Deloitte Engagement Financial Advisor Analyst Summer/Fall 2022 in Los Angeles, California
The Engagement Financial Advisor (EFA) Practice is a client-driven organization, partnering as trusted business advisors to champion operational excellence, lead finance transformation efforts, and optimize financial performance for Deloitte. EFAs are financial and business operations advisors and are experts on Deloitte engagement economics and financial metrics. EFAs add value during all stages of the engagement lifecycle, from proposal phase to engagement close.
EFAs assist with account reporting, provide engagement pricing support, and other tasks tailored to the needs of each account and project team. In a sense, EFAs serve as the Chief Financial Officer for each engagement. It's an exciting time to join the EFA Practice as we continue to grow our team in response to unprecedented demand for our services across Deloitte.
The EFA practice sits within Deloitte Services LP, which ultimately provides services per client need amongst Deloitte's four business areas.
Work You'll Do
As an Analyst, Engagement Financial Advisor (EFA) , you will assist engagement leadership in managing revenue and margins by emphasizing cost of delivery that affects overall engagement profitability. In addition, you will:
Maintain compliance with clients' policies, perform internal financial analysis including budgeting, forecasting, and cost variance analysis, and help manage engagements' billing and receivables process
Monitor engagement performance and determine improvement areas by developing key performance indicators and frequently communicate with the engagement team, finance department, and other engagement stakeholders to keep engagements on track and within the scope of cost
Team and collaborate with other EFAs across the practice, including our practitioners in India
We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated exceptional performance in these or other related majors: Accounting, Finance, Economics, and Business Management
Experience, interest, and aptitude in finance and/or accounting
Strong working knowledge of MS Office programs: Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Attention to detail and timeliness in delivering on commitments
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to solve complex problems and communicate findings
Engagement Financial Advisors work at a minimum of 45 hours per week, and can often work in excess of that depending on need
All candidates must be willing and able to travel as needed for their clients, however, depending on staffing needs, most positions are in-office-based with limited travel required , may be up to 10%
While limited 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
The start date for this position will be in 2022
Preferred: Strong academic track record (minimum GPA of 3.2 preferred)
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.