Due Diligence Investigation Manager

Grant Thornton - Dallas, Texas

036227




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JOB DESCRIPTION FOR DUE DILIGENCE INVESTIGATION MANAGER

Position summary:

Grant Thornton’s Investigative Research Group is an internal client services team that conducts reputation and integrity due diligence on prospective and existing clients. The Due Diligence Investigation Manager is responsible for preparing background investigation summary reports for partners and senior leadership in support of risk mitigation efforts for client acceptance and retention.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Provide fundamental excellence in research in a wide variety of industries. Conduct research that is high quality, aggressive and imaginative. Use an integrated approach to business intelligence to ensure connections are made among subjects and hidden business risks are identified.

· Provide fundamental excellence in analysis, writing and quality control. Identify critical issues directly related to client acceptance and explain why these issues matter. Provide a report in which these issues are positioned strategically in a concise summary.

· Focus on group cooperation and knowledge building. Identify new resources that contribute to the broadening of information sources and research techniques.

· Focus on active personal performance improvement and growth. Learn new resources without much delay; share constructive feedback and encouragement with others; help coach others constructively.

· Maintain active communication with internal client engagement teams to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, and ensure proper research scope is used and findings are clear to the team.

· Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict confidentiality in matters that require discretion.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

· Bachelor’s degree required; advanced (MBA or law) degree preferred.
· CFE certification and/or private investigator license a plus.
· A minimum of five years of experience performing due diligence background investigations on companies and executives, preferably in an advisory or professional services firm environment.
· Demonstrated experience in online commercial proprietary and public records sources, as well as open sources on the Web.
· Strong business acumen and understanding of U.S. and international regulatory, legal and court systems; demonstrated ability analyze and make judgements concerning risk relevance of certain legal or regulatory matters and other adverse findings.
· Experienced in reading large amount of business and legal information and understanding it; highly proactive in making conclusions.
· Excel at critical thinking and deductive/inductive reasoning skills.
· Superior writing skills for the partner level.
· Ability to manage workload under pressure and set deadlines.
· Ability to manage data costs to a set limit.

Benefits:

Grant 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 visit www.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 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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Requisition ID: 036227

Dallas, TX
Dallas, Texas






It is the policy of the firm 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.

 
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