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Deloitte Finance Strategy, Operational Finance, and Financial Planning & Analysis Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Work you'll do

You, along with dynamic colleagues, will help CFOs and Finance Executives define and implement a vision for how to elevate their roles as business partners. As a Deloitte Manager you will provide service excellence by identifying key client business issues and needs and designing and implementing creative business and technology solutions for large companies in the following areas:

  • Finance Strategy:

  • Finance capability and maturity assessment

  • Finance visioning, business case, and roadmap development

  • Service delivery model strategy

  • Capital allocation strategy

  • Finance organization design

  • Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A):

  • Planning, budgeting, and forecasting optimization

  • Zero-based budgeting (ZBB)

  • Cost and profitability management optimization

  • Management reporting and analytics design

  • Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) design

  • Finance Operations:

  • Order-to-Cash, Procure-to-Pay, and Record-to-Report optimization

  • Finance controllership

  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Manager responsibilities include:

  • Provide service excellence by identifying key client business issues

  • Determine client needs by supplementing the standard assessment techniques and tools with innovative approaches

  • Evaluate and validate analysis and develop recommendations for the client in the context of the overall engagement.

  • Implement and oversee the quality of deliverables and effectively manage the team and day-to-day relationships to ensure exceptional performance.

  • Participate in the development and presentation of proposals for business development activities.

  • Lead small engagements or components of large, complex engagements.

The team

Finance & Enterprise Performance

Our Finance & Enterprise Performance team works as a trusted advisor to CFOs, COOs, CIOs, and key executives. We advise, implement and deliver as-a-service solutions, helping our clients develop strategies and capabilities to support enterprise-wide decision-making, improve finance operations, and create impact within their organization.

Qualifications

Required:

  • 6+ years' experience working in Finance organizations or consulting setting, advising CFO's on one or more of the following areas: finance transformation, process improvements, financial planning redesign, service delivery model design, and implementation

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university

  • Practical experience in Finance Service Delivery, Finance Operations, FP&A, Finance Strategy, or EPM

  • Experience leading or managing teams and change initiatives (especially in a project management role)

  • Record of consistent career progression with increasing levels of responsibility

  • Experience developing a vision for the Finance organization and realizing the vision through large-scale transformations encompassing finance process redesign, service delivery model development, and technology implementations.

  • Experience with Finance in a Digital world technologies such as process automation through robotics, predictive analytics, and visualization, etc.

  • Professional competence in the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

  • Must live within commuting distance to one of Deloitte's consulting offices

  • Travel 50% (While 50% of 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

Preferred:

  • Advanced degree in business (e.g., MBA) from a top tier program

  • Experience with budgetary responsibilities related to projects or resources

  • Ability to understand how business model changes impact finance organizations

  • Ability to provide strategy, transformation, and technology fluency (experience delivering ops and technology) to Office of the CFO, experience leading cross-functional teams across Finance, Supply Chain, Human Resources, and Information Technology.

  • Experience developing proposals, establishing and delivering Programs with multiple work streams and large, multi-functional teams (e.g., IT, PMO, change management, process re-engineering, organizational redesign, etc.).Specific experience should include but not be limited to, assessing the Finance organization, identifying initiatives supporting a future state roadmap; Deep understanding of Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Record to Report, Accelerate Close Cycles, and business partnering across people, process, and technology dimensions.

  • Developing Digital solutions (e.g., predictive planning, scenario-based models, ERP, process automation, analytics, and visualizations); Ability to lead complex benchmarking studies for finance service delivery models, and ability to develop and execute plans to achieve future state needs (e.g. operating model structure with shared services, COE's, spans and layers, etc.).

  • Superior critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Exceptional interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills

  • Ability to build consensus and foster change in ambiguous

  • settingsCommitment to personal and professional growth

  • Sense of responsibility to self, team, and client

  • Outstanding integrity, initiative, creativity, and passion

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.

  • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment

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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