Deloitte Controllership Services | Accounting Advisory | Sr. Consultant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
As a 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 accounting and reporting specialties. This includes assisting Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), Chief Accounting Officers (CAOs), Controllers, and business unit finance leaders solve complex technical and operational accounting and reporting issues. Join our talented team of specialists serving public and nonpublic clients across all industries . You may also be exposed to other disciplines within Controllership Services, including Accounting Information Science TM and Profitability & Analytics.
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
As part of the Controllership Accounting Advisory team, your responsibilities will include:
Identifying and applying relevant specialized technical accounting standards and regulatory guidelines to complex transactions and business events
Implementing new or modified accounting standards
Converting from one set of accepted accounting standards to another (e.g., US GAAP to IFRS)
Addressing the operational/ transformational challenges that result from changes to accounting processes, technology platforms and internal/ external information needs
Identifying client issues and managing day-to-day relationships
Generating innovative ideas to challenge the status quo
Participating in engagement planning and budgeting; defining the work product structure and content; managing engagement economics, engagement risk and engagement timeline
Contributing to the proposal development process
Engaging in recruiting and retention activities
The team provides clients with an extensive range of accounting and reporting services designed to help enhance the value finance delivers to its overall business. We work with organizations to help them reduce risk and improve internal and external reporting capabilities to meet accounting and regulatory requirements, and/or enhance strategic decision making. Our deep experience also extends to governance in complex operating models and support for major business events and transactions, including capital markets transactions, derivatives and hedging advisory services. Learn more about Deloitte Advisory's Accounting & Reporting Transformation practice.
3-5 years of technical or advisory-related experience in entity and enterprise accounting or financial planning and analysis and cost accounting.
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, Risk Management, Economics or related field.
CPA, CIA, CFA, CA, CCA, CMA, CAIA or FRM certification, or working towards achieving one of these certifications.
Knowledge of U.S. GAAP, IFRS, and SEC rules and regulations
Proficiency in MS Office products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Ability to perform technical research of complex accounting issues
Ability to travel up to 50% typically (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
Master's degree in Business, Systems or Accounting
Capabilities in operational and financial internal controls, including work related to compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley
Experience as a user of or administrator of a common ERP Finance and Reporting package (e.g., SAP, Oracle, JDE, etc.)
Project experience in areas such as process mapping, root cause/ gap analysis/ best fit, requirements gathering /definition development, financial modeling and value mapping