Deloitte Jobs

Job Information

Deloitte Offering Portfolio Finance Business Partner in Hermitage, Tennessee

Offering Portfolio Finance Business Partner (M)

Work you'll do

An Offering Portfolio Finance Business Partner will have a key role in supporting the Finance Business Partner Lead and Offering Portfolio leadership through monitoring of period performance, execution of financial and operations routines, development of forecasts and plans, and ad hoc support of the Offering Portfolio and Offerings.

The Consulting Finance organization provides specialized finance-related services in support of the business leaders of the firm. This specific role focuses on one of the main Consulting Offering Portfolios: Core Business Operations, Customer & Marketing, Enterprise Performance, Human Capital, M&A, and Strategy & Analytics. Each Offering Portfolio is a large, complex business within Consulting and includes a collection of Offerings. The OP FBP will ensure effective P&L management while providing transparency of expected performance during the forecasting as well as planning processes. This role will provide actionable insights and recommendations to business leaders based on thorough understanding of financial and operational results. Additional focus is on supporting the businesses on executing their strategic operational objectives.

Key Responsibilities include:

Leadership Support

  • Serve as connection point between Consulting leaders, Chief Operating Officers, Chiefs of Staff, Talent, and Finance to drive improved operational results and efficiency

  • Provide meaningful, actionable insights, advice, and recommendations on historic and the future financial performance to the Business' leadership

  • Support the business in protecting, growing and optimizing the assets of the Firm

  • Serve as a catalyst to drive forward initiatives critical to delivering the business' strategy

Monitoring of Period Performance and Execution of Financial/Ops Routines (flash, perf comms)

  • Explain, present and analyze the financial performance of the business

  • Focus on transforming information into insights and actionable decisions

  • Collaborate with the Finance Lead, COO, and CoS to prepare analyses related to sales, pipeline, revenue, profitability, operational performance and other KPIs

  • Understand firm systems and data to assess implications of operational changes on reporting

  • Innovate next generation of leadership decision-making support tools and routines

  • Continuously improve Consulting Finance and FP&A's organizational efficiency and effectiveness by leading internal change initiatives

  • Collaborate with Global Financial Services and Consulting Management Reporting team for both routine and advanced reporting and analytics

Development of Forecasts/Plans

  • Support an efficient and effective forecasting process that produces accurate, achievable forecasts that align with business's strategic objectives

  • Coordinate and consolidate inputs from others to best inform the OP forecast

  • Participate in strategy development and planning, facilitate the annual and long-term financial planning processes and develop metrics to monitor the performance against strategic objectives

  • Identify and prioritize business challenges, risks and opportunities to recommend action plans

Teaming, Coaching, & Ad Hoc Analysis

  • Partner with peers within and across the other Offering Portfolios to share ideas and collaborate on ways to improve finance routines and processes

  • Provide regular and actionable mentoring, feedback and professional development opportunities for the supporting P&L Analyst

  • Conduct other financial analysis and reporting as needed

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or related subject

  • CPA or MBA preferred

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 5+ years of relevant finance experience, preferably in a professional services firm

  • Demonstrated accomplishments in the following areas:

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis

  • Quality deliverable development

  • Communication skills with all levels (from leadership to staff)

  • Working in virtual teams and coordinating across other groups and COEs

  • Problem solving skills

  • Quality and risk management

  • Change management

  • Business process improvement

  • Formulating and delivering action plans for high profile strategic initiatives

  • Developing innovative solutions to business issues

Capability and Skillset Requirements

  • Accountability for Results: Holds self and others accountable for ensuring that results are achieved; Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision; Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibility; Sets high expectations for self and others

  • Leadership: Manages teams and possesses strong leadership capabilities, strong executive presence and organized and able to drive the productivity of others

  • Communications: Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to create as well as deliver effective presentations

  • Creating Quality Deliverable: Establishes deliverable structure and content; Reviews deliverables of self and others to ensure that they meet client expectations; Implements and enforces high standards for quality deliverables

  • Developing thought leadership / innovative ideas: Generates innovative ideas that are sound and progressive; Challenges the status quo; Fosters creativity throughout area of responsibility

  • Problem Solving: Ability to work in a dynamic environment that requires critical thinking and strong analytical skills

  • Providing Exceptional Client Service: Manages self and others to provide exceptional client service by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality, accountability, and integrity

  • Prioritization: Able to manage multiple projects or initiatives concurrently, in a productive manner

  • Motivating Others: Exhibits enthusiasm, positive professional attitude, integrity, reliability, and leadership

  • Building Rapport: Leads by example; actively listens; Respects the opinions and perspectives of others; Demonstrates strong personal commitment to others; clearly states thoughts, ideas, and expectations

  • Decision-making: Decision making skills, and ability to challenge, negotiate, and influence

  • Accounting: Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedure

Technology or Other Requirements

  • Strong understanding of SAP, BPC, HANA, and other financial applications

  • Expert in Excel, advanced in PowerPoint and Word

  • Understanding of Tableau capabilities for data visualization

EA_ExpHire

EAFAExpHire EA_Finance

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.

DirectEmployers