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Deloitte Controllership Transformation | Consultant / Senior Consultant - BlackLine in Jersey City, New Jersey

As a Consultant / 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 Purpose Built Accounting Automation technology specialties, such as BlackLine, as we help our clients transform their processes around financial close, consolidation, and reporting.

The Deloitte Digital Controllership team works closely with purpose-built automation technologies in the market to help our clients improve accounting processes, build / configure accounting automation solutions, and develop governance/controls around these tools.

Candidate should have at least 1 year of implementation experience in some or all of the following process domain areas / related BlackLine products

  • Financial close processes

  • Account reconciliations

  • Close task management

  • Journal entry creation/posting, etc.

  • High volume transaction matching

  • Variance

  • Reporting

  • Intercompany accounting (including BlackLine Intercompany Hub)

  • Governance / compliance

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

Sample Senior Consultant Responsibilities Include

  • 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

  • Working with clients to understand business challenges and identify solutions to drive desired outcomes

  • Leveraging accounting technology principles to turn data into trusted business information

  • Designing, building, and configuring BlackLine at medium and large size organizations

  • Creating, managing, and utilizing structured and unstructured data stores

  • Performing current state assessment of client accounting and data

  • Leveraging tools to enable actionable decision making

  • Developing system requirements, designing and prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures and implementing with specific focus on BlackLine

  • Focus accounting domain areas will include the financial close and intercompany accounting.

  • 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.

Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory helps our clients transform business issues into opportunities for growth and long-term competitive advantage. Our BlackLine professionals make extensive use of data, statistical and quantitative analysis, rules-based methods, and accounting technology to bring insights to client issues in all industries.

Learn more about our team at Deloitte.

Required Qualifications

  • 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 •

  • 1+ years of technical or advisory-related implementation experience in BlackLine and/or related financial close automation solutions

  • Prior experience working with and managing data sets as well as integrations between systems

  • Experience in designing/building BlackLine and/or related financial close automation 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.)

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

Preferred

  • BlackLine certification in some or all of the core modules (Reconciliations, Task Management, Transaction Matching, etc.)

  • Experience with packaged technologies like BlackLine

  • Project experience in areas such as process mapping, root cause/ gap analysis/ best fit, requirements gathering/ definition development

  • 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

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.

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