Grant Thornton LLP IT Assurance Senior Associate in Wichita, Kansas
As an IT Assurance Senior Associate, you’ll listen to learn about your client’s IT controls environments and the risks they face, and then apply that knowledge to focus on what matters most — all with the resources, environment and support to help you excel. You’ll build relationships with your clients and your engagement team while working collaboratively to improve the client’s overall processes, and help them better understand their IT controls and areas of risk. From day one, you’ll be empowered with access to firm leaders and mentors, training programs, resource groups, team-based communities, and growth opportunities to help you develop your career and achieve more, confidently.
Your day-to-day may include:
Planning, executing and completing engagements to evaluate and test IT controls and identify areas of risk and providing support to financial statement audits
Identifying market trends in order to be a proactive problem solver and sought-after adviser to clients and colleagues
Listening and communicating clearly with clients about engagement expectations
Training and supervising less experienced team members and providing consistent, regular feedback
Working at a client site, with your team in the office or remotely. We empower teams to listen first to expectations of clients and teammates; then you and your team can determine when and where to work. No matter when or where, you will have the support you need to thrive
Representing Grant Thornton at recruiting and professional networking events
Building your technical and professional skills through formal training
Other duties as assigned
You have the following technical skills, qualifications and abilities:
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, IT, MIS or related disciplines
A CISA certification or desire to pursue CISA certification preferred; CPA, CISSP, CIA or CISM license or certification is plus
Minimum two years of experience in public accounting or an equivalent field, delivering controls-based services with exposure to Information Technology General Controls for financial statement audits; an understanding of generally accepted practices for testing key reports and application controls; technical expertise (SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards, NetSuite, etc.) is a plus
Knowledge of at least one of the following: access control software, security architecture and administration, internet use/firewalls, network security awareness and enforcement, security policies and standards, operating systems (Windows, UNIX, AS400, Mainframe), or databases
Known as proactive and a problem solver
Can manage multiple engagements and competing priorities
Value teamwork, are agile and know the power of building strong relationships
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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.
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