Consultant - Project Controller - Tax Focused - Chicago
Consultant – Project Controller (Tax Focused)
Project Controller Practice:
Deloitte Consulting’s Project Controller Practice is comprised of client service professionals specializing in project and account operations serving as a focal point for aspects of engagement, program, and account management control. Project controllers provide engagement management knowledge for the entire project management team(s) by assisting with initiating and controlling organization and logistical aspects of projects. Their greatest value, however, is in the understanding and application of engagement business and financial processes both to individual projects and to client accounts.
Work You’ll Do:
As part of the Project Controller Tax program, the Consultant – Project Controller (Tax Focused) will be responsible for supporting one or more Tax engagement teams through successful management of the financial analysis and reconciliation process and the implementation of project management controls. On any given assignment, the C may be responsible for:
- Perform various financial analyses such as reconciliations and variance analysis;
- Prepare budgets and forecasts to project and track financial metrics such as revenue, expense, etc.;
- Interact periodically with senior level internal, and sometimes external, clients to present various analyses, discuss recommendations and provide project financial advice;
- Track expenditures and perform the client bill and receivable collection functions;
- Perform and manage project management office (PMO) functional tasks and perform day-to-day contract management activities;
- Understand and utilize standard processes for project management, quality management, and risk management;
- Contribute to the growth and development of the overall Project Controller Practice through active involvement in one or more practice initiatives.
- Minimum of 2 years experience in a financial analysis role;
- Minimum of 2 years experience with the entire Microsoft Office Suite, including intermediate to advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills (Excel certification will be required post-hire);
- Ability and willingness to travel as needed (frequency is dependent on the office location and project assignments);
- Experience summarizing results and producing management reports;
- Strong oral and written communication skills, including excellent presentation skills;
- Outstanding attention to detail and adherence to project deadlines;
- Ability to work effectively, both independently and as a member of a team;
- Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment;
- Ability to “think outside the box” while identifying problems and developing creative solutions.
- Major in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Management;
- Experience working with a variety of contracting types (e.g., time and materials, fixed price) and billing scenarios;
- Experience in a client service environment; consulting experience is a plus;
- Experience with MS Access and MS Project applications.
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