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Accenture Strategy Finance & Performance Analytics Consultant

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00491340


- Job description

Title: Accenture Strategy Finance & Performance Analytics Consultant

Location: Negotiable

Travel: 100%


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As a Finance & Enterprise Performance management consultant, you will support clients within the area of Finance & Performance Analytics. Finance & Performance Analytics enables the office of the CFO to drive targeted enterprise performance through digital enablement.


This includes:

•,Process and technology expertise across close & consolidations, planning, budgeting, & forecasting, and reporting analytics


•,Design and implementation of leading finance processes including, but not limited to, integrated planning, integrated data & analytics, zero based budgeting, product profitability, and scenario/what if modeling.


•,Robotics Process Automation (RPA)


•,Finance Technology Enablement Finance & Performance Analytics offers a unique career experience at the intersection of business and technology. Great things can happen—they already are. Come and be a part of the high performance delivering the next generation of capabilities to the CFO. Finance & Performance Analytics Professionals.


•,Develops Finance blueprints by assessing a client’s business challenges/needs/gaps, applying leading practices, and leveraging an iterative methodology to implement best in class Finance solutions


. •,Develops and maintains contact with C-level clients, organizes and leads proposal pursuit teams, participating and leading all aspects of the proposal development process


. •,Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.


•,Manage engagement risk, project economics, define deliverable content, and ensure buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client.


•,Manage small to large teams of diverse backgrounds, skill sets and technical/functional knowledge. Encourages creative and innovative thinking from team members while helping them to bring their ideas and career plans to fruition. Works across the global Finance & Enterprise Performance practice to share lessons learned and best practices


•,Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals. •,Interacts with senior level (C-suite, SVP, VP, etc.) clients and/or within Accenture Management Consulting on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach


•,Has ability to implement structured decision-making. Acts independently to determine best possible methods and procedures to deliver against Finance assignments


•,Ability to architect enterprise transformations with the CFO


•,Refine and optimize the CFO's ability to organize and analyze financial, operational and external information to create substantial shareholder value.


•,Create blueprints and implement solutions related to the finance model, process enablement and automation, and analytic engine supporting the broader organization’s future vision.


•,Help clients improve their ability to drive business outcomes through digital planning, reporting, and analytics.


•,Articulate the value proposition and business case for digital finance solutions.


•,Maintain an understanding of advancements in technology and innovations which are happening across the CFO ecosystem and broader marketplace.


Professional Skill Requirements

Proven success in contributing to 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 leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity
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.


Basic Qualifications:


•,Minimum of 2 years of combined finance consulting or corporate experience. Experience must include a solid understanding of the finance function.

•,Minimum 2 years working knowledge and expertise in the finance function. This may include, but not limited to, data, planning, analytics, and technologies.

•,Minimum of 2 years of experience in Microsoft Office product suite

•,Bachelor's degree


Preferred Qualifications:



•,Finance and Performance Analytics Technologies (Hyperion, Cognos, SAP, Anaplan, Adaptive, Host Analytics, One Stream) •,Other Finance technologies (ERP, RPA, BI, etc)*

•,Proven success in contributing to 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 leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

•,Ability to effectively engage with senior-level client executives

•,Proven track record in driving business outcomes for large clients/stakeholders

•,Ability to effectively mentor, advise, and coach teams

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