- Redefining Competitiveness
- Global Operating Model
- Workforce of the Future
- Digital Disruption
- Finance 2025 Vision
- Reimagining the way finance operates, fundamentally changing the nature of work through the combination of Human + Machine capabilities
- Architect “in the new” capabilities to transform the function including intelligent automation, predictive modeling for financial planning, data-science base budgets and forecasts, and leveraging data and analytics to drive value across the enterprise
- Redesign the finance operating model to embrace new agile ways of working, new capabilities, and a more multi-disciplinary workforce
- Define new services focused on architecting value for the enterprise and acting as a guardian for digital investment, driving profitable growth in the business.
- Redefining the finance competency model with new roles, capabilities, and skills necessary in a fast-paced, digital world
- Develops Digital Finance strategies by assessing a client’s business challenges/needs/gaps, diagnosing the root problems and recommending an approach leveraging Accenture assets.
- Develops and maintains contact with C-level clients, organizes and leads proposal pursuit teams, participating and leading all aspects of the proposal development process.
- Interacts with senior level (C-suite, SVP, VP, etc.) clients and/or within Accenture Strategy on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach
- Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals.
- Create strategies and blueprints that define the finance operating model, process automation plan, and analytic insights engine supporting the broader organization’s future vision.
- Help clients improve their ability to drive business outcomes through digital planning, reporting, and analytics.
- Ability to architect enterprise transformations with the CFO as the architect of business value.
- Articulate the value proposition and business case for digital finance solutions
- Architect complex solutions involving finance acumen, data science and intelligent automation
- Maintain an understanding of advancements in technology and innovations which are happening across digital, analytics, the CFO ecosystem and broader marketplace.
- 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 including planning and budgeting, manage account receivables, define deliverable content, ensure buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client.
- Manage 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 CFO & Enterprise Value practice to share lessons learned and best practices.
- Ability to implement and execute structured decision-making. Acts independently to determine best possible methods and procedures to deliver against Digital Finance assignments
- Refine and optimize the CFO's ability to organize and analyze financial, operational and external information to create substantial shareholder value.
- Two years of combined finance and strategic consulting experience.
- Two years of experience and expertise in one or more areas:
- Finance Strategy (finance capability assessment, CFO onboarding, finance visioning and roadmap development, capital allocation strategy, finance cost reduction and operating model design, organization design and finance competency design)
- Financial Planning and Analysis (planning, budgeting and forecasting, performance score carding, management reporting, finance information strategy processes, key performance indicator (KPI) design)
- Finance Operations (Process automation strategy for order to cash, procure to pay, record to report, close, consolidate, report, etc.; finance controllership; corporate governance; capital productivity
- Finance Specialty Areas to include tax, treasury, investor relations, and risk management
- Two years of experience in the finance function, operating models and supporting organization structures, and process best practices, along with experience with technologies to support-suite conversations and project delivery
- Bachelor's degree
- ERP technology understanding (SAP / Oracle)
- Knowledge of business intelligence reporting solutions (OBIEE, Tableau, Microstrategy, Business Objects, etc.)
- Knowledge of planning technologies (BPC, Hyperion, Anaplan etc.) and analytics technologies (SAS, R, Hadoop, etc.)
- Prior work experience in driving insights using visualization tools (i.e. Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx) and experience in programming languages (i.e. R, Python, Julia, SQL)
- Strong strategic thinking and team builder who is focused on driving outcomes.
- Ability to effectively engage with senior-level client executives
- Desire to work at the intersection of finance, business, industry, and technology
- Proven track record in driving business outcomes for large clients
- Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
- Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
- Strong interpersonal skills and emphasis on teamwork and dedication to the customer.
- Highly effective communication and problem-solving skills
- Ability to effectively mentor, advise, and coach subordinates
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