Senior Consultant - Engagement Controller
Engagement Controller Practice
Deloitte's Engagement Controller Practice is comprised of client service professionals specializing in account and engagement economics, risk mitigation, profitability optimization and compliance services throughout the full project lifecycle, from the pursuit phase through project closeout. Engagement Controllers support client engagement team(s) by assisting with initiating and controlling financial and organizational aspects of projects. Their greatest value is in the understanding and application of engagement business and financial processes both to individual projects and to client accounts.
Work you'll do
Senior Consultant Engagement Controllers (ECs) are responsible for supporting one or more engagement teams through successful management of the financial analysis and reconciliation processes and the implementation of engagement management controls. They oversee the activities of junior EC staff, including supervision, task management and deliverable quality reviews. On any given assignment, Senior Consultant ECs may be responsible for the following activities:
Perform various financial analyses such as reconciliations and variance analysis;
Lead and oversee budget preparation activities and forecasts. Project and track financial metrics such as revenue, expense, etc.;
Interact frequently with senior level internal and external clients and firm leadership to present various analyses, discuss recommendations and provide engagement financial advice;
Track expenditures and manage client bill and receivable collection functions;
Perform and manage engagement management office (PMO) functional tasks and perform day-to-day contract management activities;
Conduct quality reviews of and provide feedback on the technical work products of junior resources;
Develop and implement standards and processes for engagement management, quality management, and risk management;
Support the growth and career development of junior resources by serving as an informal mentor and a formal coach to their assigned teams, providing them with career and professional development guidance;
Participate in formal performance assessment activities for assigned staff;
Contribute to the growth and development of the overall Engagement Controller Practice through active involvement in one or more practice initiatives; and
Prepare and facilitate firm training sessions on a variety of topics and methodologies
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.
B.A./B.S from a four year accredited university
Minimum of 2 years experience in a finance/financial analysis role
Minimum of 2 years experience with the entire Microsoft Office Suite, including intermediate to advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
All candidates must be willing and able to travel as needed; dependent on client staffing, travel is typically limited.
Experience producing and delivering appropriate communications to C-level Executives
Experience summarizing results and producing management reports
Demonstrated attention to detail and adherence to project deadlines
Proven ability to work effectively, both independently and as a member of a team
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Proven "outside the box"-thinker who identifies problems and develops creative solutions
ECs work at a minimum of 45 hours per week, and can often work in excess of that depending on need.
All candidates must be willing and able to travel as needed for their clients, however, depending on staffing needs, most positions are in-office-based with limited travel required.
Experience supervising and/or managing resources
Experience in working and collaborating with international teams
Experience with MS Access and MS Project applications
Experience working with a variety of contracting types (e.g., time and materials, fixed price) and billing scenarios
Experience developing project pricing models and performing scenario analysis
Experience in a client-service environment; consulting experience is a plus
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Requisition code: E19BOSCSRCMZ003-EC
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