1+ months

Cost Architect

Chicago, IL 60684

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 worlds 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 469,000 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 our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

Job Description:

The Cost Architect role support the Solution Lead or Senior Solution Architect.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Serve as single point of contact for collecting costing inputs from various teams

+ Create cost model with the help of defined tools and systems and ensuring model is accurate

+ Identify areas of cost optimization to increase win ability of the deal

+ Provide domain support wherever possible

Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelors Degree

+ Minimum of 6 years experience in BPO pre-sales/operations cost modeling

Preferred Qualifications:

+ MBA with a background in Finance/Marketing/HR/Operations/SCM etc

+ Understanding of the BPO sales cycle

+ Understanding of concepts like operations, transition, technology in an Operations set up

+ Good understanding of costing and finance related concepts and their impact from a business point of view

+ Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel including the ability to use vlookup, if, sum if and pivot table features

+ Good analytical skills and aptitude level

+ Excellent communication skills with peers and senior leadership

+ Preferably possess a good experience of working in a project environment with a sense of urgency in delivering to timelines with a high-quality output

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.

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.

Posted: 2019-12-16 Expires: 2020-02-09

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