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Deloitte Accounting & Reporting Advisory Senior - Public Sector in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Are you a detail-oriented, inquisitive individual who enjoys coming up with solutions to public sector client issues? We are in the process of expanding our public sector offerings within Deloitte's Accounting and Reporting Advisory practice. We are seeking professionals who want to build off their existing public sector audit knowledge or accounting experience and use such knowledge on exciting advisory projects that add great value to our clients within their finance, accounting, and operation departments. From technical accounting issues, to new standard implementations; from complex transaction support to internal controls, the leaders of our practice will help you in expanding your experience base to further develop your career. At Deloitte, we provide services using an approach designed to provide the flexibility to serve the unique circumstances and complexities of our public sector clients. You'll gain exposure to a variety of governmental, not-for-profit, and higher education entities and financial accounting areas, helping your career growth and professional development. As an Accounting and Reporting Advisory Senior focused in public sector, you will interact with public sector clients directly. Not only will you work independently, but you'll also collaborate with a diverse group of talented professionals. You'll use our cutting-edge tools and technology. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Provide excellent timely client service, deliver high quality work, and strengthen client relationships

  • Assist teams in providing technical accounting advice and in preparing detailed calculations in areas such as:

  • Leases

  • Public-public or public-private partnerships

  • Subscription-based information technology arrangements

  • Combinations and disposals of operations

  • Revenue and expense recognition

  • Nonexchange transactions and contributions

  • Be part of a team that assists clients with the accounting and reporting aspects of transactions including acquisitions and debt etc.

  • Assist clients in complying with GASB and FASB financial reporting requirements

  • Be a part of a team that assists clients in designing controls over compliance with grant requirements

  • Support governmental, not-for-profit, and higher education clients in annual close processes

  • Assist with drafting governmental, not-for-profit, and higher education financial statements

  • Assist clients in preparing for and completing audits, and liaising with the auditors

  • Perform data analytics to assist in the above areas

  • Assist clients with internal controls related matter, including design, implementation, testing, and remediation

  • Support growth efforts through pursuits, market research and maintaining a network of peers.



  • 3+ years of public accounting or equivalent experience

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field

  • Must meet CPA license eligibility requirements

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

  • Ability to travel 50%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification

  • Up-to-date technical knowledge of GASB and FASB accounting standards relating to not-for-profit, governmental, and higher education entities

  • Ability to perform research into, and a desire to expand your technical accounting expertise

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel

  • Ability to think creatively, problem solve and work independently

  • Detail orientated and a high level of pride in your work

  • Proven ability working in a fast-paced, team environment

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Solid written communication skills

  • Good presentation skills and an ability to explain accounting issues clearly and succinctly

  • Prior experience in financial reporting an advantage

  • Knowledge of grant compliance requirements in the Office of Management and Budget Uniform Guidance (2 CFR Part 200)

  • Prior experience around internal controls over financial reporting and over compliance

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a virtual environment

For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in New York City, Deloitte is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range is specific to New York City, and takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $68,600 to $153,400.

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.

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.