1+ months

Global Risk Financing Specialist

Chicago, IL 60684

Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance

Location: Chicago, IL

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 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 the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

Finance professionals prepare and interpret financial plans and reports, ensuring accuracy and compliance with applicable financial rules and regulations, including internal financial controls, to mitigate risk for the company. Finance professionals may also shape and execute client deals to maximize the use of Accenture's capital and resources, manage cash and/or liaise with the investor community.

Job Description:

Risk Financing

+ Participate in, and support, the global insurance renewals process (includes professional / management liability, property and casualty; excludes workers comp).

+ Support insurance renewal strategies and program design/structure that align with Accentures risk tolerance.

+ Interact with brokers, insurers, vendors, and other peers in the industry.

+ Collect, evaluate, and deliver underwriting information necessary for insurance renewals.

+ Assist with risk assessments and mitigation.

+ Review and implement appropriate insurance and risk management processes in merger and acquisition activity.

+ Utilize and/or establish analytics, metrics, and benchmarking through multiple sources.

+ Manage budget, accrual, and finance/accounting for the function.

Risk Modelling

+ Conduct business interruption modelling, make recommendations and improvements to methodology.

+ Support other types of modelling and analysis, including but not limited to Cyber, Errors & Omissions, Political Risk, and Terrorism.

Contractual Risk Management

+ Implement the teams approach and processes for drafting, revision, and negotiation of global contracts from an insurance and risk management perspective including proactive identification of risks, impacts and provision of mitigation approaches to Global Risk Assessment and Financing leadership.

Risk and Compliance Management

+ Support risk identification and assessment arising from practice expansion, new geographies, mergers and acquisitions, and client deals.

+ Execute loss prevention/mitigation and alternative financing methods to prevent or offset potentially catastrophic loss to the business.

+ Respond to company-wide inquiries regarding insurance and risk.

+ Continually assess and review Accentures risk profile and propose recommendations to the leadership on risk mitigation, quantification, control, and transfer.


+ This position requires at least a BA or BS in Finance, Accounting, Risk Management, Actuarial, Data Analytics, or similar field, with a preference given to strong analytical capability, as evidenced by coursework (and/or work responsibility).

+ This position requires 5-7 years of progressively responsible experience in a corporate risk management function, insurance broker, and/or insurer, with a preference given to broad experience with different geographies, types of insurance, and industries / risks. Knowledge of new and emerging risk exposures is particularly helpful.

+ The position is based out of the Chicago, IL office; it will initially be 100% work-from-home, and up to 75% work-from-home post-COVID. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who can operate independently with limited guidance, but also functions well in a team environment and a globally distributed workforce.

+ The ideal candidate has an insatiable curiosity and desire to learn, is technology-savvy, thrives in a dynamic, ever-evolving environment, and is comfortable interacting with internal and external business partners, colleagues and vendors of various levels from all over the globe

+ The position reports to Manager, Global Risk Financing.

Role Requirements

+ Comfortable in a distributed work environment (work from home during COVID, then up to 75% work from home)

+ May occasionally be requested to participate in early or late meetings which support other geographies

Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelors Degree (16 years)

+ BA or BS in Finance, Accounting, Risk Management, Actuarial, Data Analytics, or Similar field

+ Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in risk management function and/or as a broker.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Professional certifications or Masters Degree attainment or working towards

+ May have initial experience at an insurer

+ Broad experience multiple types of exposures / industries / insurance

+ International exposure / experience

+ Risk modelling / data analytics / actuarial experience

+ M&A experience

+ Contract review

Professional Skills:

+ Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

+ Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

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.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

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

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

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.


Posted: 2020-10-09 Expires: 2020-12-11

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