Grant Thornton LLP Managing Director - Audit Quality and Risk in San Francisco, California
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Managing Director - Audit Quality & Risk
Grant Thornton understands how important audited financial statements are to businesses, shareholders/owners, lenders, investors and other stakeholders. We work with some of the country’s most successful private and public companies to first understand their businesses and the risks they face, and then focus our efforts where they matter most. We work with clients to improve their overall financial reporting processes and to help them better understand their businesses. We also consider it our job to continually inform our clients about accounting, financial and regulatory developments that may affect their businesses.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop and maintain strong relationships with business owners and CEOs of current and potential clients
Effectively manage existing client relationships to enhance client satisfaction
Effectively manage the fundamentals (i.e. realization, utilization, leverage, accounts receivable, and expenses)
Successfully integrate industry initiatives with local office strategy
Provide technical expertise in the areas of regulations, market practices, trends, economic factors, risk identification, and process improvement recommendations
Plan and execute business process control reviews, internal audits, systems reviews, and other service offerings
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field; CPA, CIA, CISA or CISSP a plus
At least ten years of progressive consulting experience, internal/external auditing or comparable experience with Sarbanes Oxley
Experience in a medium- to large-sized public accounting firm
Financial, operational, and systems audit experience, as well as experience in business process control reviews is necessary, along with ACL and/or SAS
Demonstrated new business development experience
Excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills
Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities.
Strong leadership, business development, recruiting, training, coaching, and mentoring skills, coupled with excellent written, interpersonal, and presentation skills
Ability to travel as needed to various client sites
Professional services industry or public accounting firm experience is preferred.
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Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.3 billion and operates 58 offices across the U.S., with more than 565 partners and 8,000+ employees.
Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly- and privately-held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.
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