Deloitte Talent Development CoE Finance Operations Manager in Darien, Connecticut
The chief purpose of the Development Center of Excellence (COE) is to bring out the best of every person and the best of every team, so that we can deliver the best of our Firm to our clients.
The Development COE focuses on:
Bringing out the leader in every person
A holistic approach to development that emphasizes not just education, but also self-awareness, exposure to real-world problems, and connections to people
Positioning our people to help tackle some of the most complex issues in business, our communities, and society at large
The Development COE delivers business-focused, efficient, and innovative learning and development programs and experiences, thoughtfully designed to help our professionals best serve at every stage of their career. Through the work of this COE, development at Deloitte is not just about education - development is a vital part of Deloitte's leadership culture. It takes strong operational support to provide the Development COE with the tools they need to deliver training and provide the best possible learner experience to our learning professionals.
Work you'll do
Provide operations support to Talent Development CoE leadership in the areas of Finance and Vendor Relationship Management. Manage relationships with key stakeholder groups both within the COE, National Finance and Vendor Relationship Management. Oversee the work of one Lead Learning & Development Specialist.
Financial Management and Strategy
Lead the annual planning process which includes collaborating with the portfolio leaders to understand their requests, analyzing changes from the prior year, and preparing the CLO for stakeholder conversations.
Complete the period financial close process including accruals and forecast submission and analysis of our position respective to plan.
Prepare a monthly financial package for discussion with the CLO and provide recommendations as needed.
Monitor future spend forecasts and adjust as needed based on analysis.
Vendor Relationship Management
Work in partnership with Talent Development CoE Leaders to submit vendor contracts into the appropriate internal system.
Ensure proper approvals are obtained based on thresholds of spend.
Collaborate with the internal VRM team to facilitate the addition of new vendors as applicable.
Build trusted and effective relationships with key stakeholders including the CLO, the Deputy CLO and Talent Development CoE Portfolio Leaders.
Provide consultative expertise to identify, research, and solution operational needs.
Deliver communications and reporting to stakeholders that provide insight, data, and recommendations.
Streamline Policies and Procedures
Communicate and enforce Financial and VRM policies and procedures effectively across the Talent Development CoE team.
Demonstrate initiative in identifying areas for operational improvement, making suggestions, and driving change to gain efficiencies and improve service.
Support cross-team operational initiatives, as needed.
Bachelor's Degree; Minimum 8 years of related experience in finance and operations
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, professional services environment
Strong strategic and critical thinking to identify interdependencies between issues, data, and outcomes; clear understanding of how moving pieces come together to build the big picture
Project management experience in successfully planning, managing, and delivering multiple, concurrent, and complex work streams in a matrixed organization
Outstanding interpersonal skills that build relationships at all levels across the organization with the ability to influence, collaborate, and build consensus
Experience leading people/teams and a demonstrated commitment to people development
Strong analytical skills and ability to identify and present data-driven insights and trends
Proven ability to communicate ideas and insights in person, virtually, and in writing, succinctly and with impact
Strong problem-solver with the ability to develop creative and innovative solutions to complex problems
Proficient Microsoft Office skills
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in Colorado or Nevada, Deloitte is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range is specific to the State of Colorado and the State of Nevada and 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 $86,425 to $159,165.
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.
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.