Remediation, Financial Risk Management, Fraud and Financial Crime, Treasury, Finance & Accounting, Finance & Risk Transformation, Conduct of Business and Data Analysis & Insight.
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What’s in it for you?
All of our Consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
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 specialised 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. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
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, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2017
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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