Grant Thornton LLP has multiple openings for the position of Audit Manager based out of Grant Thornton LLP's U.S. headquarters in Chicago, IL and various unanticipated locations. The applicant may live anywhere in the U.S., as this is a roving position with regional travel 40% of the time. The Audit Manager will be responsible for the following: plan, coordinate, supervise and execute audits in compliance with applicable IFRS, GAAS, GAAP, legal and regulatory requirements; manage multiple teams across multiple clients, allocate work to staff and manage audit engagements to budget; identify audit issues, investigate and consult on resolution and service client base to make recommendations on business improvement and process improvement and serve as a business advisor to client; team with partners and senior managers on proposals and business development calls; understand and manage Firm risk on audits and proposals; manage, develop, train, and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews; coach junior staff to develop a strong staff base for the Firm; actively participate in recruiting talent to the Firm; attend professional development, networking events and training seminars on a regular basis; provide classroom training on both GAAP and GAAS for audit personnel; and conduct the review and evaluation of client's business processes and identify business risks and internal control weaknesses.
The position of Audit Manager requires a three or four year bachelor’s degree, or its foreign equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or a related field and 5 years of experience in public accounting or related. Moreover, this position requires the following skills: (1) 5 years of professional experience planning, coordinating, supervising, and executing audits for clients in compliance with applicable IFRS, GAAS, GAAP, legal and regulatory requirements; (2) 2 years of professional experience leading multiple teams across multiple clients, allocating work to staff, and managing audit engagements to budget; (3) 2 years of professional experience conducting the review and evaluation of client's business processes and planning of an audit engagement; (4) 2 years of professional experience with auditing the design and existing controls, in accordance with regulatory requirements and audit methodology, using applicable IT systems and tools; (5) 2 years of professional experience reviewing engagements to identify significant inherent risks and assessing the detailed audit approach to minimize risks; and (6) 2 years of experience identifying business risks and internal control weaknesses for clients, establishing the key audit objectives.
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