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Accounting Advisory Senior Manager

Company: Grant Thornton LLP
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

As a Senior Manager, you will be responsible for teams that consult with Grant Thornton accounting advisory clients on complex accounting transactions. You will apply your experience and knowledge to help engagement teams navigate highly technical matters and improve business processes all with the resources, environment, and support to help you excel. Youll build relationships with clients and your project teams, and engage client stakeholders to identify, assess, and deliver substantiated advice because together is how we succeed. From day one, youll be empowered with access to firm leaders and training programs, as well as opportunities to grow the firm and your career, and achieve more, confidently.Your day-to-day may include:

  • Overseeing and supporting multiple engagement teams to complete divestiture solutions from evaluating carve-out readiness, supporting the 100-day planning and operational transition, and assisting in the separation of the business for financial sponsors and corporate clients
  • Supporting SEC regulatory filings for carve-outs and facilitating the preparation of carve-out financials
  • Identifying market trends in order to be a proactive problem solver and sought-after adviser to clients and colleagues
  • Assisting audit teams in evaluating accounting policies related to new, significant, or complex accounting-related matters
  • Training and supervising less experienced colleagues and providing consistent, regular feedback
  • Working at a client site, with your team in the office or remotely. We empower teams to listen first to expectations of clients and teammates; then you and your team can determine when and where to work. No matter when or where, you will have the support you need to thrive
  • Representing Grant Thornton at recruiting and professional networking events
  • Building your technical and professional skills through formal training
  • Other duties as assignedYou have the following technical skills, qualifications and abilities:
    • Bachelors degree in accounting, economics, finance, mathematics, or related disciplines; a masters degree is a plus
    • Minimum of eight years of experience providing financial statement audits, accounting advisory, or similar transaction advisory consulting services with deep experience in at least two industries
    • An active CPA license (required)
    • Analytical, technical skills, including proficiency in US GAAP, SEC reporting rules and standards; accounting, transaction or mergers and acquisition services
    • Are a go-to resource in specialized knowledge areas like ASC 606 and/or ASC 842, financial instruments, IPO process or other capital transactions, or complex debt, equity and employee compensation topics
    • Can manage multiple engagements and competing priorities
    • Value teamwork, are agile and know the power of building strong relationships
    • Skilled at leading, influencing, and motivating colleagues
    • Can travel on short notice (Travel expectation: 30%)
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skillsAbout UsAt Grant Thornton, we believe in making business more personal and building trust into every result for our clients and you. Here, we go beyond your expectations of a career in professional services by offering a career path with more: more opportunity, more flexibility, and more support. Its what makes us different, and we think being different makes us better.About the TeamThe team youre about to join is ready to help you thrive. Heres how: Whether its your work location, weekly schedule or unlimited flex time off, we empower you with the options to work in the way that best serves your clients and your life. Here, you are supported to prioritize your overall well-being through work-life integration options that work best for your and those in your household. We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different and we think thats a good thing. Thats why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. See how at www.gt.com/careers When it comes to inclusion, we are committed to doing more than checking boxes. Explore all the ways were taking action for diversity, equity & inclusion at www.gt.com/careers Heres what you can expect next: If you apply and are selected to interview, a Grant Thornton team member will reach out to you to schedule a time to connect. We encourage you to also check out other roles that may be a good fit for you or get to know us a little bit better at www.gt.com/careers. Benefits: We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different, and we think thats a good thing. Thats why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. For an overview of our benefit offerings, please visit: https://www.grantthornton.com/careers/rewards-and-benefits
      • Benefits for internship positions: Grant Thornton interns are eligible to participate in the firms medical, dental and vision insurance programs and the firms employee assistance program. Interns also receive a minimum of 72 hours of paid sick leave, and are paid for firm holidays that fall within their internship period.
      • Benefits for seasonal employee positions: Grant Thornton seasonal employees are eligible to participate in the firms medical, dental and vision insurance programs and the firms employee assistance program. Seasonal employees may also be eligible to participate in the firms 401(k) savings plan and employee retirement plan in accordance with applicable plan terms and eligibility requirements. Seasonal employees receive a minimum of 72 hours of paid sick leave. Grant Thornton employees may be eligible for a discretionary, annual bonus based on individual and firm performance, subject to the terms, conditions and eligibility criteria of the applicable bonus plan or program. Interns and seasonal employees are not eligible for bonus compensation. Additional Details: It is the policy of Grant Thornton to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions (including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, working conditions, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, evaluations, and termination) are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital or civil union status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic predisposition or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws, it is the policy of Grant Thornton LLP to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. To make an accommodation request, please contact ColleagueSupportSpecialists@us.gt.com. For Los Angeles Applicants only: We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Keywords: Grant Thornton LLP, Boston , Accounting Advisory Senior Manager, Executive , Boston, Massachusetts

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