Manager, Public Sector Advisory

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Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, C

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 99422   
Primary Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 
All Available Locations: Vancouver 


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.

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Interested in developing your career in Public Sector Assurance? Looking for a fast growing and challenging environment where you will be supported to make an impact on your clients and your team? Take a look at this exciting position!

What will your typical day look like?


You will manage the planning and execution of Accounting, Finance and Transaction Advisory projects, serve clients and / or support local teams around the country, as opportunities arise, contribute to market and eminence initiatives, including development of new service offerings and marketing campaigns within the practice, develop and lead timely communications - both internal and external - relevant to our professionals and clients, and develop materials for and participate in the delivery of presentations to clients and firm personnel.

About the team

Deloitte’s Public Sector Accounting, Finance, and Transaction Advisory practice aims to provide public sector organizations with confidence in financial information used for decision-making and communications by:

  • Providing complex accounting and transaction expertise and accounting standards implementation services; and
  • Providing 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 CFO / finance effectiveness workshops.

Our practice objective is to enable finance functions to be successful and enhance the value that finance functions can bring to their organizations.


We are looking for professionals who:

  • are passionate about advising public sector clients to make a positive impact
  • have experience in working for or in public sector organizations; and
  • are conversant in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Accounting Standards for Not-for-Profit Organizations and Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS).

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

You are someone with:

  • A CPA, CA designation or equivilancy
  • A minimum 5 years of relevant work experience within the public sector
  • Capacity to think critically and strategically (i.e. options available, pros / cons of different options, proposed solution) and aptitude in researching better practices and interpretive guidance
  • Demonstrated experience in project management discipline and structure
  • Proven ability to deliver the full cycle of project management accountabilities – experienced with project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations and team leadership
  • Effective consensus building, conflict resolution, and team-building skills, including being a role model for others and imparting knowledge and experience to junior team members
  • Broad advisory skillsets
  • Operational ability to translate the “what is required” into the “how it’s done” and problem solving skills
  • Experience in the public sector is highly desirable
  • Ability to communicate effectively in French is an asset


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? Apply by [insert date].

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.
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