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Technology Advisory Manager, Audit Advisory Finance

Service:  Audit & Assurance  
Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 

External Posting Description

The Toronto Technology Advisory Services group within the Audit Advisory – Finance practice is rapidly expanding.  The Technology Advisory team is a dynamic group who are focused on helping our clients maximize the benefits received from technology implementations.  Our clients are typically high-growth organizations that require a technology transformation to support the growth objectives.  

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.  A career in Technology 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


A key area of our service is to enable CFO’s and their Finance teams to enhance the finance operations through technology and process improvement.  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 Operating Model Assessments, Finance Process Mapping / Redesign, and “Fix Finance” projects (designed to remediate or upgrade finance processes, controls, documentation, systems and tools), and  Technology Advisory.  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 Technology Advisory you will:

·        Lead the planning and execution of projects primarily associated with Technology System Assessments and Selections. This includes the assessment and documentation of client’s current state of operations (inclusive of both Financial and Non-Financial Processes) as well as Future State Requirements

·        Manage a small team (2-4) to facilitate the technology solution assessment and selection process with Clients, as well as provide post-selection Advisory services related to Solution Implementation

·        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

External Posting Qualifications

·        Possess a minimum 4 years of relevant work experience, including at least one system implementation project end to end

·        Must possess strong Financial and Non-Financial Process documentation skills, including, but not limited to: Flowchart diagrams, System landscape diagrams, identification of gaps or weaknesses in processes from both a Systems as well as Financial Controls perspective

·        Strong functional knowledge of major ERP and other Software solutions including Netsuite, Oracle, SAP, Workday, Microsoft Dynamics, Adaptive Insights, IBM Cognos and Oracle Hyperion considered a strong asset

·        Must possess strong advisory technical skills (GAAP, control certification, securities and regulatory, assurance) and knowledge of Public Sector Standards, IFRS, 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 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 of 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

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Full time
Toronto, ON M5C 3G7, CA