Financial Advisory Services Data Analytics (Diligence) Manager

Grant Thornton 11/5/2019 7:42:36 AM
JOB ID: 045255 Specialty:
New York City, New York




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Transaction Services – Data Analytics Senior Associate

Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect, 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. Transaction services creates value. Our Transaction Services (TS) delivery model includes the entire transaction lifecycle supporting clients throughout the lifetime of a deal. TS services include Diligence, Corporate Value Consulting, Strategic Solutions and Tax.


The Data Analytics Senior Associate is responsible for utilizing a blended approach of data analytics tools and business knowledge to develop new approaches to insights and interpretation of large data sets. The senior associate will develop data driven dashboards to present key performance metrics and drive towards faster, deeper insights. The Data Analytics Senior Associate will also support the development of the data analytics initiative in Transaction Services.

Responsibilities include planning, executing, directing, and completing projects and supervising, training and mentoring associates. The Data Analytics Senior Associate works closely with managers and associates and plays a key role in client management, practice development, and business development for an assigned group of clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Consolidate and synthesize data into actionable visualizations, focused on insights.
Provide observations into behavior, trends, financials and business operations through data analysis and the development of business intelligence visuals.
Develop dashboards and clearly articulate the insights reflected
Utilize advanced business intelligence tools including complex calculations, table calculations, mapping, data blending and optimization of data extracts.
Manage client expectations concerning project deliverables and deadlines and lead change efforts effectively.
Work closely with Grant Thornton managers, directors and partners to promptly identify and resolve client problems or issues.
Develop and maintain strong internal and client relationships in order to provide maximum value to our clients through the delivery of our full solution.
Team with partners and senior managers on proposals and business development calls.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Manage, develop, train, coach and mentor associates on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews.
Other job duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, Statistics or related field.
Expert knowledge of Tableau. Certification is a plus.
Proficient knowledge of Maestro or Alteryx data cleansing software is a plus.
3 to 5 plus years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function servicing clients at a national level.
CPA or related license/certification is a plus.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and simultaneous projects in a rapidly growing practice.
Strong leadership, business development, recruitment, training, and mentoring skills.
Excellent written, presentation, leadership, and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to work additional hours and/or travel as needed. (~ 30%)


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Requisition ID: 045255

New York City, NY
New York City, New York