Deputy Program Manager

Grant Thornton 12/18/2019 9:37:59 AM
JOB ID: 045721 Specialty:
Arlington, Virginia




Grant Thornton is seeking a 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

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

Plan, implement and lead projects. Help define project scope, goals and deliverables.

Define tasks and required resources.

Collect and manage project team.

Manage budget. Allocate project resources. Create schedule and project timeline.

Track deliverables. Support and direct team. Lead quality assurance. Monitor and report on project progress.

Present to stakeholders reports on progress as well as problems and solutions.

Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs. Evaluate and assess result of project

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.


TS/SCI CI Poly clearance required,
10-15 years’ experience in providing accounting and financial management with proven leadership skills in government.

Demonstrated CFO compliance work.

Knowledge of logistics and property accountability.

Educated in and demonstrate compliance with acquisition and financial laws and regulations.

Proficient with using acquisition and financial business systems.

Experience in writing and implementing accounting policy and procedures.

Demonstrated on-site management of Government financial audit support services.

Master’s Degree in Financial Management, or related field. Certified Defense Financial Management (CDFM), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or DAWIA Business Financial Management Certification - Level III is desired.

Demonstrated past experience is required in the above listed areas

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 Arlington, 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: 045721

Arlington, VA
Arlington, Virginia