The Finance Transformation Unit exists as a distinct capability within Capgemini Consulting delivering exciting and effective solutions to Private as well as Public sector clients. Increasingly, their clients are looking for valued partnerships and expertise to help them develop innovative solutions to complex problems.
You will start your career with Capgemini on a 12 month secondment to the UK practice (subject to VISA approval), providing you with an excellent learning opportunity and an accelerated career growth path. At the end of the secondment, you will return to India to become an integral part of the newly formed India Consulting operation; Capgemini has refocused the development of its Consulting operations in India as a strategic priority, building upon its market leading technology and outsourcing operations that already exist in the region. Being part of this newly founded team will offer unique challenges and opportunities and enable you to influence its strategic and operational direction supported by global consulting expertise and your own international network developed from your secondment in the UK. Role: - You will be part of one of the leading Finance Transformation Practices in the UK. You will help clients re-define and optimise their support functions, develop visions, improve operations and systems, and drive performance in Finance, Accounting, Knowledge Management and IT. You will be encouraged and have the licence to develop new ways of delivering value. Senior Consultant / Manager Responsibilities & Core Skills: -
Role will require working with the clients' Finance and related teams to analyse, design and roll-out key finance processes and systems as well as support and present the review of functional strategies / operations and options.
Data gathering, process analysis and improvement, ownership and support of team deliverables, basic project and stream management, experience of working in multi-disciplined teams, developing knowledge of various sectors, and identification and development of sell-on opportunities. Support of the teams sales and market development agenda. Senior Manager Responsibilities & Core Skills: -
Using a deep understanding and experience of the Finance Function and its interactions across the business, the role will include developing solutions, visions and approaches with the client's Senior Management Teams and Finance Executives. An expectation will be depth of knowledge within either Shared Services / sourcing options, performance management, ERP / systems design / implementation / optimisation, working capital management and/or reporting as well as possessing a good knowledge of two or more sectors.
Shaping / leading an engagement, ownership of a large work-stream, small-medium projects, day-to-day client relationship management, scoping and leading existing / new business opportunities, account development and sales support. The ability to generate and develop valuable ideas through to fruition.
Consulting / Finance
The Capgemini Consulting Group is one of the world leaders in IT and Management Consulting. Capgemini has helped companies around the globe address their business and IT issues through its Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing services. The company employs more than 60,000 people worldwide with the global revenues of 6.95 Billion Euros for the year 2005.
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Mumbai (with secondment to UK)
Looking for high calibre Finance Management professionals with both the practical experience of implementing solutions and the flair for developing new ideas that will build the leading model of Finance Transformation Consulting in India.
A good first degree or equivalent required from a premier educational institution required.
Studying for or have obtained a professional accounting qualification (e.g., CA, CFA, CIMA, ACA, ACCA, CIPFA) or MBA.
Practical experience of finance process or shared services solutions / design, performance management or working capital management - essential.
Strong interpersonal skills with high levels of enthusiasm and a good team player - essential.
Worked within a significant finance transformation, change or improvement programme - essential.
Experience working in a major blue chip organisation or consultancy company; demonstrated career progression.
Good presentation skills and experience of delivering to Senior Management or even CXO level.
Knowledge / experience of implementing supporting technologies including consolidation / reporting / performance management applications and ERP solutions (e.g., Oracle, SAP, Hyperion, Cognos).
Strong general consulting skills and the ability to overcome internal barriers through drive, determination, influencing skills.
Ability to empathise with clients in politically challenging environments and to work to demanding timeframes / deadlines.
Excellent communication skills - fluency in both written and spoken English essential.
In addition, Managing Consultants must have in-depth knowledge of 2 or more sectors essential; Be capable of generating thought leadership perspectives for the benefit of clients and colleagues alike; Demonstrate successful Business Development Capability.