Audit Experienced Associate

Grant Thornton LLP Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 1 week ago

Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 47,000 people serving clients in more than 140 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

AUDIT ASSOCIATE

POSITION SUMMARY:

Grant Thornton understands how important audited financial statements are to businesses, shareholders/owners, lenders, investors and other stakeholders. We work with some of the country's most successful private and public companies to first understand their businesses and the risks they face, and then to focus our efforts where they matter most. We work with clients to improve their overall financial reporting processes and to help them better understand their business. We also consider it our job to continually inform our clients about accounting, financial and regulatory developments that may affect their business.

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.

  • Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, 150 semester hours is required.

  • 1-2 years public accounting experience in a medium to large firm, Big 4 experience preferred.

  • CPA preferred, desire to obtain CPA required.

  • Excellent analytical, technical, and auditing skills including proficiency in US GAAP, GAAS, and PCAOB rules and standards.

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

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Travel Percentage: 25%

BENEFITS:

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 http://www.gt.com/.

Founded in Chicago in 1924, 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. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.7 billion and operates 59 offices, with more than 590 partners and 8,500 employees in the U.S. and at our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically - whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

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.


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