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Implementation Senior Consultant, Accounting Infrastructure Assurance

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Date Posted: Nov 1, 2019

Reference Code: 45831-en_US

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 

Be encouraged to deepen your technical skills…whatever those may be.
Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems
Build a network of colleagues for life

 

The Accounting Infrastructure Assurance team is rapidly expanding. The team is a dynamic group who are focused on helping clients improve their financial services through systems implementations

What will your typical day look like?


As an Analyst/Senior Consultant in Audit, you will be a part of team of like-minded individuals where you will work to contribute to market initiatives. You will be responsible for the development of new service offerings and marketing campaigns within the practice. Along with that, you will develop and deliver presentations of your findings to both clients and firm personnel. You are a strategic thinker, and have the ability to not only find the problem that clients are facing, but are able to help them fix it.

  • Review and contribute to the planning and execution of projects arising in one or more of our core practices with a particular focus around Blackline and Workiva implementations;
  • Execute on mandates with main focus being to implement Blackline and Workiva solutions for our client;
  • Develop into a Blackline and Workiva expert, training colleagues and clients on how best each system can fit their financial needs
  • Participate in marketing engagements related to the service offerings including demos of the solutions;
  • Serve clients located in Montreal and/or support local office teams across the country;
  • Contribute to market development and eminence initiatives, including participating in the development of proposals, targeting efforts, and marketing campaigns within the practice;
  • Develop and lead timely communications - both internal and external - relevant to our professionals and clients (must be able to define best practice use of the software); and
  • Assist in the development of materials and participate in the delivery of presentations to clients and firm personnel.
About the team

 

Our Audit & Assurance team focuses on enabling CFOs and their Finance teams for success. We focus on applying our knowledge of financial reporting requirements, controls and processes to the operational aspects of Finance - “How” Finance does what it needs to do and where it can enhance the value it brings to the organization. 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.

Blackline is a SaaS application that automates different steps in the financial close process including; account reconciliation, task management, matching transactions, system-to-system tie outs, variance analysis, and centralization of journal entry postings. While Workiva is a SaaS application that allows for the streamlining of financial reporting and data collection by decreasing reliance on spreadsheets and improving security features for additional compliance.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


You are someone with:

  • Bachelor in Accounting or Finance;
  • Workings towards completing or finished the CPA, CA designation;
  • Strong communication skills in French and English (both written and verbal);
  • Experience with systems implementation and understanding of the different phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC);
  • Strong Financial and Non-Financial Process documentation skills, including, but not limited to: Flowchart diagrams, System landscape diagrams, identification of gaps or weaknesses in processes from both a Systems as well as Financial Controls perspective;
  • Functional knowledge of major ERP and other Software solutions including Netsuite, Oracle, SAP (S4/Hana would an asset), Workday, Microsoft Dynamics, Adaptive Insights, IBM Cognos and Oracle Hyperion considered a strong asset;
  • Must possess strong advisory technical skills (GAAP, control certification, securities and regulatory, assurance) and knowledge of Public Sector Standards, IFRS, internal controls and risk;
  • Must demonstrate familiarity with the Finance function and their related processes;
  • Capacity to analyse client needs from a strategic perspective (options available, pros/cons of different options);
  • Experienced with documented process and controls, including IT (mapping, design and assessment), project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations and team leadership;
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to identify client needs and streamline financial processes using technology (“find it” and “fix it”); and
  • Project management discipline and structure including the ability to execute required tasks and work collaboratively with team.

 

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?

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