Subject Matter Expert IV

Grant Thornton 5/24/2019 1:51:52 PM
JOB ID: 043904 Specialty:
Alexandria, Virginia

   

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Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Manager to join its Financial Management service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Senior Manager will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Serves as subject matter expert, possessing in-depth knowledge of a particular area, such as business, computer science, engineering, mathematics, or the various sciences.
Provides extremely high level subject matter expertise for work described in the task. Provides advanced technical knowledge and analysis of highly specialized applications and operational environment, high-level functional systems analysis, design, integration, documentation, training, and implementation advice on
complex problems which require exceptional knowledge of the subject matter for effective implementation.
Applies principles, methods, and knowledge of specific functional areas of expertise to specific task order requirements.
Provides advice on esoteric problems which require extensive knowledge of the subject matter.
Designs and prepares technical reports, studies, and related documentation, makes charts and graphs to record results, prepares and delivers presentations, training, and briefings.
Recognized for strong expertise in industry issues and trends.
Utilizes functional area expertise gained through direct industry experience to assess the operational and functional baseline of an organization and its organizational components.
Works with senior managers and executives to provide industry vision and strategic direction with regard to their enterprise.
Guides the determination of inadequacies and/or deficiencies that affect the functional area’s ability to support/meet organizational goals.
Generates functional area strategies for enhanced operations in a cross-functional area mode throughout the organization.
Participates in account strategy sessions, strategic assessments and design reviews to validate enterprise approach and associated work
products.
Performs research and applies expertise and knowledge to technical projects, finding innovative, cost-effective means to improve techniques, procedures, and/or products and technologies.
Provides research engineering, technical, and managerial direction for problem definition, analysis, requirement development and implementation for complex systems in the engineering discipline.
Responsibilities include developing, conducting and evaluating new approaches to meet technical requirements faster and more efficiently.
Makes recommendations and advises on research development, improvements, optimization, or support efforts.
Supervise, train, and mentor staff throughout the engagement lifecycle and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews.
Assist partners and senior management on proposals and business development calls.
Gain comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements.
Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management.
Meet or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work.
Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Act as performance manager (coach) for up to four coachees outside of engagement responsibilities.
Interview campus and/or experienced candidates.

Qualifications

Secret Clearance required.
Project Management Experience, Financial Data Analysis & Reconciliation, Financial Planning and Analysis, Financial Policies and Procedures Development experience.
Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field.
Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
Coach and mentor junior staff members.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

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Requisition ID: 043904

Alexandria, VA
Alexandria, Virginia




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