Deloitte Tax Senior, Project Management - Financial Services Tax Transformation in Stamford, Connecticut
We are looking for a Project Management Senior Consultant to join our Partnership Solutions Group (PSG) Tax Technology team. Our team includes experienced business and technology consultants located throughout the country dedicated to helping clients streamline the tax compliance process through technology. The ideal candidate will have a project management skillset that will provide overall direction, coordination, execution, and completion of projects. If you enjoy working with clients and colleagues to improve business effectiveness, create sustainable efficiencies, add value by matching firm capabilities with client needs, and build a cutting edge technology organization, then we invite you to apply.
PSG is part of National Federal Tax Services (NFTS), a national practice within Deloitte Tax LLP made up of a number of tax service offerings. Each NFTS service offering has been developed and built as a result of a tax planning idea, a marketplace need, or a technological innovation-all with the purpose of delivering results for our clients. Our people are entrepreneurial in spirit and have always had the work-hard/play-hard mentality. NFTS service lines provide tax planning and compliance support for the largest organizations across all industries.
Work You'll Do
The Project Management Senior Consultant (PM) will be responsible for maintaining project budgets and schedules, facilitating change requests, managing issues and risks, and providing status reports. In this role, the PM will be reporting to a manager and senior manager for most projects, and will have the opportunity to lead projects over time. The PM will have contact with business users and technology developers and will be responsible for bridging the communication between those teams. The PM will also be expected to spend time learning our proprietary application from both a business and technology perspective, as well as our services and implementation methodologies that will contribute to managing projects effectively.
We operate in a team-based environment and have a proven track record of delivering exceptional value to our clients. The key attributes that will make someone successful in this role include:
Assertive, collaborative, team player
Superior ability to prioritize and focus in a dynamic, multi-tasking environment
Willingness to learn and work with emerging technology solutions
Understanding of tax and investment management a plus
Understanding of Agile methodologies and scrum processes a plus
Professional presentation and great communication skills
This is a hands-on position with duties including:
Key point of contact for our business team and our technology team, including communication via email, phone and video conferencing
Effectively and regularly communicate project expectations to internal consultants and clients
Identify and track project issues, providing regular status updates until resolved
Serve as an escalation point to team members, facilitating prompt and appropriate responses to identified issues and risks
Exercise professional judgement in managing confidential or sensitive information
Utilizing proven tools and techniques, execute project deliverables in a manner consistent with our clients' business objectives
Documents repeatable methodologies with appropriate tools and templates that can be leveraged for future projects, therefore increasing engagement efficiencies
2-4+ years direct work experience in a project management capacity and/or consulting experience
2-4+ Experience in a public accounting firm, consulting firm or other professional services environment
Bachelor's degree in business, technology or related business field of study
Strong organizational skills along with the ability to meet deadlines
Ability to multitask and manage intake with competing priorities
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
Ability to adapt to change effectively
Possess a high degree of integrity and confidentiality, as well as the ability to adhere to both company policies and best practices
Experience with proprietary application implementations
Familiarity with Azure DevOps
Familiarity with partnership tax terminology (i.e. Sch K-1, pass-through income/expenses, allocations, state apportionment)
Pursuing a PMP, CPA or a CPA or PMP
Able to travel up to 30% (While 30% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)
Limited immigration sponsorship may be available
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.