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Corporate Strategy Manager

Job Location: CA - San Francisco, IL - Chicago, MA - Boston, NY - New York, TX - Austin

Job Number: 00532593

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Organization: Corporate Functions/Growth and Strategy

Location : New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Austin
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425 ,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com .

People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

Job Description

Growth & Strategy (G&S) is Accenture’s internal corporate strategy function, serving as trusted advisors to the firm’s senior leadership.  G&S is a global team of strategy professionals with responsibility for a range of projects and initiatives, including new market entry, operations strategy, performance management, human capital, M&A, go-to market strategy and competitor analysis. 

The manager will independently lead G&S projects or components of projects, bringing analytical rigor and business insight to a range of critical business challenges and decisions.  These projects generally include guiding and managing the full implementation of the recommendations and seeing change through to tangible business outcomes.  The manager will be expected to engage directly with key internal stakeholders.

  • Collaborate effectively with team members and Accenture senior stakeholders in the development and execution of strategy projects
  • Structure complex business problems into project frameworks that can be analyzed and solved
  • Research and apply critical thinking to industry trends, competitor dynamics and current events to provide relevant business insights
  • Perform quantitative analysis, including building and organizing large datasets
  • Build business cases in support of key decisions and growth opportunities
  • Synthesize findings and summarize a broad range of data inputs into frameworks that enable clear communication of data and insights
  • Ability to coach and lead junior team members through structured problem solving and financial analysis.
  • Communicate findings to G&S and Accenture stakeholders in an insightful and persuasive manner
  • Manage multiple projects, junior team members and stakeholders

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience at a consulting firm, financial institution or other large company in a corporate strategy group or a role with high strategic impact.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep quantitative analysis skills with demonstrated ability to translate analysis into business insights
  • Excellent research skills with experience in market and company analysis
  • MBA or comparable advanced degree preferred but not required

Professional Skills:

  • Strong analytical approach; structured thinker
  • Team player with experience working both in teams and as an individual contributor
  • Demonstrated experience effectively leading and coaching junior team members.
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

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

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