Deloitte Finance Technology Senior Consultant in Parsippany, New Jersey
Finance and Enterprise Performance - Finance Technology Senior Consultant (Profitability, Cost Management and Allocations)
Work you'll do
Are you passionate about finance transformation and delivering technology-driven finance solutions? If so, we'd like to speak with you!
As the Technology Enablement Senior Consultant on our Finance & Enterprise Performance team, you will work with Finance Executives to assess the impact of large scale ERP enablement on end-to-end Finance processes, align to an overall vision for the future of the Finance organization, and design and deliver solutions driven by technology enablement. You will act as the Finance advocate and provide finance functional expertise on large scale ERP and EPM deployments.
As a Deloitte Senior Consultant, you will collaboratively work with Deloitte team members and client counterparts to identify current state deficiencies and deliver end to end solutions supported via ERP enablement.
Key responsibilities will include:
Acting as the bridge between Finance Executives, Solution Architects, and technical/IT practitioners to ensure Finance priorities are understood and aligned to
Collaborating with leadership to establish and manage the IT Operations processes and working model in support of the ERP driven transformation (intake, working model, SLAs, etc.)
Assisting with the documentation of Finance requirements, current and future state processes, alignment to standard functionality (e.g., fit/gap, automated vs manual processes), and impacts to the Finance business teams
Designing Finance data models to support ERP and broader Finance requirements (CoA, cost centers, profit centers, products, customers, etc.)
Ensuring implementation of post-production support model and processes
Identifying and implementing KPIs and metrics for the new ERP ecosystem
Execute functional Allocations activities, including:
Driver and cost pool definition / rationalization
Allocation methodology rationalization
Cost and Profitability Model development
End to end allocations process definition (actuals, profitability, forecasts, and plans)
Overhead and regulatory allocations (and knowledge of differences between each)
Capital allocation strategy
Allocations process improvements / automation in tool sets
Automation tool exposure: PCMCS, SAS, PaPM or other; desired but not necessary
Analysis of changes in allocation methodologies, drivers and cost pools on business results
Analysis of Finance Organization, Operating Model, and Processes:
Finance capability and maturity assessment
Finance visioning, business case, and roadmap development
Service delivery model strategy
Finance organization design
Analysis and optimization of processes and policies through the lens of ERP enablement, specific to:
Planning, budgeting, and forecasting (Corporate)
Business Unit Finance
Record to Report process
Order to Cash
Procure to Pay
Management reporting and analytics design
Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) design
Finance & Enterprise Performance
Our Finance & Enterprise Performance team works as a trusted advisor to CFOs, COOs, CIOs, and key executives. We advise, implement, and deliver as-a-service solutions, helping our clients develop strategies and capabilities to support enterprise-wide decision-making, improve finance operations, and create impact within their organization.
5+ years (or 3+ years of experience, plus an advanced degree in either business or technology) working in Finance organizations or consulting setting, advising CFO's on one or more of the following areas: finance transformation, process improvements, financial planning redesign, service delivery model design and implementation
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
Practical experience in Finance Service Delivery, Finance Operations, FP&A, Finance Strategy, or EPM
Experience in profitability and cost management relative to rationalizing allocations methodologies, developing costs and profitability models, and defining the end to end allocations process (actuals, profitability, forecasts and plans)
Experience collaborating in the development of a vision for the Finance organization and working on large scale transformation projects encompassing finance process redesign, service delivery model development, and technology implementations.
Strong Finance functional expertise in at least one ERP (SAP, Oracle, Workday) and/or EPM (SAP, Oracle, Workday (Adaptive), OneStream, Anaplan).
Strong understanding of ERP or EPM capabilities aligned to at least one critical business process (Record to Report, Order to Collect, Procure to Pay, Specialized Finance, FP&A)
Deep understanding of ERP and/or EPM capabilities and the ability to align 'out of box' functionality with desired Finance future state capabilities
Understanding and experience with system deployment methodologies (Agile, Hybrid Agile, Waterfall)
Experience in ERP and EPM design, fit gap, and UAT processes
Experience with 'Finance in a Digital World' technologies such as process automation through robotics, predictive analytics and visualization etc.
Must live within commuting distance to one of Deloitte's consulting offices
Travel - at least 50% (While 50% 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
Experience with Agile program delivery
Ability to translate technology functionality into process improvements
Ability to define and dialogue on benefits of technology solutions and how work would change as a result
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.