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CFO&EV Strategy Manager

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Job Number: 00473154

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Organisation: Accenture Strategy – CFO&EV

Location: London

Travel: 100% (Typically Monday-Thursday)

Level: Manager

 

Join Accenture Strategy and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements coupled with the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Join Accenture Strategy, and make shaping and delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

 

As part of the 6,000+ Accenture Strategy professionals in our global community, you’ll join the CFO & Enterprise Value team where we have capabilities in the areas of Enterprise Value Targeting, Integrated Operating Model and Digital Finance.  You will play a central role in working with some of the best global companies in the world, responsible for helping the CFO and his or her business partners address some of the top challenges faced today including:

 

·        Redefining Competitiveness

·        Global Operating Model

·        Workforce of the Future

·        Digital Disruption

 

Join the Accenture Strategy CFO & Enterprise Value team in developing Finance strategies and plans that help clients improve operational efficiency and reposition the company for future growth. 


Job Description

As a CFO & Enterprise Value strategist, you will support clients with:

·        Shaping Finance Vision and Strategy

·        Operating Model and Organisation Structure

·        Process Automation

·        Performance Measurement and Management

·        Next Generation Finance Technology 

·        Strategic Cost Management

·        Finance Talent and Capabilities

 

A CFO & EV Professional:

  • Develops Finance strategies by assessing the client’s business challenges/needs/gaps, diagnosing the root problems, running global benchmarks and recommending an approach leveraging Accenture assets.

o   Creates strategies and blueprints that define the finance operating model, process automation plan, and analytic insights engine supporting the broader organisation’s future vision.

o   Reviews and shapes organisation models for Finance and/or other functions.

o   Aware of the functional and cost category benchmarks, process definitions and use of Enterprise Value Targeting tools.

o   Analyses and models data to support large scale cost reduction programmes.

o   Helps clients improve their ability to drive business outcomes through digital planning, reporting, and analytics.

o   Articulates the value proposition and business case for digital finance solutions.

  • Develops and maintains contact with C-level clients
  • Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for a specific area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Manage engagement risk, project economics including planning and budgeting, manage account receivables, define deliverable content, ensure buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client.
  • Manage small to medium teams of diverse backgrounds, skill sets and technical/functional knowledge. Encourages creative and innovative thinking from team members while helping them to bring their ideas and career plans to fruition. Works across the global Finance & Enterprise Performance practice to share lessons learned and best practices.
  • Refine and optimise the CFO's ability to organise and analyse financial, operational and external information to create substantial shareholder value.
  • Contributes to Thought Leadership and leverages the skills of other Strategists throughout the practice (Business Strategy, M&A, Technology Strategy and others) to enable cohesive delivery of strategic solutions.
  • Maintain an understanding of advancements in technology and innovations which are happening across digital, analytics, the CFO ecosystem and broader marketplace. Also be the business architect bringing together parts and expertise of Accenture to have more informed conversation with the client

Basic Qualifications

  • Combined finance and strategic consulting experience.
  • Experience must include a solid understanding of finance function, operating models, processes and Finance technologies.
  • Ability to effectively engage with senior-level client executives
  • Proven track record in driving business outcomes for large clients
  • Ability to extract insight from financial data; finance modelling skills
  • Ability to effectively mentor, advise, and coach subordinates
  • Prior consulting and project delivery experience

Preferred Qualifications

·        MBA

·        CIMA

 

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 at the intersection of finance, industry, and information systems

  • Strong interpersonal skills and emphasis on teamwork and dedication to the customer.
  • Highly effective communication and problem-solving skills
  • Strong strategic thinking and team builder who is focused on driving outcomes.
  • Experience in one or more of the following industries; Financial Services, Resources, and Products
  • Good understanding of finance data, functional and tool architecture
  • ERP technology understanding (SAP / Oracle) and other Finance technologies (Cognos, Hyperion, OBIEE, Tableau, Fusion, etc.) is a plus

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You’ll also have opportunities to sharpen 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 teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career

 

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