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Date Posted: Sep 14, 2019

Reference Code: 46368-en_US

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Deloitte Consulting's “Engagement Financial Services Practice” is comprised of Project Controls professionals serving as a focal point for financial aspects of project, program, and account management. Senior project controllers provide project controls knowledge for the entire project management team(s). Their greatest value is in the understanding and application of project business and financial processes both at the individual projects level and at client accounts level.



What will your typical day look like?
  • Perform various financial analysis such as reconciliations and variance analysis;
  • Manage activities to prepare budgets and forecasts and to project and track financial values  such as revenue, expense, etc.;
  • Interact frequently with senior level internal and external clients and firm leadership to present various  analysis, discuss recommendations and provide project financial advice;
  • Able to build complex financial reporting models in excel and customize project financial reporting
  • Track expenditures and perform the client bill and receivable collection functions;
  • Perform and manage project management office (PMO) functional tasks and perform day-to-day contract management activities;
  • Conduct quality reviews of and provide feedback on the technical work products of junior resources;
  • Develop and implement standards and processes for project management, quality management, and risk management;
  • Support the growth and career development of junior resources by serving as an informal mentor and, as assigned, a formal Counselor to junior staff, providing them with regular career and professional development guidance;
  • Participate in formal mid-year and year end performance assessment activities for assigned counselees;
  • Contribute to the growth and development of the overall Engagement Financial Services Practice through active involvement in one or more practice initiatives;
  • Prepare and facilitate firm training sessions on a variety of topics and methodologies.
About the team


Deloitte Consulting's Engagement Financial Management Practice is comprised of client service professionals specializing in project and account operations serving as a focal point for aspects of engagement, program, and account management control. External client service professionals provide engagement management knowledge for the entire project management team(s) by assisting with initiating and controlling organization and logistical aspects of projects. Their greatest value, however, is in the understanding and application of engagement business and financial processes both to individual projects and to client accounts.


Senior Project Controllers (SPC) are responsible for supporting one or more project/engagement teams through successful management of the financial analysis and reconciliation process and the implementation of project management controls.  SPCs often oversee the activities of more junior project controller staff, including supervision, task management and deliverable quality reviews.

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  • University Degree. Major in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Management;
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a financial analysis role;
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience with the entire Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced level PowerPoint and expert Excel Skills (Excel certification will be an  asset);
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed (frequency is dependent on the office location and project assignments);
  • Experience producing and delivering appropriate communications to the Executive Level;
  • Experience summarizing results and producing management reports;
  • Outstanding attention to detail and adherence to project deadlines;
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and as a member of a team;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to “think outside the box” while identifying problems and developing creative solutions.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience supervising and/or managing resources;
  • Experience working with a variety of contracting types (e.g., time and materials, fixed price) and billing scenarios;
  • Experience developing project pricing models and performing scenario analysis;
  • Experience in a client-service environment; consulting experience is a plus.

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make an impact that matters in a way that you never thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and develop our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, connect, and lead. We do this by making three commitments to you:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to be flexible in how you need and want to work, and we have innovative spaces, arrangements and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

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