Grant Thorntona€ (TM) s Federal Audit Practice focuses 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 is continuing to expand its thriving Audit and Assurance practice and is seeking Experienced Associates to join its Alexandria Federal Audit practice.Responsibilities:Develop audit workpapers and client deliverables.Review and evaluate risk, document and assess key controls, document and assess process flows and identify significant accounting issues.Communicate to Senior Associates and Grant Thornton management potential audit and accounting issues.Understand GAAP in relation to Federal entities and be able to read and understand federal financial statements.Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to Senior Associates, Managers and Partners.Assist in the development of proposals and thought leadership documentation.Prior federal audit experience is desired.Degree in accounting or business.CPA candidate or taking additional classes needed to obtain 150 hours necessary to become a CPA candidate.Ability to work in the United States indefinitely.Ability to lead and mentor junior staff members.Ability to travel as necessary.Who We Are:In addition to offering a comprehensive benefits package, which includes UNLIMITED flexible time off, Grant Thorntona€ (TM) s Federal Practice offers our practitioners the ability to develop a diverse portfolio of experience by providing opportunities to:Work on both small and large scale assurance projects.Rotate between our Federal and Commercial Practice.Support our Federal Advisory Practice.Support both national and international rotation opportunitiesGrant Thornton LLP is the US member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thorntona€ (TM) s Global Public Sector, based in Alexandria, 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 Thorntona€ (TM) s Global Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.It is Grant Thorntona€ (TM) 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..