Grant Thornton is seeking a Manager to join its Financial Management service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.
Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.
At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Manager will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.
Possess experience in leading and providing technical direction involving multiple projects of high complexity.
The ability to read, write, speak, and effectively communicate using the English language in oral and written communications.
The ability to work independently; work well with others in a team environment; and function effectively in difficult, emotionally charged situations.
Demonstrate communications skills with all levels of management.
Demonstrate experience in directing the completion of projects within estimated timeframes.
Possess specific, recent, and relevant supply chain management experience in DoD
Deliver presentations and lead senior level client meetings.
Working knowledge of Client's EBS design and configuration, both JDA and SAP
Understanding of EBS and DSS processes in order to provide credible assessment of Information Technology (IT) impacts.
Working knowledge of QLIK Sense and SAS Studio.
Supervise, train, and mentor staff throughout the engagement lifecycle and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews.
Assist partners and senior management on proposals and business development calls.
Gain comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements.
Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management.
Meet or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work.
Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)
Interview campus and/or experienced candidates..
Act as performance manager (coach) for up to four coachees outside of engagement responsibilities.
Secret Clearance required.
Shall possess an advanced degree (Master's degree or higher) in a field applicable to this position, i.e., logistics, engineering, business, operations research, mathematics or other related discipline.
Must have 10 or more years' experience in logistics or related field of progressively higher responsibility in the public and/or private sector.
Must possess 5 years' experience supporting DLA.
Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
Coach and mentor junior staff members.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.
Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton's Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton's Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.
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