Financial Analyst- Senior Associate

Grant Thornton LLP
Alexandria, VA
Jan 14, 2019
Jan 17, 2019
Analyst, Finance
Full Time
Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Risk Advisory 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 Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Senior Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects. ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Demonstrated understanding of the Federal Financial Improvement Act (FFMIA), Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) Guidance, Federal Information System Controls Audit Manual (FISCAM), Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE), and other federal audits and general federal IT Controls principles requirements and experience applying the requirements in assessment of financial systems.Understanding of systems development phases and related work products, including requirements and design documentation. Experience in planning, executing and reporting on information systems controls assessments. Understanding of GAO, the Federal Information Systems Controls Audit Manual and Federal Audit Manual approaches, and ability to access information system controls in areas of Cyber security, access controls, change controls and segregation of duties Demonstrated experience in evaluating controls within ERP systems. Experience in providing summary reports and working papers with detailed results and actionable recommendations.Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.Secret Clearance RequiredCISA ideal or at least someone who has passed their CISA and just awaiting years of experience.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.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 US member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton's 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 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.

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