Assurance, Finance Services Manager

March 11 2019
Industries Accounting, Auditing
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Management, Consulting, Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Business analysis
Toronto, ON

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

External Posting Description

Be part of cutting edge technology innovation at Deloitte. Our Assurance team is looking for a Manager to partner with us on leading edge development Blockchain Assurance solutions for our clients.

The Manager role will work closely in the Assurance team to transform existing business processes and accounting standards into a digital future. This role will be instrumental in our Blockchain Assurance practice. You will work with developers to translate smart contract code into business information that can be used in attest work. You will allow us to service our clients by providing the bridge between technology and accounting.

In addition to Blockchain Assurance you will participate on the wider Assurance team. Our Assurance team focuses on supporting CFOs and their Finance teams’ efforts to enhance effectiveness and efficiency and, when required, provide services in connection with the development and implementation of technology solutions. 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.

Working with the Assurance team will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Work in a challenging, innovative, fast growing, and collaborative team environment with people who are eminent in their respective technical field
  • Develop technological solutions related to complex Blockchain Assurance problems through debate and discussion, in 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

As a Manager in Assurance Services you will:

  • Play a key role in developing the Blockchain Assurance practice in Canada;
  • Lead the planning and execution of projects in our Blockchain Assurance practice;
  • Provide assurance services on smart contracts by reviewing, explaining and translating smart contracts in collaboration with a developer;
  • Serve clients located across the country and/or support local office teams across the country;
  • Contribute to market development and eminence initiatives, including participating in the development of proposals, targeting efforts, and marketing campaigns within the practice;
  • Develop and lead timely communications - both internal and external - relevant to our professionals and clients (must be able to define best practice use);
  • Assist in the development of materials and participate in the delivery of presentations to clients and firm personnel;
  • Actively participate in Deloitte’s Blockchain communities of practice both within Canada and internationally;
  • Review client deliverables prepared by staff and develop staff skillsets related to Technical Knowledge, Communication skills, Leadership and Project Management; and

Keep current on new Blockchain solutions, software functionality and its proper use.

External Posting Qualifications

  • A collaborative mindset with a strong ability to translate business problems into solutions
  • Capabilities to sell and deliver Blockchain Assurance services to clients

· Experience with systems implementation and understanding of the different phases of the a Blockchain project and/or the software development lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Capacity to analyse client needs from a strategic perspective (options available, pros/cons of different options)
  • Experienced with documented IT process and controls (mapping, design and assessment), project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations and teaming
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to identify client needs and using technology (“find it” and “fix it”)
  • Project management discipline and structure including the ability to execute required tasks and work collaboratively with team
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (both written and verbal)
  • Understanding of Blockchain technologies and their applications
  • A CPA, CA designation a minimum 6-8 years of relevant work experience, including at least one system implementation project end to end and audit experience
  • 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
  • Must have strong advisory technical skills (GAAP, control certification, assurance), and knowledge of Public Sector Standards, IFRS, internal controls and risk
  • Expertise in financial management disciplines such as financial process design, budgeting and planning, financial reporting, financial performance management and business case development
  • Experience with the identification and documentation of potential gaps and risks during deployment and testing phases
  • Operational (ability to translate the “what is required” into the “how it’s done)

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make a greater impact than you ever thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and drive our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, and lead.

At Deloitte, we understand that everyone, and their career goals, are different. As a firm, we help create the conditions and opportunities that will enable our people to thrive – both professionally and personally. We do this by making three commitments to our people:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to work how you want, and we have innovative spaces and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

Apply now and let us show you how to push your career to the next level at Deloitte. The One Firm. For You.

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


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