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Resources Digital Finance and Transformation Consultant

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Job Number: 00705125

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Role: Resources Digital Finance and Transformation Consultant  
Mobility: up to 100%
Location: London
Closing date: 31.08.19
 
Are you a finance, business performance or commercial professional frustrated by the pace of change in your current role?
Do you actively seek out ways to unlock business value and apply new operating models and digital technologies?
If so, then come and meet our team!
We are a team looking to grow exponentially and we’d love to hear more from you and how you would like to help us achieve this growth together!
 
Background of Accenture CFO & Enterprise Value Capability:
As part of the Accenture Consulting community, you’ll join the Digital Finance team where we play a central role in working with some of the best global companies in the world, responsible for helping CFO’s and his or her business partners address some of the top challenges faced today to include:
  • Redefining Competitiveness
  • Global Operating Model
  • The workforce of the Future
  • Digital Disruption
Join the Accenture Consulting Finance team developing Finance strategies and plans that help clients improve operational efficiency and reposition the company for future growth. 
 
Your Role
 
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
  • Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near-term goals
  • Interacts with senior management at clients and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach
  • Has some latitude in decision-making
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures to deliver against assignments
  • Decisions have a high day to day impact on area of responsibility
  • Manages small-to-medium sized teams of diverse backgrounds, skill sets and technical/functional knowledge and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture
Specific responsibilities may include:
  • Lead and/or support project teams engaged in the successful delivery of a wide range of Digital Finance initiatives aligning finance with business strategy in support of the broader organization’s future vision
  • Help develop Digital Finance strategies by assessing a client’s business challenges/needs/gaps, diagnosing the root problems and recommending an approach leveraging Accenture assets
  • Create strategies and blueprints that define end-to-end finance processes (e.g., Procure to Pay, Order to Cash, Record to Report) and harness the power of robotic process automation, machine learning, and/or artificial intelligence to accelerate transaction processing.
  • Partner with client and Accenture project team to blueprint and design end-to-end Cloud ERP and Enterprise Value business solutions for our clients to transform the Finance function
  • Work with leadership to develop a finance application roadmap and strategy that helps companies implement digital technology to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness, compliance, and to capture new revenue opportunities (e.g., FinTech applications, blockchain technology, virtual & augmented reality)
  • Work across the global CFO & EV practice to share lessons learned and best practices
  • Identify and support business development initiatives; participate in and lead all aspects of the proposal development process
  • Develop thought capital and disseminate information around current and emerging trends
  • Maintain an understanding of advancements in technology and innovations which are happening across digital, analytics, the CFO ecosystem, and the broader marketplace
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3 years of combined finance and strategic consulting experience.  Experience must include:
    • Solid understanding of the Finance function, operating models and supporting organization structures, and process best practices
    • Solid project management experience including defining scope, setting project timelines and milestone, driving deliverables, identifying risks, managing issues, and client relationship management
    • Working knowledge of data supply chain and Finance technologies
  • Minimum 3 years of external consulting experience.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience working within or supporting clients within the Resources (for eg. Oil and Gas/ Utilities) Industry
  • Bachelor's degree
Preferred Skill Requirements
  • Experience in revenue recognition and Financial Planning & Analysis
  • CPA, CFA, CA, MBA, CMA or experience as an accountant
  • ERP technology understanding (SAP / Oracle / Workday) 
  • Direct experience in creating business change using SAP, Oracle or PeopleSoft Financials
  • Experience with Finance technologies such as Anaplan, Hyperion, BPC, Anaplan, OBIEE, Tableau, Fusion, etc.
Professional Skill Requirements
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively with clients individually and as a member of an engagement team
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated ability to understand client needs, develop proposed solutions and deliver high impact change initiatives
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment and structured decision-making
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple assignments and/or responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong competence in developing presentations required (MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel))
  • Highly motivated and able to thrive in a fast-paced, high energy and complex problem-solving environment (both with clients and within the organization)
What’s in it for you?
 
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development in the latest techniques such as design thinking, data visualization, AI and robotics. You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. 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.
 
 
What are the next steps?
 
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
 
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 www.accenture.com.
 
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 31/08/2018
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant(s) be found.

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