Accenture Finance & Risk-Data Management Senior Manager (MW) in Chicago, Illinois
As a Sr. Manager, the individual will be expected to drive delivery of large scale data and analytics programs as our client move from their existing ecosystems to more data and analytic centric environments using Big Data, Advanced Analytics, Visualization, and Machine Learning solutions. In addition, the individual will be expect to drive sales development activities in the Financial Services marketplace across Banking, Capital Markets and Insurance. The Sr. Manager would be part of our new Innovation Center for Finance & Risk (ICFR)) and will be expected to be involved in our platform and app store product design, development and marketing working alongside our Technology Development Labs in San Jose, CA. The ICFR will offer industry-leading thought leadership, best practices, training, support, and data-driven solutions to address the prevailing risk issues in the banking, insurance and capital markets domains. Our ICFR provides a unique environment where we bring together a combination of platform and data engineering capabilities along with our risk analytics and data management capabilities to enable innovative solutions to be delivered in an agile delivery environment. Our team members all provide some combination of these skills and the ideal candidates show a strong desire to develop skills across the board. Roles will be focus on data engineering, data management, analytics, visualization and/or machine learning domains. For additional details on this exciting capability, please see our recent press release: https://newsroom.accenture.com/news/accenture-launches-north-american-innovation-center-for-finance-and-risk.htm Specific responsibilities may include: ,Lead large or multiple project teams engaged in the delivery of and advise clients on a wide range of business and technology data or analytics projects ,Develop new data or analytics solutions to address client needs on Accenture’s Insights Platform, work hand in hand with our Technology Development Labs and create go to market strategy, plans and communication materials ,Develop and maintain contact with C-level clients, be an internal and external trusted advisor on new trends and best practices for Data & Analytics as it relates to Finance, Risk and Compliance functions. Providing industry point of view and recommendations on how clients can transition to future state solutions ,Develop trusted relationships with internal and external clients, and have an eye for qualifying potential opportunities and/or negotiating complex deals ,Facilitate senior level clients through evaluation of improvement opportunities, new architecture design and roadmaps through workshops ,Contribute to the execution of the practice’s growth plan; support the go-to-market strategy, offering prioritization, design, planning and delivery of offerings ,Manage engagement risk, project economics including planning and budgeting, manage account receivables, define deliverable content ,Lead, develop and support our resources; encourage creative and innovative thinking from team members while helping them to bring their ideas and career plans to fruition ,Develop thought leadership and disseminate information around current and emerging data and analytics trends ,Maintain an understanding of advancements in technology and innovations which are happening across the broader marketplace It is our intention for our people to work where they live. However, in the context of our profession and serving our clients there may be times when you will need to travel.
⦁ Minimum 7 years of Risk & Compliance experience within the Banking, Capital Markets and/or Insurance industries, e.g., Basel Accord, Dodd Frank, FBO, FINRA, SEC, CCAR, etc. ⦁ Minimum of 5 years of recent Risk & Regulatory Management Consulting experience from a top tier consultancy focused on the Financial Services industry
Preferred Qualifications ⦁ Solid understanding of front and back office operations; ⦁ FS Risk Operating models and/or Compliance Standards within the Financial Services industry; ⦁ Compliance processes and regulatory requirements; ⦁ Compliance process design and re-engineering; Professional Skill Requirements Project management experience including:
Expertise in defining scope, setting project timelines and milestone, driving deliverables, identifying risks, managing issues, project economics and client relationship management; Significant engagement management as well as business, practice, and people development; Experience leading large change transformation programs; Experience managing concurrent project teams of at least 5 resources; Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate with clients, document requirements, lead key requirement workshops and articulate the value proposition and business case for relevant Regulatory & Compliance solutions; Demonstrated experience qualifying potential opportunities and negotiating complex deals; Strong competence in developing presentations required (MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)); Bachelor's Degree, MBA or Advanced Degree desirable; Experience with Risk and/or Compliance technology vendors; Excellent communication (verbal and written), facilitation and interpersonal skills; Demonstrated ability to facilitate senior client meetings and drive conversations at the executive level, including the ability to convey emerging trends, recommendations, and business value propositions; Demonstrated ability to concurrently manage dynamic workstreams and/or consulting projects; Strong project management skills (e.g., defining scope, setting project timelines and milestones, driving deliverables, identifying risks, and managing issues); Demonstrated track record of delivery as part of a project team, including the ability to meet deadlines, overcome challenges, manage stakeholder expectations, and produce project deliverables; Ability to navigate unstructured processes and to simultaneously manage multiple workstreams; Demonstrated team management and leadership skills; Desire to lead and motivate teams in a dynamic and challenging environment; Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills and the ability to exercise mature judgment structured decision-making; Ability to work independently and manage dynamic consulting projects with heavy client engagement; Demonstrated ability to understand client needs, translate business needs into requirements, develop proposed solutions, and deliver high impact change initiatives; Highly motivated and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high energy and demanding team-oriented environment (both with clients and within the organization); Demonstrated change management experience; Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving and demanding environment; Results-oriented, self-directed, inquisitive, and entrepreneurial; Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment ⦁ Desire to work in an information systems environment; Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills; Excellent leadership and management skills. Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Equal Employment Opportunity All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
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