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Risk Management Analyst

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00583759


- Job description

Role: Risk Management Analyst
Location: London
Salary :  £34,000 - £45,000 plus excellent benefits
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.
Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.
Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.
As a member of the team responsible for managing Information Security risk for Accenture and reporting on security risk across the organization, the Dynamic Risk Management Analyst:
  • Drive development of the Dynamic Risk Management Program used to assess and report on Accenture’s security posture against the changing threat landscape to Accenture leadership.
  • Perform analysis of information security threats in order to identify current and potential controls across people, process, and technology.
  • Develop approaches to analyze and measure control effectiveness in mitigating identified threats on an ongoing basis. 
  • Coordinate and track risk treatment plans defined to increase control effectiveness or implement new controls.
What responsibilities will you have?
Degree of difficulty of an assignment or the level of problem-solving assessment and resolution required, as indicated by degree of problem-solving, strategic vs. routine focus, and stakeholder interactions (e.g., Executives, Supervisor, etc.)
  • Requires analysis and solving of moderately complex problems. Typically creates new solutions, leveraging and, where needed, adapting existing methods and procedures.
  • Requires understanding of the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor or team leads.  Generally interacts with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.


  • Power to influence or complete assignments independently and ability to make decisions, as indicated by latitude to devise work products or plans, reliance on instruction and decision-making ability
  • Requires minimal guidance when determining methods and procedures on new assignments.
  • Impact or Decision Impact
  • Risk or consequences in the event of failure, as indicated by range of expected impact, such as within a team or across a team or area of responsibility and level of risk
  • Decisions often impact the team in which they reside and occasionally impact other teams
  • Degree of accountability for assigned tasks, our clients and/or the organization, as indicated by size of work effort and scale of entity and/or program
  • Manages medium-small sized teams and/or work efforts at a client or within Accenture
What Skills and Experiences are we Looking for ?
  • Understanding of information security controls across people, process, and technology that can be used to mitigate threats.
  • An inquisitive approach to assessing information security controls in order to identify issues proactively.
  • Maintain a good familiarity with global policies and standards.
  • Ability to research a subject and establish an expert network of support contacts within and outside of Accenture.
  • Executive report-writing/PowerPoint and intermediate Excel skills.
  • Any experience with ISO27001, SANS Top 20, and the NIST Cyber Security Framework would be beneficial.
  • Any formal information security qualifications such as GISF, CISSP and ISO27001 Lead Auditor would also be beneficial but not essential.


What’s in it for you?

All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. 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.
If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents
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 28/05/2018
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found

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