Fintech - Manager

Grant Thornton 12/6/2018 12:47:33 PM
JOB ID: 041691 Specialty:
Chicago, Illinois

   

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Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 47,000 people serving clients in more than 140 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

FinTech Manager

Position Summary:

Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect, and transform value today, so our clients have the opportunity to thrive and grow. Our advisory practice creates holistic solutions delivered by innovative, curious professionals who bring technical depth and industry insight to our clients. The Advisory Practice includes Business Consulting (BC), Business Risk Services (BRS), Transaction Services (TS), Enterprise Technology, Strategy & Innovation (ETSI) and Financial Services (FS and FinTech).

The candidate will work with the FinTech Director to build a sustainable FinTech service model to generate new revenue. Includes co-authoring a strategic plan, managing creation of innovation solutions from ideation to proof of concept, executing on go-to-market opportunities, managing development of proof of concepts and coordinating key partnership relationships.

The successful candidate has experience in building FinTech innovation strategies, alliances and partnerships with a global business or management consulting firm. Ideal experience includes executing technology and innovation efforts related to digital strategies, RegTech, data analytics, machine learning, AI, and robotic process automation (RPA).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Work with the Director to establish a sustainable innovation model and solution offerings to generate new revenue

Collaborate with the team in building out an innovation strategy and driving solutions from ideation to proof of concept

Work with the Director to mobilize efforts by the innovation team to execute offering development

Update senior leadership team on solution offering progress and key activities

Manage existing partnerships strategies and agreements. Analyze potential partnerships.

Liaise with business leaders across a matrixed organization to leverage resources and manage implementation plans

Collaborate with sales teams to develop key go-to-market targets and strategies

Analyze potential investment / partnership opportunities, and coordinate and prioritize investments

Plan and assist in delivering workshops to educate clients about new technology opportunities and services

Co-author thought leadership and develop plans for client interaction at industry events

Analyze cutting edge technologies and solutions for potential development

Work with the Director to mobilize and manage multidisciplinary teams of designers, technologists, and product leaders

Experience running proof of concepts and full scale software delivery projects for clients following the Agile methodology

Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred

5-8 years of experience in innovation / partnership management or mgmt. consulting

2+ years of experience managing teams

Excellent leadership skills, excellent communication skills

Established innovation network is preferred

Strong analytical skills and ability to perform quantitative analysis and develop business cases

Excellent written and verbal skills

Excellent interpersonal, facilitation and presentation skills

Ability to work additional hours and travel domestically as needed.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

AI and Machine Learning Computer Programs

Regulatory Technology (RegTech) to Enhance Regulatory Processes

Innovative AML Technologies

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Technologies

Data Analytics

Benefits:

Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits, please visit www.gt.com.

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.7 billion and operates 59 offices across the U.S., with more than 590 partners and 8,500+ employees in the United States and at our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly- and privately-held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.






Requisition ID: 041691

Chicago, IL
Chicago, Illinois




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