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Business Strategy Consultant - Financial Services

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00391534


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Accenture Strategy Career Opportunities

Why Accenture Strategy?

A strategy firm of the future is one that creates value and delivers high impact at the intersections of Business, Technology and Operations. This is Accenture Strategy.

Accenture Strategy consulting professionals adopt a value oriented approach to engaging with clients at a senior level, helping them solve key business issues and improve business performance.  They illustrate a deep understanding of our clients’ industry landscape and business options in the context of global, economic, technology and social trends.

Our 8,000+ strong team of strategists, combine deep business insight and technology understanding within the context of our client’s industry. There is no one player who can bring all of that together at the scale and with the degree of integration that we can. This is what our clients’ current challenges and opportunities demand of us and it is what makes us different to any other strategy firm in the market. Come and be a part of the next level of high performance!


Business Strategy
Business strategy professionals work with clients to help them address their most challenging and vital business issues, including setting their corporate direction, understanding how to drive growth, and optimising business and operating models.  We apply deep business strategy development, architecting value and operating model architecture skills to influence client agendas through business insights. We will create actionable strategies to address priority C-suite issues with speed and at scale.


Key Traits
Do you understand the interaction between business, digital and technology in the context of today’s changing world and how our clients businesses are evolving, then Accenture Strategy is the place to be!


Your Role: Business Strategy Consultant
There will never be a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are limitless in this ever-changing business landscape. Business Strategy and Enterprise Transformations are multi-solution journeys that address fundamental business issues at the C-level.


Your responsibilities would include:
• Contributing to the development of comprehensive transformation strategies.
• Analysing client issues, building a fact base to support hypotheses and rational for action.
• Supporting the development of detailed and actionable business cases and plans which reflect our practice’s deep industry and business process acumen.
• Assisting our clients to build the required capabilities for growth and innovation in order to sustain high performance.
• Contributing toward collaborative knowledge sharing and the development of team members within the practice.
• Helping develop our offerings and assets

Your Experience - We’re looking for proven experience in the following areas:
• Competence in structured problem solving and business assessment
• Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
• Capacity to analyse and deliver value and deliver deep insight within a client context
• Strategy development and business transformation skills
• Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills in the context of client relationships
• Contribute and foster a team-oriented environment
• High leadership potential and management skills


Set Yourself Apart: Preferred Skill set
• Must have previous experience in consulting (3-5 years)
• Knowledge of industry trends and business concepts
• Strong and proven track record in project delivery.
• Capacity to creatively solution, develop and realise innovative outcomes
• Practical experience along with a keen interest to contribute toward innovation and thought leadership
• Conceptual and creative problem solving excellence
• First class written and verbal communication skills; the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner
• Ability to easily establish trust-based relationships, skilled in gaining valuable insights through collaboration and communication both with teams and clients
• Enjoys a challenge, proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results, determination and optimism
• Flexibility to accommodate client travel requirements


Our Commitment to You
• Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
• You’ll make a difference to some pretty impressive clients. Accenture Strategy serves 72 of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects.
• Opportunities to learn through training at Accenture’s global Strategy College, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company.
• Access to leading-edge technology.
• Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes a range of market-relevant benefits and programs to help you manage the demands of work and life.


Apply Today!
Great things can happen—they already are. Come and be a part of the next level of high performance.


About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 319,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries.  Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.  The company generated net revenues of US$30.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2014. Its home page is

Our five growth platforms—Accenture Strategy, Accenture Digital, Accenture Technology, Accenture Consulting and Accenture Operations—are the innovation engines through which we build world-class skills and capabilities; develop knowledge capital; and create, acquire and manage key assets central to the development of integrated services and solutions for our clients.


Equal Employment Opportunity
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity

Academic Qualifications
• An undergraduate university degree is a minimum entry requirement
• Postgraduate qualification/ MBA preferred / highly recommended but not mandatory; above all you must have proven experience in business strategy

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