Payments Technical Consultant

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Job Description

The Payments offering within Accenture’s Consulting is dedicated to help clients through strategy, to implementation, and ongoing operations with a comprehensive set of offerings across core payments, cards, digital innovation, transaction banking, and compliance, risk and operations. A career within this group is varied and stimulating because each project presents a new challenge and will give you exposure to new clients, business issues, technologies and people. Many deals draw on the whole range of our skills and services, and our Consulting professionals are expected to lead and manage the many different skills and people in our various workforces. We are looking for people who are able to challenge conventional thought, offer unique perspectives and conceive more innovative solutions for our clients.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities: Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems. Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals. Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems. Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance. Decisions often impact the team in which they reside. Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Basic Qualifications

Over 3 years of experience in one or more of the following payment domains:

• Experience in designing, operating, or implementing vendor payment platforms such as OPF (Clear2Pay), Global Pay Plus (Fundtech/D+H), FTM (IBM), MTS/UP (ACI), First Data, TSYS or other payment system/hub vendors
• Refreshing transaction banking strategies.
• Achieving operational efficiency with effective compliance and risk functions
• Managing or creating project deliverables in a consulting environment
• Replacing legacy payment systems and operations
• Willingness to travel.
• Consulting background and experience preferred.
• Educational Qualifications- Bachelor’s Degree

Professional Skill Requirements

  • • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
    • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
    • Desire to work in an information systems environment
    • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
    • Good understanding of one or more of the following:
  • o Credit or debit card processing
    o Payment strategy and operating models
    o Payment architecture
    o Core payment re-platforming and transformation
    o Payment testing
    o Knowledge of business architecture:
    o Solution planning
    o Requirements definition
    o Analysis
    o Functional Design
    • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

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