Grant Thornton LLP Senior Auditor in Washington, District Of Columbia

Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Risk Advisory service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Senior Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: * Work with staff auditors to develop workpapers and client deliverables. * Apply knowledge of pension plans, and ERISA to assist team in developing databases, certifying databases, and developing report on data quality for Client. * Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to Managers Senior Managers and Partners. * Review client comments/feedback and respond and update documents/reports. * Assist in the development of weekly and monthly status report, project plan revisions, project budgets, and other project management functions. * Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization). * Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.

  • Must have 3 years of Audit experience, and 2 years must be employee benefit plan audit experience
  • Must have a general understanding of audit principles
  • Experience with leading and mentoring staff
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, able to clearly articulate issues to project manager and client
  • Good collaboration skills, need to work with team, client, and other contractors
  • Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
  • U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
  • Travel may be required.
  • Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
  • Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
  • Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

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Title: Senior Auditor

Location: District of Columbia-Washington

Requisition ID: 039760