Accounting Advisory Services Director
Company: Grant Thornton LLP
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 17, 2020
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- *Accounting Advisory Services Senior Manager [Director]Position
Summary:Grant Thornton understands how important audited financial
statements are to businesses, shareholders/ owners, lenders,
investors and other stakeholders. We work with some of the countrys
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
- Oversee the efforts of multiple client engagements in a wide
variety of industries with the ability to manage to budget.
- Provide direction and leadership to managers assigned to client
- Maintain active communication with clients to manage
expectations, ensure satisfaction, and lead change efforts
- Consult, work with, and service client base to make
recommendations on business improvement and process improvement and
serve as a business advisor to client.
- Team with partners on proposals and business development calls.
Understand and manage proposals.
- Support audit teams with the auditing of complex technical
transactions and issues.
- Manage, develop, train, and mentor staff on projects and assess
performance for engagement and year-end reviews.
- Actively participate in recruiting talent to the firm.
- Attend professional development, networking events and training
seminars on a regular basis. Adhere to the highest degree of
professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
- Other duties as assigned
- o Bachelors degree in accounting or a business-related field is
required. An advanced degree (e.g. Masters in Accounting, MBA,
etc.) is a plus. o 8-10 years of financial statement audit
experience in a medium to large public accounting firm or a
professional services firm is required. Big 4 audit experience is a
plus. o Active CPA license is required. o Strong technical skills
and deep understanding of at least one to two specific industries
or marketplace o Strong written and verbal communication,
presentation, client service, technical writing skills and research
skills o Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel (up
to 50%) to various client sites. o Leadership skills and ability to
motivate others in face of tight deadlines or complex situations
requiring on the spot thinking o Developmental skills to train and
mentor team members Preferred Knowledge Areas o Accounting
standards including ASC 326, ASC 606 and/or ASC 842 o Complex debt,
equity and employee compensation topics o IPO process or other
capital transactions such as debt offerings or private placements
Organizational restructuring including acquisitions, carve-outs or
spin-offs and post deal accounting o GAAP conversions o Financial
instruments BenefitsGrant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally
recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of
benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of
benefits, please visitwww.gt.com.Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant
Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant
Thornton International Ltd., one of the worlds leading
organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant
Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.7 billion and operates 59
offices across the U.S., with more than 590 partners and 8,500
employees in the United States and at our Shared Services Center in
Bangalore, India.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.It is Grant Thorntons
policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel
decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring,
training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are
made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national
origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender
identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any
other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or
local law.Title: Accounting Advisory Services Director Location:
CA-San Francisco Requisition ID: 044469
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