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Senior Consultant, Public Sector Accounting Advisory

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Date Posted: Apr 6, 2021

Reference Code: 60126-en_US

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

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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.

What will your typical day look like?


As a Senior Consultant in our practice, you will:


  • Serve clients and/ or support local office teams across the country, as the opportunity arises (virtually, with some travel opportunities)
  • Participate and have the opportunity to lead idea generation in response to client problems
  • 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


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

 Increase the confidence and understanding of public sector financial information

  • Participate and lead a number of unique and challenging engagements to advise public sector organizations
  • 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

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


You are someone with:

  • Must have completed CFE & qualified for a CPA, CA designation or equivalency and possess a minimum 3 years of relevant experience with public sector
  • Experience in public sector industry is a strong preference
  • Experience with broad advisory skillsets including project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations &team leadership – to demonstrate the following:
    • Project management experience
    • Problem solving skills (ability to “find it” & “fix it”)
    • Operational mindset
    • Strong facilitation & presentation skills,
  • Capacity to think critically about issues from a strategic perspective (options available, pros / cons of different options, proposed solution) and aptitude in researching better practices and interpretive guidance
  • Effective consensus building, conflict resolution, & team-building skills, including being a role model for others &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.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in French is 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?

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