Deloitte, Finance Consulting, Consultant/Senior Consultant/Manager, Financial Services Big Data London

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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Role description

Deloitte's Finance practice has received accolades from Gartner and Kennedy as the market leader. As part of our strategy, we envisage becoming the CFO's firm of choice, leading the most complex Finance Transformation engagements. We have a proven depth of ERP and finance applications advisory and implementation capability, having won several implementation partner of the year awards with the major ERP vendors such as SAP and Oracle, and are now looking to recruit talented individuals into our teams to support our growing practice.

We are looking for talented Consultants with experience in finance application design and implementations and with financial services industry expertise. You will join a leading finance solutions team focusing on providing independent advice across all aspects of Finance. This is your opportunity to be involved on full lifecycle projects working with some of the largest and highest profile Finance transformations and in the market.


You will have responsibility for:

  • Providing advisory and implementation expertise to the clients including use case and business case development for Big Data solutions
  • Proof of concept execution to prove the value of Big Data use cases
  • Gathering, challenging and resolving data challenges that affect organizations
  • Provide Data architectural inputs and guidance taking into account requirements of data ingestion and access patterns, scalability, response time and availability
  • Provide solutions in the Big Data space for capture, storage, analysis and visualization of disparate data sets
  • Advisory and recommendations on Big Data technologies and products including hardware and software
  • Strategic advisor for client`s Big Data roadmap/vision and provide input for detailing execution plans
  • Review of customer environments and design integration; e.g. data and workflow modelling
  • Developing both thought leadership points of view and new service offerings to differentiate us in the marketplace.


To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Experience of at least two relevant project life-cycles
  • Experience of working in the financial services industry and particularly, experience working within the Finance function
  • Ability to lead workstreams, including Deloitte, client and vendor resources
  • Strong core consulting skills including good communication, problem solving and project management skills
  • Full Travel Mobility

· Deep knowledge in Finance and Risk data architecture and big data technologies across the following:

  • Ability to clearly articulate both the technology and business pros and cons of various technologies, platforms, and architectural options
  • To be able to document use cases, solutions and recommendations
  • Proven experience with Big Data technologies, e.g. Apache Hadoop, NoSQL, Cloud Data Management
  • Management and Knowledge of the Big Data vendor and technology landscape, in particular good knowledge of Apache Hadoop distributions such as IBM BigInsights, Hortonworks, MapR, Cloudera
  • Experience with BI platforms, reporting tools, data visualization products, ETL engines in the financial industry
  • Understanding the finance interface design from sub-ledgers to consolidation / reporting layer
  • Financial Services reporting requirements including regulatory requirements, integration of finance and risk data models
  • Strong understanding of the data modelling, data management and governance processes

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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