Financial Management Manager

Grant Thornton 11/13/2019 8:21:55 AM
JOB ID: 045395 Specialty:
San Francisco, California




Grant Thornton is a collaborative, entrepreneurial firm on the move! As part of a dynamic, global organization of more than 42,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

Financial Management Manager

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.

This position can be located in Boston, New York City, Chicago, Charlotte, Dallas, Detroit, Seattle/Bellevue, Philadelphia, Los Angeles/Orange county or San Francisco/Bay Area.

Business Consulting & Technology transforms value. Our Business Consulting and Technology (BC&T) practice consists of Financial Management, Operations Transformation, Strategy, Technology Strategy and Management and Technology Solutions.


The candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to, the 4 quadrants under the Financial Management umbrella: 1) Finance Transformation, 2) Cost and Performance Management, 3) Financial Operations, and 4) Shared Services.

Adapting to a constantly changing business environment requires efficient finance functions with the right technology and protocols in place that not only complete the task at hand, but also report out information that is useful to the business. Our Financial Management practice can help clients transform their finance and operations functions, both process-related and reporting, as well as design and implement sustainable models that streamline operations, and comply to business needs.

Projects for the Financial Management ABL will include business process analysis, requirements definition efforts for remediating gaps, cost and cycle time analysis/remediation, and the communication and change management required to ensure success. These initiatives will look beyond just control points and focus on Finance Process Optimization changes that achieve necessary business transformation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management
Develop client-focused solutions based on understanding strategy, operations and management in a number of functional areas of corporations and organizations.
Utilize previous consulting and industry experience to help companies set and achieve their long term goals.
Perform accurate analysis and design effective solutions to a variety of client issues
Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership material
Meet or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work
Maintain a good working relationship with clients and work effectively with client management and staff at all levels to gather information and perform services
Work closely with Grant Thornton managers and partners to promptly identify and resolve client problems or issues
Access Grant Thornton’s global network to bring the best experience to bear
Communicate (verbally and in writing) externally with clients and internally with all levels of the organization to successfully accomplish objectives portraying knowledge and confidence
Manage, develop, train, coach and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews
Motivate others to perform at maximum efficiency without sacrificing quality of the services delivered
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)


Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required. A Master’s degree is a plus.
5+ years in a consulting role serving cross-industry clients at a national level, or relative Finance function role(s) within industry required.
Strong analytical skills and ability to perform quantitative analysis and develop business cases
Process analysis, Reporting & Business Intelligence, Data Analysis & Reconciliation.
Working knowledge of Close-the-books, Chart-of-Accounts, Financial Planning and Analysis & Financial Benchmarking
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal, facilitation and presentation skills
80% travel required


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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 revenue in excess of $1.56 billion and operates 58 offices across the United States with more than 565 partners and 8,000+ employees.

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.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Requisition ID: 045395

San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, California