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Financial Services Research ANL

Job Location: Bengaluru

Job Number: 39021

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JOB SUMMARY
• It is for a FS Research Analyst role (L10-L11 G&S Broadband).
• The candidate should have industry knowledge from a business/market research perspective and will perform secondary research focusing on banking and/or insurance topics such as trends, cyber-security, regulations, competitor intelligence, benchmarking, financial analysis, and RegTech / FinTech /InsurTech, utilizing multiple sources, internal and external, paper and electronic, including web-based, and online databases. By “knowledge” of sector we mean understanding of some major segment trends, competitors, technology etc. from a business/market research perspective.
• Assist with supporting Financial Services business research needs specially in disrupting technologies like IoT, connected devices, artificial intelligence, big data and cloud).
• This role is in our Bangalore-based Accenture Research India team, which is a team of 60+ researchers covering all our industries and business lines globally.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Perform secondary research and assist with supporting Financial Services research needs on key topics as highlighted above.
• Manage and perform complex research across Banking and/or Insurance topics when needed utilizing a number of sources and advanced secondary research techniques (desk research, interviews of subject matter experts). This includes in-depth research on geographic and/or horizontal segment trends, competitors, industry market trends and issues, and relevant technology topics.
• Provide support to consultants and local research team in the use of internal and external resources, information sources and services.
• Conduct in-depth reference interviews with customer to identify key questions to be addressed and the nature and purpose of the deliverable.
• Develop relationships with Accenture executives and market secondary research services to those executives, both orally and through written communication.
• Identify new sources of relevant content and contribute to evaluations of external content for acquisition.
• Development of FS topic expertise and knowledge as well as deep understanding of relevant specialty sources.
• Actively participate in general cross-team responsibilities e.g. participating in Accenture Research workgroups at local, regional or global level etc.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• A bachelor’s degree from a good college/university.
• A full-time post-graduate degree/qualification MBA/PGDM is a must.
• Need to be fluent in business English (spoken and written)
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
• A full-time post-graduate degree/qualification MBA/PGDM is a must.
• Minimum of 1+ years (max 3 years) business research experience years of business and competitor research experience, preferably in a consulting or IT services environment, IT services industry analyst firm, Financial Services industry, or demonstrated equivalent skill.
• Awareness in specific industry segments in IT services industry.
• Work experience collaborating in a team of research professionals.
• Understanding of business and economics issues at large;
• Working with senior executive customers, who are the high end users of the research output.
• Experience of writing reports, and presentation slides for delivery to internal and external audience
• Experience with alternative modes of research delivery/data visualization tools also a plus (e.g., Tableau etc.)



A bachelor’s degree/post-graduate degree/qualification MBA/PGDM

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