Deloitte Accounting and Internal Controls Senior Consultant in Chicago, Illinois
Join our team and begin tackling critical issues at all levels of government in a team-focused environment with an emphasis on personal and professional growth. Now more than ever, organizations need support to address pressing needs in accounting, budgeting/forecasting, financial reporting, assurance, and internal controls. Accounting & Internal Controls (A&IC) is well-positioned to help our clients address their most urgent finance transformation needs. If you are interested in helping organizations effectively managefinancial risks, then our team would be a great fit for you!
Work you'll do
As a Senior Consultant within our practice, you will:
Design and implement technical solutions to improve financial management activities
Work with clients to identify financial control issues and gap
Assist with accounting and financial reporting operations
Advise our clients on technical accounting and internal controls matters
Participate in and/or lead the development of deliverable content that meets the needs of the client and contract
Review deliverables for accuracy and quality
Provides coaching to junior staff
Contribute to new business proposals and proposal development
Manage own personal and professional development; seeks opportunities for professional growth and expansion of consulting skills and experience
Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) practice - our people, ideas, technology and outcomes-is designed for impact. Serving federal, state, & local government clients as well as public higher education institutions, our team of over 15,000+ professionals brings fresh perspective to help clients anticipate disruption, reimagine the possible, and fulfill their mission promise.
Our team provides resources to help clients manage their core accounting and financial reporting functions, as well as solutions to help them achieve their controls and finance transformation aspirations. Our professionals keep up with emerging regulatory guidance along with industry and business trends to assist financial organizations. We develop solutions to data complexities tohelp our clients achieve optimal finance transformation and meet their digital controllership goals and objectives.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or other Business-related field
2+ years of Consulting experience in any of the following areas: business process improvement, financial management policies and procedures, financial system integrations, etc.
3+ years of experience performing financial statement audits and/or auditability assessments
2+ years of experience in reviewing, analyzing, validating, and reconciling financial/accounting information
Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 and/or OMB Circular A-123 documentation testing and reporting requirements
Experience as a team lead responsible for mentoring and coaching
2+ years of experience using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel to create client deliverables
Ability to travel 40%-50%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and the industries/sectors you serve
Familiarity with U.S. government financial accounting systems
Certifications including CPA, CDFM, CGFM, CFA
How you'll grow
At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.
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.