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Date Posted: Mar 29, 2021

Reference Code: 63063-en_US

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

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Do you want to work in a challenging, fast growing, and collaborative team environment? Are you looking for a new opportunity in technology? Look no further!

What will your typical day look like?


We are looking for a senior consultant to join our Technology team within our Accounting Operations Advisory practice with strong problem-solving skills (diagnostic and solution development), a breadth of knowledge with respect to the operational aspects of financial systems, and processes in the finance function. In particular, knowledge of systems specific to mid-market cloud ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and CPM (Corporate Performance Management). As a Technology Senior Consultant in the Accounting Operations Advisory practice, you will be a part of team of like-minded individuals where you will:

  • Be a core team member for the execution of technology advisory projects (e.g. systems assessments, system requirements gathering, technology roadmap development, system selection) focused on supporting the Finance and Accounting function.
  • Prepare client deliverables for technology advisory projects.
  • Opportunities may arise to serve clients and/or support local office teams around the country and/or internationally.
  • Keep current on new software functionality and its proper use.
  • Utilize enterprise systems to design solutions that streamline client’s financial process and improve efficiency.

About the team


Our Accounting Operations Advisory team focuses on enabling CFO’s and their Finance teams for success. We focus on applying our deep 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 core services include CFO / Finance Effectiveness Workshops, 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 a broad range of Technology Advisory services from assessments, selections, and implementation advisory.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


You are someone who is:

  • Previous Big 4 or Tier 1 Consulting Firm experience, ideally within a Finance or Technology practice
  • Bachelor in Accounting, Finance or Computer Science (with an MBA);
  • Workings towards completing or finished the CPA, CA designation;
  • Strong technical skills including Advanced Excel and VBA, SQL and/or Python considered asset.
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in the public sector, insurance, real estate or financial services industry is considered an asset;
  • Must possess 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;
  • Experience with major ERP and Software solutions including NetSuite, SAP, Workday, Microsoft Dynamics, Adaptive Insights, and IBM Cognos considered a strong asset;
  • Expertise in financial management disciplines such as financial processes and controls, budgeting and planning, financial reporting, financial performance management (GAAP and IFRS) and strong understanding of the financial close and reporting process is critical;
  • Project management discipline and structure (ability to implement client’s requirements, designate, and monitor tasks)

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?

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 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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