Deloitte Controllership Services | Accounting Advisory | Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Are you looking to assist Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), Chief Accounting Officers (CAOs), Controllers, and business unit finance leaders to help solve complex financial accounting and reporting issues? Our team of accounting and reporting specialists do just that. Join our talented team of accounting & reporting specialists serving clients across all industries focusing on accounting & reporting advisory; cost transparency and alignment; and financial integrity.
Work you'll do
As part of the Controllership Services Accounting Advisory team, your responsibilities will include:
Identifying and applying relevant specialized technical accounting, regulatory standards, cost accounting concepts, financial close and Consolidation/Financial Reporting, financial operations
and applications across multiple industries
Identifying client issues and managing day-to-day relationships
Generating innovative ideas to challenge the status quo
Participating in engagement planning and budgeting; defining the work product structure and content; managing engagement economics, engagement risk and engagement timeline
Contributing to the proposal development process
Engaging in recruiting and retention activities
The team provides clients with an extensive range of accounting and reporting services designed to help enhance the value finance delivers to its overall business. We work with organizations to help them reduce risk and improve internal and external reporting capabilities to meet accounting and regulatory requirements, and/or enhance strategic decision making. Our deep experience also extends to governance in complex operating models and support for major business events and transactions, including capital markets transactions, derivatives and hedging advisory services.
5 - 8 years of technical or advisory-related experience in entity and enterprise accounting, carve-out, and/or technical accounting, financial planning and analysis and cost accounting.
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, Risk Management, Economics or related field.
CPA, CIA, CFA, CA, CCA, CMA, CAIA or FRM certification, or working towards achieving one of these certifications.
Knowledge of U.S. GAAP, IFRS, and SEC rules and regulations
Proficiency in MS Office products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Ability to perform technical research of complex accounting issues
Ability to travel up to 50% (While up to 50% 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
Master's degree in Business, Systems or Accounting
Capabilities in operational and financial internal controls, including work related to compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley
Experience as a user of or administrator of a common ERP Finance and Reporting package (SAP, Oracle, JDE, etc)
Project experience in areas such as process mapping, root cause/gap analysis/best fit, requirements gathering / definition development, financial modeling and value mapping
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.