Deloitte, Finance Consulting, Senior Manager, Financial Services Technology, London

Deloitte

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Company: Deloitte

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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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 Senior Managers with experience in finance application design and implementations, and with deep financial services industry expertise.

Working with a range of clients will provide you with the opportunity to develop key relationships with industry leaders, and grow your leadership skills.

You will be expected to work closely alongside Directors and Partners, which will provide you with two unique opportunities. The first is to make a difference by really influencing the strategic development of our Financial Services Technology team. The second is to learn from the best in our business.

You will play a key role in delivering projects within time and budget and inline with client expectations. As a Senior Manager, you'll take ownership of workstreams, with full responsibility for directing teams to deliver critical elements of our Finance Transformation projects.

Responsibilities

You will have responsibility for:

  • Leading of discussion decks and proposal documents
  • Business case definition of approach and preparation
  • Vendor selection
  • Requirements gathering / analysis workshops
  • Solution design, options and recommendations
  • Production configuration, testing and hand-over
  • Development of Finance and functional processes
  • Coordination of pre- and post-go live activities
  • Systems improvements and extensions
  • Identification and articulation of key client business drivers
  • Support of client decision-making, taking account of industry context
  • Identification of impacts and trends within client cost structure
  • Providing advice to senior client executives in how to address issues to optimise finance processes and reporting, including good practice references
  • To have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm’s commitment to creating a more inclusive culture

Requirements

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Experience of at least three relevant implementation projects
  • Expertise 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
  • Technical depth in finance applications and technology across multiple layers of applications below:

    • Strategic modelling systems
    • Planning Budgeting & Forecasting systems
    • Consolidation systems
    • Management Information systems
    • ERP Financials
    • Product systems sub-ledgers
    • Integration layer

Desirable

  • Qualified/Part Qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA an advantage
  • Experience working within the finance function for a Financial Services company

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

Company: Deloitte

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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