Senior Associate - Diligence

Grant Thornton - Chicago, Illinois
6/11/2018 6:18:56 AM

Job Description:

Grant Thornton LLP has multiple openings for the position of Senior Associate - Diligence based out of Grant Thornton LLP’s U.S. headquarters in Chicago, IL. The applicant may live anywhere in the U.S., as this is a roving position that requires travel up to 80% of the time. The Senior Associate – Diligence will run Transaction Services (TS) engagements throughout the transaction process, and coordinate the work performed by multiple service lines and cross-functional teams. S/he will plan, execute, direct, and complete financial due diligence for financial and corporate strategic buyers from a variety of industries, including manufacturing and distribution, non-profit, high-tech, real estate, and financial services; analyze and manage risk management issues; gather risk-related data from internal resources; identify key risks and mitigating factors; manage client expectations concerning project deliverables and deadlines, and lead change efforts; meet with clients to answer queries on subject such as risk exposure; team with partners and managers on proposals and business development calls. S/he will direct the work of associates on an engagement-basis. S/he will document and ensure communication of key risks; recommend ways to control or reduce risk; and, plan and contribute to development of risk management systems. S/he will prepare financial documents and reports that outline findings; advise others on business or operational matters; maintain data in information systems; assess risks to business operations; and, analyze business and financial data.


Minimum Requirements:

The position of Senior Associate - Diligence requires a Bachelor’s degree, or its foreign equivalent, in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or a related field plus 3 years of professional experience in the job offered or a related financial compliance/consulting position. Additionally, the applicant must have: (1) 3 years of professional experience with U.S. or international accounting standards; (2) 3 years of professional experience with Planning, coordinating, and executing multiple, concurrent client financial audits engagements; (3) 3 years of professional experience with Conducting the review and evaluation of client's business processes and identifying business risks and internal control weaknesses; (4) 3 years of professional experience with Reviewing and auditing business transaction cycles including cash, treasury, capital expenditures, and other income and expenses; (5) 3 years of professional experience with Researching audit issues, utilizing electronic databases, and review-tracking financial information, utilizing audit related software; and (6) 1 year of professional experience with at least one of the following: US GAAP, GAAS, SEC Reporting, transaction advisory services, or mergers and acquisitions.

This position is included in Grant Thornton’s Employee Referral Program with incentives. Candidates who are interested in this position should select “Apply” below.

Requisition ID: 040449

Chicago, IL
Chicago, Illinois

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