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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!

Are you a problem solver looking to join a dynamic team that utilizes cutting edge approaches and innovative technology to identify and mitigate emerging threats within our client's environment? If you are interested in finding solutions for our clients without the extensive demands of travel, you should consider an opportunity with our US Delivery Center (USDC)! We bring together cohesive teams with a focus on thought diversity and collaborative problem solving to address client challenges efficiently and effectively. The USDC is growing rapidly, and we are actively seeking the right professionals to join our team!

Recruiting for this role ends on 08/31/2024

Work you'll do

  • Evaluate and enhance internal control systems to identify weaknesses and areas for improvement.

  • Develop and implement new controls designed to safeguard financial assets and ensure accurate financial reporting.

  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure accurate documentation of financial transactions.

  • Develop training materials and provide extensive training to staff on internal control procedures and policies.

  • Prepare detailed reports on the effectiveness of internal controls and provide strategic recommendations for improvements.

  • Act as a subject matter expert on financial regulations and internal control principles.

  • Participate in the development of deliverable content that meets the needs of the client and contract.

  • Perform project tasks independently and may lead workstreams, directing the efforts of others.

  • Provides coaching to junior staff.

The Team

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 Internal Audit team advisesclients on process efficiency, fraud detection, operational quality, internal control, and regulatory compliance. We help to reveal greater insights for improved operations and decision-making.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

  • 2+ years of experience evaluating and improving internal control systems.

  • Working knowledge of financial regulations and internal control principles including Sarbanes-Oxley or OMB Circular A-123 documentation testing and reporting requirements.

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, information technology/systems, business, finance, or another business-related field.

  • Experience coaching and mentoring junior staff.

  • Ability to travel 20%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve.

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with U.S. government financial accounting systems.

  • Consulting experience in any of the following areas: business process improvement, financial management policies and procedures, financial system integrations, etc.

  • Certifications including CISA, CPA, CDFM, CGFM, CFA, CIA.

The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $76,523 to $134,250.

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.

Information for applicants with a need for accommodation: https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/careers/articles/join-deloitte-assistance-for-disabled-applicants.html

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.

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.

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