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Retail and Consumer Industry Research Specialist

Job Location: Bengaluru

Job Number: 41270

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- Job description

Accenture Research is a global, award-winning team providing insights and analysis to Accenture and its clients throughout the world. Joining Accenture Research translates into continual opportunities to expand on what you can do. Our researchers come together with a wide variety of skills and backgrounds to create talented teams of problem-solvers.

Corporate Functions—including Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, and Workplace Solutions--offers the essential expertise that enables our more than 394,000 employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Be the engine that powers Accenture, a $34 billion company that provides consulting and outsourcing services to more than 40 industries--including 94 of the Fortune 100, and governments around the world.

JOB SUMMARY (a few sentences)
This Retail and Consumer Industry Specialist/Associate Manager role is in our Products Research team of ~35 researchers worldwide and who will work directly with other members of the team to support the needs of the practice. Responsibilities will include carrying out research projects and actively contributing to more complex projects led by others. Research requests will be a mix of global and local projects, both for internal Accenture objectives and directly for Accenture clients. While it is assumed the researcher will focus on Retail and Consumer projects, there may be occasions in which they will work on projects outside this core industry.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (BULLETS)
• Responsibilities will include carrying out research projects and actively contributing to more complex projects led by others
• Research requests will be a mix of global and local projects, both for internal Accenture objectives and directly for Accenture clients. Of paramount importance are tenacity, personal drive and an eagerness to learn and apply new skills and knowledge
• Building an effective working relationship with the executives
• Analytical & issue-based problem solving skills: we want researchers who can identify key issues and, in a logical, structured manner, use these issues to drive their efforts. We expect individuals to draw out the implications of the research they conduct and tell a compelling, business-focused story about the data that is relevant to Accenture’s business and clients. We are looking for insights, not just information
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (BULLETS)
• A Chartered Account OR a full-time post-graduate degree in business administration (MBA/PGDM/PGDBM) with specialization in Finance - (mandatory qualification)
• Need to be fluent in business English (spoken and written)
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (BULLETS)
• Minimum of 4+ (max 8 years)
• Experience preferably in strategy consulting environment, or equity research / investment banking. We will also consider third-party research or KPO demonstrated equivalent skill
• Possess deep research and financial analysis expertise, shaping research, analysis and insights that enable Accenture and our clients to generate global impact through identification, development and implementation of proprietary and innovative ideas.
• Understanding of business and economics issues at large
• Working experience in a team of research professionals
• Exposure to deep financial analysis or financial modelling or equity research will be an added advantage
• Experience with alternative modes of research delivery/data visualization tools also a plus (e.g., Tableau etc.)


OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU:
• You’ll benefit from our network of global communities and collaborative culture that will help you build technical and functional skills and capabilities. And because we serve more than 40 industries globally, you’ll have the opportunity to develop valuable industry-specific expertise.
• The scale of our capabilities and client eng
• A Chartered Account OR a full-time post-graduate degree in business administration (MBA/PGDM/PGDBM) with specialization in Finance - (mandatory qualification) • Need to be fluent in business English (spoken and written)

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, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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