Finance & Risk – Reg and Compliance Consultant


Are you ready to help clients streamline operating models and integrate risk and finance functions? Can you align and integrate disparate sources of data, and deliver leading-edge technology solutions to enable insight through analytics? If yes, then our Finance & Risk-Regulatory & Compliance practice is the place for you to catapult your consulting career and take it to the next level! As part of a strong, vibrant and global community, you will learn from our leading industry experts who will help you identify and maximize your strengths and position you for success. By joining our Finance & Risk-Regulatory & Compliance team as a Consultant, you will embark on a fast-paced, dynamic, and rewarding career path where no two days are ever the same. Our culture is focused on providing you with the tools and opportunities to develop your consulting and industry expertise. As a Consultant in our Finance & Risk-Regulatory & Compliance practice, you will often be: ,Supporting project teams, delivering valuable insights, and designing and implementing business and technology change ,Supporting implementation of AML Technology solutions including Transaction Monitoring platforms ,Conducting analysis of client, account and transaction data to identify AML risks introduced by customer activity ,Supporting quantitative reviews of AML Transaction Monitoring scenarios and models to determine effectiveness ,Developing risk typologies/red flags and building solutions including transaction monitoring scenarios/rules to mitigate those risks ,Using design-led thinking to enhance the client customer experience ,Helping assess risk and shaping the appropriate mitigation strategies for the top global financial services organizations ,Supporting business development initiatives, including developing client proposals and building strong relationships with Accenture clients ,Supporting the development of the practice by driving initiatives around market research, Accenture Points-of-View, capability development, thought capital, knowledge management, etc. ,Maintaining an understanding of advancements in regulations, technology and innovations which are happening across your specialization, and the broader financial services

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Basic Qualifications

Industry & Technical Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 3 years of Risk & Regulatory Compliance experience within the Banking, Capital Markets and/or Insurance industries (e.g., Basel Accord, Dodd Frank, FBO, FINRA, SEC, CCAR, etc.). Experience should include any combination of the following:
  • Transaction Monitoring system implementation
  • Quantitative risk assessment & risk data analysis
  • Data lineage assessment
  • Transaction Monitoring Scenario definition, testing & tuning
  • Regulatory guidance and compliance environments, assurance activities and supporting projects
  • Effectively reviewing and evaluating risk and compliance process and control environments
  • Interpreting and applying regulatory rules to practical scenarios and helping to devise compliant, commercially-acceptable solutions
  • Principles of risk management, especially in relation to regulatory and customer focused risks


  • Wider business and regulatory environment and the ability to understand the potential impacts of market and regulatory changes
    • Strong understanding of front and back office operations


    Management Consulting Experience
    • Solid project management experience (e.g., defining scope, setting project timelines and milestone, driving deliverables, identifying risks, managing issues, and client relationship management)
    • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate with clients, lead key requirement workshops, document and understand requirements
    • Experience eliciting high-level business requirements and creating detailed functional specs and other documentation, such as requirement traceability matrices, work-flow diagrams and use-cases
    • Experience working through organizational change, with a demonstrated track record of continuing responsibilities, creativity and innovation, including evidence of solution design
    • Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to provide clarity to complex issues, and synthesize large amounts of information
    • Demonstrated ability to identify the root causes of issues by analyzing patterns and trends
    • Strong competence in developing presentations required (MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel))


    Preferred Qualifications
    • MBA or an Advanced Degree is highly desirable
    • Minimum 1 year of prior Management Consulting experience focused on Financial Services Regulatory & Compliance highly desirable
    • Experience with Risk and/or Compliance technology vendors


    Professional Skills Requirements
    • Excellent communication (verbal and written), facilitation and interpersonal skills, including the ability to clearly communicate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner, both internally and externally
    • Demonstrated leadership and time management skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively and independently while managing multiple projects, assignments and/or responsibilities
    • Highly motivated with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high energy, and demanding team-oriented environment
    • A strong desire and ability to develop creative and breakthrough solutions
    • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment and structured decision-making
    • A strong desire to deliver to a high standard
    • Results-oriented, self-directed, inquisitive, and entrepreneurial
    • Ability to inspire and motivate others









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