Capital Markets Management Consultant – Business Restructuring

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Job Role:   Capital Markets Management Consultant – Business Restructuring

Location:   London

Mobility:   Up to 100%

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.

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As a team:

Accenture’s UK Capital Markets business has set Business Restructuring as a key priority offering in 2021, in recognition of the growing client demand and market focus on Business Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions, New Business Models, Private Equity Driven Deals and Sustainable Investing.  

As banks are dealing with the enormity of a transformational 2020, including closing out the final pieces of their Brexit programmes, we’re seeing the industry focus shift to other aspects of Business Restructuring. The industry is increasingly driven by diminishing margins, increased scrutiny from regulators, Covid-19 related disruption, the powershift to niche and buy side players changing market demands and an increased focus on sustainable investment. To stay relevant, banks need the ability to align and prioritise their restructuring activities across Business Model changes, Operating Model changes, Legal Entity Optimisation and M&A. We support our capital markets clients to develop the strength and agility to facilitate these business strategies by transforming business and technology. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate with the   ecosystem, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

Accenture’s Business Restructuring offering brings together a global network of highly skilled restructuring practitioners and management consultants. Our capabilities span Business and Operating Models, Legal Entity Optimisation and Mergers & Acquisition (M&A) activity – and we are seeking motivated   and experienced practitioners in these areas to support the growth of our practice.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways. You’ll join our project teams and lead delivery solving the most complex and exciting client challenges today.

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:

  • Focus on Business Model:   “Go to Market” strategy design, business’ client portfolios and product offerings assessment, divestments decisions, ESG offering expansion, booking model design and implementation
  • Focus on Operating Model:   Operating model optimisation from people, process, technology, and risk perspectives
  • Focus on   Mergers and Acquisitions:   M&A strategy, data driven and AI enhanced search and screening, analytic industry stress tests to model future evolution, cyber and technology diligence for resilience and capability validation, potential synergy realisations
  • Focus on Legal Entity Optimisation:   Set up and planning, Legal Entity Restructuring (LER) principles definition, As is assessment, LER options assessment & prioritisation, Risk impact assessment, Portfolio Strategy definition, TSA identification, set up and tracking, LER Target Operation Model definition
  • Capital Markets Industry insight, developing points of views and though leadership

In this role you will:

  • Deliver client change and transformation through implementation of Business Restructuring projects
  • Build trusted relationships with client and Accenture teams in a dynamic and challenging environment
  • Support building out Accenture’s Business Restructuring Thought leadership
  • Lead teams and support development of Accenture’s Capital Markets practice through people development and mentoring of more junior team members
  • Develop and identify sales opportunities that are aligned with client agendas, creating value-driven sales propositions in Business Restructuring

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Business model assessment, design & implementation
  • Legal entity strategy, assessment & implementation
  • M&A strategy, diligence, plan & execute divestment
  • Programme Management and delivery – including Prince, PMP & Agile Delivery methodologies
  • Financial Services experience

Set yourself apart:

  • Ability to successfully build relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Mastery of problem solving and solutioning
  • Strong academic background, to Bachelors ’   degree level or higher , or equivalent experience
  • Experience in delivering business restructuring initiatives and transformation
  • Experience in the Investment Banking industry, including an understanding of Front, Middle and Back office processes and a   high-level   understanding of the trade lifecycle
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a team environment with excellent client relationship/interpersonal skill, strong written and verbal communication skills and a strong professional presence. This should include excellent written (structured documents, presentations) and verbal communication skills (facilitation of meetings, presentation of materials)
  • Well-developed analytical skills including ability to work with poorly defined problems, provide clarity to complex issues or situations and synthesise large amounts of information and highlight salient points

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a highly competitive 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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