Job Description

Role: Business Consultant

Level : Consultant

Location : Riyadh


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 more than 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

 

Join Accenture’s Financial Services Group and you’ll embark on a fast paced, dynamic and rewarding career path where no two days are ever the same.  The group is made up of seven Practices, which is where you’ll do more than advise our clients—you’ll build enduring, trust-based relationships as you orchestrate the solutions for their most complex issues. Harness the power of emerging technologies such as AI,blockchain and robotics, with innovation at the core of your role.

 

The FS Business Analyst is responsible for providing expertise in one or more implementation areas of the product throughout the stages of TEMENOS products implementation projects. Should have good expertise in Islamic Banking Practice & knowledge of T24 with proven track record in T24 delivery. The Senior Consultant focuses especially on more complex issues and provides guidance and coaching to less experienced Consultants.

 

The FS Business Analyst is capable of working with clients in leading the implementation of a specific product as part of the overall project delivery. Able to handle day to day challenges and owning the resolution of issues as they arise. 

 

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

 

The principal areas of responsibility are as follows:

  •  The FS Business consultant is expected to specialize in at least two or more Temenos Modules.
  • Focus on more complex functional problems, generally without day-to-day supervision or direction. Provide guidance and advice to less experienced Analyst in case of complex functional issues during the implementation and client relationships development. Has strong proficiency in the tools, systems, procedures that are used to accomplish the job.
  • Successfully implement respective Product specialism.
  • Coordinate with the TEMENOS maintenance groups to ensure that the product problems or gaps identified are understood and resolved
  • Analyze client business requirements and relate them to TEMENOS products capability.
  • Identify and validate any gaps together with proposals for their resolution (e.g. workarounds or changes in processes) and ensure any solutions proposed are realistic and within the agreed scope of the project
  • Define and validate customization needs for TEMENOS products as per agreed business definitions.
  • Writing of specifications, when needed, for local development and ensure Technical Analysts have a clear understanding of these specifications.
  • Prepare and perform the configuration of TEMENOS products through the definition of static and semi-static data for the installation of the core system.

  • Prepare and perform the functional testing to support User Acceptance Testing.
  • Review client organization, processes and workflows and propose of a ‘post-picture’ to maximize the benefit from TEMENOS’ products.
  • Make recommendations on best banking practices to the Project Manager and alert him on practices that might damage the client’s business or contradict legal requirements, before recognition as a problem by the client.
  • Conduct parts or all the User training in a subject, which includes design, customization and update of Training Materials and Handouts.
  • Perform such other duties, functions and services, consistent with status or vocational ability, as may from time to time be required.
  • The role requires substantial travel – normally on client site Sunday to Thursday

 



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Qualifications

 Extensive travel entailed and may necessitate extended stays from home office

Skills and Qualifications:

 

Essential:

  •  Educational & Proficiency level: Professional with a minimum of Eight years of experience in Finance or in banking software consultancy.
  • Language skills: Must be fluent in English – verbal and written. Additional language skills such as Arabic would be of benefit
  • Technical knowledge: Good understanding of financial and banking processes around Credits, Islamic Banking – Both corporate and Retail, Profit Distribution System.  
  •  IT oriented: knowledge of a banking software applications, excellent knowledge in PowerPoint, Excel as well as other MS Office environment applications
  • Product knowledge: Temenos portfolio with expert knowledge in AA. Strong awareness of Industry and market developments, good overall company knowledge.
  • Fully understand and be able to deploy the TEMENOS Implementation Methodology.

Others:


    • This job involves complex activities demanding considerable co-ordination to effectively achieve the jobs end results. Awareness of other jobs in the project team is necessary as the job activities either influence or are influenced by these
    • Islamic Banking (Loans & Deposits) including AA Islamic
    • Profit Distribution System
    • Core (Customer / Accounts / Limit / Collateral / MCMB
    • Extensive travel entailed and may necessitate extended stays from home office

Desirable (knowledge/experience):

 

  •        Banking Experience
  •        Temenos Islamic Suite

 


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.

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