Capital Markets Strategy Consultant – Middle and Back Office Transformation: Regulatory Reporting

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Job Role:  Capital Markets Strategy Consultant – Middle and Back Office Transformation: Regulatory Reporting
Location:  London
Mobility:  Up to 100%
Salary : £50,500 - £62,000
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.

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As a team:

Accenture’s UK Capital Markets business has identified Middle and Back Office Transformation as a key priority offering in 2022, in recognition of the growing client demand and market focus on the use of data to realise operational efficiencies, increase control and strengthen communication with the business and clients.

Regulation has given customers more transparency of pricing, and flexibility to pick and choose. To stay ahead, banks need the ability to strengthen client relationships and leverage scale, but also to move quickly to exploit new products, markets and client segments as opportunities arise. Operations must develop the strength and agility to facilitate these business strategies whilst maintaining the ability to meet multi-jurisdictional regulatory obligations

We support investment banking operations & technology teams in developing the scalability and agility to facilitate these business strategies alongside compliance with regulatory obligations. This is achieved with a data-centric workforce and technology transformation. The 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 – 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:

  • The future of Capital Markets Operations and the journey our clients will be taking to achieve compliance with regulatory reporting obligations inclusive of new regulatory adoption and remediation of existing issues. This could be inclusive of:
  • reporting solution design/implementation
  • data and analytics strategies to assist reference data issue remediation
  • workforce transformation
  • design and implementation of control frameworks
  • system modernisation roadmaps
  • migration to cloud
  • About RegTech disrupting legacy approaches allowing out client to design and deliver on enhanced solutions and operating models to comply with multi-jurisdictional regulatory obligations.
  • Capital Markets Industry insight, developing points of views and thought leadership

In this role you will:

  • Deliver client change and transformation through implementation of Regulatory Trade & Transaction reporting engagements
  • Build trusted relationships with client and Accenture teams in a dynamic and challenging environment
  • Support building out Accenture’s Middle and Back Office Transformation thought leadership and practice
  • 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

We are looking for experience in the following:

  • Strong project management inclusive of Agile delivery methodologies
  • Business, technical analysis
  • Data governance, analysis and transformation
  • Designing data led solutions
  • Process and target operating design, process mining and mapping
  • Experience of building relationships at all levels in an organization, including with Executives/Senior Executives

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
  • A good, broad understanding of how Banks and Capital Markets institutions operate including products, industry participants, value chains, business models and operating models.
  • Awareness of the key industry challenges & trends, including emerging technology and upcoming regulatory changes.
  • 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
  • Experience in delivering regulatory change particularly Trade and/or Transaction Reporting across; Dodd Frank, MiFID II, EMIR, SFTR, SEC, CAT, MAS, HKMA, CFTC and/or FinFRAG
  • Strong understanding of the fundamental principles of Regulatory Trade and Transaction Reporting, with an ability to articulate key industry challenges
  • Awareness of Regulatory Reporting eco-system participants inclusive of FinTech / RegTechs that are providing innovative, forward-thinking solutions to address this space
  • 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 nearly 700,000 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

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.

Job information

Firm: Accenture

Location: London


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