Deloitte Assurance Services: Consultant (AOA, ARA & DEA) Jobs in South Africa

Deloitte Assurance Services: Consultant (AOA, ARA & DEA) Jobs in South Africa


About Deloitte

  • Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the “Deloitte organization”) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 312,000 people make an impact that matters at www.deloitte.com

    About Assurance Services:

  • ur Aspiration is to be the strategic advisor to Finance Leaders, delivering innovative solutions to enable the future of finance, and creating enduring value for our clients.

  • We are a team of advisors who bring a unique combination of skills to support Finance leaders in solving both complex and day-to-day challenges in the finance function. We deliver our services across a variety of sectors, including Financial Services, Energy & Resources, Technology, Media and Telecommunications, Consumer, Life Sciences and Public Sector. In doing so, we each play to our strengths and specialise in one or more of the following key areas of expertise.

    Our areas of expertise include advising on:

  • Close, Consolidate and Report improvement initiatives, including process, policy, automation and digitisation of the month-end financial close

  • Internal Controls over Financial Reporting as required by JSE Listing Rule 3.84k, including digital enablement

  • Integrated Reporting and report refresh initiatives to help our clients report value driven by their ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) activities, including climate change

  • Advice relating to changes in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or other regulatory requirements, including digital enablement and change adoption

  • Finance function operational support at month end, year-end, or ‘on call’ accounting services

  • Where do we play?

    Accounting Operations Advisory (AOA)

  • We advise finance functions to increase their efficiency and effectiveness from the beginning to the end of the finance reporting cycle. We leverage Assurance’s deep expertise in accounting in order to build confidence in the value, accuracy, timeliness and reliability of the Controllership function.

  • Accounting Operations Advisory (AOA) services recognize that leaders need a partner they can work collaboratively with to evaluate their people, processes, infrastructure & controls, and to deliver practical and pragmatic solutions to address increasing demands, existing inefficiencies, and impacts of new technologies, while ensuring Finance remains honest to its core activities.

    Accounting and Reporting Advisory (ARA)

  • Regulatory, technological, and business complexities are driving finance and accounting teams to re-evaluate their accounting policies, processes, controls, and systems.

  • Sound decision making is reliant on balanced and stakeholder focussed corporate reporting.

  • Our Accounting and Reporting Advisory services focus on delivering holistic solutions. These include:

    • Provision of end-to-end implementation solutions;

    • Remediation solutions;

    • Maintenance and monitoring solutions; and

    • Digital transformation solutions

    Disruptive Events Advisory (DEA)

  • Finance today often struggles to meet competing priorities. Not only does management demand Finance to provide quicker and better analytical insights to support decision-making, but new accounting standards, rapid changes to business model and M&A activities also place significant pressure on Finance to adapt fast.

  • To enable our clients in establishing world-class finance functions, we adopt a cross-disciplinary approach to provide insight on how to better design finance organizations, processes, data and systems with leading practices and digital technology, as well as facilitate our clients in managing capital market transactions, such as getting ready for IPO, carving out business units for spin-off, integrating finance functions after a merger, etc.

    About the job:

  • A mid to junior to mid-level consultant to team in delivery of services to / at client premises on delegated engagements / projects. Apply core finance and accounting knowledge in an advisory
    context to assist our clients in enabling the success of their finance function.

  • Improving the effectiveness and performance of finance functions, and finance processes.

  • Supporting our clients to improve their controllership close-to-report cycle. This includes assessing their people, processes, and systems.

  • Providing practical and pragmatic accounting solutions.

  • Supporting clients during disruptive events (large transactions, such as IPO readiness, mergers and acquisitions, divestments, etc.).

  • Our diverse and inclusive Assurance Services team is growing rapidly to meet increasing client demand in solving challenges in the Finance function. We need you to help us make an impact that matters.

    Qualifications, Experience and Competencies required:

  • Newly qualified CA(SA) or

  • B Com Financial accounting degree

  • B Com Financial management degree

  • B Com IT degree

  • And/ or B Com Internal Audit and

  • 1-2 years’ work experience

  • Knowledge of financial accounting and internal controls or SOX experience

  • Enough about us, let’s talk about you.

  • Are you curious, practical, outcomes driven, love learning, client centric, relish a challenge, collaborative, thrive on working on a variety of diverse problems from clients in different industries and sectors and being part of a fun, professional team? If so, read on!

    We’re looking for someone with some or more of the following attributes:

  • Understanding of finance business processes (“as-is”, gap analysis, documentation, flowcharts)

  • Internal controls design and testing to address risks identified within a process

  • Experience in finance functions optimisation / improvements with ERP and reporting packages / systems (SAP, Oracle, SAGE, Hyperion, etc) experience.

  • Understanding of the chart of accounts structure and design of month-end balance sheet reconciliation process

  • Experience with advanced Excel – macros, etc.

    Leadership Capabilities:

  • Living our Purpose - Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognizing others for the impact they make

  • Talent development - Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities

  • Performance drive - Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders

  • Influence - Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people

  • Strategic direction - Understands key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction

    Technical Competencies:

  • Understanding of the audit and advisory businesses, and their interaction with wider firm locally and globally, strategy and challenges

  • Notable experience on providing Strategic Insights to Partners.

  • Project management experience.

  • Excellent industry and business knowledge.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Ability to interpret, communicate and implement strategy.

  • Demonstrated execution of complex projects within timeframes and cost.

  • Experienced in development and delivery of professional presentations.

  • Excellent report writing skills.

  • Solid financial knowledge.

    Behavioural Competencies:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal with all levels of staff & leadership.

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.

  • Excellent mentorship and coaching ability with desire to develop self and others.

  • Strong client delivery focus.

  • Highly adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease.

  • Focus on quality and risk.

  • Excellent problem-solving ability.

  • Exceptional business acumen.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Deloitte Assurance Services: Consultant (AOA, ARA & DEA) Jobs in South Africa


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