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Core Finance Enterprise Tech Solution Architect

Accenture

Accenture

IT, Accounting & Finance
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services — creating tangible value at speed and scale We combine our strength in technology with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and ...

Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services — creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent and innovation led company with 743,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world’s leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Accenture Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients succeed and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Bring your ideas and communications expertise to Accenture and you may find that your career catapults to places you never imagined. Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.

This role will support our BPS Sales and Solutioning Team as the responsible Technical Solution Architect in pre-sales/RFP processes involving Finance & Accounting sales opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support our Sales Team as Technical Solution Architect in pre-sales/RFP processes involving multiple technologies:
    • Manage/ Coordinate involved technology teams in on- and offshore locations across all aspects of technology relevant to the opportunity
    • Develop technical solution design and work with assigned technical architects and cost architects to create corresponding cost estimates
    • Present and discuss solutions with client executives
    • Present technology solution to internal executive approvers
    • Align technology solution components to business standards (including, but not limited to, SynOps, third party platforms and client technology)
  • Assess the business impact/return on investment for the more complex components of the technology solution
  • Facilitate client workshops, document business requirements and develop them into a proposed solution design
  • Act as customers’ key contact on the proposed technology solution
  • Work closely with other Accenture technology teams such as Insights and Intelligence, Automation and Technology Consulting to create a holistic technology approach and cost estimate that captures all details, dependencies and assumptions of the technology landscape
  • Transitioning the solution to the Transition team for implementation upon contract signature.
  • Establishing oneself as a leader in cross-technology issues and risk mitigation
  • Establish relationships among key Sales and Solutioning, Technical Factory, Product Management, BPS Operations Capability/Offering, Transition and Delivery teams and other groups (as applicable)
  • Work with Product Management and Initiative Leads to support new technology assets and capabilities
  • The role may be expected to execute some of these responsibilities: Mentoring, Staffing, Budgeting and Capacity Management

Job Requirements:

  • Travel up to 25%

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (12 years) work experience (If an, Associate’s Degree with 6 years of work experience)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience leading and or delivering technology driven transformation in Finance
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience solutioning, estimating and developing technical proposal responses

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Business function process knowledge in Core Finance (Procure-to-Pay, Record-to-Report, Order-to-Cash, Financial Planning and Analysis / FP&A)
  • Demonstrated Technology Delivery Experience – Sales or Delivery experience with core technologies supporting Enterprise Finance: ERP, RPA, Finance Specific Platforms, Analytics, AI, Other
  • Familiarity with BPS Operations technology solutions and functions
  • Experience working with Accenture Operations and supporting technology teams (e.g. delivery factories, sales teams, OATL’s, etc.) preferred.
  • Experience with outsourcing applications such as ERPs, reporting, reconciliation and workflow tools (examples: Tradeshift, Trintech, Cadency, Blackline, High Radius, SAP VIM, SAP, Oracle)
  • Experience with multiple connectivity solutions (B2B Network Connectivity, Application Delivery / VDI, Voice and Call Center Capabilities)
  • Language skills in a major non-English language
  • IT Operations experiences
  • Experience as solution architect or business consultant in a client-facing capacity.
  • Previous experience working with off-shore teams.
  • Technology Architect related certifications preferred.

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Self-motivated and ability to work with remote resources and teams
  • Strong project management skills
  • Well-developed risk analysis and mitigation skills
  • Strong problem solving, analysis, and design skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills and experienced in communication at executive level
  • Client facing presentation skills

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below.
We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

Information on benefits is here.

Role Location Annual Salary Range

California $131,100 to $271,000

Colorado $131,100 to $234,100

New York $121,400 to $271,000

Washington $139,600 to $249,300

Chicago, IL,Arlington, VA,Atlanta, GA,Austin, TX,Beaverton, OR,Bentonville, AR,Boston, MA,Broomfield, CO,Carmel, IN,Charlotte, NC,Cincinnati, OH,Cleveland, OH,Columbus, OH,Des Moines, IA,Detroit, MI,Florham Park, NJ,Hartford, CT,Houston, TX,Irving, TX,Los Angeles, CA,Miami, FL,Milwaukee, WI,Minneapolis, MN,Mountain View, CA,Nashville, TN,New York City, NY,Oklahoma City, OK,Overland Park, KS,Philadelphia, PA,Phoenix, AZ,Pittsburgh, PA,Raleigh, NC,Sacramento, CA,San Diego, CA,San Francisco, CA,Seattle, WA,St. Louis, MO,St. Petersburg, FL,Walnut Creek, CA

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