Project Controller

Deloitte Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Summary

Project Controller - Discovery & Data Management Billing Center of Excellence

Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organizations in the United States specializing in audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services with clients in more than 20 industries. We provide powerful business solutions to some of the world's most well-known and respected companies, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100.

At Deloitte, you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you'll have the chance to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and get the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize everything from your career path to your educational opportunities to your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients' will be heard.

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Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory Services advises clients on managing business controversy and conflict, executing deals, and maintaining regulatory compliance. We provide services to companies throughout their lifecycle from purchasing a company to investigating potential fraud.

In 2008, Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory Services opened a new facility in Nashville, TN for eDiscovery and Computer Forensics work. Deloitte Advisory's eDiscovery Solutions Center ("EDSC") continues to increase the capacity, quality, and efficiency of Discovery Service processing by utilizing state-of-the-art technology in a dedicated environment. We are looking for dedicated individuals to join Deloitte's Discovery practice and help drive our success.

The EDSC is a 24x7, 365 days a year operation located in Hermitage TN and supported by teams across the globe.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain all key project documentation.

  • Enter and maintain information about a project within the workflow management system (D3), ensuring it is consistent with proposal and engagment letter terms and utilizes approved contracted rates.

  • Set up all new projects for Deloitte Discovery in Deloitte's Billing Systems.

  • Participate in new Project Kick-off calls at the start of projects as needed.

  • Set up all project billing codes in Deloitte's internal accounting system called Swift

  • Reconcile Deloitte practitioner's time and expense entries on all project codes and temporary time codes.

  • Set up project rates in billing system to align with engagement terms.

  • Create all client invoices and shepherd through approval process.

  • Process approved invoices using approved allocated amounts per entity and within proper guidelines.

  • Review, track and escalate exceptions to billing transactions.

  • Enter invoices in custom legal billing systems.

  • Prepare reports for Discovery Leadership on invoice status and create other key financial status reports.

  • Track project work against project budget and integrate billing information into invoicing process.

  • Assist with the archiving of all project documentation and close appropriate project codes at the end of each project lifecycle.

  • Work with records management to ensure file retention standards are met.

  • Train Project Managers and Senior Managers on the Deloitte Discovery billing process.

  • Maintain all procedure documents and QC Checklists to ensure standardization of all Client Porfolios and SOPs.


  • Bachelors Degree preferred or 3-5 years administrative experience in a corporate environment.

  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Outlook.

  • Ability to handle multiple assignments while meeting deadlines in an efficient manner.

  • Must possess excellent organizational skills, be detail-oriented, flexible, and able to work independently.

  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills are required.

  • The position requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with evolving priorities.

  • Handle business matters with tact, diplomacy and confidentiality.

  • Prior Electronic Discovery or Law Firm experience is a plus.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.

  • Travel less than 5%

  • No immigration sponsorship available

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

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At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

Our people and culture

Our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It enables us to leverage different ideas and perspectives, and bring more creativity and innovation to help solve our client most complex challenges. This makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

As used in this posting, "Deloitte Advisory" means Deloitte & Touche LLP, which provides audit and enterprise risk services; Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, which provides forensic, dispute, and other consulting services; and its affiliate, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP, which provides a wide range of advisory and analytics services. Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP is not a certified public accounting firm. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. These entities are separate subsidiaries of Deloitte LLP.

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.

Deloitte will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws. See notices of various ban-the-box laws where available.

Requisition code: 54603

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