Accenture Accenture Strategy Capability Network Senior Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Title: Accenture Strategy Capability Network Senior Manager Location: USA-Midwest Job Number: 00570211

Title: Accenture Strategy Capability Network Senior Manager

Location: Negotiable

Travel: 80%

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

Management Consulting professionals design and implement process and change interventions that integrate strategy, technology and people to enable process improvements that create value for clients.

The Management Consulting Senior Manager designs and implements business changes that drive industry-specific, function and digital operating model transformation, focusing on task relating to people and process.

Job Description

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in depth knowledge of organizational objectives.

Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility.

Interacts with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters.

Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments .

Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility.

Manages large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience leading/managing a large team

  • Minimum of 8 years of demonstrated operational experience with one or more of the following: Finance and Accounting Processes & Functions (i.e. General Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets)

  • Financial Planning and Analysis (Budgeting, Planning, Forecasting or Management Reporting)

  • Financial process and/or system program management responsibilities

  • Management of a finance team function

  • Management reporting & operational or balance score carding

  • Integration projects — experience moving from a legacy to any ERP system or consolidating legacy transaction systems into single (few) enabling technologies with focus on functional standardization

  • Relevant Consulting or Accounting Firm experience

  • Solid understanding of the underlying finance and accounting processes and leading practices

  • Finance Transformation (Planning, Financial Reporting, General Accounting, AP, AR, EPM, Program/Project Management, Change Management, Financial Systems Integration

  • Financial Process automation, standardization, organizational consolidation (e.g. Creating, Defining Finance Centers of Excellence, automating processes through robotics or applied intelligence, machine learning)

Preferred Qualifications:

· MBA

· Finance and Performance Analytics Enabling Technologies (Hyperion, SAP, Anaplan, Adaptive, Host Analytics, One Stream)

· Emerging Finance Enabling Technologies (Robotic Process Automation technology, Artificial / Applied Intelligence technologies in Finance / Accounting)

· Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

· Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

· Desire to work in a process first enabling technology environment

· Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

· Ability to effectively engage with senior-level client executives

· Proven track record in driving business outcomes for large clients/stakeholders

· Ability to effectively develop, mentor, advise, and coach teams

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 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.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Job: Management Consulting