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Accenture Strategy Capability Network Real Estate Solutions Senior Principal

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00545309


- Job description

Title: Accenture Strategy Capability Network Real Estate Solutions Senior Principle

Location: Negotiable

Travel: 80%


Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.


People in the Innovation & Thought Leadership career track drive asset innovation and marketplace reputation within a specific area of expertise. They grow into thought leadership roles, by increasing the depth of their expertise and reputation as an expert or innovator, and can progress either in role, laterally, or upward.


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 MC Innovation Senior Principal contributes to assets/ offerings and thought leadership to enhance Accenture's marketplace reputation applying deep expertise in business process reengineering within a particular subject area, deep human capital, organization and change expertise.


Job Description


Finance Process and Operations professionals develop and maintain robust processes and controls to meet compliance requirements and stewardship of enterprise assets with efficiency and effectiveness.


Real Estate Solutions professionals assist clients to leverage real estate as a tool of organizational performance supporting their broader business strategy and aligning with their finance, human resources, IT strategies and objectives.


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 assignments.


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.

 Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 7-10 years of relevant experience working in various areas of Corporate Real Estate with emphasis on consulting
  • Strong Financial Analysis skills applicable to Real Estate (Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Occupancy Expense projections, Total Costs of Ownership, and Total Costs of Carry)
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to quickly grasp complex data sets with an intuitive sense of financial and operational implications.  Strong Business Case development skillset.
  • Strong ability to lead Project teams with multiple direct reports
  • Foundational knowledge of Real Estate Capital & Op Ex Planning for real estate portfolios across all industry sectors
  • High Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word and MS Project.  Proficiency in Tableau, Access, and ESRI.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 80% 

Preferred Requirements:

·         Advanced degree or Certification in Business / Real Estate (i.e. MCR, MBA, CCIM, PMP, etc.)

·         Consulting and Industry Experience in CRE function or with CRE Service Provider

·         Knowledge of Real Estate IWMS systems and other real estate technology platforms

·         General knowledge of FASB Real Estate Accounting Requirements

·         Minimum of 5 – 7 years of Consulting / Client Relationship Management experience

·         Extensive knowledge of Real Estate Capital & Op Ex Planning processes

·         Minimum of 3- 5 years leading project teams and managing CRE organizational transformations




Professional Skill Requirements


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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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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