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We Are

As part of Accenture Technology Innovation, we are shaping the future for our clients, Accenture, and the world. We are disrupting our clients’ core businesses and transforming industries in order to propel them into the future and create better products and services. As a passionate global group of business strategists, architects, engineers, and entrepreneurs, our team is redefining how industries collaborate, build, and thrive in the face of unprecedented change. Learn more about the trends we see shaping businesses and industries in Accenture Technology Vision 2021. 

As part of this practice we have built a Financial Services Infrastructure centre of excellence focused on CBDC, Digital Assets and Custody, Tokenization and Capital Markets of the Future. You will be part of this successful global team who have been leading the adoption of CBDC, Digital Assets and Tokenisation with central banks, banks, exchanges and other financial market infrastructure players. This team has been responsible for some of the flagship CBDC and Digital Asset projects with top clients such as the ECB, SDX, Bank of Canada and Riksbank. You would be joining a team who are passionate about the future of money and the capital markets of tomorrow. The successful candidate will help us expand and continue innovating at the forefront of tomorrow’s capital markets working on exciting projects and proposals.

You will focus on three main pillars: Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), Tokenization of Financial Assets, and Exchange/Infrastructure Modernization. You will be part of a successful regional team that has been leading the adoption of CBDC, Digital Assets and Tokenisation, and exchange modernization with central banks, banks, exchanges and other financial market infrastructure players.

You Are

A passionate leader with deep industry experience who brings technology innovation, facilitation skills, and an entrepreneur mindset to propose valuable solutions to clients. You have a good understanding of blockchain and distributed ledger technology with subject matter knowledge and industry expertise in financial services. You bring experience working with clients to unlock innovation through technology while managing a team in an agile and fast-paced environment. You have excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills. You are a life-long learner and energized by solving new problems and transforming how our clients think. You’ll have the opportunity to integrate expertise from across Accenture—strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations—as you bring your vision to life.

The Work

You’ll often be:

Helping top-tier financial services clients transform their businesses to unlock value co-creating new solutions using distributed ledger technology.

Development of proposal responses and related discussions with clients, presenting a vision of the financial services industry of the future and developing innovative concepts/ideas.

Shaping solutions for our most complex client engagements and early adopters; coordinating across multiple teams to formulate an approach, to evaluate business cases, propose technology solutions, and lead implementation workstream(s).

Increasing the firm’s revenues by supporting sales for Accenture by working with industry and ecosystem players.

Building relationships with clients to raise Accenture’s profile as a long-term trusted advisor and partner.

A key participant in development Accenture’s perspective on emerging technology trends and their impact on the financial services industry.

Mentoring junior members of the team.

You should have experience with the following:

Experience with blockchain or distributed ledgers.

Conveying and communicating complex scenarios and solutions in a simple, logical manner that addresses varying audiences.

Understanding business challenges and explaining how an offering and service provides value with an objective and independent point of view.

Working through organizational change, partnering with ecosystem stakeholders, and developing/delivering creative solutions.

Insights on key methodologies, approaches, and market trends in the financial services industry.



Qualifications

- 7+ years consulting and account management experience; preferably with large scale technology transformations and/or emerging technologies within financial services

- Experience in selling and delivering Strategy / Consulting / Implementation Services

- Demonstrated experience in solving complex client problems with a foundational understanding of core financial services challenges

- Excellent presentation, speaking, and communication skills

- Understanding of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology

- Experience in the financial services industry with industry expertise including industry/digital/technology trends

- Demonstrate sustained client relations management experience

- Prior business technology background and a strong interest in emerging technologies and how they impact businesses

Preferred Skills

- Prior management consulting experience in the creation of proposals, resource planning, and roadmaps

- Ability to interact effectively with multiple groups and geographies

- Excellent team management and people development skills

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.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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