Senior Consultant, Public Sector Advisory

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Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 99461   
Primary Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Ottawa; Vancouver 

 

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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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 client

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

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:

  • Providing complex accounting and transaction expertise and accounting standards implementation services.
  • 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

 

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
 

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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!

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