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Audit Associate - Fall 2023

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC212932448
Company Name
Grant Thornton LLP
Physical Address

Chicago, IL 60684
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Audit Associate As an Audit Associate at Grant Thornton, your primary responsibility will be performing audit procedures in the areas of cash, receivables, inventory, fixed assets, payrolls, and expense analysis. You will work alongside Partners, Managers, and Senior Executives as a member of the engagement team. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

+ Audit transaction cycles, including cash, purchasing, investments, capital expenditures, and other income and expenses.

+ Gain understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements

+ Research and analyze financial statements and audit and tax related issues utilizing electronic databases, and employ audit software to review and compile financial information to resolve client issues discovered during the audit.

+ Develop and maintain a good working relationship with clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform audit services.

+ Participate in recruiting efforts as needed.

+ Attend professional development and training sessions on a regular basis.

+ Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

+ Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting

+ Overall minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0

+ Completion of necessary education hours to eligible for CPA licensure, if required in the state where the position will be located

+ The willingness and ability to work additional hours, as needed, and travel to various client sites

+ Excellent analytical, communication (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills

+ Strong technical aptitude and skillset

+ Demonstrated project management skillset including project planning and time management

+ Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a complex team environment

+ Ability to travel on short notice.

About Us

At 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. It’s what makes us different, and we think being different makes us better.

About the Team

The team you’re about to join is ready to help you thrive. Here’s how:

• Whether it’s 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 that’s a good thing. That’s 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 we’re taking action for diversity, equity & inclusion at www.gt.com/careers Here’s 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. Additional Details: Grant Thornton requires personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to visit/enter firm offices, to visit/enter client or prospective client sites or facilities, or to attend in-person firm or client-sponsored events, subject to any medical, religious or other accommodations under the law. Personnel who are not fully vaccinated and who do not have an approved accommodation will be required to work remotely and will not be permitted to work on-site or to attend in-person events and functions until further notice. Grant Thornton collects, uses and maintains vaccination-related data in accordance with its Privacy Policy, Personnel Privacy Notice, and applicable laws and regulations. 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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