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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries – powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. With more than 600,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

Strategy practice (ATIOS), part of Accenture Strategy, is a global practice operating across multiple industries. Comprised of three core capability areas, the ATIOS team focuses on Trading and Risk Management, Investment Analytics and Financial Structuring and Optimization. It is one of the few global strategy practices which provides a very steep cross-industry learning curve and a truly global professional experience, working with organizations focused on commodity production, trading, logistics and marketing.

We combine our unique industry knowledge in the energy, chemicals, soft commodities, agriculture, metals, mining, utilities, transportation and consumer goods amongst others with analytics-powered core strategy consulting skills, digital and applied intelligence to create unsurpassed value for our clients across the world.

Key responsibilities:

Client Delivery and Development

  • Work within project and client teams to solve complex business issues in one of our three core capability areas, bringing structure and rigorous quantitative and qualitative skills to deliver actionable recommendations, insights and results

  • Lead project workstreams with minimum supervision to identify value creation opportunities for our clients and drive individual workstreams to closure

  • Lead and develop elements of analysis required to support project delivery

  • Conduct client interviews and workshops, develop presentation materials and engage in client conversations, articulating approach and recommendations

  • Work on topics including strategy development, due diligence, trading and risk management capability set-up, operating model design, process design and support analytics development and implementation

  • Develop client relationships by remaining highly attuned to client needs and styles, and remaining market relevant through the development of thought leadership pieces and taking fresh/disruptive ideas to clients

Practice Building

  • Contribute to developing the ATIOS and wider Accenture Strategy practice and community, and building ATIOS offerings, assets and thought leadership

  • Support internal Business Development activities by conducting and managing industry and company-specific research (competitors, market scanning and market fundamentals, financials, customers, etc.), as well as the development of client proposal presentations



Qualifications

Required Experience

  • An undergraduate degree from a leading academic institution

  • 3-5 years professional experience at minimum in either a strategy consulting firm working in the capital and/or commodity markets, or a relevant position in industry

  • Knowledge of how global markets operate and an understanding of commodity trends and/or global equity markets

  • Demonstrable exposure to one or more of the following industries:

    • Commodity / Energy Markets: energy & utilities, agriculture, metals & mining,

    • Capital Markets: public equities, fixed income, alternatives (private equity, etc.)

  • Familiarity with recognized strategy frameworks and techniques; experience in research and data analysis

  • Good quantitative skills, with Excel/VBA as a minimum and other modelling packages a plus

  • Experience in business case development, financial analysis and a demonstrable understanding of financial statements

  • Demonstrable exposure to digital, analytics and/or applied intelligence would be a distinct advantage

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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