Senior Consultant, Accounting Operations Advisory

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Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 100301   
Primary Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 
All Available Locations: Halifax; Fredericton; Moncton 

 

Our Purpose

At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

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Our Accounting Operations Advisory team offers an in-depth, investigative approach to modernizing Finance functions.  We help our clients across all industries assess and enhance quality, efficiency and effectiveness of the Finance people, process, infrastructure, and internal controls.  Are you a leader that is passionate about making a difference for our clients and our people?  Take a look at this exciting position.

What will your typical day look like?

 

As a Senior Consultant in Accounting Operations Advisory, you will be a part of a team of like-minded individuals where you will work to contribute to our client’s success. You will:

  • Assist in the delivery of projects to improve finance functions in one or more of the following financial management functional areas: financial close and consolidation, management and financial reporting, software selection and implementation, shared services, and/or finance transformation
  • Review and contribute to the planning and execution of projects in the general finance space as well as in the area of technology advisory, as needed.
  • Participate and/or lead current state findings workshops in order to understand and document key financial processes (i.e. procure to pay, financial close, reporting, etc.)
  • Contribute to market and eminence initiatives, including development of new service offerings and marketing campaigns within the practice
  • Develop materials for, and participate in the delivery of, presentations to clients and firm personnel
  • Assist with creation of proposals and other business development activities
  • Opportunities may arise to serve clients and / or support local office teams around the country and / or internationally
     

About the team

 

The Accounting Operations Advisory (AOA) practice focuses on the betterment of financial reporting developed, both for regulatory and management purposes, by applying deep accounting operations and financial reporting expertise to the Finance function. There are several pillars core to our success and growth:

  • Automation & Sourcing: Controllership applications implementation & advisory, staff augmentation
  • Digital: Robotic Process Automation, Blockchain, Algorithm & Analytics
  • Diagnostics & Testing: Process, controls, systems assessments and selections, finance and talent operating model
  • Disruptive events: M&A, IPOs, dispositions, carveouts, private equity
  • Operate: Fully managed finance services

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

 

You are someone with:

  • Experience working in a finance role or providing assurance, consulting & advisory services to finance functions
  • Pursing or completed CPA, CA designation and between 2 to 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Background in Audit considered as a very strong asset
  • Experience in real estate, industrial, construction or consumer/retail industries is considered an asset
  • Strong technical skills & experience with accounting processes, internal controls, risk assessments, IFRS, and/or ASPE.
  • Expertise in financial management disciplines such as financial process design, budgeting and planning, financial reporting, financial performance management and business case development
  • Ability to translate client challenges into tactical improvement opportunities and develop requirements from a strategic perspective
  • Strong communication, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Experience in Data Analytics/Visualization (Tableau) tools and translating Finance data into insights considered an asset

 

Our shared values

While our Purpose guides us and helps explain why we exist, our shared values describe the behaviour we expect from each other at the firm.

They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. They help us to earn the trust and respect of our stakeholders. We all commit to living by these shared values, to stay true to the principles they represent, and to honour the legacy from which they came. They are what sets us apart and makes us Deloitte.

Every day, we live our Purpose through the following five shared values:

  • Lead the way: Deloitte is not only leading the profession, but reinventing it for the future. We’re also committed to creating opportunity and leading the way to a more sustainable world.
     
  • Serve with integrity: Deloitte has earned the trust of employees, clients, regulators, and the public for 175 years. Upholding that trust is our single most important responsibility.
     
  • Take care of each other: We look out for one another and prioritize respect, fairness, development, and well-being.
     
  • Foster inclusion: We are at our best when we foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. We know this attracts top talent, enables innovation, and helps us deliver well-rounded client solutions.
     
  • Collaborate for measurable impact: We approach our work with a collaborative mind¬set, teaming across businesses, geographies, and skill sets to deliver tangible, measurable, attributable impact.



The next step is yours
 

Sound like The One Firm. For You? Apply by [insert date].
 

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
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