Utilities Consulting Manager - Finance Business Planning

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Role: Utilities Consulting Manager - Finance Business Planning

Location: London, Manchester

Mobility: Up to 100%

Salary: £71,000 - £88,000

Career Level: Manager

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:

We are a diverse team of driven individuals, sharing a common passion for driving the net zero agenda across our wide-ranging portfolio of clients. Our mission is to expedite the energy transition; reducing emissions whilst ensuring a stable and affordable energy supply enabling robust future economic development. From strategy development and delivering innovative new technologies through to enabling organisational and operational excellence, we are committed to a global sustainable future for our Clients.

Our team thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and boundaryless opportunities that drive each of our careers in new and exciting ways. Innovation is at the heart of our team and we bring cutting edge technology to our clients, helping them on our collective journey to a more sustainable future. From capital infrastructure projects building new energy generation plants through to energy retail, our team are at the forefront of utility excellence across the value chain.

As part of our team you will learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that embraces your individuality. You will be challenged and rewarded while surrounded by a highly passionate and supportive team. Together we thrive and together we will succeed in achieving net zero.

In our team you will learn:

  • How to collaborate with our diverse utilities client base to work together to solve their most difficult problems  
  • Enabling truly innovative work on the back of emergent technologies to enable the energy transition
  • The benefit of working across multiple geographic locations and workforces
  • Through teaming with high calibre Accenture colleagues bringing a wealth of industry and functional experience
  • By having access to our global knowledge and capability network  

As a Utilities Consulting Manager - Finance Business Planning, you will:

  • Work alongside our clients, understanding their problems and bringing your digital twin expertise to guide them through to financial success and fundamental business performance transformation
  • Use your innovative problem-solving skills to share the right solutions for our clients
  • Empower our Clients to have visibility over complex assets, systems, people and processes to enable efficiency through the integration and unification of data
  • Guiding our Clients through the journey to transform real-time, real-world data into meaningful visual models
  • Have a deep analytical capability to be a data driven consultant
  • Recommend and use the best in innovative technologies to answer our Clients questions
  • Project manage and support your teams to achieve shared successes
  • Leverage your relationship and stakeholder management skills to collaboratively accomplish team objectives
  • Communicate with excellence (written, conversational and presentation delivery)

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Relevant industry experience in financial or business performance modelling with expertise in transforming analytical insight into business performance drivers into digital twins
  • Digital twin operational applications (e.g. CAD models, GIS data, IoT data) and how they can work together automatically to deliver tangible value
  • Finance systems (e.g. SAP, Oracle) and the business performance levers critical to success
  • Identifying opportunities for revenue generation and process optimisation through the use of digital twin
  • Utilising digital twin technology to; design, monitor, analyse and simulate performance as well as using the tool to predict, test and develop new processes/capabilities
  • Collaborating with technical and functional stakeholders to achieve operational excellence together and translate analytics insight into tangible action and management decisions
  • Understanding the UK regulatory environment, in particular regulatory reporting standards (e.g. RIGs for distribution networks)
  • Supporting teams both from a project delivery and personal development perspective
  • Delivery methods such as Agile, Lean, and Design Thinking
  • Project management achieving success in high complexity projects through on time delivery and Client satisfaction
  • Proven history of successful implementation of digital twin technologies and driver based performance models

Set yourself apart:

  • Ability to collaborate with excellence
  • Mastery of creative and innovative thinking
  • Proven history of financial success through digital twin technologies

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 31/12/2021

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

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