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Risk Lead

Job Location: TX - Austin

Regional Description: Southwest

Job Number: 00667351


- Job description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

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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.

Program Specialist Services professionals provide project-based support services within centers. These professionals support the delivery and execution of our key projects with specialized services.

Risk Lead is responsible for ensuring and securing our client's platform against fraudulent activity is at the core of our team's goals. Our mission is to make our client's platform a safe place to transact online. The role is to manage a multi-lingual team of Risk Agents to deliver a high caliber fraud prevention and Risk Review service. The Risk Team Lead will represent the team in client communications and provide all levels of support and liaison for the client as necessary.


Primary responsibilities are to be the main point of contact and act as the single point for escalation on urgent issues. Responsible for team's performance against SLA, quality of service, people engagement, all aspects of the business process and will be required to work closely with global counterparts. There will be a strong element of new process incubation, induction and process improvement. You will be responsible for promoting and maintaining a high performance culture and great place to work.


Drive and manage your team's performance against SLA s and KPIs including metric reporting on team performance.

Performance management coaching, performance development, 1 on 1 s, mentoring, career counselling. Provide a credible and expert first point of contact for the Risk Team, working alongside client leads Support team to achieve results with the highest possible standard of quality and delivery.  Drive insights gathering from team members to improve quality and processes.  Working within multiple teams across both Accenture teams and client teams to execute and deliver a critical Risk service.  Strong work ethic, taking personal accountability for accuracy and high quality outputs and demonstrating integrity to core team values.  Promote culture of continuous improvement across the teams in the global delivery network.  Continuous improvement strategies and ideas, including new process incubation and induction.  Assist with driving global initiatives.

Basic Qualifications


  • Minimum of 2 years experience leading teams in a service delivery environment
  • 2 years Fraud Risk Investigation experience required


 Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor s Degree
  • Consultative work style to lead client work
  • An ability to articulate and clearly communicate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner
  • Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to provide clarity to complex issues, and synthesize large amounts of information together with the ability to develop creative and breakthrough solutions
  • Able to prioritize and effectively manage time in a fast paced work environment
  • Proactive to identify the root causes of issues by analyzing patterns and trends through data analysis
  • Ability to build action plans through problem solving skills to improve performance
  • Keen relationship builder across both Accenture and the Client s organization
  • Self-motivating, adaptable and able to inspire and motivate others
  • Prior experience working in an environment of frequent change
  • Practical analytical problem solving skills through analysis using Excel, SQL, Access queries etc.
  • Strong Excel skills formulas, pivot tables, v look ups, macros
  • Project Management experience and knowledge and background in various project management methodologies such as waterfall, lean and agile
  • Experience with analysis tools such as SQL and Access queries an advantage
  • Positive, target delivery focused attitude and experience of a service delivery environment desirable.
  • Minimum 2 years experience working in a social media environment would be advantageous
  • Working Environment Service Delivery and Target Driven environment
  • Willing to work across different shift hours including weekend hours
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines with focus on quality, results and timely delivery
  • Candidate will need to stretch during peak critical service delivery periods


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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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.


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