Deloitte Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory Intern - Controllership - Houston (Summer 2020) in Houston, Texas
Do you have a passion for current trends in accounting and finance? Are you looking to assist Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), Chief Accounting Officers (CAOs), Controllers, and business unit finance leaders in solving complex financial accounting and reporting issues enabled by digital technologies?
As an Intern within the Controllership group at Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory, you ll be part of a national team that provides a wide range of services to our clients with a comprehensive industry-focused approach. You will have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience working alongside leading accounting and finance leaders in helping them address the strategic accounting and finance opportunities and challenges facing their businesses and their finance functions. You will generate innovative ideas to challenge the status quo including exploring new digital core technologies such as those offered by SAP and/or Oracle as well as related financial solutions from vendors like BlackLine, Workiva, and Trintec. Additionally, you ll be involved in helping advise multi-national Fortune 500 companies in responding to non-routine complex transactions as well as providing tailored technology-enabled solutions to drive end-to-end delivery for our clients.
Work you ll do
As an Intern, you will have the opportunity to work on multiple project opportunities across several industries. You ll leverage advanced, technology-enabled solutions to help our clients more confidently make decisions to drive performance. Whether you are assisting our clients as they are preparing for a merger or divesture; dealing with non-routine complex transactions or compliance with regulations; planning to go public; implementing new and complex accounting requirements and managing through the related operational issues; designing and delivering relevant specialized digital solutions (e.g., robotic process automation, cognitive intelligence, enterprise resource planning); assessing their controllership functions; or looking to gain transparency into their cost data, you will help our clients leverage their data assets to better manage their risks, drive business value, and achieve financial reporting compliance.
Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory s Controllership practice is a focused, dynamic group that provides advisory services around current trends in accounting, finance, controllership, and digital technologies and cost analytics. Our clients include multi-national fortune 500 companies, in many industry groups. Our clients turn to us for our deep level of industry and market experience and the depth and breadth of knowledge within Deloitte that our teams provide.
Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master s degree in Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, Risk Management, Economics or related field.
Demonstrated leadership and strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills
Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity
Ability to work independently and as part of team with other professionals
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Willingness and ability to travel for out-of-town engagements for up to 75% of the time
Limited immigration sponsorship may be available
Strong academic track record (minimum GPA of 3.2)
Relevant work experience (e.g., internships, summer positions, school jobs)
Experience with a variety of software products and programming languages such as, but not limited to:
Reporting Tools (e.g., Business Objects, Reporting Services)
Data Visualization Tools (e.g., QlikView, Tableau, Power Bi)
Configuration and implementation of finance/ accounting software applications
How you ll grow
Through your variety of experiences at Deloitte, you will have the opportunity to develop analytical, communication, and leadership skills that can help you achieve your full potential, no matter what career path you eventually choose. You will be continually challenged by your clients, your team members, and your peers. Along the way, you will have access to mentoring, counseling, and training opportunities to help foster and accelerate your development of new skills and capabilities. For new campus hires, we offer extensive onboarding and new hire training to help you hit the ground running. You ll travel to Deloitte University for national new hire training that includes a mix of technical and professional development, as well as invaluable networking opportunities. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center .
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