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Deloitte Manager, FBP Consulting in Indianapolis, Indiana

Manager, Consulting Finance Business Partner - Operate

Work you'll do

With the increased leadership focus and rapid growth expectations of the Operate business, Consulting has established Operate Offerings within the majority of OPs. In addition to these staffed views of performance, dedicated support is required to continue to provide cross-OP (engagement-based) views of Operate performance and to support Consulting, US Firm, and Global analysis asks and strategic projects.

About the Team

The Operate Finance Business Partner will have an important role in supporting Consulting Operate leadership, partnering with the Operate COE, and collaborating across the Consulting Finance team in support of the new Operate Offering leaders. Support will include a focus on both staffed and engagement (managed) views of financials and analyzing profitability drivers and trends.

Key Responsibilities include:

Leadership Support

  • Perform analysis for special projects requested by leadership based on Operate revenue and related metrics (e.g., engagement margin analysis to determine overall profitability of portfolio, engagement adherence to established leverage benchmarks, W4S analysis, etc.)

  • Provide meaningful, actionable insights, advice, and recommendations on historic and the future financial performance to the Business' leadership and develop leadership level messages/presentations (e.g., BPR)

  • Serve as connection point between Consulting leaders, leadership support teams, and Finance to drive improved operational results and efficiency

  • Support initiatives to help the business in achieving its strategic objectives

    Monitoring of Period Performance and Execution of Financial/Ops Routines

  • Support periodic Operate revenue reporting at both the Operate Offering and Cross-OP (engagement-based) views. Efforts will require gathering input from multiple parties, understanding data anomalies, compiling and reviewing finance revenue reports, presenting report outputs to Operate leadership.

  • Focus on transforming information into insights and actionable decisions

  • Collaborate with the Finance peers, Operate COE COS/support team, and others 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

  • Lead efforts to continue to innovate and refine Operate reporting in partnership with other Offering Finance Business Partners to provide consistent and effective reporting in both staffed, engagement, and managed views to support decision making

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

    Forecast, Planning, and Ad Hoc Support

  • Support forecasting and planning processes as needed so that key inputs are considered

  • Conduct other financial analysis and reporting as needed


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or related subject

  • CPA or MBA preferred

    Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 4+ years of relevant finance experience, preferably in a professional services firm and/or with a focus on Financial Reporting & Analysis

  • 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

  • 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 team 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

  • 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

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.

    How You'll Grow

    At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.

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.