Macro Foresight is a new growth capability within Accenture Strategy. We focus on advising Fortune 500 executives, investors, governments, and non-profits on market-shaping trends and company-specific value creation opportunities. In effect, we link macro trends to company-specific implications covering strategy, operations, and transformation priorities.
The capability focuses on:
Advising clients on global macro trends (e.g., recession outlooks, deglobalization) and market forces which could impact their strategic priorities and P&L.
Advising clients on how they can enhance enterprise value based on macro, industry, and investor dynamics
Developing iconic firm-wide thought leadership on macroeconomic trends for external publishing
Helping support internal account planning and other strategic initiatives
We partner with teams across the business including Industry Strategy, M&A, Sustainability Services, Technology Strategy, and Research. Our work aims to be analytical and data-driven and we leverage Accenture’s depth and breadth of technology expertise to bring new insights to clients.
You’ll be a key leader in our growing North America hub. As part of this responsibility, you will:
Manage project teams and shape the analysis and strategic insights for client engagements
Advise C-suite decision makers of Fortune 500 companies on specific client engagements
Drive business development and commercial opportunities
Contribute to external thought leadership and internal asset development, working with colleagues in Applied Intelligence and Strategy
Coach and mentor junior team members
The ideal candidate will have strong experience in driving business development activities (from early stage origination to capture), as well as leading project-based teams.
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Here's what you need:
Minimum of 6 years of experience supporting and/or leading strategy consulting, corporate finance, or investment (incl. investment advisory) initiatives within a consulting firm, investment bank, or an investment organization
Minimum 4 years of experience leading cross-functional teams, framing, designing and executing solutions for challenging business situations
Minimum 4 years of experience in driving business development activities with a proven track record of driving new business and client relationships
Bonus Points if:
If you have an MBA or graduate degree in economics, finance, or management
You have experience in linking high-level strategic planning with practical implementation activities, i.e. an understanding of digital transformation and how companies can leverage technology to unlock new value
You have strong quantitative skills and analytical thinker with experience in driving insights using statistics or data analysis
You have experience of managing relationships with C-Suite / Boards of large organizations (e.g., NYSE 500, FTSE 100)
You have experience with financial analysis and reporting, market analysis, and gathering competitive intelligence, particularly in relation to Strategy Consulting
You have experience in data and analytics visualization software, as well as econometrics software (e.g., PowerBI, R, Stata, Tableau)
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Information on benefits is here.
Role Location Annual Salary Range
California $121,400 to $317,200
Colorado $121,400 to $317,200
New York - Albany $121,400 to $317,200
New York City $121,400 to $317,200
Washington $121,400 to $317,200
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