Audit Director

Grant Thornton - Omaha, Nebraska
8/7/2017 2:18:51 PM
037670




Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 42,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

Audit 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 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:
Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
Oversee the efforts of multiple client engagements in a variety of industries with the ability to manage assigned client engagements to budget.
Maintain active communication with assigned clients to manage their expectations, ensure client satisfaction with our service, and lead applicable change efforts effectively.
Consult, work with and service assigned client base to make necessary recommendations on both business improvements and process improvements, and serve as a business adviser to assigned clients.
Understand and manage firm risk on client audits and proposals.
Manage, develop, train and mentor audit staff on client projects and assess their performance for both engagement and year-end reviews.
Play a key role in future business generation by identifying new business opportunities through networking opportunity within the industry.
Actively participate in recruiting audit talent to the firm.
Attend professional development, networking events and training seminars on a regular basis.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a business-related field is required. An advanced degree (e.g. Masters in Accounting, MBA, etc.) is a plus.
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.
Active CPA license is required.
Excellent analytical, technical, and auditing skills including proficiency in US GAAP, GAAS, and PCAOB rules and standards is required.
Demonstrated experience in practice development and business development.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent leadership skills – proven ability to manage and develop staff members.
Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites as required, is expected.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Travel Percentage: Could go as high as 20%.

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.

It is Grant Thornton’s 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.






Requisition ID: 037670

Omaha, NE
Omaha, Nebraska






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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