National Audit Practice Audit Innovation Product Owner Senior Associate

Employer
Grant Thornton
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Dec 14, 2018
Closes
Dec 17, 2018
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the US 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. As one of the fastest-growing professional services firms in the world, Grant Thornton LLP is continuously seeking top talent. Discover a place where you ll work with a team of professionals dedicated to providing bold leadership and distinctive client service. Spend each day engaged in meaningful and challenging work. Be supported in your professional growth and recognized for your contributions. POSITION SUMMARY: National Audit Practice Audit Innovation Product Owner Senior Associate Grant Thornton, LLP is excited to welcome an Audit Innovation Product Owner to our Audit Strategy and Innovation team as we work together to create the Audit of the Future today. In this role you will focus on deploying innovations (advanced data analytics, RPA tools, etc.) into our audit practice and communicating to clients and prospects the story of our constantly evolving capabilities. This role requires a sound understanding of audit methodology combined with strategic thinking and strong relationship skills (listening, verbal communication, and empathy). This role will allow for an entrepreneurial spirit who is looking for an opportunity to launch a product while staying connected to the traditional audit path. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Determining the strategy to roll out products to the audit practice Developing and delivering training Developing internal and external marketing materials Supporting audit teams in using various innovative capabilities; communicating to prospects and clients regarding their use Finding and highlighting audit teams effectively using the tools to promote best practices Generating and soliciting maintenance enhancement opportunities to increase functionality and ease of use Other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS: 2-6 years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function, servicing cross-industry clients at a national level Bachelor's degree in Accounting required with additional degrees in Information Technology preferred CPA License preferred Knowledge of advanced data analytics and robotic process automation tools Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including an ability to define technical specifications based on audit team meetings on innovation requirements Travel percentage: around 20-25 QUALIFICATIONS: 2-6 years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function, servicing cross-industry clients at a national level Bachelor's degree in Accounting required with additional degrees in Information Technology preferred CPA License preferred Knowledge of advanced data analytics and robotic process automation tools Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including an ability to define technical specifications based on audit team meetings on innovation requirements Travel percentage: around 20-25 BENEFITS: Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits please visit 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.

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