Financial Services - Finance & Risk - Compliance Specialist (Prudential) - Manager


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 08/04/2017

Job Category:

Accounting / Audit, Risk & Forensic

Job description:

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 384,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


About Accenture Financial Services practice


The Financial Services Operating Group serves all major industry segments in Banking, Insurance and Capital Markets - serving more than 700 unique clients in 24 countries. Among Accenture's clients are more than 86 percent of the Financial Services companies in the Fortune Global 500. The Financial Services operating group helps clients succeed in a dynamic and increasingly global market environment that includes cost and profitability pressures, industry consolidation, regulatory changes and the need to continually adapt to new technologies. The services offered are designed to help clients increase cost efficiency, grow their customer bases, manage risk and transform their operations.

About Accenture Finance & Risk

Banks, capital markets and insurance firms face extraordinary challenges related to profitability, complexity and new regulations in an uncertain economic environment, an environment we refer to as one of permanent volatility.

Accenture Finance & Risk Services can help financial services firms focus upon the three key challenges of increasing profitability, reducing complexity and managing regulations. Accenture draws on its end-to-end transformation capabilities, as well as core strengths in management consulting, technology, analytics and outsourcing to help firms address complexity, volatility while creating sustainable competitive advantage.

Accenture Finance & Risk Services brings together Accenture’s industry knowledge, consulting technology and outsourcing capabilities to develop solutions that can help clients strengthen their competitive position and enhance their profitability.

About the Role

The Finance & Risk Compliance Manager is accountable for executing on the strategy compliance and regulatory offering in the region. The successful individual will be an experienced compliance manager, capable of supporting the go-to-market strategy, orchestrating and building risk and regulatory practice assets and capabilities, and creating thought leadership on compliance developments in the financial services market. The functional coverage of this consulting practice extends across financial services’ risk and regulatory frameworks, risk transformation, material new regulatory requirements, risk and regulatory remediation, optimising risk and regulation implementation and ongoing adherence and delivering the technology solutions required to enable insights through analytics.

This Manager will be in a position to define and deliver how Accenture will bring together all its compliance and regulatory offerings (strategy, management consulting, technology solutions, systems integration, and operations) in an integrated way that provides a compelling value proposition to financial services institutions today.

In addition to performing the role of thought leader in the compliance and regulatory domain, this manager will take on a key role in driving innovation for the business-identifying trends from changing client requirements and recognising requirements that current and emerging regulatory adherence creates. This includes supporting the research, development and commercialisation of new compliance and regulatory offerings for the target market. He/She is expected to have broad compliance skills and creatively combine relevant pieces into a market offering that is more relevant and compelling than if services were presented in isolation.

Another key role for this position is that of supporting Practice Development. In supporting this business area, the successful manager must not only be skilled at business planning but also in the operational activities that come with supporting a practice: managing consulting teams and supporting the culture in being leaders in compliance consulting. To achieve this, he/she must be able to work effectively in a global matrix of financial services sector heads and service line practice leaders who will contribute, follow and support the strategic roadmap for integrated business services.

Successful candidates for this position will be experienced in consulting services for Financial Services or have moved on to relevant manager-level industry roles in Financial Services. The manager must demonstrate expertise in the following knowledge areas:Compliance and regulatory expertise within the financial services industry with a focus on the banking or insurance sector

  • Supporting, developing and driving the go-to market strategy of a consulting practice

  • Networks with senior Risk Officers and direct reports of large banks and insurers in Australia in order to identify and originate deals

  • Success selling and delivering transformational large scale risk programs