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Position: NextGen Risk Manager

Career Level : Manager

Location: London

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. 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

Accenture is seeking an experienced risk officer (at least 5 years’ experience) in financial services (with special focus on insurance, consumer credit and debt collection regulations) for the United Kingdom, on a permanent basis.


  • Ownership of Operational Risk Management Framework and Risk Register
  • Ensuring Op Risk Management Framework is aligned with current regulation and covers full scope of applicable risks to Accenture Next Gen
  • Oversight and challenge of 1LOD adherence to Op Risk Management Framework and provision of support to risk/control owners as required
  • Oversight of Financial Risk Management (SOX) testing and reporting (SOX frameworks are owned by Finance)
  • Provide inputs to Board to set Risk Appetite and responsible for monitoring and reporting against Risk Appetite
  • Ensuring annual control testing regime is in place as well as monitoring and reporting control testing results
  • Issuance of RCSA timetable to 1LOD
  • Provide support, oversight and challenge to 1LOD on RCSA and issue consolidated RCSA report
  • Monitoring of issues raised and management of actions related to issues to ensure adequate mitigation
  • Ownership and maintenance of GRC tooling


Skill & Experience:

What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • Graduate  or equivalent
  • At least 5 years in Financial Services,  Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management required.
  • Demonstrated experience of running RCSAs, setting up Risk Managament Framework and reporting consoldiated risk to senior stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and relationship-building skills.
  • Sound judgment, integrity, and ability to operate independently.

About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services—creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent- and innovation-led company with approximately 742,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world’s leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology and leadership in cloud, data and AI with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients reinvent and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at

Closing Date for Applications: Ongoing

Accenture reserves the right to close the role, should a suitable applicant be found.

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