Accenture Careers – Risk and Regulatory Strategy Consultant

Website Accenture

Job Description:

The UKI Risk practice sits within Accenture’s market leading strategy and consulting business. Its mission is to keep clients safe, compliant and informed of the existing and emerging risks they face in the delivery of their products and services. The focus is predominantly though not exclusively on financial services as this has both a dynamic and critically important risk profile having been the subject of wholesale regulatory change in response to both the financial crisis and the increasing digitisation of the industry.

A core aspect of the work we do with our clients is to manage change across the front-line business areas, the risk function itself and also with compliance, operations and technology. Our change teams understand how new regulations will impact each of these areas and where operating and delivery methods will enable more efficient risk management. You will quickly get to understand the skills needed to bring together multiple disciplines and stakeholder groups to ensure that an overall solution is delivered that ultimately will make our clients more successful.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose and solve complex business challenges and opportunities and set strategies based on them
  • Advise clients in Capital Markets, Asset and Wealth Management, Banking or other industries on future risk or compliance operating models and frameworks
  • Work within a high performing Accenture change team to deliver business critical engagements that improve our client’s risk management or compliance capabilities
  • Work alongside our global clients, with opportunities to travel
  • Contribute to the Risk practice community and build a network across Accenture and our clients
  • Have the opportunity to work for leading global and UK clients on their greatest challenges
  • Become familiar with both traditional and agile delivery methods and how best to apply these within the risk function
  • Contribute risk or compliance SME knowledge to a wide range of Accenture and client stakeholders
  • Drive and enable the development of sales proposals and offerings
  • Work in partnership with colleagues with industry, risk, data, analytics, and technology experience on market defining projects
  • Deliver points of views on industry trends and take them to clients

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to influence and present complex problems and solutions to senior stakeholders
  • An understanding of the role of the or compliance risk function within Industry and how this relates to the business and other teams
  • Project delivery experience
  • Best practice change delivery in either traditional or agile methods (gained in industry or consulting)
  • Understanding of business and technology and the value of bringing them together
  • Flexible and innovative problem solver
  • The ability to work effectively within a team setting to tight and agile deadlines
  • Strong MS office skills specifically in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Knowledge and understanding of risk management or compliance operating models and frameworks
  • An appetite to learn more about the operation of the risk function and to influence its future direction
  • Commercial awareness to support commercial engagements and spot market opportunities
  • Understanding of how data and analytics can be leveraged to develop risk management approaches
  • Talent for building and sustaining meaningful relationships, with external and internal stakeholders
  • An understanding of the role of the regulator in the industry and of the purpose of the regulation that has been introduced

Job Details:

Company:  Accenture

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: London, GB

Application Deadline: N/A

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