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Audit Senior Associate II

Columbia, South Carolina
Job Type
15 Sep 2022
As an Audit Senior Associate, youll listen to learn about your clients operations, processes, business objectives, and risks, and apply that knowledge to enhance the financial statement audit all with the resources, environment and support to help you excel. Youll build relationships with your clients and your engagement team, and use our world-class audit technology to work collaboratively, solve smarter, and improve the clients overall financial reporting process. From day one, youll 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:
  • Listening and communicating clearly with clients about engagement expectations, as well as informing them about accounting, financial and regulatory developments that may affect their organization
  • Planning, executing and completing financial statement audits while managing the budget; performing an in-charge role as needed
  • Training and supervising audit associates and interns and providing consistent, regular feedback
  • Working with the team to design audit procedures using audit technology and innovation tools. Researching accounting & auditing matters and documenting conclusions.
  • 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:
  • Bachelors degree in accounting, economics, finance, mathematics, or related disciplines
  • Minimum of two years of progressive public accounting experience with in-charge auditing
  • Meeting education requirement for CPA certification in the state where you are applying for employment
  • Analytical, technical, and auditing skills, including proficiency in US GAAP, GAAS, and PCAOB rules and standards
  • Can manage multiple engagements and competing priorities
  • Value teamwork, are agile and know the power of building strong relationships
  • Are curious about or have exposure to automation and digitization tools as part of audits or in the professional services environment
  • Can travel as needed (Travel expectation: up to 25%)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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. Its what makes us different, and we think being different makes us better.

About the Team

The team youre about to join is ready to help you thrive. Heres how:

Whether its 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 thats a good thing. Thats 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

When it comes to inclusion, we are committed to doing more than checking boxes. Explore all the ways were taking action for diversity, equity & inclusion at

Heres 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

Additional Details:

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  • Job Reference: 712439031-2
  • Date Posted: 15 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Grant Thornton LLP
  • Location: Columbia, South Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent