Financial Advisory Services - Risk & Regulatory Compliance Managing Director

Grant Thornton 10/16/2019 8:21:37 AM
JOB ID: 045015 Specialty:
Charlotte, North Carolina




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As one of the fastest-growing professional services firms in the world, Grant Thornton LLP is continuously seeking top talent. Discover a place where you’ll work with a team of professionals, dedicated to providing bold leadership and distinctive client service. Spend each day engaged in meaningful and challenging work. Be supported in your professional growth and recognized for your contributions.

Financial Advisory Services Risk & Regulatory Compliance Managing Director


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 Financial Advisory Services (FAS) practice protects value. The FAS Practice includes Risk, Forensics Advisory and Data Analytics. Grant Thornton’s Forensic Advisory Services practice provides our clients with anti-corruption, investigation, litigation and dispute resolution, and forensic technology advisory services. Our FAS professional helps organizations and their legal counsel in the areas of investigations, litigation, corporate compliance, forensic technology and corporate intelligence.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Effectively manage existing client relationships to enhance client satisfaction.
Effectively manage the fundamentals (i.e., realization, utilization, leverage, accounts receivable, and expenses).
Successfully integrate industry initiatives with local office strategy.
Provide technical expertise in the areas of regulations, market practices, trends, economic factors, risk identification, and process improvement recommendations.
Assist in the recruiting and development of qualified transaction advisory services individuals utilizing the defined process.
Attract substantial new private equity clients, strategic buyers and similar organizations.
Significantly expand the number of portfolio companies for which the firm provides annuity type services.
Become the alternative in the marketplace to the Big 4 for Business Risk Services to these entities and the premier firm focused on middle market transactions.
Implement the standard service methodology for Business Risk Services including standard arrangements, deliverables, documentation standards and quality control procedures.
Understand the firm capabilities and assist in developing a broader basket of services to include in addition to financial and tax due diligence, tax structuring, technology system assessment, employment and benefit analysis, post-merger integration and process improvement and modeling/valuation services.
Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or an MBA/MS in Accounting. CPA required.
At least ten years of progressive audit experience in public accounting or equivalent.
Technical expertise is essential.
Industry or private equity experience a plus.
Demonstrated new business development experience required.
Experience in a medium- to large-sized public accounting firm.
Strong leadership, business development, recruiting, training, coaching, and mentoring skills, coupled with excellent written, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

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.


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Requisition ID: 045015

Charlotte, NC
Charlotte, North Carolina