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Senior Consultant, Public Sector, Accounting Operations Advisory

Regina, SK
Full Time
6 days ago
Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada 
All Available Locations: Regina 
Build a network of colleagues for life
Be empowered to lead and have impact with clients, our communities and in the office.
Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.

The Public Sector Accounting Operations Advisory team in Saskatchewan is rapidly expanding and we are looking to develop the next generation of public sector leaders. Joining our team will provide you with opportunities to develop and hone skills, expand your internal and external networks and be a key member in the growth of our practice.

What will your typical day look like?

As a Senior Consultant in our practice, you will:
  • Serve clients and / or support local office teams across the country, as the opportunity arises (virtually, with some travel opportunities)
  • Participate and have the opportunity to lead idea generation in response to client problems
  • Drive the execution of engagement activities
  • Develop and execute timely communications - both internal and external - relevant to our professionals and clients
  • Develop materials for and participate in the delivery of presentations to clients and firm personnel
  • Support leadership by participating in, and leading, marketplace sales initiatives and activities, such as proposal response writing

About the team

Deloitte's Public Sector Accounting Operations Advisory practice aims to support organizations by providing confidence in financial information used for decision-making and communications by:
  • Providing finance operating model assessments, finance process redesign, and "Fix Finance" projects (designed to remediate or upgrade finance processes, controls, documentation, systems and tools leveraging capabilities such as Robotic Process Automation); and
  • Providing complex accounting and transaction expertise and accounting standards implementation services.
Our practice objective is to enable finance functions to be successful and enhance the value that finance functions can bring to their organizations.
We are looking for professionals who have experience in working for or in public sector organizations, or who are passionate about advising public sector clients. We are looking for candidates that are conversant in IFRS, NPO (Not-for-Profit) and/or PSAS (Public Sector Accounting Standards).

Enough about us, let's talk about you

Qualifications desired:
  • Must have completed or are working toward the completion of the CPA designation or equivalency and possess a minimum 2-3 years of relevant work experience with public sector organizations
  • Must possess strong accounting and finance skills
  • Experience in the public sector industry is a strong preference
  • Some experience with broad advisory skillsets including project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations and team leadership - to demonstrate the following:
    • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
    • Project management discipline and structure
    • Problem solving skills (ability to "find it" and "fix it")
    • Operational mindset (ability to translate the "what is required" into the "how it's done")
    • Strong facilitation and presentation skills,
  • Capacity to think critically about issues from a strategic perspective (options available, pros / cons of different options, proposed solution) and aptitude in researching better practices and interpretive guidance
  • Effective consensus building, conflict resolution, and team-building skills, including being a role model for others and imparting knowledge and experience to junior team members
  • A desire to leverage technology in performing work, including running virtual projects, leading collaboration tools, driving efficiencies in data analysis through Excel, VBA etc.
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint, and Word skills

Why Deloitte?
Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make an impact that matters in a way that you never thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and develop our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, connect, and lead. We do this by making three commitments to you:
  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world's best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to be flexible in how you need and want to work, and we have innovative spaces, arrangements and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

The next step is yours
Sound like The One Firm. For You?
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