Development Finance and Operations Lead Specialist, Learning and Development

September 23, 2022
San Jose, CA
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Development Finance and Operations Lead Specialist

The chief purpose of the Development Center of Excellence (COE) is to bring out the best of every person and the best of every team, so that we can deliver the best of our Firm to our clients.

The Development COE focuses on:

+ Bringing out the leader in every person

+ A holistic approach to development that emphasizes not just education, but also self-awareness, exposure to real-world problems, and connections to people

+ Positioning our people to help tackle some of the most complex issues in business, our communities, and society at large

The Team

The Development COE delivers business-focused, efficient, and innovative learning and development programs and experiences, thoughtfully designed to help our professionals best serve at every stage of their career. Through the work of this COE, development at Deloitte is not just about education - development is a vital part of Deloitte's leadership culture. It takes strong operational support to provide the Development COE with the tools they need to deliver training and provide the best possible learner experience to our professionals.

Work you'll do

Provide operations support to Talent Development leadership in the areas of Finance and Vendor Relationship Management. Develop relationships with key stakeholder groups both within the COE, National Finance and Vendor Relationship Management.

Financial Management and Strategy

+ Participate in the annual planning process which includes collaborating with the portfolio leaders to understand their requests, analyzing changes from the prior year, and assisting the Finance Manager with preparing the CLO for stakeholder conversations.

+ Assist with the period financial close process including accruals and forecast submission and analysis of our position respective to plan.

+ Update KPI information to prepare the Finance Manager for discussion with the CLO.

+ Monitor future spend forecasts and adjust as needed based on analysis.

Vendor Relationship Management

+ Work in partnership with Talent Development Leaders to submit vendor contracts into the appropriate internal system.

+ Ensure proper approvals are obtained based on thresholds of spend.

+ Collaborate with the internal VRM team to facilitate the addition of new vendors as applicable.

Stakeholder Management

+ Build trusted and effective relationships with key stakeholders including Curriculum Finance, Strategy & Operations Senior Manager, Finance Manager, the Deputy CLO and Talent Development Portfolio Leaders.

+ Identify operational needs and collaborate with the Finance Manager to develop solutions.

+ Display foundations of proper business and finance acumen.

Streamline Policies and Procedures

+ Gain an understanding of Firm financial and VRM policies and procedures.

+ Demonstrate initiative in identifying areas for operational improvement, making suggestions, and driving change to gain efficiencies and improve service.

+ Support cross-team operational initiatives, as needed.


+ Bachelor's Degree

+ Minimum of 5 years of related professional experience

+ Understanding of basic financial concepts relative to budgeting and forecasting

+ Demonstrated project and program management experience: organization, managing details, keeping multiple tasks/projects on track

+ Strong analytical skills and ability to identify and present data-driven insights and trends

+ Problem-solver with the ability to develop creative and innovative solutions to complex problems

+ Excellent communication and influencing skills to communicate effectively and credibly, both verbally and in writing, with audiences at all management levels

+ Ability to work autonomously and effectively in a fast-paced, complex, multi-tasking virtual environment

+ Proficient Microsoft Office skills

+ Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in Colorado or Nevada, Deloitte is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range is specific to the State of Colorado and the State of Nevada and 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 $78,570 to $144,695.

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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