Risk and Regulatory Strategy and Transformation Consultant

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Job Role: Risk and Regulatory Strategy and Transformation Consultant
Location: London
Salary: £50,000-£61,000
Career Level: Consultant

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

The world around us is changing as everything becomes digital and real time and new technologies and regulation continually evolve. Organisations must continue to innovate to manage their risk. Accenture Risk is at the forefront of this, using cutting edge technologies and advanced analytics to advise clients on all aspects of risk from credit risk, to financial crime risk, to Climate Risk.

The UKI Risk practice sits within Accenture’s market leading strategy and consulting business. Its mission is to keep clients safe, compliant and informed of the existing and emerging risks they face in the delivery of their products and services. The focus is predominantly though not exclusively on financial services as this has both a dynamic and critically important risk profile having been the subject of wholesale regulatory change in response to both the financial crisis and the increasing digitisation of the industry.

A core aspect of the work we do with our clients is to manage change across the front-line business areas, the risk function itself and also with compliance, operations and technology. Our change teams understand how new regulations will impact each of these areas and where operating and delivery methods will enable more efficient risk management. You will quickly get to understand the skills needed to bring together multiple disciplines and stakeholder groups to ensure that an overall solution is delivered that ultimately will make our clients more successful.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture thatthrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunitiesthat candrive your career in new and exciting ways If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you.As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

In our team you will learn:

  • How changes in the macro environment, technology and business strategies are influencing risk management and compliance
  • What a risk function of the future looks like
  • The latest innovations in risk management and compliance approaches in Capital Markets, Asset and Wealth Management, Banking and/or other industries
  • Capabilities to develop frameworks and operating models
  • The technologies and delivery models that will transform clients’ risk and regulatory capabilities
  • How regulation is impacting financial services and what are the upcoming regulatory developments for the industry
  • How to deliver innovative solution to tight timelines working as part of a team in a project delivery capacity
  • How to bring together complex stakeholder groups into an effective overall team and how to maintain delivery excellence from inception to successful completion of a project
  • How to build and develop your own brand and career working in the Accenture risk team
  • How to grow from being an effective team player into an inspiring leader with responsibility for maintaining senior client relationships

In this role you will:

  • Have the opportunity to work for leading global and UK clients on their greatest challenges
  • Advise clients in Capital Markets, Asset and Wealth Management, Banking or other industries on future risk or compliance operating models and frameworks
  • Diagnose and solve complex business challenges and opportunities and set strategies based on them
  • Work within a high performing Accenture change team to deliver business critical engagements that improve our client’s risk management or compliance capabilities
  • Work in partnership with colleagues with industry, risk, data, analytics, and technology experience on market defining projects
  • Become familiar with both traditional and agile delivery methods and how best to apply these within the risk function
  • Drive and enable the development of sales proposals and offerings
  • Deliver points of views on industry trends and take them to clients
  • Contribute risk or compliance SME knowledge to a wide range of Accenture and client stakeholders
  • Contribute to the Risk practice community and build a network across Accenture and our clients
  • Work alongside our global clients, with opportunities to travel

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Project delivery experience
  • Best practice change delivery in either traditional or agile methods (gained in industry or consulting)
  • An understanding of the role of the or compliance risk function within Industry and how this relates to the business and other teams
  • Knowledge and understanding of risk management or compliance operating models and frameworks
  • An appetite to learn more about the operation of the risk function and to influence its future direction
  • An understanding of the role of the regulator in the industry and of the purpose of the regulation that has been introduced
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to influence and present complex problems and solutions to senior stakeholders
  • Flexible and innovative problem solver
  • Strong MS office skills specifically in PowerPoint and Excel
  • The ability to work effectively within a team setting to tight and agile deadlines
  • Commercial awareness to support commercial engagements and spot market opportunities
  • Talent for building and sustaining meaningful relationships, with external and internal stakeholders
  • Understanding of how data and analytics can be leveraged to develop risk management approaches
  • Understanding of business and technology and the value of bringing them together

Set yourself apart:

  • Knowledge of Enterprise Risk, Non-financial Risk, Financial Risk, or Compliance
  • Knowledge of risk reporting or analytics
  • Knowledge of Capital Markets, Asset and Wealth Management, or Banking risk technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to foster and maintain client relationships
  • Track record of successful delivery in the risk domain
  • Ability to articulate complex client challenges clearly and concisely
  • Knowledge of emerging cloud-based technology platforms – such as GCP, AWS, Azure and IBM Cloud
  • Outstanding problem solving and analytical capabilities
  • Experience of both traditional and agile delivery methods and working across the boundary
  • Ambition to develop yourself as a risk and/or regulatory change professional and influence the solutions Accenture brings to its clients

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

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, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2021

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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