Deloitte Manager, Finance Business Partner – Consulting – Technology Service Area in Chicago, Illinois
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And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients will be heard.Deloitte Services LP includes internal support areas such as Marketing and Communications, Human Resources/Talent, Information Technology, Facilities Management, and Financial Support Services. Title:Manager, Finance Business Partner Consulting Technology Service Area Role Description:The BP&A Business Partner organizations provide specialized finance-related services in support of the business leaders of the firm. This Business Partner role will be focused on the Technology Service Area within Consulting. This role is responsible for providing support to Service Line leadership to ensure effective P&L management while providing transparency of expected performance during the forecasting as well as planning processes. He/she will provide actionable insights and recommendations to business leaders based on thorough understanding of financial and operational results. Additional focus is on supporting the businesses on executing their strategic operational objectives and undertaking ad hoc analyses and special projects. Job Responsibilities In providing finance-related services to the business:Explain, present and analyze the financial performance of the businessProvide meaningful, actionable insights, advice, and recommendations on historic and the future financial performance to the Business leadershipSupport the business leader to successfully implement the business strategyParticipate in strategy development and planning, facilitate planning and forecasting processes and develop metrics to monitor the performance against strategic objectivesDeliver timely financial analytics and business counsel to effectively measure business performance against strategic prioritiesSupport an efficient and effective planning and forecasting process that produces accurate, achievable plans and forecasts that align with business s strategic objectivesSupport the business in protecting, growing and optimizing the assets of the FirmExplain and analyze the business financialsSupport initiatives to help the business in achieving its strategic objectivesContinuously improve BP&A s organizational efficiency and effectiveness by leading internal change initiatives Qualifications: EducationBachelor s degree in Finance or related subjectCPA or MBA preferredExperience RequirementsMinimum of 4 years of relevant finance experience, preferably in a professional services firmDemonstrated accomplishments in the following areas:Financial Reporting and AnalysisWorking with Senior LeadershipProblem solving skillsQuality and risk managementProject managementChange managementBusiness process improvementProviding thought leadershipFormulating and delivering action plans for high profile strategic initiativesDeveloping innovative solutions to business issues Capability and Skillset RequirementsAccountability for Results: Holds self and others accountable for ensuring that results are achieved; Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision; Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibility; Sets high expectations for self and othersCommunications: Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to create as well as deliver effective presentationsCreating Quality Deliverable: Establishes deliverable structure and content; Reviews deliverables of self and others team to ensure that they meet client expectations; Implements and enforces high standards for quality deliverablesDeveloping thought leadership / innovative ideas: Generates innovative ideas that are sound and progressive; Challenges the status quo; Fosters creativity throughout area of responsibilityProblem Solving: Ability to work in a dynamic environment that requires critical thinking and strong analytical skillsProviding Exceptional Client Service: Manages self and others to provide exceptional client service by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality, accountability, and integrityMotivating Others: Exhibits enthusiasm, positive professional attitude, integrity, reliability, and leadershipBuilding Rapport: Leads by example; actively listens; Respects the opinions and perspectives of others; Demonstrates strong personal commitment to others; clearly states thoughts, ideas, and expectationsDecision-making: Decision making skills, and ability to challenge, negotiate, and influenceAccounting: Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedure Technology or Other RequirementsUnderstanding of SAP, BPC, and other financial applicationsAdvanced in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
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