Engagement Controller - Consulting - Fordham University

Deloitte & Touche L.L.P. New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 months ago

Our Engagement Controller practice helps clients define what they need and how it can be delivered. We work with clients to define their projects' scope in as much detail as possible using advanced financial, budgeting, and forecasting techniques. We provide realistic cost estimates that account for projects' phases and activities, people, materials, hardware, and software and produce the best- and worst-case estimates using leading-edge project and client management software to keep clients' projects on track and on cost.

Work You'll Do

As an Engagement Controller Analyst, you will assist project leadership in managing revenue and margins by emphasizing cost of delivery that affects overall engagement profitability. You will maintain compliance with clients' policies, perform internal financial analysis including budgeting, forecasting, and cost variance analysis, and help manage projects' billing and receivables process.

You will also monitor project performance and determine improvement areas by developing key performance indicators and frequently communicate with the project team, finance department, and other project stakeholders to keep projects on track and within the scope of cost. You will team and collaborate with other controllers across the practice, including our practitioners in India. This person should have strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to solve complex problems and communicate findings.

The Team

Our Engagement Controller practice helps client define what they need and how it can be delivered. We work with senior leadership to define their projects' scope in as much detail as possible.

Using advanced financial, budgeting, and forecasting techniques we provide realistic cost estimates that account for projects' phases, people, materials, hardware, and software. We produce the best- and worst-case estimates using leading-edge project and client management software to help keep clients' projects on track and on budget. We manage risk by performing financial analysis and reconciliations to keep project variances in check.

You will work in a team composed of management, senior and junior staff, along with team members in India. This team dynamic provides unique perspectives that will enable you to give the most effective recommendations to Deloitte engagement management.

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor's degree in process or completed in these related areas of study: Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Management, or a related area

  • Strong academic track record (minimum GPA of 3.2)

  • Solid understanding of fundamental accounting and finance principles

  • Ability to travel 80-100%

Preferred

  • Experience working in a financial analysis role

  • Experience with MS Access and MS Project applications

How You'll Grow

As a new EC Analyst, your first years will provide you with education, experience, and exposure to opportunities that will help you build your future with us. At the start, you'll have the chance to attend our new hire school for Engagement Controllers.

There you'll begin to build your network of EC colleagues, better understand your role, and develop the knowledge and skills that are critical to your success. Along the way, you'll also have access to mentoring, counselling, and training opportunities to help foster and accelerate your development of new skills and capabilities. Learn more about the EC program.

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.

Deloitte's Culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware.

We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives. Learn more about Life at Deloitte.

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Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities.

We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities. Learn more about Deloitte's impact on the world.

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Requisition code: S19FORCF20JULJM-EC



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Engagement Controller - Consulting - Fordham University

Deloitte & Touche L.L.P.