Security Consulting Lead, Financial Services

Accenture, Multiple Locations, Canada

Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

Basic Qualifications 



  • Minimum of 15 years of experience designing and delivering a broad range of security services for clients  

  • Experience leading the business development and sales capture process 

  • Deep understanding of the financial services industry with extensive leadership contacts 

  • Thorough understanding of end-to-end cyber security programs and assisting organizations tackle the multi-dimensional aspects of cyber risk 

  • Must be fluently bilingual in English and French if located in Montreal 

  • In possession of, or able to qualify for, Canadian security clearance  


Preferred Skills: 

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree  

  • Industry recognized Professional Security certification preferred (CISSP/CISM) 

  • Experience working for the Big 5 consulting firms is highly desired 

  • PMP preferred 

  • Knowledge of Security vendors and Security product capabilities 

  • Ability to lead a team and counsel others is a must 



Professional Skill Requirements 

  • Ability to lead and manage dynamic multi-region teams  

  • Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment 

  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 

  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills 

  • Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills 

  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in professional setting; either military or civilian   


It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed. 


Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law.   Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces. 


We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply. 


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com. 

About Accenture

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