Job Description

Job Description 
Are you excited about the next wave of transformations that banks and insurances will be able to unleash based on Microsofts sustainable Cloud for Financial Services? 

 
Join Accenture and help transform leading banks and insurances around the world by leveraging cloud capabilities provided by Microsoft. 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. Choose Accenture and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career. 
 
As part of our Accenture Microsoft Business Group (AMBG) practice, you will lead technology innovation to shape world-class business solutions for our Banking and Insurance Clients and deliver them at scale.  The opportunities to make a difference within exciting Client initiatives are unlimited in the ever-changing technology landscape. Companies and entire industries need help to reinvent themselves during these challenging times and you will be part of a growing network of technology experts who are highly collaborative, that will help companies transform themselves to emerge stronger from complex economic and environmental challenges that businesses are facing today.    

 

A solid understanding of challenges that Banks and / or Insurances are facing, and how to address them using Microsoft technology ecosystem is key for delivering value. This should be combined with experience and understanding of considerations for large scale cloud solutions architecting, helping Clients transforming into a data driven business, developing new services using digital, becoming more agile and resilient. 

 

We are looking for candidates who have a broad set of technology skills across these areas and who can demonstrate an ability to design the right solutions with appropriate combination of Microsoft and its 3rd party technologies for deploying on the Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services. 
 

Key responsibilities may include: 

  • To be successful, you must be able to independently plan, organise, prioritise, and manage tasks to deliver outcomes, work effectively under pressure, and meet tight timelines. 

  • Developing and evolving offerings and solutions, using data-driven insights in conjunction with Microsoft platforms, products and technologies  

  • Support the identification and development of market opportunities of our AMBG offerings for Banks and Insurances  

  • Work with teams to help solution projects and programs leveraging on the Microsoft platform working with a broader Accenture team of industry and technology experts. 

  • Grow AMBG Financial Services Industry practitioner capacity and focus in response to market signals and project demand

  • Support regional teams with their capability development and skills growth 



Qualifications

Industry knowledge in Banking and / or Insurance  

  • Driving digital transformation at large corporations. This should include high-level "as is" assessments, showcasing the “art of the possible” and creating multi-year transformation roadmaps 

  • Experience with defining high level enterprise digital (business and technology) architectures to support customer experience transformation strategy recommendations 

  • Progressive leadership experience in a top-tier consulting practice, service integrator, or corporate function (Digital, IT etc) with demonstrable success in establishing and building trust amongst clients and partners, with a focus on large scale digital transformation initiatives 

  • Ability to articulate and clearly communicate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner at the executive level, and the ability to mentor others 

  • Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to provide clarity to complex issues, and synthesize large amounts of information  

  • Knowledge of Microsoft technologies including Microsoft Azure, Office 365, Dynamics-365, Power-Platform, Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services etc.  

 

We’re looking for candidates that also have these additional preferred skills and qualifications: 

  • Significant Experience in the financial services Industry

  • A master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems or a related field is preferred. 

  • Possesses a strong and active business network 

  • Demonstrated expertise in a wide variety of hard and soft skills, vital to the implementation of Microsoft based business-technology solutions in complex client environments 

  • Experience in large-scale digital transformation initiatives in a corporate environment with a focus on defining the overall architecture and implementation roadmap 

  • Well-versed in new technology-enablement and transformation leadership to help clients assess, build, transform and operationalize NEW capabilities  

  • Strong relationship-building and negotiation skills 

 

What’s in it for you? 

 

All of our Technology 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 specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized 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. 

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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