Deloitte Sr. Consultant -Accounting & Internal Controls- Controllership Accounting & Reporting in Houston, Texas
As a Senior Consultant in Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory's Controllership Services practice, you will gain valuable hands-on experience working alongside leading professionals while building your professional skills in a variety of Accounting Information Science specialties, including financial/management accounting, data science, and digital technologies. Accounting Information Science is Deloitte's unique capability to expand business insights and automation through the innovative use of data, algorithms, and technology.
You will be involved in developing data analysis plans, algorithm strategies, and designing/ implementing a variety of solutions that help clients address challenging business issues. You may also be exposed to other disciplines within Controllership Services, including Accounting Advisory and Profitability & Analytics.
Our Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory business helps organizations effectively navigate business risks and opportunities-from strategic, and financial risks to operational, and regulatory risks-to gain competitive advantage. We apply our experience in ongoing business operations and corporate lifecycle events to help clients become stronger and more resilient. Our market-leading teams help clients embrace complexity to accelerate performance, disrupt through innovation, and lead in their industries.
Work you'll do
You will analyze, manipulate, and manage data to deliver meaningful insights necessary to help companies of all sizes and across multiple industries address regulatory and business challenges. Sample Senior Consultant responsibilities include:
Working with clients to understand business challenges and identify solutions to drive desired outcomes
Leveraging Accounting Information Science (e.g., data and algorithms) to turn data into trusted business information
Querying and analyzing small and large data sets to discover patterns and deliver meaningful insights
Creating, managing, and utilizing structured and unstructured data stores
Performing current state assessment of client accounting, data, and algorithm capabilities
Leveraging tools to enable actionable decision making
Developing system requirements, designing and prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures and implementing with specific focus on SAP S/4HANA, Oracle Cloud, and Workday
Focus accounting domain areas will include management/ cost accounting, intercompany accounting, consolidations accounting, accrual accounting, predictive accounting, and enterprise data modeling
Mapping data flows and to identify optimal design and governance options as well as potential risks
Developing business solutions leveraging emerging automation, cognitive, and machine learning tools.
Data can often hold the key to future growth opportunities for many complex organizations. Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory helps our clients transform business issues into opportunities for growth and long-term competitive advantage. Our Accounting Information Science professionals make extensive use of data, statistical and quantitative analysis, rules-based methods, and explanatory and predictive modeling in order to bring insights to client issues in the financial, regulatory, forensic and transaction domains. Learn more about our team at Deloitte.
Undergraduate or Master's degree in one of the following majors with relevant business, technology, data and/or analytical focused coursework:
Business: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Business Analytics
Technology: Management Information Systems, Data Analytics, Computer Science
Math/Engineering:Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Industrial Engineering
Strong communication, team building, teaming and presentation experience
3+ years of technical or advisory-related experience in controllership, accounting, financial planning and analysis and cost accounting
Prior experience working with and managing data sets, including extraction and merges from source systems, transformation, and application of algorithms (basic to complex)
Experience in leading and developing teams
Experience in building finance and accounting models and using purpose-built solutions
Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills
Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects/ assignments/ responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
Travel up to 80% typically Monday - Thursday (While 80% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)
Limited visa sponsorship may be available
+ + Master's degree in Business, Technology or Math/Engineering
Experience with packaged technologies (e.g., S/4HANA, Oracle Cloud, Workday, BlackLine, Workiva)
Project experience in areas such as process mapping, root cause/ gap analysis/ best fit, requirements gathering/ definition development, financial modeling and value mapping
Experience in developing product costing standards and product cost analytics
Experience with a variety of data transformation and algorithmic tools and programming languages such as, but not limited to:
Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Mongo Db
CostPerform, Profitability and Performance Management (PaPM), SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, Anaplan
Reporting Tools (e.g., Business Objects, Reporting Services)
Big Data Tools (e.g., Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Impala, Mahout)
Machine Learning/Cognitive (e.g., Python, Mahout, CognitiveScale)
Predictive Analytics/Data Mining: (e.g., IBM SPSS, SAS Enterprise Miner, RPL, Python, Matlab)
Data Visualization Tools (e.g. QlikView, Tableau, Power Bi)
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
High energy, result driven person
Ability to energize teams through inclusiveness and connection with people
Strong commitment to the customer
Ability to multi-task and ensure timely deliverables
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