Trading & Commercial RightAngle Consultant - Southwest

AccentureHouston, TX 770063M ago

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

Accenture’s Trading & Risk Commercial practice is a global market leader in Strategy, Consulting, and Operations. We are a trusted advisor and guide our clients through the full business-transformation lifecycle. From leading commodity traders and marketers, to producers, utilities, oil supermajors, midstream logistics companies, and commodity consumers, we help our clients define and execute their trading strategies.

Through a combination of deep market insight, a scalable delivery framework in trading platforms, and strategic partnerships with industry software leaders, we leverage a world-class and differentiated trading capability that attracts and fosters the best talent in the industry.

As a Consultant within our Trading & Commercial Practice, your key responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting clients with business transformations through business process redesign and organizational change management
  • Architecting and delivering presentations and recommendations to client executives
  • Gathering functional requirements and creating functional design deliverables
  • Driving system configuration activities
  • Assembling, managing, and translating large datasets
  • Conducting test planning and execution activities
  • Developing strong working relationships with clients and team members
  • Continuously improving business knowledge, technical capabilities, and problem-solving skills, and helping clients and team members to do the same
  • Travel may be required a weekly basis depending on project location

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of experience in the commodities trading industry
  • Ability to engage clients about their business and discuss commercial operations, share industry leading practices, and identify opportunities for commercial optimization, cost reduction, or process improvement
  • Ability to engage with Accenture Analytics to define and position industry-specific analytics solutions
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Professional Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with a leading ETRM/CTRM platform, such as: Allegro, RightAngle, or OpenLink Endur
  • 2 years of experience in a commercial role in an independent power producer, midstream marketer, or other leading commodities trading or supply organization

In-depth experience with Power, Natural Gas, and/or LNG, with specific experience in one or more of the following:

  • Power Markets – ISO/RTOs, Transmission, Congestion Products, Capacity
  • Natural Gas – Pipelines, Inventory Management, Transportation, Park and Loan, Storage
  • LNG – Lifting Schedules, Inventory Management, Vessel Scheduling

2+ years of experience in at least three of the following areas:

  • Traded Markets and Products
  • Portfolio analysis/reporting
  • Statistical analysis and modeling
  • Physical logistics (scheduling, operations, settlements)
  • Measurement, modeling, and reporting of Credit, Market, or Middle Office Risk
  • Accounting and controls processes and systems
  • Systems implementation or support in the commodities industry

Desirable experience

Consulting experience with a top tier consulting firm strongly preferred, but not required.

Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

Ability to diagnose, explain, and resolve complex business, process and technology problems

Ability to facilitate meetings, lead presentations, and communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively

Ability to manage up and interact effectively with client executives, vendors and third party providers

A passion for solving complex problems where global commodities businesses and technology intersect

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

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

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