Financial Management, Manager

Grant Thornton - Atlanta, Georgia
1/11/2018 4:35:21 PM
037263




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Financial Management, Manager

Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect, transform value today, so our clients have the opportunity to thrive and grow. Our advisory practice creates holistic solutions delivered by innovative, curious professionals who bring technical depth and industry insight to our clients.

Business consulting and technology transforms value. Our Business Consulting & Technology (BC&T) practice consists of Financial Management, Strategy & Performance Improvement, Technology Strategy & Management and Technology Solutions.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to, the 4 quadrants under the Financial Management umbrella: 1) Finance Transformation, 2) Cost and Performance Management, 3) Financial Operations, and 4) Shared Services.

Progressive Finance functions are becoming more involved in strategy and enterprise-wide performance improvement initiatives. To earn the credibility to help drive such initiatives, the Finance function itself must have its own house in order. Our Financial Management practice helps clients transform their finance and operations functions, ensuring that business processes are structured to most effectively and efficiently support business needs. This may involve implementing new technologies, introducing new service delivery models such as shared services or outsourcing, or other making other improvements that increase Finance’s value to the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Drive delivery of high-quality Financial Management solutions to our clients

Perform engagement management responsibilities including supervision and oversight of Grant Thornton personnel to accomplish client project objectives

Maintain a good working relationship with clients and work effectively with client management and staff at all levels to gather information and perform services

Assist with business development activities, including proposals and relationship development, to help clients recognize value from our solutions

Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)

Work closely with Grant Thornton partners and other team members to promptly identify and resolve client problems or issues

Manage, develop, train, coach and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews

Motivate others to perform at maximum efficiency without sacrificing quality of the services delivered

Interview campus and/or experienced candidates for positions at Grant Thornton

Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.

Manage engagements to budget.

Help develop a project vision and set challenging personal and client service team goals.

Think strategically about practice enhancements and be able to implement and manage change.

Handle day-to-day practice and client administrative matters (billing, performance reviews, client acceptance, engagement letter preparation, etc.)

Coach staff and motivate others to accept new ideas, practices, or action and achieve goals and objectives

Required Skills and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required. MBA preferred.
6+ years’ experience providing Financial Management solutions to clients
Industry experience in a Finance role (such as Controller) is a plus but not required

Project experience with one or more of the following:

Finance function transformation

Shared services implementation and/or finance function outsourcing

Cost and performance improvement in Finance and other G&A functions

Experience with Close-the-Books, Quote-to-Cash, Source-to-Pay, Planning/ Budgeting/ Forecasting, Financial/Management Reporting, and other business processes that intersect with the Finance function

Experience with Finance Function Benchmarking

PMP, CPA, Six Sigma or related certification require
Strong analytical skills and experience helping clients develop business cases

Experience with development of governance, controls, policies and procedures development

Well-organized and proactive

Good executive presence and excellent written/oral communications skills

Solid presentation and facilitation skills

Strong track record of relationship development

Ability to work additional hours and travel to various client sites as needed

Additional Information:

Travel – up to 80% - 100%
Job Location: Atlanta preferred, Charlotte is an option

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 http://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.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required. A Master’s degree is a plus.

5+ years in a consulting role serving cross-industry clients at a national level, or relative Finance function role(s) within industry. Data analytics skills a plus.

CPA, CISA, CISSP, CIA or CISM license/certification.

PMP or process/six-sigma preferred

Strong analytical skills and ability to perform quantitative analysis and develop business cases

Process analysis, Reporting & Business Intelligence, Data Analysis & Reconciliation.

Working knowledge of Close-the-books, Chart-of-Accounts, Financial Planning and Analysis & Financial Benchmarking

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent interpersonal, facilitation and presentation skills

Additional Information:

Location: Atlanta or Charlotte. Other major markets may be considered.

Client-related travel required (may be up to 60% - 80%).

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 http://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 revenue in excess of $1.56 billion and operates 58 offices across the United States 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: 037263

Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, Georgia






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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