Job Description

Introduction

Are you inspired by the rapidly changing environment today’s CFOs operate in? Do you see the new CFO’s role as the architect of business value? Do you want to help our clients’ CFOs and finance functions adapt and excel in a new digital world and reap the benefits of advanced analytics? Are you eager to learn and apply the latest in digital technologies at our clients? Are you a motivated and experienced finance (consulting) professional who combines EQ with IQ? Interested in working with clients across all industries and in a skilled and fun team to operate at the intersection of business and technology?
Then the position of Finance Strategy & Transformation Manager is the challenge you are looking for!
    
Your job

You will be in the Accenture Strategy CFO & Enterprise Value team, a highly skilled and motivated team to drive the CFO agenda. You will help leading companies anticipate business and technology trends, design innovative operating models, and improve their ability to create valuable insights from data and build the CFO organization of the future. 

We offer you many opportunities to grow and develop your finance expertise, consulting and leadership skills, through international (in)formal and on the job training. Through your projects you will gain in depth insights in many leading organizations within a short period of time. Each project engagement presents a new set of challenges. You will need to use your prior finance experience, analytical, innovative- and problem-solving skills to solve the challenges of our clients. You will have the knowledge and expertise of the global Accenture network at your disposal. 

As a Finance Strategy & Transformation Manager, you will:
  • Interact and manage relationships with CFOs and his /her direct reports and help them to:
  • Identify and realize tangible opportunities for cost reduction and profitable growth with data-driven insights from advanced analytics
  • Build and organize for a CFO organization with finance professionals with the right skills that is fit for the future 
  • Improve finance processes (such as quote to cash, record to report, procure to pay) by applying digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and enabling ERP platform technologies
  • Lead and manage highly motivated cross-functional and often international teams on a day to day basis, typically as part of a larger program of work, in which you inspire your team to deliver the best every day
  • Identify, develop and close business opportunities at new and existing clients
  • Build the Accenture businesses by developing and implementing new ideas and client offerings
  • Collaborate across the various businesses of Accenture (including Strategy, Digital, Technology, Operations) to bring the best solution to our clients’ CFOs


Your team

At Accenture Strategy, we see ourselves as the game-changers of the business world. Positioned at the crucial intersection of business, technology and industry, we devise creative new strategies based on trends, insights and data. With an eye for competitive advantage, digital disruption, operating models and the future workforce, we deliver strategies that prepare our high-profile clients for the future of business and create value in a changing world.

Our research-based advice and situational analyses enable our clients to act with speed and confidence. Whether we're investigating complex issues or identifying new opportunities, our work always comes down to one thing: unlocking value and creating real, tangible impacts.



Qualifications

Your background
  • Master’s (WO) degree in Economics, Finance, Business, Econometrics, Computer Science or Engineering; 
  • Minimum of 6-8 years of relevant consulting experience, either through your work at other consulting firms or through leading operational improvements or business transformation programs;
  • Deep understanding of the challenges that CFOs face, finance operating models, intelligent finance processes and enabling ERP technologies; 
  • Experience with data modelling, analytics and data visualization and affinity with artificial intelligence and machine learning technology;
  • Strong presentation and storytelling skills, ability to build rapport with senior finance professionals;
  • Leadership and communication skills to mentor, challenge, advise, and coach team members and foster a team-oriented environment;
  • Affinity with business development and relevant network in the CFO functions / community of our (potential) clients is a plus;
  • Experience from positions such as finance manager, business controller or FP&A manager is a plus;
  • Fluent verbally and in writing in Dutch and English.

Our offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:
  • A flexible transport arrangement that suits your personal situation (electric car or bicycle, flexible budget including NS business card)
  • An expense allowance
  • Discount on Accenture shares
  • The possibility to work 4 x 9 hours a week

Interested?

Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you.

Questions? Connect with Mieke Stoeltie, mieke.stoeltie@accenture.com 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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