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Controllership Services Finance amp Accounting Automation - Workiva Sr. Consultant

Company name
Deloitte Development, LLC

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Accounting, Finance, It, Consulting

Posted on
Mar 12, 2021

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Controllership Services | Finance & Accounting Automation - Workiva | Sr. Consultant




As a Senior Consultant in Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory’s Controllership Services practice, you will gain valuable hands-on experience working alongside leading professionals while building your professional skills in a variety of digital finance and accounting specialties including reporting, process optimization, reconciliation, internal controls and other areas using Workiva solution.

You will be involved in developing business requirements, policies and procedures, technical and data transformation requirements, and designing/ implementing a variety of solutions that help clients address challenging business issues. You may also be exposed to other disciplines and solutions within Controllership Services, including Accounting Information Science, ERPs, Profitability & Analytics, Blackline and RPA.

Our Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory business helps organizations effectively navigate business risks and opportunities—from strategic, and financial risks to operational, and regulatory risks—to gain competitive advantage. We apply our experience in ongoing business operations and corporate lifecycle events to help clients become stronger and more resilient. Our market-leading teams help clients embrace complexity to accelerate performance, disrupt through innovation, and lead in their industries.

Work you’ll do

You will optimize processes, develop requirements, create roadmaps, and manipulate, and manage data connections, tool workflows, templates and permissions to deliver meaningful transformation leveraging Workiva solution. Sample Senior Consultant responsibilities include:

Working with clients to understand business challenges and identify solutions to drive desired outcomes

Performing current state assessment of client accounting, reporting, reconciliation, data, and algorithm capabilities

Leveraging tools to enable actionable decision making

Developing system requirements, designing and prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures and implementing with specific focus on Workiva and Blackline

Focus accounting and finance domain areas will include management/ cost accounting, intercompany accounting, consolidations accounting, accrual accounting, predictive accounting, and enterprise data modeling

Mapping data flows and to identify optimal design and governance options as well as potential risks

Developing business solutions leveraging emerging automation, cognitive, and machine learning tools.

The team

Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory helps our clients transform business issues into opportunities for growth and long-term competitive advantage.Learn more about our team at Deloitte. (



Undergraduate or master’s degree in the following majors with relevant business, technology, data and/or analytical focused coursework:


Accounting, Economics, Finance, Business Analytics


Management Information Systems, Accounting Information Systems, Computer Science


Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Industrial Engineering

Strong communication, team building, teaming and presentation experience

3 years of technical or advisory-related experience in controllership, accounting, financial planning and analysis, reporting

Experience with packaged technologies – Workiva

Experience in leading and developing teams

Experience in building finance and accounting models and using purpose-built or custom-built solutions

Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills

Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects/assignments/responsibilities in a fast-paced environment

Opportunities to travel up to 50%, depending on role and location


Master's degree in Business, Technology or Math/Engineering

Experience with packaged technologies (e.g., S/4HANA, Oracle Cloud, Workday, BlackLine, Workiva) or RPA

Project experience in areas such as process mapping, root cause/gap analysis/best fit, requirements gathering / definition development, financial modeling and value mapping

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

High energy, result driven person

Ability to energize teams through inclusiveness and connection with people

Strong commitment to the customer

Ability to multi-task and ensure timely deliverables

How you’ll grow

Through your variety of experiences at Deloitte, you will have the opportunity to develop analytical, communication, and leadership skills that can help you achieve your full potential, no matter what career path you eventually choose. You will be continually challenged by your clients, your team members, and your peers. Along the way, you will have access to mentoring, counseling, and training opportunities to help foster and accelerate your development of new skills and capabilities. For new campus hires, we offer extensive onboarding and new hire training to help you hit the ground running. You will travel to Deloitte University for national new hire training that includes technical and soft skills training, as well as invaluable networking opportunities. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.


At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

Deloitte’s culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives.Learn more about Life at Deloitte. (

Corporate citizenship

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.Learn more about Deloitte’s impact on the world. (


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About Deloitte

As used in this document, Deloitte means Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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