Accenture Strategy - Banking - Manager

Organization: Accenture Strategy – Banking Strategy Manager

Location: New York, Chicago, Boston

Travel: 80 - 100%, Monday – Friday

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Accenture Strategy operates at the intersection of business and technology—working with our clients to solve their toughest issues, realize their most promising opportunities, and deliver real results. With a focus on technology-enabled strategy in an industry-context, our strategy professionals partner with C -level executives to define "what," and then bring the best of Accenture to implement "how." Whether it's business strategy, technology strategy or operations strategy, we drive value, shape new businesses and design operating models for the future—with the goal of helping clients identify and build the capabilities they need to differentiate and win in the market.

With Accenture Strategy you can put your theories and vision into action. Our services range from strategy to execution, and we will value your understanding of our clients’ industries and your ability to help them move from issue to outcome.

Job Description

Banking Strategy Managers will lead engagements for global banking clients. These engagements include helping clients develop corporate strategies, make strategic M and A decisions, structure effective business and operating models, and transform their businesses all in an effort to grow their business while maintaining or reducing costs.

Accenture Strategy works at the intersection of business & technology –therefore, a familiarity with Digital strategy is welcomed.

Client Delivery and Development

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

Manages as part of a client project team;  responsible for creating detailed project work plans, managing activities and deliverables against plan, reviewing draft output, and providing feedback/coaching to project team members.

Frequent interaction with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters, presenting analysis and recommendations, and facilitating workshops.

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

Practice Building

  • Develop expertise in specific practice specialty areas to increase the breadth and depth of our knowledge base and capabilities.
  • Elevate our brand and presence in the marketplace (e.g. publication of thought leadership, offering development, recruiting).
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to analysts and consultants, as part of executing projects and in a Career Counselor capacity.

- Basic qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • MBA or Advanced Degree
  • Minimum of 3  years of experience in Retail Banking and Lending or Operating Model Strategy experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of consulting experience at a consulting firm
  • Ability to travel 100%

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 
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, and strong executive presence
  • Excellent leadership and management skills

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You’ll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

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 an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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