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Date Posted: Mar 29, 2021

Reference Code: 63064-en_US

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

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Are you looking for a new opportunity in Accounting Operations Advisory? Do you want to continue your professional development to reinforce and expand your chosen career path? Take a look at this exciting position!

What will your typical day look like?

 

As a Technology Manager in the Accounting Operations Advisory practice, you will be a part of team of like-minded individuals where you will work to contribute to market initiatives. You will:

  • Lead the planning and execution of technology advisory projects (e.g. systems assessments, system requirements gathering, technology roadmap development, system selections) primarily focused on supporting the Finance and Accounting function.
  • Manage a small team (2-4) of professionals to execute on advisory-type engagements.
  • Review client deliverables prepared by staff and develop staff skillsets related to Technical Knowledge, Communication skills, Leadership and Project Management.
  • 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.
  • Contribute to market and eminence initiatives, including development of new service offerings and marketing campaigns within the practice.
  • Utilize enterprise systems to design solutions that streamline client’s financial process and improve efficiency.
  • Leverage technology applications as accelerators for client delivery, internal support with practice initiatives and the creation of net-new offerings.

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.

The Technology practice within our Accounting Operations Advisory team is rapidly expanding. The Technology team is a dynamic group who are focused on helping clients improve their financial services through the use of technology.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

 

You are someone with:

  • 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);
  • Strong technical skills including Advanced Excel and VBA, SQL and/or Python considered asset.
  • Workings towards completing or finished the CPA, CA designation;
  • Possess a minimum 5-7 years of relevant work experience including at least one system implementation and understanding of the different phases of the software development lifecycle;
  • Background in Audit considered as a very strong asset;
  • 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;

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.


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