Grant Thornton LLP

Advisory Process Risk Manager

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Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world's leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. We've never been a typical professional services firm. We put people first, and that is what sets us apart.

The marketplace is evolving. Customer and employee expectations are changing. What worked yesterday may not work as well tomorrow. Grant Thornton's Advisory professionals help companies stay ahead of the game with bold thinking, big ideas and progressive strategies.

Our Advisory teams apply their deep experience and global footprint to challenge the status quo and develop custom strategies that work for you. With a focus on pragmatism, our outside-in, customer-led approach facilitates the agility and innovation necessary to be a future-ready organization. Our services support you wherever you are in your business cycle - whether you're looking at a transaction to propel your company forward, focusing on developing and implementing the right controls to mitigate risk, or advancing your company's finance and technology infrastructure to match your aspirations.

Advisory Process Risk Manager


The Advisory Process Risk Manager is responsible for overseeing all phases of project and engagement management for multiple clients in a wide variety of industries. Responsibilities include planning, directing, and completing internal audits, business process control reviews, activities related to Sarbanes-Oxley 404 internal control projects, and developing and managing staff. The Advisory Process Risk Manager works closely with partners, senior managers and staff and plays a key role in client management, practice development, and business development.


+ Review operational, financial, and technology processes to provide management with an individual assessment of business risk, internal control, and the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the process as well as the risks associated with Sarbanes Oxley as it pertains to internal controls over financial reporting

+ Manage internal audit outsourcing and co-sourcing engagements for clients

+ Manage the risk identification process and evaluation and testing of business processes and related controls

+ Maintain a good working relationship with clients and work effectively with client management and staff at all levels to gather information and perform services

+ Work closely with clients and staff to develop client and project risk assessments, implement opportunities, and recommendations regarding business and IT process optimization, profit improvement, cost reduction, fraud prevention, internal control, and compliance.

+ Communicate (verbally and in writing) externally with clients and internally with all levels of the organization to successfully accomplish objectives portraying knowledge and confidence

+ Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management

+ Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership material

+ Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality

+ Understand and manage firm risk on audits and proposals

+ Think strategically about practice enhancements and be able to implement and manage change

+ Handle day-to-day practice and client administrative matters (billing, performance reviews, client acceptance, engagement letter preparation, etc.)

+ Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)

+ Use established network of business relationships within industry groups to generate new sales opportunities

+ Meet or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work

+ Manage, develop, train, coach and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews

+ Interview campus and/or experienced candidates

+ Other duties as assigned

Qualifications - External

+ Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, MIS or related field.

+ 6 to 10 years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function servicing cross-industry clients at a national level.

+ CPA, CISA, CISSP, CIA or CISM license/certification.

+ Experience performing financial, operational, and system audits, as well as business process control reviews.

+ Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.

+ Computer expertise including knowledge of audit-preparation software and an understanding of the impact of technology.

+ Ability to work additional hours and/or travel as needed.

+ Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel 40%-60% as required.


Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits please visit rewards and benefits ( .

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.

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.

2 days ago

Newport beach, California

Grant Thornton LLP

Full Time

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