Job Description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
 
Direct and manage Corporate Development Transaction Services (CDTS) activities for Accenture's most significant and complex transactions. Control deal pursuit internal and external processes, leadership reviews, direct financial deal shaping & structuring for complex outsourcing & consulting arrangements. Bring financial rigor in support of the commercial approach & client value proposition. Will have significant exposure to senior leadership, latitude in decision making and determining approaches to critical assignments.
 
Detailed Description
  • Act as a business advisor to Accenture Leadership and positively impact the shaping of transactions for Accenture’s largest engagements, ranging from outsourcing and complex consulting engagements to the creation of new businesses such as joint ventures and operating companies and alliances
  • Lead all aspects of deal structuring activities, applying independent thinking, commercial and analytical skills to influence the creation of compelling business cases and financial value propositions for clients and Accenture
  • Evaluate financial investment performance, create valuation models, pricing models and perform market and competitive assessments which support Accenture’s investment decisions and ensure that deals are priced appropriately
  • Possess constant real time awareness of market conditions, competitor behaviours and technology and commercial innovation. With global and local perspectives.
  • Drive commercial and financial rigor by adhering to regulatory and organizational principles
  • Partner with senior leadership on high profile and complex deals and their negotiation
  • Represent CDTS in new business & Capital Committee meetings: providing financial insights, highlighting risks and mitigations in the contractual terms and conditions.
  • May have Market Unit Lead responsibilities
  • Demonstrate strong Leadership DNA attributes and the potential to reach Accenture Leadership positions
  • Drive collaboration with Accenture teams including sales, solution, business leadership, client financial management teams, corporate controllership, legal and global tax to achieve the optimum balance of risk and reward between Accenture and the client for all proposed deal structures
  • Create proposals on internal programs, policy development, best practices and commercial/pricing innovation. Internal spokesperson for target audience.
  • Develop CDTS people by managing the career development and assignments of direct reports, driving the recruitment and development of the team, actively encouraging and providing training, and being an inspiring role model through coaching and mentoring.
  • Play a key role in designing and executing special projects opportunities with the objective of enhancing teamwork and engagement (capabilities, corporate citizenship, hub trainings, etc)
  • Be a visible leader in facilitating cross-organisational cooperation to solve for Accenture's best interests


Qualifications

Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related disciplines (minimum)
  • Professional Accounting qualification preferred, e.g. CPA, MBA, CIMA, ACA, ACCA
 
Desired Skill Set and Attributes:
  • A minimum of 12 years of relevant experience
  • Advanced knowledge in financial modeling techniques, financial concepts (NPV, IRR, Payback, etc.) and accounting concepts and budgeting techniques
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in applying US GAAP
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in building and leading high-performance teams
  • Able to balance deal objectives with fiduciary independence and manage other conflicting interests
  • Able to perform outside comfort zone to enable continuous personal growth
  • Strong financial and commercial acumen
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Detailed and thorough in approach
  • Well organized, self-starter, willingness to learn in a challenging environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to interface multiple levels of management
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting
  • Commitment to travel and work on-site at Accenture field office and client locations
You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

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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