IS Audit Associate

Grant Thornton 10/18/2019 6:22:30 AM
JOB ID: 045056 Specialty:
Arlington, Virginia




Grant Thornton is seeking an Associate to join its Risk Advisory 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

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

Execute IT testing as directed by Managers, Senior Managers, etc.
Evaluate client documentation to support controls.
Schedule meetings, participate in client meetings, and take extensive notes.
Document minutes and design / operational effectiveness of controls.
Work with Managers to determine proper information assurance treatment of various issues that arise during an IT audit.
Communicate on a daily basis with client management and process owners.
Develop workpapers and client deliverables
Review and evaluate risk, document and assess key controls, document and assess process flows and identify significant information assurance issues
Communicate to senior associates and Grant Thornton management potential information system issues
Identify and communicate information assurance matters to senior associates, managers and partners.
Assist in the develop of proposals and thought leadership
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.


IT Assurance / IT Audit Support, IT Controls and Audit skills
Desire to obtain CISA CPA or CISSP certification
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.
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

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Requisition ID: 045056

Arlington, VA
Arlington, Virginia