Financial Services Management Consultant – Capital Markets


July 29, 2021

Explore opportunities across Banking within our Financial Services & Insurance Consulting practice. Banking is more competitive, high-performing and open than ever. Be part of the team helping banks win in the digital economy and prepare for a sustainable future.
Why Accenture?
Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. Across Australia and New Zealand, we work with some of the world’s most advanced and innovative financial services institutions. Accenture’s unique understanding of how technology is reshaping the banking industry gives our consultants a chance to shape the future of our client’s industry.
The breadth and depth our Accenture’s capabilities, the leading clients for which we work and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provide an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
Why Capital Markets?
We help investment banks, asset and wealth managers, and exchanges prepare for the digital future. Leveraging global strategies and data-driven insights, our capital markets consulting practice helps firms rethink their business model, manage risk, redefine workplace strategies, improve operational efficiency and more.
Help investment managers, institutional investors and asset servicers transform operating models and accelerate new growth. By streamlining and integrating front, middle and back-office functions and specialized platforms, improving risk posture and data delivery and exploiting disruptive innovations like AI, predictive analytics and distributed ledgers to reduce costs, we help clients thrive in today’s markets. Our capabilities are across: asset management, wealth management, investment banking and market infrastructure

Job Description
At Accenture we look for people with the passion and drive to help companies navigate complexity and create value. Are you eager to use your excellent analytical skills and innovative mind-set to solve the business challenges of leading clients? Can you build and maintain lasting relationships with senior leaders to facilitate the discussions needed to lead companies to high performance? If so, then we would like to talk to you about what a career at Accenture could mean for you.

Your Role: Management Consultant – Capital Markets

There will never be a typical day at Accenture. As a Management Consultant, the opportunities to make a difference for our clients’ most pressing business challenges are limitless in this ever-changing business landscape.
Here are just a few of your day-to-day responsibilities:
  • Undertake extensive asset management, capital projects and broader operations transformation programmes and drive transformation using Agile and Design Thinking methodologies
  • Collaborate with business functions to support the mechanics of transformation such as process mapping, value streaming, and reduction of waste in processes.
  • Work with a high performing team with a strong commitment to excellence in pursuit of in pursuit of helping our clients drive profitability and performance through aligning to the right long-term operating model
  • Apply core consulting skills such as structured problem solving, project management, design thinking and solution delivery lifecycle
  • Construct advanced quantitative models, work with poorly defined problems, provide clarity to complex issues or situations and synthesise large amounts of information into salient points
  • Collaborate with varied stakeholders, engage with their organisation’s global network, and facilitate workshops
  • Involved in developing data-driven insights and cohesive conclusions from detailed analysis as part of high-performing project teams
  • Involved in formulating innovative and action-oriented business solutions and strategies for our leading clients
  • Understand, build and apply current and emerging trends into client value creation opportunities
  • Lead and deliver streams of work to drive intended outcomes
  • Coach and mentor analysts and junior consultants on the team with a people-first mindset

Set Yourself Apart: Skills & Experience
Capital Skills:
  • Proficient hands-on expertise in operating model design
  • Exposure to large organisational transformations is preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in change management strategies to make the most of their transformation programs
  • Extensive hands-on experience in Operating Model definition
  • Experience with Technology solutions within Capital Markets (i.e. Aladdin, Charles River, Simcorp)
  • Experience with tools, preferably Miro, JIRA, and Rally
  • Experience with process improvement activities, from identification to implementation to benefit measurement

Skills & Experience:
  • 3+ years of experience in financial services, 2+ years of experience in capital markets, asset management, wealth management or investment banking
  • 2+ years of consulting experience is preferred; internal consulting roles are looked upon favourably
  • Tertiary qualifications in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics or similar
  • Agile/ Lean / Design Thinking Industry certification(s) are a plus
  • Strong analytical skills, understands complex issues, quickly absorbs information, excels in conceptual and creative problem solving
  • Digitally savvy; curious about technology, understands its impact on business and society
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment; easily establishes trust-based relationships, gains valuable insights through collaboration and communication
  • Personal and professional attributes required to engage with senior client and internal stakeholders
  • Proven presentation and storytelling skills, personal impact and confidence to lead meetings, presentations and workshops
  • First class written and verbal communication skills; the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner
  • Confidence to constructively challenge team members and leadership to ensure the right client outcomes and value is delivered
  • Flexibility to accommodate client travel requirements
    Our Commitment to You
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement
  • You'll make a difference for some impressive clients. Accenture Strategy serves 72 of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects
  • Opportunities to learn through executive training at Accenture's global Strategy College, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company
  • Fantastic team with collaborative spirit
  • Access to leading-edge technology and global vendor footprint
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes a range of market-relevant benefits and programs to help you manage the demands of work and life.

A diverse and inclusive environment where individual strengths, contributions and unique points of view are recognised