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Trading, Investments & Optimization Strategy Manager

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Job Description

We Are:

Accenture Strategy. Through deep industry expertise, analytics and insights, we empower clients to survive and thrive in the new, the now and the unknown. To stay agile in a world dominated by change, the C-suite must keep the core business running while simultaneously identifying and investing in the new. Accenture Strategy consulting enables leaders to act quickly and confidently as they pivot to the future. Known for our ability to execute at speed, we help clients determine clear, actionable paths to competitive agility by bringing them new thinking on business and technology.

You Are:

A Strategy Consulting Manager with significant experience in the finance or energy industry and a focus on investment and trading. Your expertise? Using state-of-the-art quantitative analysis, analytics, and risk management techniques to help clients achieve their investment, trading, and risk management strategies. You have energy and drive in abundance, along with personal resilience, a passion for serving clients, and a love of continual learning. You have a flair for breaking down processes into logical parts and constructing crystal-clear reasoning and analyses. Communication and people skills? You’re rich in both, and you’re ready to hit the ground running in a team setting where you’re a natural at appreciating diverse perspectives and bringing out the best in people.

The Work:

Accenture Trading, Investments & Optimization Strategy (ATIOS) is a growing team within Accenture that works globally to help our clients navigate commodity risk and unlock value through commodity risk management, investment advisory, and commercial optimization. We work with diverse clients across commodity value chains for industries ranging from energy to soft commodities to capital markets.

  • Advise clients on the top priorities of their asset portfolios, such as corporate restructuring, capital planning, and balance-sheet optimization; and revamp their value chains based on market and industry conditions.

  • Provide energy consulting to help clients to navigate the energy transition through development of new, cutting-edge business models, advising on sustainability strategies and developing market outlooks.

  • Help commodity trading organizations set up and expand their trading and risk management activities across energy markets and other commodity value chains.

  • Lead project teams to shape clients’ investment/divestment transactions, and help create innovative, agile business models that help clients pivot to the New

  • Lead analysis of clients’ businesses and advise them on how they can grow their product margin, boost supply certainty, and reduce price/volumetric volatility.

  • Use quantitative and qualitative analysis to craft strategies to help clients enter new markets that can boost growth.

  • Develop integrated strategies that leverage data science to drive decision-making in investment, trading, and other deeply quantitative domains, aligning with our clients’ business objectives.

  • Utilize advanced analytics, machine learning, and predictive modeling to interpret market signals and forecast trends, providing clients with a competitive edge.

  • Strengthen relationships with clients to sustain Accenture’s profile as a long-term trusted advisor and partner.

  • Mentor and grow a team of strategy consultants and analysts, fostering an environment of continuous learning and innovation.

  • Travel: as needed, up to 100%


Here’s What You Need:

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in the consulting industry or equivalent in an internal consulting role, OR a minimum of 6 years of experience working in the energy industry, commodity markets or investment banking.

  • A Bachelor’s degree.

Bonus Points if:

  • You have an MBA or equivalent graduate degree.

  • Strong quantitative skills and analytical thinker with 2-3 years of prior experience in driving insights using statistics or data analysis.

  • You know how global markets work, you have a grasp of commodity trends, and you’ve worked in commodity marketing and trading.

  • You’ve been exposed to one or more of the following industries: energy, chemicals, soft commodities, agriculture, metals, mining, utilities, transportation, consumer goods, or capital markets.

  • You’re familiar with recognized strategy frameworks and techniques.

  • You have proven work experience that covers one or more of the following functions: research and data engineering, data analytics, statistical modelling, machine learning, and/or AI / GenAI.

  • You’re no stranger to business case development, financial analysis, and financial statements.

  • You have strong quantitative skills, including familiarity with Excel/VBA , R, and/or Python and their respective data manipulation, statistical modelling, and visualization packages.

  • You’re a natural at leading or contributing to teams and delivering complex strategy or consulting engagements.

Professional Skills

  • Proven ability to operate within a team-oriented environment.

  • High energy level, focus and ability to work well in demanding client environments.

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong leadership, problem solving, and decision-making abilities.

  • Unquestionable professional integrity, credibility, and character.

What’s in it for you?

  • You will be part of a diverse, vibrant, global Accenture community; teams pushing the boundaries of new business capabilities and emerging technologies and services, sharing their experiences and lessons learned with each other.  You’ll have the chance to thrive in an environment where your ideas are valued and your voice matters.

  • At Accenture, you will be able to work on meaningful and innovative projects, powered by the latest technologies and industry best practices such as event-driven architectures and domain driven design.

  • Accenture will continually invest in your learning and growth. You'll learn from and work with Accenture’s certified practitioners and Accenture will support you in growing your own tech stack, sales skills, and certifications.

  • You'll be immersed in the design and implementation of human-centric solutions to help solve complex challenges with some of the world’s largest companies.

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below. We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply. Information on benefits is here.

Role Location                                    Annual Salary Range

California                                          $86,500 to $253,000

Colorado                                           $86,500 to $253,000

New York                                          $86,500 to $253,000

Washington                                      $86,500 to $253,000


What We Believe


We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.


Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here


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Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

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.

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For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

Requesting An Accommodation

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If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

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Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.


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