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Strategic Analytics - Manager

Company: Deloitte
Location: Westlake
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Strategic Analytics team, part of the Deloitte US Firm's Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) organization, combines strategic business consulting, analytical thinking and data science skillsets to solve complex business challenges for the Finance organization and the broader Firm. Our project-based team is looking for a Manager to lead projects focused on operations and strategy. Activities include developing project vision and approach, structuring analyses and building narratives from data, managing stakeholders, leading project delivery, and preparing clear, concise and compelling executive-level presentations. This role will have significant exposure to senior Firm leadership across Enabling Areas and Businesses and will be responsible for helping Deloitte achieve its strategic priorities.

Work you'll do

Internal business consulting

  • Apply strategic thinking and hypothesis-based consulting to frame complex questions into analytical problems and provide meaningful insights
  • Support Finance and Firm leadership with ad-hoc specialized analyses
  • Design and facilitate workshops and working sessions with senior executives to build understanding and drive action
  • Drive large, complex engagements, providing a forward-looking perspective and helping leadership make key decisions
  • Develop executive-level presentations to communicate and achieve consensus for recommendations. Our projects are frequently presented at Firm governing body meetings
    Storytelling through data
    • Translate conceptual questions into data-driven analyses to allow leaders to make informed decisions
    • Structure and guide modeling efforts that underpin strategic recommendations
    • Transform data into useful information tailored to leadership needs through storyboarding and data visualization
      Program management
      • Manage the implementation of recommendations by driving cross-functional stakeholder engagement, communications and other change management elements
      • Facilitate collaboration with other parts of the Firm to drive systemic solutions and sustainable impact across projects
      • Develop and operationalize reporting to measure the impact of changes
        Leading others
        • Develop and mentor more junior team members
        • Manage the work and deliverables of more junior team members, in both the US and India
        • Provide guidance in staff recruitment, performance management and retention activities
          Driving collaboration across the Firm
          • Foster strong relationships with other internal consulting and analytics groups to drive growth and profitability
          • Work with key stakeholder groups to build cross-functional relationships across the organization
          • Provide ad-hoc expertise on project framework, approach, tools and Firm data to other teams
            To be successful in this role, you'll need
            • Ability to lead others to deliver quality work under tight timelines and shifting priorities
            • Client-service mindset and a desire to take on tough and challenging projects. The scope and variety of work will change frequently depending on the current project portfolio
            • Solid understanding of finance and financial analysis and sound business acumen
            • Proficient with data manipulation (data structuring, wrangling) and analysis
            • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills; comfortable with ambiguity
            • Ability to filter through ambiguity but able to also execute on the details, while working well under pressure and acting in the utmost confidentiality with sensitive information
            • Superior project management, time management, and client relationship management skills
            • Superior written and verbal communication skills; strong presentation skills with ability to "tell the story"
            • Extremely strong interpersonal and team building skills; able to foster a cohesive and effective work environment
            • Possess self-confidence, diplomacy, poise, business judgment, maturity, discretion, and empathy
            • An ability to work effectively across functions and levels; comfort collaborating with teammates in a virtual environment. The Strategic Analytics group is a virtual team with colleagues located across the US
            • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint; experience with Tableau or Microsoft Access is preferred
            • Knowledge of and/or willingness to learn analytical tools such as Dataiku, R, Databricks, or similar tools is a plus
              Additional qualifications
              • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, economics or a technical discipline; advanced degree preferred
              • 8-10 years of relevant work experience in client-facing or internal consultative roles
              • Flexible work style. Some moderate travel (up to 10%) may be required given the expected leadership interactions and the hands-on nature of the work. A US-based office location is required
                How you'll grow in Strategic Analytics

                Due to Strategic Analytics' specialized and focused mission, our team members have an incredible opportunity to work with senior executives on high impact projects across our Businesses and Enabling Areas. We nurture talent by providing supportive leadership for growth opportunities and believe that development has no ceiling.

                The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $ 95,070 - $ 175,080

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Keywords: Deloitte, Cleveland , Strategic Analytics - Manager, Executive , Westlake, Ohio

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