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Finance & Risk - Source To Procurement Manager Job Details

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Employer:  Accenture
Job Ref No:  00637308
Job Title:  Finance & Risk - Source to Procurement Manager
Sector:  Consulting
Risk Type:  Market
Expertise:  Technology
Source to Pay Technology Manager

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

Business & Systems Integration professionals analyze, design and/or develop best practice business changes through technology solutions.

Working closely with our clients, Consulting professionals design, build and implement strategies that can help enhance business performance. They develop specialized expertise-strategic, industry, functional, technical-in a diverse project environment that offers multiple opportunities for career growth. While the specific type of consulting work they do can vary, it generally aligns to management consulting, systems integration consulting or technology consulting. Typically, Consultants work at client sites, which often require travel.

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

Your Role

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems
  • Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals
  • Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor
  • May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance
  • Decisions often impact the team in which they reside
  • Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture

Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Lead project teams or workstreams engaged in the successful delivery of a wide range of Source to Pay projects and initiatives (e.g., Ariba OnDemand, Coupa OnDemand)
  • Design, implement, and deploy solutions to achieve defined business goals (technology solutions that manage the methods and processes of modern corporate or institutional buying)
  • Advise upon, design, develop and/or deliver technology solutions that support best practice business changes
  • Work closely with clients on roadmap assessments, process re-engineering, software selection evaluations, procurement system implementations, reporting and analytics
  • Support business development initiatives, developing client proposals and building strong relationships with Accenture clients
  • Support development of the Source to Pay practice by driving initiatives around market research, capability development, knowledge management, etc.
  • Maintain skills in Source to Pay applications process design and configuration
  • Application design, development, integration, testing and deployment
  • Contribute to development of Accenture Points-of-View on a variety of Source to Pay topics

It is our intention for our people to work where they live. However, in the context of our profession and serving our clients there may be times when you will need to travel.

Basic qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience with:
    • Sourcing and Procurement business process/operations experience
    • Functional knowledge of the procurement Source to Pay lifecycle
    • Functional and Business requirements gathering
    • Application technical architecture
    • All phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC): requirements definition/gathering, application design and development and functional testing
  • Exposure to Source to Pay applications and ERP systems
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate with clients, document and understand Source to Pay requirements
  • Managerial experience required
  • Demonstrated ability to lead key requirement workshops with clients
  • Bachelor's Degree. Advanced Degree is desirable

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferably focused on Financial Services, including project lifecycle management, for various tools and technologies
  • Functional knowledge of Oracle, Ariba, Coupa and/or Fieldglass infrastructure and integration layers
  • Configuration experience of Oracle, Ariba, Coupa and/or Fieldglass, as well as understanding key integration points along the entire Source to Pay business process

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively with clients individually and as a member of an engagement team
  • Demonstrated leadership and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects/assignments/responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong competence in developing presentations required (MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel))
  • Highly motivated and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high energy and demanding team-oriented environment (both with clients and within the organization)
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Strong desire to work in management consulting industry and deep interest in the financial services industry

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.
Employment Type:  Full Time

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