Strategic Assurance & SOC Services Experienced Associate

Grant Thornton 11/13/2020 8:02:41 AM
JOB ID: 048203 Specialty:
Dallas, Texas

   

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Strategic Assurance & SOC Services Experienced Associate(Job Number: 048203)

Description

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. We’ve never been a typical professional services firm. We put people first, and that is what sets us apart.

The marketplace is evolving. Customer and employee expectations are changing. What worked yesterday may not work as well tomorrow. Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals help companies stay ahead of the game with bold thinking, big ideas and progressive strategies.

Strategic Assurance & SOC Services: Organizations face a growing list of IT risks that can result in negative financial performance, reputational damage and loss of customer trust. Our professionals assist organizations in assessing needs and developing solutions to satisfy the full range of compliance and reporting mandates, including those related to System and Organization Controls (SOC) reports and other attestation reports and IT controls.

Strategic Assurance and SOC Services Experienced Associate

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Strategic Assurance and SOC Services Experienced Associates are responsible for delivering a full range of attest services to our clients, as well as all phases of assigned projects and engagement management for multiple clients. Responsibilities include the overall planning, direction and completion of system and organization controls (SOC) 1, 2, 2+ and 3 readiness and examination engagements. This includes the development and supervision of assigned staff, and assisting in client management and related practice development activities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work with organizations to identify and manage business process and information technology risks within their strategy execution model.

Assist clients in applying key frameworks including SOC 1, SOC 2, HITRUST, HIPAA, Sheltered Harbor and NIST.

Execute assigned SSAE 18 client engagements from start to completion, which includes the overall planning, execution, direction, and completion of engagements and managing the engagements to budget.

Manage the day-to-day aspects of engagements, including managing multiple work streams simultaneously and re-prioritizing tasks when unanticipated issues arise.

Evaluate and test client-related business process and information technology controls and identify areas of risk for each.

Apply current knowledge of information technology trends and systems processes to identify security and risk management issues, as well as other opportunities for overall process improvement.

Work with assigned team members and client personnel to plan engagement strategy, define objectives, and address technology-related controls risks and issues.

Maintain professionalism and rapport with the client. Proactively interact with key client management to manage expectations, help ensure client satisfaction, meet client deadlines, and resolve any problems.

Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, MIS or related field preferred. A Master’s degree is a plus.

Minimum of 1 year of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function servicing cross-industry clients at a national level.

In process or interest in pursuing a CPA, CISA, CISSP, CIA or CISM license/certification

MS Project is a plus.

Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships.

Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.

Strong leadership, recruiting, training, and mentoring skills, coupled with excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.

Excellent analytical, organizational and project management skills.

Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications.

Ability to work additional hours and/or travel as needed.

Travel percentage: 60%

Rewards and benefits
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Requisition ID: 048203

Dallas, TX
Dallas, Texas




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