Deloitte Summer Scholar Analyst - Project Controller Practice, Consulting - University of Georgia in Atlanta, Georgia
Deloitte Consulting LLP is one of the world's leadingmanagement consulting organizations for executable strategy, operations,technology, and human capital advisory services. The consulting practice isbuilt around integrated core capabilities - people, process and technology andindustry specialization - the capabilities needed to help clients to tackletheir most complex challenges.
Deloitte Consulting's Project Controller Practice iscomprised of client service professionals specializing in account andengagement economics, risk mitigation, profitability optimization andcompliance services throughout the full project lifecycle, from the pursuitphase through project closeout. Project Controllers support client engagementteam(s) by assisting with initiating and controlling financial andorganizational aspects of projects. Their greatest value is in theunderstanding and application of engagement business and financial processesboth to individual projects and to client accounts.
Are you looking for an opportunity to get hands-on experiencein a financial role supporting the Deloitte s project leadership? If so, the Project Controller SummerScholar Program offers an opportunity to develop your finance andaccounting skills and jump start your career. During this exciting learningexperience, you ll work side-by-side with your PC team either in the office orat the client site to provide valuable deliverables to the project teams,helping to keep the clients project is on schedule and within budget and scope.You ll also utilize project team communications to understand their needs andassist in the formation of business strategies. Join us, and gain first-handinsights into the day-to-day tasks and opportunities at the Deloitte ProjectController practice. Deloitte uses the term Summer scholar and summer internshipinterchangeably.
Work you ll do
As a Summer Scholar in our Project Controller practice,you'll team and collaborate with other controllers to help assist Deloitteproject managers in maintaining compliance with clients policies, performinternal financial analysis, including budgeting, forecasting, and costvariance analysis in addition to managing projects billing and receivablesprocess. You'll also monitor project performance and determine improvementareas by analyzing key performance indicators. On any given assignment, you mayhelp to improve internal processes and directly communicate strategies andanalytical results with your Project Controller team to help keep projects ontrack and within the scope of cost. Your summer will conclude with apresentation outlining your networking and client service experience in frontof a panel of Project Controller Senior Leadership.
Our Project Controller practice helps clients define whatthey need and how it can be delivered. Using advanced financial, budgeting, andforecasting techniques we provide realistic cost estimates that account forprojects phases, people, materials, hardware, and software. We produce thebest- and worst-case estimates using leading-edge project and client managementsoftware to help keep clients projects on track and on cost. We manage risk byperforming financial analysis and reconciliations to keep project variances incheck. You will work in a team composed of management, both senior and juniorstaff along with team members in India. This team dynamic provides uniqueperspectives that will enable you to grow as a financial advisor and gain awell-rounded insight into the Project Controller practice.
Pursing a Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Management or related area (junior standing)
Strong academic track record (minimum GPA of 3.2)
Rising college Senior or academic equivalent
Availability to work full time during the course of 10 weeks
Solid understanding of fundamental accounting and finance principles
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel
Strong oral and written communication skills, including excellent presentation skills
Ability to work effectively, both independently and as a member of a team
Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Ability to "think outside the box" while identifying problems and developing creative solutions
Willingness to travel
How you ll grow
As a new Analyst PC, your first years will provide you witheducation, experience, and exposure to opportunities that will help you buildyour future with us. At the start, you ll have the chance to attend our newhire school for project controllers. There you ll begin to build your networkof project controller colleagues, better understand your role, and develop theknowledge and skills that are critical to your success. Along the way, you llalso have access to mentoring, counselling, and training opportunities to helpfoster and accelerate your development of new skills and capabilities. Learn more about the Analyst PC program at https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/careers/articles/join-deloitte-project-controller-analyst.html .
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