Deloitte Analyst - Engagement Controller, Consulting - Michigan State in Chicago, Illinois
OurEngagement Controllerpractice helps clients define what they need and how it can be delivered. We work with clients to define their projects scope in as much detail as possible using advanced financial, budgeting, and forecasting techniques. We provide realistic cost estimates that account for projects 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.
Work You ll Do
As anEngagementController Analyst, you will assist project leadership in managing revenue and margins by emphasizing cost of delivery that affects overall engagement profitability. You will maintain compliance with clients policies, perform internal financial analysis including budgeting, forecasting, and cost variance analysis, and help manage projects billing and receivables process. You will also monitor project performance and determine improvement areas by developing key performance indicators and frequently communicate with the project team, finance department, and other project stakeholders to keep projects on track and within the scope of cost. You will team and collaborate with other controllers across the practice, including our practitioners in India. This person should have strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to solve complex problems and communicate findings.
OurEngagementController practice helps client define what they need and how it can be delivered. We work with senior leadership to define their projects scope in as much detail as possible. Using advanced financial, budgeting, and forecasting techniques we provide realistic cost estimates that account for projects phases, people, materials, hardware, and software. We produce the best- and worst-case estimates using leading-edge project and client management software to help keep clients projects on track and on budget. We manage risk by performing financial analysis and reconciliations to keep project variances in check. You will work in a team composed of management, senior and junior staff, along with team members in India. This team dynamic provides unique perspectives that will enable you to give the most effective recommendations to Deloitte engagement management.
Bachelor s degree in process or completed in these related areas of study: Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Management, or a related area
Strong academic track record (minimum GPA of 3.2)
Solid understanding of fundamental accounting and finance principles
Ability to travel 80-100%
Experience working in a financial analysis role
Experience with MS Access and MS Project applications
How You ll Grow
As a new EC Analyst, your first years will provide you with education, experience, and exposure to opportunities that will help you build your future with us. At the start, you ll have the chance to attend our new hire school for Engagement Controllers. There you ll begin to build your network of EC colleagues, better understand your role, and develop the knowledge and skills that are critical to your success. Along the way, you ll also have access to mentoring, counselling, and training opportunities to help foster and accelerate your development of new skills and capabilities. Learn more about the EC program. at http://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/careers/articles/join-deloitte-project-controller-analyst.html
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