Job Description

Intelligent Platform Services comprises of individuals with a core expertise with the breadth of years of delivery experience and knowledge of industry and / or specific functional areas.

Platforms Advisory Lead Practitioner / Architect Role & Responsibilities:
A professional at this position level within Accenture is expected to be a seasoned Enterprise / Solution architect that has responsibilities in areas: Sales, Delivery and Practice Building
The individual should have demonstrated Sales Acumen to be able to
Qualify: ability to qualify an opportunity
Shape: understand business requirements and shape an offering that brings value to the requirement
Solution: ability to define the solution, the resource plan and implementation approach.
Close: good storytelling capability to pitch a differentiated value proposition and bring the deal to a close
Drive internal processes: execution of internal processes in relation to the full sales cycle, including leading up to contracting

The individual should possess a breadth of knowledge around major platforms supporting the CFO & EV function and a proven project delivery track record (preferably in SAP):
Drive a delivery of SAP implementation project end-to-end from business case, roadmap to deployment.
Manage senior client stakeholders
Apply their platforms knowledge to be able to assess if SAP, Workday, Oracle, or a best of breed is a best fit

The individual should have demonstrated a Winning Together mindset being able to
Collaborate across ecosystems to drive differentiate value
Work with agility being flexible with change
Innovate to push the boundaries on solutions that bring value at speed

The individual should have a proven track record in Practice Building and Leading and be able to:
Strategise, plan and build capability to stay ahead of market demand and need
Manage and achieve key metrics associated with sales, delivery, people and capability building
Manage a team and provide opportunities for career progression
Keep updated with the latest market trends, innovation and offerings
Create and share of PoVs, offerings and comparisons related to the various major platforms and their finance domain offerings best fit for clients across various industries.
Build a self-sustaining community of practice(s)

Hard skills:
Knowledge, exposure, experience with SAP, Oracle, Workday, Microsoft
Anaplan, Workiva, Blackline,
Intelligent Technologies

Familiarity of SAP S/4 HANA and the SAP ecosystem technologies / components will be an advantage.
Familiarity of other technologies in other major platforms supporting the Finance Functions such as Workday, Oracle and Anaplan, as well as enabling tech such as Blackline, Workiva and Magnitude.
Experience in Enterprise and / or solution architecture with SAP and integration to non SAP components
Have at least 8 years of SAP consulting experience with Sales, and Delivery of an end-to-end design and implementation as the main focus
Have at least 5 cycles of end-to-end SAP implementation delivery and 5 cycles of SAP sales
Certifications (SAP or Non SAP) will be an added advantage

Soft Skills
Great Story teller and presenter.
Passionate to Learn, Teach and Share
Calm under stress
Solves for “Why” before the “What” and “How”
Natural Leader
Ability to listen and distill complex issues / challenges into key areas of focus
Strategic & Hands-on
Explain difficult concepts, simply
Ability to influence & convince
Collaborative nature working together across ecosystems to drive value and solve challenges

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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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