Manager, Finance Advisory

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City : Toronto

Category : Accounting, Financial, Insurance

Industry : Business Services

Employer : Deloitte

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 

External Posting Description

The Toronto Advisory Services group is rapidly expanding. Joining our team will provide you with opportunitiesto develop and hone skills, expand your internal and external networks and be a key member in the growth of our practice.

A career in Audit Advisory will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Work in a fast growing and challenging environment with like-minded people who are eminent in their respective technical field
  • Develop solutions through debate and discussion, in our teams and with clients
  • Continue your professional development to reinforce and expand your chosen career path
  • Work with high profile clients on a variety of unique engagements

Our Audit & Advisory Finance team focuses on enabling CFO’s and their Finance teams for success. We focus on applying our deep knowledge of financial reporting requirements, controls and processes to the operational aspects of Finance - "How" Finance does what it needs to do and where it can enhance the value it brings to the organization. Our core services include CFO / Finance Effectiveness Workshops, Finance Healthchecks / Diagnostics, Finance Process Mapping / Redesign, and "Fix Finance" projects (designed to remediate or upgrade finance processes, controls, documentation, systems and tools).  We are looking for professionals with strong problem solving skills (diagnostic and solution development), a breadth of knowledge with respect to the operational aspects of financial reporting and strong facilitation skills.

As a Manager in Advisory Services you will:

  • Review and contribute to the planning and execution of projects
  • Contribute to business development
  • Review client deliverables prepared by junior staff and develop staff skillsets related to Technical Knowledge, Communication skills, Leadership and Project Management
  • Opportunities may arise to serve clients and / or support local office teams around the country and / or internationally
  • Contribute to market and eminence initiatives, including development of new service offerings and marketing campaigns within the practice
  • Develop and lead 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
  • Mentor and develop teams of advisory resources

External Posting Qualifications

Must have CPA, CA designation or equivalency and possess relevant work experience

  • Must have experience working in a finance role or in providing consulting and advisory services to finance functions
  • Must possess strong audit & advisory technical skills (GAAP, control certification, securities and regulatory, assurance) and experience in and knowledge of IFRS, Public Sector Standards, internal controls and risk
  • Experience in the public sector, real estate or financial services industry is considered an asset
  • Expertise in financial management disciplines such as financial process design, budgeting and planning, financial reporting, financial performance management and business case development
  • Additional expertise in one or more of the following areas considered an asset: Process Redesign, Business IT Strategy, Corporate Strategy, or Shared Services
  • Capacity to think about requirements from a strategic perspective (options available, pros / cons or different options)
  • Operational (ability to translate the “what is required” into the “how it’s done)
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills
  • Problem solving (ability to “find it” and “fix it”)
  • Project management discipline and structure
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Broad advisory skillsets (capacity to help client explore issues / opportunities)
  • Proven ability to deliver the full cycle of project management accountabilities
  • Experienced with project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations and team leadership
  • Ability to communicate effectively in Spanish is an asset
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)

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