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Job Description:

Are you interested in working at the intersection of strategy, economics, and technology, as well as have a passion for data-driven insights?

The Macro and Corporate Finance Insights team is a new growth capability within Accenture Strategy. We focus on advising Fortune 500 executives, investors, governments, and non-profits on market-shaping trends and company-specific value creation opportunities. In effect, we help clients navigate the uncertainty of a post-pandemic economy and develop practical strategies to unlock new growth in the coming decade. 

The capability focuses on: 

  • Advising clients on global macro trends (e.g., the energy transition, automation of jobs, rise of digital in the economy) and market forces which impact their industries company strategies   

  • Advising clients on how they can enhance enterprise value based on macro, industry, and investor dynamics

  • Developing iconic firm-wide thought leadership on macroeconomic trends for external publishing

  • Helping support internal account planning and other strategic initiatives  

We partner with teams across the business including Applied Intelligence, M&A, Sustainability, Industry Strategy, Technology Strategy, and Research. Our work aims to be analytical and data-driven and we leverage Accenture’s depth and breadth of technology expertise to bring new insights to clients. 

Job Responsibilities:

You’ll be a manager in one of our global hubs. As part of this responsibility, you will:

  • Manage small teams and shape the analysis and strategic insights of client engagements 

  • Advise C-suite decision makers of Fortune 500 companies on specific client engagements 

  • Support business development and commercial opportunities 

  • Contribute to external thought leadership and internal asset development, working with colleagues in Applied Intelligence and Strategy

  • Coach and mentor junior team members

As part of a fast-growing, new capability, you’ll have the freedom to innovate, shape new focus areas, and identify new ways to help our clients navigate the uncertainty of a post-pandemic economy.

As part of the capability, you’ll work in a global team where you can be staffed on projects in any location globally. You’ll spend part of your time helping grow your local hub, as well as serving global client needs.

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience supporting and/or leading strategy consulting, corporate finance, or investment (incl. investment advisory) initiatives within a consulting firm, investment bank, or an investment organization

  • Minimum 2 years of experience leading cross-functional teams, framing, designing and executing solutions for challenging business situations

  • Experience in linking high-level strategic planning with practical implementation activities, i.e. an understanding of digital transformation and how companies can leverage technology to unlock new value

  • Strong quantitative skills and analytical thinker with experience in driving insights using statistics or data analysis

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or graduate degree in economics, finance, or management

  • Experience of managing relationships with C-Suite / Boards of large organizations (e.g., NYSE 500, FTSE 100)

  • Experience in supporting business development and sales activities

  • Experience with financial analysis and reporting, market analysis, and gathering competitive intelligence, particularly in relation to Strategy Consulting

  • Experience in data and analytics visualization software, as well as econometrics software (e.g., PowerBI, R, Stata, Tableau)

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.

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.

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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