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Management Consultant - Transfer Agency

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00545120

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- Job description

Accenture are currently seeking experienced Consultants with Transfer Agency experience, to work in our Financial Services Practice

Accenture Financial Services: Overview

Accenture has a strong and growing Financial Services practice both globally and in Ireland. To meet this demand, we are growing our Financial Services practice focusing on a number of key areas, including professionals with a proven track record of change within an Asset Management or Transfer Agency environment.

With broad global resources and deep technical know-how, Accenture collaborates with clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy a creative environment where meaningful and interesting work is part of daily life.

Accenture’s Financial Services workforce is involved in business consulting, process design work and the delivery of technology solutions. A career in Consulting is varied and stimulating because each project presents a new challenge and will give you exposure to new clients, business issues, technologies and people. We need people who are able to challenge conventional thought, offer unique perspectives and conceive innovative solutions for our clients.

Business Transformation / Change Management Consultant

As a Consultant, you will apply your in-depth working knowledge of transfer agency and build your core business, consulting and financial services industry expertise every day to help deliver elite solutions that enable our clients to become high performance businesses.

Accenture Consultants are professionals who have industry knowledge in how business processes work and interact. Working as part of our high performing delivery teams on key client sites, the successful candidate will have the responsibility for ensuring execution of delivery of client programs.

Key Responsibilities

Delivery within Transfer Agency Transformation Projects

  • Working within project teams to support clients deliver their project objectives
  • Working with a team to bring industry knowledge to help define a business solution that may include defining business architecture, process design and delivery activities whilst driving the development of improved capabilities
  • Facilitating teams and supporting workshops / meetings across multiple phases of the project delivery lifecycle
  • Working within multidisciplinary teams across both business and technology to execute project deliverables

Working Alongside Clients and Building Relationships

  • Demonstrate credibility to work alongside client SME’s and team leaders.
  • Developing trusted relationships with clients, target clients and internal experts as part of project delivery
  • Understanding and representing Accenture’s Capital Markets capabilities with clients and acting as a trusted partner
  • Helping to build an understanding of our clients’ business and challenges and participating in identifying solutions for their business needs within the Accenture Capital Markets team
  • Working with blended client and Accenture project teams and helping to establish working relationship within a team environment.

Supporting Creation and Shaping of Sales Opportunities

  • Acting as a key contributor to help development of business opportunities that are aligned with client agendas and crafting value driven sales propositions for Accenture’s key clients and new clients in the Asset Management and Fund Services Sectors
  • Helping to develop compelling business cases and responses to new business opportunities and requests for proposals within proposal response teams.
  • Participating in opportunity development campaigns that build upon Accenture’s delivery capabilities as part of the Capital Markets team.

Required Skills

The ideal candidate would have in-depth experience of Operations and Change Management within, Asset Manager or Transfer Agency organisations. All candidates are expected to work collaboratively with the relevant areas within Accenture to achieve the right solution for clients.

  • At least 4 years’ experience within Operations of an Asset Manager or Transfer Agent is essential
  • You should have some experience project / programme management, and/or of implementing IT solutions and / or redesigning processes, in some of the following areas: operations, risk management and compliance
  • Understand full end-to-end TA process coupled with a strong understanding of the inherent business challenges and processes within those areas
  • Ability to work with senior clients and propose creative solutions to transfer agents
  • Well-developed analytical skills including ability to work with poorly defined problems, provide clarity to complex issues or situations and synthesise large amounts of information and highlight salient points
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a team environment with excellent client relationship/interpersonal skill, strong written and verbal communication skills and a strong professional presence. This should include excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2.1 degree or equivalent
  • Postgraduate education desirable but not required

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 specialized 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. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at http://www.accenture.com/.

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