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Finance & Accounting Innovation Advisory Senior Manager

Job Location: IL - Chicago, NY - New York

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00660151


- Job description

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People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

Business Process Advisory professionals apply deep industry, domain and/or analytics skills to develop business insight, share recommendations with clients, and enable the implementation that helps clients realize business outcomes-such as revenue enhancement, operating cost reduction, working capital improvement and customer acquisitions.

Job Description

The F&A Innovation Advisory Senior Manager will drive business outcomes for finance & accounting clients by working with key client stakeholders to define innovation in their finance function, define strategic roadmaps, and execute on these strategies. This role will lead key client conversations and design thinking workshops, and leverage analytics to drive next generation initiatives and innovation in the F&A capability. This role collaborates with delivery leads, account management, and operational excellence teams to deliver client value through both analytics and industry best practices.

Key responsibilities:
  • Shape and support go to market strategy
  • Drive sales and participate in RFPs
  • Provide strategic and futuristic thinking around F&A
  • Develop new F&A products and assets
  • Solve problems which impact revenues, costs, and profitability


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of finance and accounting experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of client transformation, change management, and/or consulting experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • CPA License preferred
  • Proficiency in design-thinking methodologies
  • Experience in client meeting facilitation, orals, etc.
  • Experience working with CFO, Finance Leadership, C-Suite, and Shared Services organizations
  • Experience delivering value and outcomes for clients within defined timelines
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Experience working in unstructured situations with minimal guidance
  • High energy, passion, resilience, and drive
  • Ability to multi-task and think creatively
  • Excellent communication skills

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.

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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