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Management Consulting Manager

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00494004


- Job description

Role: Management Consulting Manager

Mobility: up to 100%

Location: UK&Ireland

Salary: £68,000 - £85,000.00

Closing date: 31.08.17


Join Accenture Resources – Finance and Business Performance Management practice 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. 


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 team in developing Finance strategies and plans to help our clients improve operational efficiency and reposition for future growth.


Job Description

As a Finance Consulting Manager, you will support clients by:

·        Shaping their Finance Vision and Strategy

·        Defining the Operating Model and Organisation Structure to enable Finance to improve its efficiency whilst better supporting its customers through the provision of insight and analytics

·        Realising the opportunities of ‘Big Data’ next generation Finance Technology,


A Digital Finance Manager:

  • Assesses the client’s Finance challenges and strategic opportunities
  • Recommends new approaches to delivering Finance support to the business:
    • Designs agile Finance operating models, including the use of shared services
    • Re-imagines core Finance activities and process to realise the opportunities of new technologies, including Robotic Process Automation
    • Maximises the return on investment on core ERP technologies (e.g. SAP / Oracle) and portfolio applications

o   Develops comprehensive service management capabilities

o   Shapes the Finance organisation and culture to be more dynamic and forward-looking

·        Develops and maintains relationships with C-level clients

  • Manages 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.

·   Manages small to medium sized 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.

·    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.

·    Maintains 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

  • Strong Finance background
  • Experienced in transforming Finance services through process, structure or technology change
  • Familiarity with Finance enabling technologies and data structures
  • Ability to effectively engage with senior-level client executives
  • Proven track record in driving business outcomes
  • Ability to extract insight from financial and business data
  • Ability to effectively mentor, advise, and coach subordinates

·        Prior project delivery experience in a consulting or industry context


Preferred Qualifications

·        MBA

·        CIMA


Professional Skill Requirements

·        Proven ability to work curiously, using analytically mindset to solve problems

·        Desire to work at the intersection of finance and business

·        Experience in one or more of the following industries; Energy (Upstream, Downstream or Trading); Resources (Mining; Energy; Water) or Industrial

·        Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment

  • Excellent communication skills – both written and in presentation

·        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



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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