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Deloitte Consulting, Summer Scholar - Project Analyst, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10041

Fri, February 27, 2015

Explore this position and apply via your BTT Gateway account, Job ID 10041. Expires 2/27

CAMPUS INTERVIEWS: Round 1 interviews will be held on campus (McCombs School of Business, Ford Career Center) in late February 2015. 

OVERVIEW 
Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organizations in the United States, specializing in audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services with clients in more than 20 industries. We provide powerful business solutions to some of the world’s most well-known and respected companies, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100. 

At Deloitte, you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize aspects of your career path, your educational opportunities and your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients’ will be heard. 

Visit www.deloitte.com/us/careers to learn more about our culture, benefits and opportunities. 

Deloitte Consulting LLP is one of the world’s leading management consulting firms for executable strategy, operations, technology, and human capital advisory services. The consulting Practice is built around integrated core capabilities – people, process and technology and industry expertise – the capabilities needed to help clients to tackle their most complex challenges. 

Summer Scholar –Project Controller Practice, Deloitte Consulting LLP 

What do you want in a career? Do you want a team environment that supports and cultivates your professional and personal growth? Are you looking for an opportunity that provides challenging work while utilizing your skills, and building your knowledge? If so becoming a Project Controller Analyst (PCA) Summer Scholar and participating in our Summer Scholar Program could be your best move. 

The Project Controller Practice is essential to delivering quality client service. Project Controllers (PCs) are finance professionals responsible for analyzing and reporting on financial results. They are client service professionals who specialize in project and account operations on engagements. PCs provide engagement management knowledge for the entire project team by assisting with the organizational and logistical aspects of projects. Their greatest value, however, is in the understanding and application of engagement business and financial processes both to individual projects and to client accounts. The PCA Summer Scholar Program is a great opportunity for rising seniors (undergraduate) to gain work experience and learn more about the PC Practice. 

PCA Summer Scholars are responsible for supporting one or more consulting teams through successful management of the financial analysis and reconciliation process and the implementation of project management controls. On any given assignment, you may be responsible for: 

• performing internal and client financial analysis 
• budget and forecasting analysis 
• tracking and monitoring project financial metrics 
• maintaining compliance with firm policies 
• financial reconciliations 
• supporting the production of management reports 
• conducting variance analysis 
• managing project billing and receivables process 
• assisting with the execution of project management office (PMO) functional tasks 
• presenting analyses, discussing recommendations and providing project financial advice to PC lead 
• understanding and utilizing standard processes for project management, quality management, and risk management 

As a Summer Scholar you will have multiple opportunities to be active in the community and your local office through a variety of volunteer activities such as IMPACT Day and other community service initiatives. 

You will initially have the opportunity to attend our PC Technical Training for Summer Scholars, which is designed to help you begin building your network of PC Practice colleagues. This School provides you with opportunities to better understand your role as well as develop your knowledge and the skills critical to your performance. To keep your career development on track and to help steer your continued growth, we provide you with ongoing mentoring and counseling, additional professional training, and a rigorous performance management and evaluation process. Your career advancement within our organization is dependent on your performance and demonstrated ability, not length of employment. 

REQUIREMENTS 
Competitive candidates for the Summer Scholar position should be pursuing an undergraduate degree (Economics majors), with a graduation date between December 2015 and May 2016. In addition competitive candidates will possess the following: 

• Strong academic performance and involvement in extracurricular activities; a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA and equal or stronger performance in your major(s) is strongly preferred 
• Understanding of fundamental accounting and finance principles 
• Experience, interest and aptitude in finance and/or accounting 
• Demonstrated leadership abilities  
• Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and address problems creatively 
Ability to work effectively, both independently/self-directed and as a member of a team 
• Excellent written and oral communication skills 
• Attention to detail and timeliness in delivering on commitments 
• Skilled in various consultative attributes such as problem solving, decision making, persuasion, and conflict resolution 
• Ability to work in fast-paced environment 
• Ability and willingness to travel; frequency is dependent on the office location and project assignments 
• Solid working knowledge of MS Office Programs - Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook

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