Financial Management Junior
Grant Thornton is seeking an 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 grantthornton.com/publicsector.At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects. ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Assist the government with financial management operations & budget analysis. Support the Government in monitoring and coordinating program resource allocations. Assist, under the supervision of the senior or intermediate management analyst, in the performance of analysis of alternative courses of action for planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling program functions. *Ensure cohesive agency-wide program development. Assist with resource management oversightMeet 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. TS/SCI Clearance required.Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related accounting experience. A minimum of two years of experience in governmental accounting. Strong analytical skills and ability to perform quantitative analysis and develop business cases. Knowledge of banking operations and related regulatory issues. Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).1-5 years of experience in government accounting required. 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 www.grantthornton.com/publicsector. 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.