Finance Transformation Consultant in Finance Operating Model

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Finance Transformation Consultant in Finance Operating Model

Location: London, Manchester, Edinburgh

Salary: Competitive salary & Benefits

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:

Within CFO and Enterprise Value, we bring distinctive capabilities serving the CFO priorities to increase enterprise value and steward the digitalization of the entire enterprise. We help our clients keep up with fast changing regulations, innovations as well as changing market conditions. You will be part of a team that brings to our client’s industry-leading best practices, technologies and strategies in everything from front line finance, next generation business planning, value based management, treasury & working capital, dynamic managerial accounting - to credit, market, liquidity or operational risk perspective and regulatory compliance.

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

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 to:

  • Project and programme Management: Experience in creating, implementing, and operating within appropriate governance framework, working closely with the Accountable Executives and Programme Managers.
  • Shaping, leading, and controlling the delivery of complex, high risk and/or cross functional programmes, with pragmatic application of programme management methodologies, use of a clearly defined delivery roadmap and robust financial and risk management.
  • Engage with and manage senior Client stakeholders (C-Level) in both technology and business space and clearly communicate programme performance.
  • Lead conversations with senior finance stakeholders to understand as-is environment and advise on strategic and tactical roadmap with suitable solutions
  • Develop and utilise functional knowledge to be able to make implementation-oriented recommendations.
  • Develop and manage diverse and dispersed teams through effective leadership and coaching.
  • Contribute to developing the Accenture Strategy and Consulting Finance practice and building Accenture’s banking offerings, assets, capabilities, and thought leadership.

As a Consultant (SAP Specialist) within CFO-EV, you will have:

  • Strong experience in Finance – including experience in core finance processes, including as order-to-cash, record-to-report and related technologies and frameworks
  • Strong client-facing experience with the ability to build and maintain client relationships.
  • Experience leading diverse teams in complex strategy and consulting engagements, delivering high-quality output in short timeframes.
  • Experience in designing and implementing of Business Process Management capabilities for Finance Processes - Process Strategy, Process Design, Process Monitoring (KPI Design / Reporting) Process Transformation (through systems) and Continuous Improvement
  • Consulting experience or ability to work in a consulting environment

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Excellent senior stakeholder relationship building and influencing skills
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Strong understanding of finance business processes and accounting practices
  • Understanding of emerging finance technology trends (Big Data, API, AΙ, Cloud etc) and impact the finance operating model.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an ability to approach a problem in a structured manner and propose workable solutions.
  • Ability to absorb and process information quickly.

Set yourself apart:

  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Mastery of excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, with excellent leadership skills
  • Proven history of hands-on delivery in major finance transformation programmes and success in contributing within a team environment

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 centres. 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 31/08/2022

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

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