IBM Finance Transformation Associate Partner - Global Center of Competency in Austin, Texas

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.This Finance Transformation Associate Partner - is expected to lead sales efforts for Financial Transformation Solutions. They will lead Request for Proposal (RFP) activities and other sales initiatives. The Finance Transformation Center of Competency (CoC) team is comprised of solutioning experts who are globally deployable. They are recognized as subject matter experts in all facets of finance transformation with demonstrable expertise in multiple end to end process areas such as record-to-report, source-to-pay, order-to-cash or plan-to-perform. Expertise in leading practice operating models is also important. Executive Consultants will have more than 5 years consulting experience in one or more specialized financial management consulting fields. Recognition in one of the fields is a plus. Experience in client need's identification, rapid finance assessment, sales cycle, engagement planning setting up and demonstrable results at closing the sale of Consulting engagements is required. This is a worldwide role and candidates should have the capability for extensive international travel.The primary mission of the CoC is to facilitate the sale of Consulting engagements in the Finance function. The engagement durations may be short, so management skills covering a fluid workforce is required. Additionally, candidates should be able to seek opportunities to leverage complimentary services on their engagements and work effectively with multiple service lines while selling or expanding consulting services within an account. Candidates will have proven client relationship skills and experience with successful negotiations. Ideal candidates will have experience developing winning value-based proposals and have a track record of consistently exceeding aggressive sales and team utilization goals.Preferred candidates will have experience in one or more of the following industries: Banking, Insurance, Healthcare, Telco, Retail, Oil & Gas, Energy.IBM Global Business Services is a leader in global transformation, and there is no better place to launch or further your career. World-class learning opportunities, mentoring and a flexible work environment -- you will find a wealth of opportunities within IBM to create the career you’ve always imagined.BENEFITS Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

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We bring a platform that hosts the capabilities required to help clients digitize and automate their processes, transform their talent and culture, and enable them to embed cognitive use cases in every decision, process and experience – whether for clients, suppliers or employees. We apply our deep analytic and cognitive approaches for process re-engineering, transformational process operations, and advisory, and create unique value by combining our clients’ data with other sources of data and insight.

+ + At least 5 years experience in SME in one or more financial management disciplines

  • At least 5 years experience in Effective Communication skills - written and spoken

  • At least 5 years experience in Consulting experience

  • Basic knowledge in Experience working in global environment

  • At least 3 years experience in Experience managing multi-dimension, complex demands

  • Readiness to travel Up to 4 days a week (home on weekends-based on project requirements)

  • English: Fluent

Center of Competency (CoC)

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