Senior Audit Associate

Grant Thornton 3/9/2020 9:10:34 AM
JOB ID: 046587 Specialty:
Arlington, Virginia




Grant Thornton is continuing to expand its thriving Audit and Assurance practice and is seeking Senior Audit Associates to join its Arlington practice. The successful candidate will focus on performing financial statement audits, performance audits, service provider audits, examinations and financial management consulting services related to audit readiness and compliance engagements for the Federal Government.

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 and execute the day-to-day activities of a financial statement audit engagement.
Review work performed by other staff and interacting with the Manager on client and team matters on a daily basis.
Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, account teams, whitepapers, and/or other thought leadership materials.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).


Prior federal audit experience is desired.
Must have at least three years of applicable experience, such as CFO Act Audits, A-123 internal control assessments and federal attestation engagements.
Eligible to sit for the CPA.
Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university

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 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 Public Sector LLC (“Grant Thornton 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

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: 046587

Arlington, VA
Arlington, Virginia