Accenture Strategy Digital Finance Manager

Accenture - San Francisco, CA (30+ days ago)4.0


Job Summary
As a Digital Finance strategist, you will partner with client CFOs to drive strategies across:

  • Finance 2020 Vision
  • Operating Model and Organization Structure
  • Process Automation
  • Integrated Data & Analytics
  • Performance Measurement
  • Talent
  • Next Generation Finance Technology

Digital Finance professionals offer a unique career experience and unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Great things can happen—they already are. Come and be a part of the next level of high performance.
Responsibilities and Duties
Digital Finance Professionals:

  • Develops Digital Finance strategies by assessing a client’s business challenges/needs/gaps, diagnosing the root problems and recommending an approach leveraging Accenture assets.
  • Develops and maintains contact with C-level clients, organizes and leads proposal pursuit teams, participating and leading all aspects of the proposal development process.
  • Interacts with senior level (C-suite, SVP, VP, etc.) clients and/or within Accenture Strategy on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach
  • Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Manage engagement risk, project economics including planning and budgeting, manage account receivables, define deliverable content, ensure buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client.
  • Manage teams of diverse backgrounds, skill sets and technical/functional knowledge. Encourages creative and innovative thinking from team members while helping them to bring their ideas and career plans to fruition. Works across the global CFO & Enterprise Value practice to share lessons learned and best practices.
  • Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals.
  • Ability to implement and execute structured decision-making. Acts independently to determine best possible methods and procedures to deliver against Digital Finance assignments
  • Ability to architect enterprise transformations with the CFO as the architect of business value.
  • Refine and optimize the CFO's ability to organize and analyze financial, operational and external information to create substantial shareholder value.
  • Create strategies and blueprints that define the finance operating model, process automation plan, and analytic insights engine supporting the broader organization’s future vision.
  • Help clients improve their ability to drive business outcomes through digital planning, reporting, and analytics.
  • Articulate the value proposition and business case for digital finance solutions
  • Maintain an understanding of advancements in technology and innovations which are happening across digital, analytics, the CFO ecosystem and broader marketplace.

Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications
Basic Qualifications

  • Five years of combined finance and strategic consulting experience. Experience must include significant project management as well as business, practice, and people development
  • Five years experience and expertise in one or more areas:
  • Finance Strategy (finance capability assessment, CFO onboarding, finance visioning and road map development, capital allocation strategy, finance cost reduction, finance competency and organization design)
  • Finance Specialty Areas to include tax, treasury, investor relations, and risk management
  • Financial Planning and Analysis (planning, budgeting and forecasting, performance score carding, management reporting, finance information strategy processes, key performance indicator (KPI) design)
  • Finance Operations (Process automation strategy for order to cash, procure to pay, record to report, close, consolidate, report, etc.; finance controllership; corporate governance; capital productivity * Five years experience in the finance function, operating models and supporting organization structures, and process best practices.
  • Five years of experience with technologies to support-suite conversations and project delivery
  • Bachelor's degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA
  • ERP technology understanding (SAP / Oracle)
  • Knowledge of business intelligence reporting solutions (OBIEE, Tableau, Microstrategy, Business Objects, etc.)
  • Knowledge of planning technologies (BPC, Hyperion, Anaplan etc.)
  • Knowledge of analytics technologies (SAS, R, Hadoop, etc.)

Professional Skill Requirements

  • 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 at the intersection of finance, business, industry, and technology
  • Strong interpersonal skills and emphasis on teamwork and dedication to the customer.
  • Highly effective communication and problem-solving skills
  • Strong strategic thinking and team builder who is focused on driving outcomes.
  • Ability to effectively engage with senior-level client executives
  • Proven track record in driving business outcomes for large clients

Job Type: Full-time