Skip to main content Skip to footer

Job Description

Job Role: Digital Finance Transformation Consultant

Location: London, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh (location flexible)

Salary: Competitive depending on experience

Career Level: L9

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

Within CFO and Enterprise Value, we bring distinctive capabilities serving the CFO priorities to increase enterprise value and steward the digitalization of the entire enterprise. We help our clients keep up with fast changing regulations, innovations as well as changing market conditions. You will be part of a team that brings to our client’s industry-leading best practices, technologies and strategies in everything from finance strategy to finance process excellence, financial planning, consolidation and analytics as well as financial reporting.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

As a Consultant within CFO and Enterprise Value, you will be:


Supporting our clients to achieve their strategic and operational goals, by introducing efficient ways of working and enhancing processes and refining operating models

  • Employing your judgment to address complex and ambiguous client business challenges applying rigorous quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques (business case); making decisions with little management oversight
     
  • Facilitating design thinking workshops, showcasing agile design to the client, co-developing and securing design decisions and innovative solutions in an agile manner
     
  • Cultivating strong relationship with clients during engagements, ensuring business requirements and expectations are met and/or exceeded
     
  • Contributing to business development activities including identifying opportunities, developing and presenting proposals
     
  • Supporting development of CFO&EV practice/ community capabilities, such as developing offerings, assets, and relevant thought leadership, and engaging with the wider CFO&EV and other teams across Accenture
     
  • Continuously learning new skills and enhancing your skill set to be able to contribute the growth of CFO&EV as well as wider Accenture organization

Qualifications

We are looking for following skills and experience for Digital Finance Consultant:
 

  • Previous experience in a finance transformation, digital finance projects and/or designing or delivering large-scale transformation through ERP or GBS/shared service transitions (3+ years of experience in consulting and/or 5+ years of experience in industry)
     
  • Demonstrates familiarity with key finance technologies and data, including cloud ERP platforms such as SAP, Oracle, Workday and Microsoft Dynamics
     
  • Practical knowledge of the latest technologies (Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation and Analytics) and the application of these in a finance context
     
  • Process expertise in designing optimized and digitised Finance processes enabled by key platforms/technologies:
     
  • Order-to-Cash (O2C), including contract & order management, billing & collections, and deductions & dispute management, cash management and reconciliations etc.
     
  • Purchase-to-Pay (P2P), including contract and purchasing order management, receiving goods & services, invoice management, payment and travel & expenses etc.
     
  • Acquire-to-Retire (A2R), including project accounting, capitalization, fixed asset management, depreciation and other fixed asset transactions etc.
     
  • Record-to-Report (R2R), including master data management, general accounting, close management, consolidation, external reporting, intercompany accounting and chart of accounts design etc.
     
  • Conduct fit-gap analysis for Finance technology and business processes and develop a roadmap with recommendations based on the finance process requirements
     
  • Identify business requirements and conduct vendor assessment and selection

Set Yourself Apart:

  • Experience in design thinking/agile project delivery methods
     
  • Professional Finance or Accounting Qualification (e.g. ACA, CIMA, ACCA) with 1st time passes desirable and/or MBA is preferred
     
  • Highly credible with the ability to engage broadly with all levels of management, on personal and professional attributes
     
  • Strong analytical skills, understanding of complex issues, the ability to quickly absorb information, conceptual and creative problem-solving excellence
     
  • Extremely strong collaboration, planning, influencing, prioritisation and time management skills
     
  • Driven; enjoys a challenge, proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results, determination, and optimism
     
  • Proven track record in driving business outcomes for large clients
     
  • Experience supporting the management of a sales pipeline and supporting the bid / proposal process
     
  • Flexibility to accommodate client travel requirements

What’s In It For You

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. 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.

What people are saying about us

"Love love love!

Life at Accenture

Inclusion and Diversity

Our diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

Training and Development

Take time away to learn and learn all the time in our regional learning hubs, connected classrooms, online courses and learning boards.

Learn More About Accenture

Our Expertise

See how we embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities.

Meet Our People

From entry-level to leadership, across all business and industry segments, get to know our people harnessing technology to make a difference, every day.

Stay Connected

Join Our Team

Search open positions that match your skills and interest. We look for passionate, curious, creative and solution-driven team players.

Keep Up to Date

Stay ahead with careers tips, insider perspectives, and industry-leading insights you can put to use today–all from the people who work here.

Job Alert Emails

Personalize your subscription to receive job alerts, latest news and insider tips tailored to your preferences. See what exciting and rewarding opportunities await.