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Deloitte Consulting LLP is one of the world's leading management consulting firms for executable strategy, operations, technology, and human capital advisory services. The consulting practice is built around integrated core capabilities - people, process and technology and industry expertise - the capabilities needed to help clients to tackle their most complex challenges.

Deloitte Consulting's Project 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. Project 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.

We are looking for highly knowledgeable, finance-savvy students with an exceptional eye for detail to join our Project Controller Analyst program. Our talented project controllers work directly with the firm’s senior leadership in a business advisor role and manage project initiation, execution, and project closure. During each of these project lifecycle stages our Analysts perform financial planning and analysis and present levers affecting project profitability to senior leadership. Join us, and work with diverse clients around the globe helping them meet their business objectives using the latest strategic time and cost management planning methods.

Work you’ll do

As a Project 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.

The team

Our project 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 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 allow you to give the best recommendations to Deloitte project management.

Qualifications

Required:

• Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Management, or a related area
• Strong academic track record (minimum GPA of 3.2)
• Graduating college Senior or academic equivalent
• Solid understanding of fundamental accounting and finance principles
• Strong oral and written communication skills, including excellent presentation skills
• Ability to work effectively, both independently and as a member of a team
• Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to "think outside the box" while identifying problems and developing creative solutions
• Willingness to travel


Preferred:

• Experience working in a financial analysis role;
• Experience with MS Access and MS Project applications


How you’ll grow
As a new Analyst PC, 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 project controllers. There you’ll begin to build your network of project controller 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 Analyst PC 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.

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• Location: Chicago

• Post ID: 75629708 chicago
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