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Accenture Technology Optimization Consultant - Network Solutions in Overland Park, Kansas

Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services—creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent- and innovation-led company with approximately 742,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world’s leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology and leadership in cloud, data and AI with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients reinvent and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com .

In Strategy & Consulting we work with C-suite executives, leaders and boards of the world’s leading organizations, helping them reinvent every part of their enterprise to drive greater growth, enhance competitiveness, implement operational improvements, reduce cost, deliver sustainable 360° stakeholder value, and set a new performance frontier for themselves and the industry in which they operate. Our deep industry and functional expertise is supported by proprietary assets and solutions that help organizations transform faster and become more resilient. Underpinned by technology, data, analytics, AI, change management, talent and sustainability capabilities, our Strategy & Consulting services help architect and accelerate all aspects of an organization’s total enterprise reinvention.

Who We Are:

We are Technology Strategy and Advisory, and we design and execute industry-relevant reinventions that allow organizations to realize exceptional business value from technology. Our vision is to become the world’s leading advisors in harnessing technology and innovation as a force to reinvent and improve every business. Our mission is to help client business executives disrupt their industry and utilize technology to capture market share.

The Work:

  • Perform Mobility and Telephony audit for assigned accounts, including:

  • Significant focus overcharges and opportunity for cost analysis and reduction

  • Telephony voice and data audit

  • Collect and analyze billing rates compared to contract rates in order to find and report billing errors

  • Perform in depth analysis of current environment in order to discover and recommend opportunities for improvement. (i.e. underutilization, zero usage, incomplete disconnects, closed locations)

  • Report findings to client and carrying out steps are necessary to gain acceptance of audit findings and optimization recommendations

  • Collaborate with Financial Analyst team members, as necessary, to support optimization discovery and delivery of results for client approved recommendations

  • Maintain A&O reporting database of potential and identified opportunities across all projects.

  • Develop and maintain project plans, tracking all milestones to ensure accurate measurement of progress and number of hours/resources necessary to deliver results.

  • Provide monthly updates on internal calls outlining current and new A&O opportunities, new types of findings, and best practices for improving the client’s environment or lowering costs.

  • Create and maintain a process (checklist/best practices) on what to look for when conducting A&O so Financial Analysts can identify as part of baseline building process.

  • Conduct research, surveys and interviews to gain understanding of the business.

  • Provide expertise and guidance across multiple work streams to implement new solutions(s).

Here's What You Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Minimum 3 years of telecommunications bill audit experience in voice and data services

  • Minimum 3 years of experience with telecommunications carrier billing systems including various portals, long distance rate structures, telecommunications contracts, and data network components and pricing

  • 5 years experience in network services including: Mobility/WAN/LAN, MPLS, SIP, data center, legacy voice (local and LD), Skype/Lync and wireless networking service

Bonus Points If You Have:

  • Experience with Power BI and advanced Excel skills

  • MBA/Master's Degree

  • Ability to think strategically and analytically, and make sound decisions quickly and efficiently

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Maryland, New York or Washington as set forth below.We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

Information on benefits is here. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/local/total-rewards)

Role Location Annual Salary Range

California $58,500 to $160,300

Colorado $58,500 to $160,300

District of Columbia $58,500 to $160,300

Maryland $58,500 to $160,300

New York $58,500 to $160,300

Washington $58,500 to $160,300

What We Believe

We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/inclusion-diversity/us-workforce)

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement (https://www.accenture.com/content/dam/accenture/final/accenture-com/document/Annual-Policy-Statement-Regarding-EEO-2023-Applicant.pdf#zoom=50) .

Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/contact-us) or speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.

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

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.