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Deloitte Advisory Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Deloitte & Touche LLP seeks a Advisory Manager in Chicago, IL.

Work You’ll Do

Perform daily aspects of client engagements, including scheduling and supervising staff, presenting client deliverables, and working with clients’ management and personnel. Perform engagement planning, budgeting, invoicing functions, and organizing. Research, interpret, and assess technical accounting guidance and literature in analyzing transactions across various accounting frameworks including US GAAP and IFRS. Communicate procedures, results, and recommendations to various internal and external stakeholders. Demonstrate expertise and experience in large financial accounting and reporting projects or engagements. Apply and implement ASC 842 guidance regarding Leases and other new accounting standards as they are issued. Assist companies transition from financial reporting under US GAAP to IFRS. Build strong client relationships and ensure ongoing client communication. Assist in the selection and tailoring of approaches, methods and tools to support service offering or industry projects. Actively participate in decision making with engagement management and seek to understand the broader impact of current decisions. Generate innovative ideas and challenge the status quo. Play substantive/lead role in engagement planning, economics, and billing. Play substantive role in the training and development of staff. Evaluate, counsel, mentor and provide feedback on performance of others. Identify opportunities to cross-sell other service lines. Demonstrate a general knowledge of market trends, competitor activities, Deloitte & Touche products and service lines. Build and nurture positive working relationships with clients with the intention to exceed client expectations. Participate in proposal development efforts. Play substantive/lead role in developing a strong relationship with internal resources. Evaluate, counsel, mentor, and provide feedback on performance of subordinates and assist with recruitment and retention of professionals.



  • Bachelor's (or higher) degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Business Administration, or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent, including a 3-year foreign degree).

  • Four years of experience interpreting and applying accounting standards.

  • Experience must include four years of:

  • Performing technical or advisory-related entity and enterprise accounting, carve-out, and/or technical accounting, financial planning and analysis, and cost accounting;

  • Performing research in order to identify and apply relevant specialized technical accounting, regulatory standards, cost accounting concepts, financial close and Consolidation/Financial Reporting, and financial operations, including studying new accounting standards, and incorporating findings into analysis of client businesses;

  • Participating in engagement planning, monitoring, and budgeting and defining the work product structure and content;

  • Performing audits under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), including the design of audit procedures and performance of group audit engagements;

  • Applying professional skepticism in providing audit or advisory services and performing risk assessments for the purpose of engagement acceptance and on an ongoing basis as they relate to an engagement;

  • Writing and preparing key deliverables for both internal and client presentation purposes;

  • Utilizing Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word to analyze data and create deliverables;

  • Testing the design and implementation of internal controls;

  • Applying purchase price accounting and accounting for business combinations using (ASC 805/ IFRS 3), accounting standards for property, plant and equipment (ASC 360 / IAS 16), inventory (ASC 33 / IAS 2), liabilities (ASC 405 / IAS 37), and income taxes (ASC 740 / IAS 12), new accounting standards for revenue recognition (ASC 606 / IFRS 15), and leases (ASC 842 / IFRS 16), and key differences between US GAAP and IFRS; and

  • Managing day-to-day relations with a range of stakeholders, including coaching and mentoring junior team members, coordinating and assessing work performed by other service lines (e.g. tax, financial instrument, valuation, and technology consultants), managing component teams, and managing client relations.

  • Position requires 80% travel.


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