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Date Posted: Feb 16, 2021

Reference Code: 61961-en_US

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Ottawa; Vancouver 

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The Public Sector Accounting, Finance and Transaction Advisory group, within the Audit & Assurance practice, is rapidly expanding and we are looking to develop the next generation of public sector leaders. Joining our team will provide you with opportunities to develop and hone skills, expand your internal and external networks and be a key member in the growth of our practice.

 

Why work in this team?

A career in the Public Sector Accounting, Finance, and Transaction Advisory practice will offer you the opportunity to:

 

  • Participate and lead a number of unique and challenging engagements to advise public sector organizations
  • Increase the confidence and understanding of publci sector financial information
  • Work in a fast growing and challenging environment with like-minded people who are eminent in their respective areas of expertise
  • Develop client focused solutions through research and discussion, in our teams and with clients
  • Continue your professional development and to reinforce and expand your chosen career path
  • Work with high profile clients

Interested in developing your career in Assurance, Public Sector? Looking for a fast growing and challenging environment? Apply to the position below!

 

What will your typical day look like?

 

As a Senior Consultant in our practice, you will:

  • Participate and have the opportunity to lead idea generation in response to client problems
  • Serve clients and / or support local office teams across the country, as the opportunity arises (virtually, with some travel opportunities)
  • Drive the execution of engagement activities
  • Develop and execute timely communications - both internal and external - relevant to our professionals and clients
  • Develop materials for and participate in the delivery of presentations to clients and firm personnel
  • Support leadership by participating in, and leading, marketplace sales initiatives and activities, such as proposal response writing
     

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About the team

 

Deloitte’s Public Sector Accounting, Finance, and Transaction Advisory practice aims to support organizations by providing confidence in financial information used for decision-making and communications by:

  1. Providing complex accounting and transaction expertise and accounting standards implementation services.
  2. Providing finance operating model assessments, finance process mapping / redesign, and “Fix Finance” projects (designed to remediate or upgrade finance processes, controls, documentation, systems and tools), and CFO / finance effectiveness workshops.

Our practice objective is to enable finance functions to be successful and enhance the value that finance functions can bring to their organizations.

We are looking for professionals who have experience in working with or in public sector organizations, or who are passionate about making an impact by advising public sector clients. We are looking for candidates that are conversant or interested in building their expertise in Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS), IFRS, and/or NPO (Not-for-Profit).

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

 

 

  • Must have completed the Common Final Examination (CFE) and have qualified for a CPA, CA designation or equivalent designation, and possess a minimum 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Must possess strong accounting and finance skills
  • Project management discipline and structure
  • Experience working with the public sector industry is a strong preference.
  • Problem solving skills (ability to “find it” and “fix it”)
  • Effective consensus building, conflict resolution, and team-building skills, including being a role model for others and imparting knowledge and experience to junior team members
  • A desire to leverage technology in performing work, including running virtual projects, leading collaboration tools, driving efficiencies in data analysis through Excel, VBA etc.
  • Experienced with broad advisory skillsets including project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations and team leadership
  • Ability to communicate effectively in French is an asset
  • Ability to obtain Federal Government Security Clearance

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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At Deloitte we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities!  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!

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