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Strategic Finance IT Business Partner (Senior Manager), Deloitte Global Finance

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Date Posted: Nov 18, 2021

Reference Code: 80313-en_US

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


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.

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.
Build your leadership skills at Deloitte University.
Have many careers in one Firm.
Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems
Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness. 
Enjoy My Benefit Dollars - a flexible benefit to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. 
Experience a firm where wellness matters.
Experience MyFlex and an agile work environment where work is what you do not where you do it
Experience MyFlex where reduced hours or seasonal work allows you to meet your personal goals.
Build a network of colleagues for life
Have an impact that matters through pro bono and significant volunteer opportunities.
Be empowered to lead and have impact with clients, our communities and in the office.
Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.
Be part of a firm that leads the way and pushes themselves to look like contemporary Canada.
Grow your network and your knowledge by joining one of our many Employee Resource Groups.




Do you thrive on developing creative and innovative insights to solve complex challenges? Want to work on next-generation, cuttingedge products and services that deliver outstanding value and that are global in vision and scope? Work with premier thought leaders in your field? Work for a world-class organization that provides an exceptional career experience with an inclusive and collaborative culture?

What will your typical day look like?


The Global Finance organization is currently seeking a Strategic Finance IT Business Partner. The Strategic Finance IT Business Partner role requires a combination of management experience in strategic, financial, and operational aspects of organizations with a focus on
flexibility, adaptability, and a willingness to play an active role in supporting technology strategic initiatives. It is anticipated that to be appropriately successful, a Strategic Finance IT Business Partner would be of either an experienced Senior Manager or a Director grade.

As a trusted advisor, the role requires a highly-resourceful individual with strong emotional intelligence, self-motivation, and strong analytical skills and communication (oral and written) skills providing strategic advice to improve the daily management of the
organization and also assist in the execution of various special projects which have the potential to significantly impact the organization.

The role will include:


  • Translate the implications of emerging technologies into the overall financial plans
  • Lead the development and management of a comprehensive budget and resource plan for multiple sub-channels of the technology organization
  • Provide business operations leadership through guidance and counsel to the senior leaders around strategic financial decisions involving investment in projects and resources as well as seamless support and insights related to ongoing operations
  • Lead / influence the development of business standards and decisions regarding changes to process and organization
  • Manage the sub-channels portfolio of technology assets by assessment of benefit, risks and costs in the context of the business strategy
  • Provide leadership, influence change and drive the overall definition and execution of cross-channel initiatives
  • Identify new initiatives and programs and ensure alignment of an integrated technology strategy with cross-group strategic business goals and priorities
  • Act as an advisor to the Strategic Finance Director, planning and directing all administrative, financial, and operational activities for the related sub-channel
  • Represent the Strategic Finance Director in relevant meetings, discussions, and conference calls
  • Coordinates within the Strategic Finance team and other required input providers to deliver on strategic and operational activities
  • Promote effective teamwork and manage the resolution of interpersonal issues
  • Drive initiatives to proactively support knowledge sharing within technology, businesses and Deloitte-wide leadership teams

About the team


Deloitte Global Culture:


At Deloitte, we expect results. Incredible—tangible—results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and lead global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network. In Deloitte Global, everyone has an opportunity to lead. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in—with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out—with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark. Deloitte Global supports our talented professionals in answering the question: What impact will you make?


In Deloitte Global Finance, we make an impact by providing the most up-to-date research and analysis of the financial health of Deloitte Global and our Deloitte organization. We advise, guide, and monitor our global initiatives in five major areas that include tax, member firm reporting, finance and accounting, strategic projects, and financial analysis.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


You are someone with:


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience .
  • Minimum of 10 years of management experience in multiple business, financial, and technical processes
  • Ability to find simple answers to complex questions or problems. Thinking outside the box. Uses
  • Knowledge gained through prior experience, education, training to resolve issues and remove project barriers.
  • Leadership experience in managing large cross-functional teams that may not directly report to them and the flexibility to frequently influence people at a variety of levels internally and externally
  • Ability to be a strong project leader, people manager and solution provider who has a high attention to detail and is action oriented.
  • Strategic, creative thinking with good business judgment who can generate possible solutions and options to achieve business goals
  • Ability to be a strong communicator and good listener, with ability to craft clear and effective messages bothorally and in writing
  • Proven financial reporting and budget & forecasting management experience for a significant area
  • A good understanding of the nature and dynamics of technology and opportunities globally.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Ability to be responsive and client-service focused
  • An understanding of the DTTL organizational structure and matrixed interactions between global and local member firm management and processes
  • Ability to be a team player who enjoys working collaboratively and can navigate a complex organization that is spread across the globeAbility to build and maintain strong relationships across various stakeholder groups within the Deloitte network


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

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 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 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!

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 30 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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