Deloitte Senior Consultant , GPS Engagement Financial Advisor - Defense, Security & Justice (DSJ) in Arlington, Virginia
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GPS Engagement Financial Advisors - Senior Consultant
GPS EFA Practice:
Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) Engagement Financial Advisor (EFA) Practice is comprised of finance professionals specializing in project and account financial management serving as a focal point for aspects of engagement, program, and account financial management control. EFA provides financial management knowledge for the entire engagement management team(s) by owning all financial reporting and analysis for engagements and accounts. Their greatest value, however, is in the understanding and application of engagement business and financial processes both to individual projects and to client accounts. GPS EFA specializes in serving Deloitte's Higher Education, federal, state and local government clients. The Government and Public Services consulting practice is built around integrated core capabilities - people, process and technology and Government & Public Services industry expertise - the capabilities needed to help clients to tackle their most complex challenges.
Work You Will Do:
GPS EFA Consultants are responsible for leading one or more engagement teams through successful management of the financial analysis and the implementation of engagement financial management controls. On any given assignment, a GPS EFA Consultant may be responsible for the following activities:
Prepare budgets and forecasts and review baselines to project and track financial metrics such as revenue, costs, and profitability.
Take part in lifecycle of engagements including set up, revenue recognition and compliance, monthly accounting close, monitor funding, process vendor invoices, support procurement and billing/collection activities, and facilitate engagement closeout.
Interact periodically with senior level internal, and sometimes external, clients to present various analyses, discuss recommendations and provide engagement financial advice.
Ensure compliance with applicable policies and procedures, Federal regulations and guidelines and contractual requirements
Additional financial analyses including reconciliations and variance analysis
Understand and utilize standard processes for engagement financial management, quality management, and risk management
Contribute to the growth and development of the overall GPS EFA Practice through active involvement in a practice initiative
Our GPS EFA practice supports engagement teams in supporting the requirements our Account team's contract to perform. We help to analyze staffing and other forecast items using advanced financial, budgeting, and forecasting techniques. We provide realistic cost estimates that account for engagements' phases and activities, people, materials, hardware, and software and produce the best- and worst-case estimates using leading-edge project and client management software to keep clients' projects on track and on cost.
Must be US Citizen
B.A./B.S from a four-year accredited university
Minimum of 5 year's experience in a finance/financial analysis role
Minimum of 5 year's experience with the entire Microsoft Office Suite, including intermediate to advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
Experience producing and delivering appropriate communications to C-level Executives
Experience summarizing results and producing management reports
Demonstrated attention to detail and adherence to project deadlines
Proven ability to work effectively, both independently and as a member of a team
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Proven "outside the box"-thinker who identifies problems and develops creative solutions
All candidates must be willing and able to travel as needed for their clients, however, depending on staffing needs, most positions are in-office-based with limited travel required. Ability to travel up to 25%. While 25% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.
Experience supervising and/or managing resources
Experience in working and collaborating with international and remote teams
Experience with MS Access and MS Project applications
Experience working with a variety of contracting types (e.g., time and materials, fixed price) and billing scenarios
Experience developing project pricing models and performing scenario analysis
Experience in a federal/state/public professional services environment; consulting experience is a plus
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.