Senior Consultant - Engagement Controller - Boston

Deloitte & Touche L.L.P. Boston , MA 02298

Posted 1 month ago

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

The Team

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.

Qualifications

Required:

  • 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

Lifestyle/Travel Guidelines:

  • 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.

Preferred:

  • 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

How you'll grow

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.

Benefits

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.

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 that is inclusive, invites authenticity, leverages our diversity, and where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives. Learn more about Life at Deloitte.

Corporate citizenship

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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As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Consulting LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting.

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.

Requisition code: E19BOSCSRCMZ003-EC


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Senior Consultant - Engagement Controller - Boston

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