Deloitte, Senior Project Controller, Human Capital, Programme Leadership, London

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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Role description

Project Controllers are a niche team in Programme Leadership in the Human Capital service area within Deloitte's consulting business. The team is primarily involved in the financial management of multiple large and complex programmes. The team also undertake programme management office activities. We are looking for individuals who can quickly integrate with our team and adapt their skills, knowledge and experience to bear on and add value to our work in various industries and competencies. They have to be self-reliant whilst working in teams and be clear as to how they want their career to develop in Programme Leadership.


Senior Project Controller will have responsibility for:

  • Management of junior staff in terms of allocating workload, training, providing guidance and reviewing outputs
  • Working with the Project management team to develop the project budget.
  • Tracking actual fees and expenses against budget and forecast to complete.
  • Generating client invoices and tracking debtors.
  • Managing revenues and costs for internationally participating Deloitte offices and sub-contractors.
  • Preparing programme financial reports as part of PMO role and undertaking financial modelling to prepare budgets and business cases
  • Supporting the project manager with various programme management office responsibilities including status reporting, risk management, developing plans, subcontractor management, resource management etc.


To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Fully-qualified in an accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA )
  • Ability to work in a pressured environment with ambitious and demanding individuals
  • Core financial awareness including principals of reporting, consolidation, planning budgeting and forecasting
  • Strong excel skills
  • Experience of an accounting system (e.g. SAP) would be preferable
  • Highly motivated, results driven and proactive self-starter
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and quantitative aptitude
  • Ability to travel and stay away from home up to 5 days a week

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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