Research Analyst, A&A Marketplace Intelligence

Audit & Accounting | A&A NATIONAL OFFICE
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Position Summary

The Audit & Assurance Marketplace Intelligence group (Marketplace Intelligence) is a small team within Deloitte’s Audit practice responsible for delivering market intelligence to our audit professionals and leaders through cutting-edge web-based applications and insightful research and analytics. The team consists of highly skilled researchers, data analysts and developers. Our work is critical to support leadership strategic decision-making and enable excellent client service and growth of our Audit and Assurance practice. 

Work you’ll do:
The Marketplace Intelligence team is looking for a junior to mid-level Researcher to join our team to assist in the preparation of research on companies, executives, competitors, market assessments and special research topics.

The position will provide an excellent opportunity to build your network, develop relationships, increase exposure to audit leadership, and be a part of a team within a highly strategic focus area of the Audit Practice. You will be able to access premium data sources and use your intellectual curiosity to develop new insightful research that drives strategic decisions.

  • Research: Prepare research and contribute to presentations to increase client service professional’s business knowledge, build business relationships, inform audit leadership; this includes:
    • Preparing background research on companies, C-suite executives and board members, industries and markets, and competitor activities
    • Compilation, production, and delivery of weekly topical newsletters
    • Prioritizing and coordinating research projects with a small team of other research professionals
    • Providing research guidance/training as needed to internal clients and colleagues
    • Assist in identifying, evaluating, and recommending new data sources to meet the needs of our audit and assurance practice
  • Project management: Act as project manager for certain significant projects, coordinate and track significant work streams and report to team and leadership on progress
  • Research application support: Data quality, accuracy and integrity is paramount to every aspect of Marketplace Intelligence work – our applications, research deliverables and reporting. Attention to detail is critical. The Senior Researcher will:
    • Assist the development team by conducting research to troubleshoot occasional vendor data issues,
    • Participate in testing applications to validate data/information
    • Provide input in the design and content selection of research applications
    • Participate in the development of new products and/or product improvements to meet the needs of the audit business
    • Develops a deep understanding of the applications in the Marketplace Intelligence portfolio
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications
Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent years of relevant experience
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in a corporate/business or professional services environment
  • Experience performing project tasks independently, and sometimes with little direction within a virtual team environment
  • Project management skills and the ability to work effectively and collaborate with all levels in a large, matrixed organization
  • Participate in the development of deliverable content that meets the needs of the client
  • Skeptical mindset – always questioning accuracy – never assuming - and taking ownership of results
  • Pedantic attention to details to ensure high quality deliverables
  • Ability to foster teaming and collaboration
  • Demonstrates leadership skills and adaptability
  • Ability to analyze and think critically - synthesize information concisely, and communicate results and recommendations clearly
  • Ability to prioritize workload, manage multiple tasks to meet deadlines and work objectives
  • Comfortable interacting with all levels of management
  • Ability to build stakeholder trust and confidence through being responsive, and delivering work that is accurate, complete, and reliable.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Microsoft Office skills, particularly with PowerPoint and Excel
  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

Preferred:

  • Understanding of the audit process and audit firm business
  • Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent degree preferred

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.

Our people and culture

Our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It enables us to leverage different ideas and perspectives, and bring more creativity and innovation to help solve our client most complex challenges. This makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.


As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte & Touche LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting.

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.

Requisition code: 119309

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