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Accounting Advisory Manager

Company: Grant Thornton LLP
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Accounting Advisory Services, Manager Accounting Advisory Services professionals help our clients with support on complex accounting matters arising from regulatory or strategic business changes such as mergers and acquisitions, adoption of new accounting standards, accounting framework conversions, IPO or other public offering assistance and on-call accounting advice, among others. The Accounting Advisory Services Manager is responsible for overseeing all phases of a project and engagement management for multiple clients in a wide variety of industries. This team collaborates with the client by assisting in the preparation of carve-out financials; supporting the financial statement audit process; identifying organizational interdependencies; and performing sell-side due diligence. Divestiture Solutions includes the entire lifecycle of an engagement from evaluating carve-out readiness, supporting the 100-day planning and operational transition, and assisting in the separation of the business. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Consult, work with, and service client base to make recommendations on business improvement and process improvement and serve as a business advisor to client.
  • Plan, execute, direct and complete divestiture solutions for financial sponsors and corporate clients from a variety of industries, including manufacturing and distribution, business services, technology, and healthcare, amongst others.
  • Support Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulatory filings for carve-outs and facilitate the preparation of carve-out financials.
  • Manage client expectations concerning project deliverables and deadlines and lead change efforts effectively while ensuring work is performed timely, with quality, and in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Work closely with Grant Thornton, directors and partners on proposals and business development calls. Understand and manage firm risk on proposals.
  • Engage client stakeholders including external auditors, audit committees, and client management to identify, assess, and deliver sound advice.
  • Build relationships within and outside of Grant Thornton and leverage existing Grant Thornton network to identify new opportunities.
  • Collaborate within the practice, across regional teams, and across functional service personnel to identify whitespace opportunities on existing clients and provide an integrated One Grant Thornton experience to our clients.
  • Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
  • Manage, develop, train, coach and mentor associates on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews.
  • Identify regulatory and market trends that are applicable to clients and become a trusted advisor.
  • Oversee the efforts of multiple client engagements in a wide variety of industries with the ability to manage to budget.
  • Co-Support audit teams with understanding and evaluating accounting policies related to new, significant, or complex accounting-related matters. QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or related discipline. A Masters degree is a plus
  • CPA or related license/certification.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in providing financial statement audits, accounting advisory services, or a similar transaction advisory consulting practice or function servicing clients at a national level.
  • Strong technical skills and current knowledge in US GAAP, GAAS, SEC Reporting, accounting advisory services or transaction advisory services and/or mergers and acquisitions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, client service, technical writing skills and research skills.
  • Strong leadership, business development, training, and mentoring skills and ability to motivate others in face of tight deadlines or complex situations requiring on the spot thinking.
  • Aptitude for facilitating a variety of approaches to complex separation and divestiture solution issues.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and simultaneous projects in a rapidly growing practice.
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.
  • Travel percentage: 30% About 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.

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