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Business Strategy Consultant

Bangkok Job No. 12083791 Full-time - Hybrid

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About Accenture  

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 centers. With 738,000 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.
 

Through deep industry expertise, analytics and insights, Accenture Strategy empowers clients to survive and thrive in the new, the now and the unknown. To stay agile in a world dominated by change, the C-suite must keep the core business running while simultaneously identifying and investing in the new. Accenture Strategy consulting enables leaders to act quickly and confidently as they pivot to the future. Known for our ability to execute at speed, we help clients determine clear, actionable paths to competitive agility by bringing them new thinking on business and technology.
 

The Accenture Trading, Investments & Optimization Strategy practice (ATIOS), part of Accenture Strategy, is a global practice operating across multiple industries. 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.
 

We are known within Accenture for the variety and complexity of business issues we solve for our clients, our close-knit global team, empowerment of resources to hold responsibility early on, potential for rapid career progression and international exposure, having delivered projects in over 25 countries. Further, our group creates a diverse, multi-cultural and multi-functional environment for you to learn, develop and succeed.

Our three core capability areas are:
 

Trading and Risk Management: working with commodity-centric organizations to set-up and expand their commodity trading and risk management activities, partnering with them to optimize product margin, enhance supply certainty, and reduce price/volumetric volatility through state-of-the-art analytics, AI, and risk management techniques.
 

Investment Valuation & Financial Structuring: We work collaboratively with clients to shape investment / divestment transactions, devise investment strategies, support corporate restructuring, capital planning, balance-sheet optimization and other core strategic priorities around their asset portfolio.

Optimization: Finally, we help clients create value by optimizing their value chain, be it through developing a new strategic direction because of digital disruption or market uncertainty, helping them grow and enter new markets, or even devising new, innovative and agile business models to help them pivot to the New. Underpinning this work, we also regularly partner with our clients to enhance their corporate functions' strategies and agility in support of the wider business model and strategic plan.

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 corporate strategy development, trading and risk management capability set-up, operating model design, commercial optimization, investment valuation and financial structuring, balance sheet analysis, energy market liberalization, energy transition and advanced numerical modelling of energy and commodity markets.
  • 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

  • A bachelor's degree from a leading academic institution
  • About 2-5 years of professional experience minimally in either a Strategy Consulting Firm working in Commodity and/or Capital Markets, or any relevant position in industry.
  • Knowledge of how global markets operate and an understanding of global commodity and/or capital markets.
  • Knowledge / understanding of one or more of the following industries:

Commodity / Energy Markets: energy, utilities, chemicals, agriculture, metals & mining, Capital Markets: public equities, fixed income, alternatives (private equity, etc.)

  • A high degree of comfort with strategy frameworks and strong quantitative skills to develop financial or operational models and supervise data analysis.
  • Experience in business case development, financial analysis and a demonstrable understanding of financial statements.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multi-cultural teams to deliver high-quality output in short timeframes.
  • Demonstrable exposure to digital, analytics and/or applied intelligence would be beneficial.

Why join us?  

  • We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues. 
  • You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools. 
  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards. 
  • You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends. 
  • You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live. 

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