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Finance & Risk Regulatory & Compliance Sr. Manager

Job Location: CA - San Francisco

Regional Description: West

Job Number: 00488606


- Job description

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People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

Management Consulting professionals design and implement process and change interventions that integrate strategy, technology and people to enable process improvements that create value for clients.

The Management Consulting Senior Manager designs and implements business changes that drive industry-specific, function and digital operating model transformation, focusing on task relating to people and process.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

⦁ Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in depth knowledge of organizational objectives
⦁ Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility
⦁ Interacts with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters
⦁ Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignment
⦁ Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility
⦁ Manages large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.
⦁ Lead large or multiple project teams engaged in the delivery of Regulatory & Compliance initiatives
⦁ Develop and maintain contact with C-level clients, be an internal and external trusted advisor on new trends and best practices, providing industry point-of-view and recommendations on how clients can transition to future state solutions
⦁ Understand business drivers and opportunities as it relates to our client's business and ensure business outcomes are achieved
⦁ Advise, design, develop and/or deliver solutions that support best practices
⦁ Identify and manage business development initiatives; participate in and/or lead all aspects of the proposal development process
⦁ Develop trusted relationships with internal and external clients, qualifying potential opportunities and/or negotiating complex deals
⦁ Contribute to the practice’s growth plan; support the go-to-market strategy, offering prioritization, design, planning and delivery of offerings
⦁ Understand and translate customer needs into implementable business solutions to enable long-term success and business integration
⦁ Manage engagement risk, deliverables, and project economics
⦁ Lead, develop and support our resources; encourage creative and innovative thinking from team members while helping them to bring their ideas and career plans to fruition
⦁ Develop thought leadership and disseminate information around current and emerging data and analytics trends
⦁ Maintain an understanding of advancements in regulations, technology and innovations which are happening across Risk & Regulatory Compliance and broader financial services marketplace

Job Description

Regulatory and Compliance Risk professionals assist firms in the design and implementation of an Operational Risk Management framework.

This covers overall methodology, design of macro-processes and detailed activities, and definition of system functional requirements of the operational risk management.

Enable firms to meet the regulatory requirements, keeping in mind the business needs and to use compliance management as an opportunity to optimize processes and leverage other existing initiatives within the firm.

Basic Qualifications


⦁ Minimum 7 years of Risk & Compliance experience within the Banking, Capital Markets and/or Insurance industries, e.g., Basel Accord, Dodd Frank, FBO, FINRA, SEC, CCAR, etc.
⦁ Minimum of 5 years of recent Risk & Regulatory Management Consulting experience from a top tier consultancy focused on the Financial Services industry


Preferred Qualifications

⦁ Solid understanding of front and back office operations;
⦁ FS Risk Operating models and/or Compliance Standards within the Financial Services industry;
⦁ Compliance processes and regulatory requirements;
⦁ Compliance process design and re-engineering;

Professional Skill Requirements

Project management experience including:

Expertise in defining scope, setting project timelines and milestone, driving deliverables, identifying risks, managing issues, project economics and client relationship management;

Significant engagement management as well as business, practice, and people development;

Experience leading large change transformation programs;

Experience managing concurrent project teams of at least 5 resources;

Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate with clients, document requirements, lead key requirement workshops and articulate the value proposition and business case for relevant Regulatory & Compliance solutions;

Demonstrated experience qualifying potential opportunities and negotiating complex deals;

Strong competence in developing presentations required (MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel));

Bachelor's Degree*, MBA or Advanced Degree desirable;

Experience with Risk and/or Compliance technology vendors*;

Excellent communication (verbal and written), facilitation and interpersonal skills;

Demonstrated ability to facilitate senior client meetings and drive conversations at the executive level, including the ability to convey emerging trends, recommendations, and business value propositions;

Demonstrated ability to concurrently manage dynamic workstreams and/or consulting projects;

Strong project management skills (e.g., defining scope, setting project timelines and milestones, driving deliverables, identifying risks, and managing issues);

Demonstrated track record of delivery as part of a project team, including the ability to meet deadlines, overcome challenges, manage stakeholder expectations, and produce project deliverables;

Ability to navigate unstructured processes and to simultaneously manage multiple workstreams;

Demonstrated team management and leadership skills;

Desire to lead and motivate teams in a dynamic and challenging environment;
Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills and the ability to exercise mature judgment structured decision-making;

Ability to work independently and manage dynamic consulting projects with heavy client engagement;

Demonstrated ability to understand client needs, translate business needs into requirements, develop proposed solutions, and deliver high impact change initiatives;

Highly motivated and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high energy and demanding team-oriented environment (both with clients and within the organization);
Demonstrated change management experience;

Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving and demanding environment;

Results-oriented, self-directed, inquisitive, and entrepreneurial ;

⦁ Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
⦁ Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment ⦁ Desire to work in an information systems environment
⦁ Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
⦁ Excellent leadership and management skills

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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