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Summer Scholar - Project Analyst, Federal - 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 Summer Scholar and participating in our Project Analyst Summer Scholar Program could be your best move.
The Project Controller practice is essential to delivering quality client service. Project Controllers (PC) are smart, talented 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.
Summer Scholar Project Analysts 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, as a Project Analyst Summer Scholar you may be responsible for:
· performing internal and client financial analysis
· budget and forecasting analysis
· tracking and monitoring project financial metrics
· maintaining compliance with our 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 Project Analyst, 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 School for Summer Scholars which is designed to help you begin to build your network of PC practice colleagues. This School provides you with opportunities to better understand your new 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 on-going mentoring and counseling, additional professional training, and an evaluation process. Career advancement within our organization is dependent on performance and ability, not length of employment.
To qualify as a Summer Scholar and become a Project Analyst, you should have good standing in an undergraduate degree program with a targeted graduation date between December 2013 and June 2014.
You should also possess the following:
. Demonstrated academic performance including a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA strongly preferred with equal or stronger performance in your major(s)
. Understanding basic accounting and finance principles
. Solid working knowledge of MS Office Programs - Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
. 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 commitments
. Skilled in problem solving, decision making, 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
. U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency
. Ability to gain U.S. Security Clearance is preferred
We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated exceptional performance in these and other related majors:
. Business Management
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