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Federal - Innovation Consultant

Washington, DC 20004
Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington, DC


Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.


We believe that great outcomes are everything. Its what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the worlds leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fastthe first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.


Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nations priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.


Are you interested in leveraging your finance and business expertise to drive the vision and improve the mission of our public service organizations? If so, then Accenture Federal Services is the place for you! Our team is helping clients embrace innovation to advance the national security mission. Were working with Agencies to exploit the worlds increasing data flow to yield powerful insights. We assist clients with the entirety of the data science pipeline, enabling clients to ask the right questions or their data, build powerful models that find hidden patterns, and ultimately decipher results. In this time of disruption, organizations need to navigate the future with confidence while embracing decision making with clear, data-driven alternatives that deliver value in a meaningful business environment.


In this role you'll work with a group of innovative scientists and expert story-tellers, who interact directly with clients to construct enduring and impactful solutions. Youll have the opportunity to lead work on a number of mission problems to rapidly assess organizations and their capabilities for adaption to unique client environments and use cases. Youll be part of a renowned innovation organization, leveraging a global architecture identifying unique organizations and their capabilities ensuring viability in their acquisition and integration.


Do you have a:



+ Deep interest in technology, entrepreneurship and business.


+ Self-motivated, creative and highly productive. We are looking for a person with a committed work ethic who is able to envision, prioritize and complete parallel projects without requiring hands-on guidance in a fast paced, fluid environment. Excellent multitasking skills and a willingness to own your projects.


+ Entrepreneurial spirit to be part of a small, informal team.


+ Extraordinary written and oral communication skills.


+ Strong critical thinking and discussion skills. Unafraid to advocate for and debate your opinion


+ Desire and willingness to learn, give and take feedback and challenge conventional thinking.


+ An ability to identify important tech trends and emerging businesses





Basic Skills & Qualifications:



+ Bachelor's degree


+ 3 years of financial and operational due diligence; with ability to (i) quickly evaluate the key questions, risks or upside to an investment opportunity, and (ii) prioritize and execute due diligence to flesh out these issues


+ 3 years of experience executing financial analysis


+ 2 year of experience consulting or experience in a similar field requiring client collaboration, presentation, and delivery


+ 3 years experience combining data sets, extracting key variables, and creating new variables to enhance modeling


+ 3 years experience performing basic ETL functions and understanding of data quality steps/measures


+ US Citizenship required


Preferred Skills & Qualifications:



+ Advanced degree in finance, strategy, or an MBA


+ Experience working with Investment Banks, PE/VC and other business investment organization


+ Understanding of Professional Services or Investment Banking


+ Digital product fluency and technical dexterity


+ Able to quickly assess strengths and areas of improvement and execute technical analysis on new technologies


+ Experience creating and presenting executive level briefings


+ Experience preparing business development and account plans


+ Experience managing due diligence pipelines



An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.


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).


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.

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Posted: 2019-07-19 Expires: 2019-08-30

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