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A leader in public sector finance who thinks outside the box. You’re a problem-solver with the keen ability to diagnose a client’s unique needs. You can see the gap between where they are and where they need to be, and love creating a blueprint to get them there. By developing solutions that improve operational efficiency, track compliance, increase revenue and improve liquidity, you and your team are ready to tackle the challenges clients face today and those waiting around the corner.
- Lead clients through cost transformation and economic recovery
- Create strategies and blueprints that improve SG&A, rebalance the asset portfolio and explore innovative ideas to increase revenue
- Walk clients through digital transformations, help them find operational efficiencies and implement leading practices
- Help clients modernize their finance functions by consulting with internal and external teams to understand strategy and goals, then managing your teams’ workflows
- Partner with cross-industry finance leaders to bring an external lens to public sector challenges
- Be a trusted advisor to CFOs and senior Finance Leaders in state and local government
- Attract new business by creating thoughtful proposals and building strong client relationships
- Manage key client stakeholder relationships and communications. Facilitate complex meetings, presentations, and workshops to build client commitment for change
- Cultivating follow-on opportunities at clients and developing compelling business case/proposals to new business opportunities
- Encourage innovation from team members; support their ideas and career goals; provide coaching and mentoring to practitioners
- Participating in practice building activities (e.g. conference participation, thought leadership development, market offering development, recruiting).
- Grow the practice by owning the new business proposal process
- Stay on top of current regulations, trends, and technologies influencing digital finance, analytics, and the CFO ecosystem
- Racking up those air miles will have to wait, as weekly non-essential travel to client sites Monday through Thursday is currently suspended. For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from several infectious disease experts
Here’s what you need:
• Minimum 8 years’ experience delivering finance operations programs.
• Minimum 3 years of experience in State or Local Government finance
• Minimum 5 years of experience leading projects and/or teams
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent of 10 years working in Finance
• Strong presentation and collaborative skills and can communicate all aspects of the job requirements, including the creation of formal documentation deliverables
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills
• Demonstrated leadership in professional setting either military or civilian
• Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting either military or civilian
• Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
• Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
• Excellent leadership, communication written and oral and interpersonal skills
Bonus points if:
• You’re a pro when it comes to engagement – plus business, practice, and people development
• Strong financial acumen; ability to develop budgets, forecast revenue, develop early warning signs and adapt the organization to achieve financial targets
• You have prior experience working in consultancy or consulting capacity in public sector
• Experience with Robotics Process Automation, Data Visualization and Analytics in Finance
• Solid financial analysis and diagnosis skills
• Adept at using experience and knowledge of industry, geographic and technology trends to assess and shape business solutions
• You’ve got an MBA after your name or another type of advanced degree
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