Senior Consultant, Accounting Operations Advisory

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Date: Jul 2, 2022

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada 
All Available Locations: Montreal; Brossard; Laval 

Learn from deep subject matter experts through mentoring and on the job coaching
Leverage the Deloitte CPA Advantage program, a comprehensive support program for CPA modules and the CFE.
Be encouraged to deepen your technical skills…whatever those may be.
 

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 of Accounting Operations Advisory, you will be part of a team of like-minded individuals where you will work to contribute to our client's success.

You will be required to:

•    Assist with projects to improve financial functions in one or more of the following financial management functional areas: financial close and consolidation, financial management and reporting, software selection and implementation, shared services and/or financial transformation
•    Review and contribute to the planning and execution of projects in the general finance area as well as in the technology consulting area as needed
•    Participate and/or lead current state findings workshops to understand and document key financial processes (i.e. procurement to payment, financial close, reporting, etc.)
•    Contribute to market and eminence initiatives related to the finance of tomorrow
•    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 also arise to serve clients and/or support local office teams across the country and/or abroad
 

About the team

 

The Accounting Operations Advisory (AOA) practice focuses on improving developed financial information for both regulatory and management purposes by applying deep expertise in accounting operations and financial reporting to the Finance function. The team's mission is to act as integrators and accelerators, to elevate, support and shine together.
 
Several pillars are at the heart of our success and growth:
•    Operational diagnostics: processes and controls, financial closing, system assessments and selections, organizational structure review and talent management. 
•    Strategic workshops: advice and support in mergers and acquisitions, mission and vision statement development, IPO and new appointments in key finance positions. 
•    Staff augmentation: collaborative work and support within our clients' finance functions, both in implementing recommendations from a diagnostic and in filling key positions for a specific period of time. 


 

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

 

You are someone with:
•    Work experience in a financial role or in providing audit and assurance, consulting or advisory services to financial functions.
•    A CPA designation or in the process of obtaining a CPA designation with 2-3 years of relevant work experience. Audit experience is considered a strong asset.
•    Industry experience is considered an asset.
•    Technical skills and knowledge of accounting processes and 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.
•    An ability to translate client challenges into tactical improvement opportunities and develop requirements from a strategic perspective.
•    Strong communication, facilitation and presentation skills. 
•    Experience with data analysis/visualization tools (Tableau) and translation of financial data into information considered an asset.
 

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.


The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You?

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 that represents the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes candidates from Indigenous communities in support of living our values and our commitments to our Reconciliation Action Plan. We encourage you to connect with us at accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca if you require an accommodation in the recruitment process, or need this job posting in an alternative format. 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.

 

Deloitte Canada has 52 offices with representation across most of the country. We acknowledge our offices reside on traditional, treaty and unceded territories as part of Turtle Island and is still home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. We are all Treaty people.


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