Transaction Services National Strategic Solutions - Integration & Separation Managing Director

Grant Thornton - Chicago, Illinois
7/10/2018 5:20:54 PM
040341




Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 47,000 people serving clients in more than 140 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

Transaction Services, National Strategic Solutions - Executive

POSITION SUMMARY:

Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect, and 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. The Transaction Services practice creates value. Our Transaction Services (TS) delivery model includes the entire transaction life-cycle enabling engagement opportunities throughout the lifetime of a deal. TS services includes Diligence, Corporate Value Consulting, Strategic Solutions and Transaction Tax.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop a project vision and set challenging personal and client service team goals
Consult, work with, and service client base to make recommendations on business and process improvement and serve as a business advisor to client
Gain understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives, and utilize that knowledge on engagements
Manage, direct, and monitor client services teams on multiple engagements
Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, make sure deadlines are met and lead change efforts effectively.
Plan, execute, direct, and complete engagements in a wide variety of industries, and manage to budget
Understand and manage firm risk on engagements and proposals
Work closely with other partners, senior managers, managers and staff to lead and to mold practice development skills into a team approach to client service and new business development
Team with partners and senior managers on proposals and business development calls
Manage, develop, train, and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews
Recruit and retain managers and associates.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Recovery/Re-organization is mandatory. Related certifications are a plus.
At least ten years of progressive restructuring experience in a professional services firm, lending institution or equivalent with experience in a consulting environment
Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships.
Strong experience in engagement management within an integrated client service team
Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment
Practice development success is essential
Demonstrated new business development experience.
Strong leadership, business development, recruiting, training, coaching, and mentoring skills, coupled with excellent written, interpersonal, and presentation skills
Ability to manage and develop staff in a highly interactive team environment
Appropriate professional designations

Additional Information:

Professional services industry or public accounting firm experience is preferred.
Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.

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 $1.7 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.

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Requisition ID: 040341

Chicago, IL
Chicago, Illinois






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