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Competitive salary and package dependent on experience. Explore the art of possible, you will be the sustainable finance thought leader for Accenture, on topics…...

Capital Markets – Sustainability / Tokenized Debt Specialist
Location: London
Career Level: Principle Director


Competitive salary and package dependent on experience


Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

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As a Team

Our Blockchain & Multiparty Systems Practice is the leading-edge innovation arm of Accenture’s Technology business where we are shaping the future for our clients, Accenture, and the world. We are disrupting our clients’ core businesses and transforming industries in order to propel them into the future and create better products and services. As an elite global group of business strategists, architects, engineers, and entrepreneurs, our team is redefining how industries collaborate, build, and thrive in the face of unprecedented change. Learn more about the trends we see shaping businesses and industries in Accenture Technology Vision 2021.

As part of this practice we have built a Financial Services Infrastructure centre of excellence focused on CBDC, Digital Assets and Custody, Tokenization and Capital Markets of the Future. You will be part of this successful global team who have been leading the adoption of CBDC, Digital Assets and Tokenisation with central banks, banks, exchanges and other financial market infrastructure players. This team has been responsible for some of the flagship CBDC and Digital Asset projects with top clients such as the ECB, SDX, Bank of Canada and Riksbank. You would be joining a team who are passionate about the future of money and the capital markets of tomorrow. The successful candidate will help us expand and continue innovating at the forefront of Capital Markets working on exciting projects and proposals.

You’ll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the for you. As part of our global team, you’ll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.


As a Capital Markets Sustainability / Tokenized Debt Specialist, you will:

  • Explore the art of possible, you will be the sustainable finance thought leader for Accenture, on topics including transition finance, carbon markets, net-zero, ESG, etc. You will be working with Blockchain & Multiparty Systems technology in this area to create new offerings and assets that can be used across multiple clients.

  • You will identify and lead cross-enterprise opportunities that focus on creating new, or enhancing existing, lines of business as it relates to sustainable finance (ESG, transition finance, net-zero, carbon markets and low-carbon).

  • You will provide the technical expertise for the development of new sustainable finance products and services across the various business sectors, Including FI, derivatives, data, markets, trading and settlement.

  • You will create, develop and maintain relationships with market participants and clients across sell/buy side, and issuers as it relates to the development and execution sustainable finance business expansion to enable client sales and delivery.

  • You will work with marketing/communications to develop and articulate an Accenture point of view, messaging and promotion of Accenture as a subject expert in sustainable finance and low-carbon transition.

  • You will attend and/or speak at industry conferences, events and roundtables to discuss products/services or insights into the sustainable finance space.

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Conveying and communicating complex scenarios and solutions in a simple, logical manner that addresses varying audiences.

  • Understanding business challenges and explaining how an offering and service provides value with an objective and independent point of view.

  • Working through organizational change and/or expanding ecosystem relationships, developing and delivering creative solutions.

  • Insights on key methodologies, approaches and market trends.

  • Expertise and experience in digital assets and tokenization in the field of sustainability and or tokenized debt through all elements of the instrument lifecycle

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in corporate/business development related roles, including product development, analysis of new business opportunities, structuring commercial agreements, and executing commercial transactions.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with topics including ESG disclosure, sustainable products development and business plan execution.

  • Demonstrated experience in solving complex client problems and strong experience with environmental commodity markets and trading.

  • Leadership, ownership and professionalism. Ability to work in a fluid, agile work environment.

  • Well-developed industry relationships including buy and sell side, corporate issuers and market/industry associations

  • Proven track record of developing and executing corporate development opportunities.

  • Business case development and well-developed presentation skills essential.

  • Strategic thinking and planning experience, from concept to execution.

  • Experience and competence in working with external stakeholders at the senior level.


Set yourself apart:

  • Deep understanding of Blockchain & Multiparty Systems technology

  • Experience/familiarity with various Sustainability organizations

  • Energy, carbon trading and marketing experience.

  • Excellent Team Management and people development skills

  • Ability to interact effectively with multiple groups and geographies


What’s in it for you:

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days of vacation per year, access to app based fitness classes and discounts on range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!


Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.


About Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2021

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.