Deloitte, Consultant, CFO Services, Decision Support, London

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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Role description

The Decision Support team informs and enables our clients’ commercial and strategic goals and objectives:

  • We understand how to translate complex client challenges into structured analysis and recommendations from which informed decisions can be made, undertaking sophisticated business modelling to distil disparate data sources into valuable management information.
  • We enable our clients to articulate the case for large-scale multi-million or multi-billion pound investments that deliver value for money supported by commercial, strategic and financial analysis in an environment where transparency is king.
  • We provide Enterprise Cost Reduction diagnostics, P&L analytics, Cost-to-Serve and profit optimisation analysis in order to drive cost control and profit maximisation opportunities for our clients.

With Deloitte, you will have unmatched opportunities to gain experience working with senior clients throughout the entire project lifecycle.

Broaden your experience, boost your marketability.

By joining Deloitte, you will:

  • Join the #1 ranked Finance Transformation practice in both the UK and Globally
  • Work with some of the most prestigious national and global clients to address their greatest challenges and provide innovative and creative solutions to overcome these
  • Have access to our broad range of market-leading services, propositions, assets, and our extensive knowledge base accumulated over hundreds of successful projects to develop your career
  • Continue to grow and develop your core skills, hone your industry expertise and truly reach your potential accessing the wealth of learning and development available


A Consultant will have responsibility for:

  • Using a structured, evidence-based approach to help our clients to understand and articulate key business challenges, and design and implement value for money solutions;
  • Partnering with business teams to understand every aspect of their requirements to allow you to develop and build data and analysis models that can underpin key business decisions;
  • Structuring business cases and designing and delivering financial and non-financial analysis to support major investment decisions.

As a Consultant, you will typically:

  • Work as part of a workstream owning key client deliverables, or lead a small workstream within the project having day to day responsibility for management of the workstream
  • Support and facilitate workshops, scoping and producing reports, and interacting with the client on a daily basis
  • Support business development activities including writing proposals and working closely with our industry and client account teams
  • Help develop new propositions to take to market
  • Support training and talent initiatives


To qualify for the role you must have:

  • A background in financial modelling and/or performance management
  • Relevant experience working in a financial discipline within management consulting OR relevant experience working in industry in financial / commercial roles
  • Advanced MS Office skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to manage and work effectively in teams
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively
  • Consistency high quality personal and professional standards
  • An ability to travel internationally and stay away from home up to 5 days a week

Highly recommended:

  • Part- or fully-qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA)
  • Prior consulting / project based experience
  • A history of rapid career progression with previous employer(s)

We are Consulting

Three core competency areas make up our Consulting service line:

• Technology

• Strategy & Operations

• Human Capital

We exist to solve complex problems

Our consultants are renowned for their straightforward approach to solving some of the world’s largest and most complex business challenges. With a team of over 3,000, each of us is energised by the challenge a seemingly inscrutable problem presents. Our distinctiveness lies in our refusal to accept a problem at face value - we draw on the depth of our shared insight to ask the right questions, and it’s these questions that uncover answers - answers with impact.

We are committed to collaboration

Our role is to unlock potential for growth and innovation. We believe this requires real collaboration ? with our own networks and with our clients. It’s why we commit to truly getting under the skin of our client’s needs, developing a full appreciation for their environment, goals and ambitions. We’re also unafraid to challenge. In so doing, we build long-term and trusted affinities.

We create long-term, sustainable impact

We often work hand-in-hand with our clients to help find the right solution and to help apply that solution. Our aim is to leave behind ambassadors who are equipped to continue the transformation we began. For us, it’s about embedding sustainable change, allowing the impact of our insight to be felt for a long time to come.

We offer a number of different career pathways

We offer three different career pathways at Deloitte, meaning that there are three different routes by which people can progress in Consulting. We provide variety regarding the career options available to you, assisting you to take career steps that fit your skills, talents and aspirations, and providing an environment where those choices can be discussed in meaningful and constructive career conversations.

The Consulting Career Paths are:

Consulting pathway ? pathway based around developing a broad consulting skillset alongside building expertise in a specific domain

Consulting Solutions pathway ? pathway where there is greater focus on building skills and deep expertise in a specific domain. Practitioners have a narrow focus, determined by their SME and type of contribution made

Consulting Services pathway ? pathway for people whose career is built around the delivery of managed services to clients (either internal or external)

About Deloitte

Deloitte offers integrated services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with global business and industry expertise to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

We deliver outstanding impact on the reputation and success of our clients, in the UK and globally. In pursuing this we contribute to a sustainable and prosperous society, and are firm believers in the positive impact business can and should have on the world it operates within.

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service through our expertise and professionalism.

We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture. We are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support agile working arrangements. We recognise that our people are juggling demanding careers with commitments and interests outside of work.

Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways.

We are proud to have received a special award for Best Innovation for our WorkAgility Time Out programme in the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families awards.


Job information

Firm: Deloitte

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

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