Alexandria, VA, USA
Grant Thornton is seeking a Manager to join its IT Advisory 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. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: IT Audit Managers are responsible for the overall planning and implementation of IT testing. They address and resolve various technical issues as they arise, and consult with the other team members to validate that application controls testing and Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAAT) testing is efficient and effective. IT Audit Managers apply their background in auditing and computer systems to verify that any identified IT weaknesses noted are fully addressed and discussed with the government. 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). Act as performance manager (coach) for up to four coachees outside of engagement responsibilities. Interview campus and/or experienced candidates. Secret Clearance Required. CISA certification required IT Audit Skills Bachelor's Degree required 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. 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 Thorntons 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 Thorntons Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector. It is Grant Thorntons 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.
New York, NY, USA
POSITION SUMMARY As part of the Risk Advisory Practice, the Risk Technology services team supports all of the advisory functions that enable risk management solutions. Risk Technology solutions support Enterprise, Operational and Cyber risk solution capabilities with the development of technology frameworks, methodologies, intellectual property and technology platform implementation capabilities that drive efficiency and effectiveness resulting in better visibility into risks. Grant Thornton's Cyber Risk Technology capabilities include assisting clients with the evaluation, planning, designing, building, operation, integration and maintenance of various technology platforms. Capabilities will also include developing integrated solutions to drive better analytics, reporting and monitoring of risks. The Risk Technology Solutions Senior Associate will be an important thought leader and integral member of the advisory management team. The qualified applicant will be able to effectively apply risk enablement approaches and configure automated tools for clients across multiple industries and maturity levels. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Participating in the solution development process and ensuring that customer requests and needs are represented within the product Designing and deployment of enterprise software solutions, including on-site implementations and cloud based capabilities Assisting with performing technical and competitive analysis of ServiceNow GRC, SecOps, Third Party and IT Asset Management solutions, including performance, debugging and other operational metrics. Familiarity with risk standards and models is preferred. Familiarity with Governance, Risk and Compliance platforms is preferred, especially ServiceNow Familiarity with ServiceNow Performance Analytics is a plus Familiarity with IT Asset Management solutions is a plus Familiarity with risk reporting and dashboard solutions, including Business Intelligence platforms, is a plus Ability to communicate difficult subject matter in a clear and concise fashion is important. Ability to work with different delivery teams to support technology capabilities as part of larger projects is required. Ability to consider non-traditional approaches to solve traditional security challenges is important. Experience in offshore team- and capability-development is preferred. Communicate (verbally and in writing) externally with clients and internally with all levels of the organization to successfully accomplish objectives portraying knowledge and confidence. Motivate others to perform at maximum efficiency without sacrificing quality of the services delivered. 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 Grant Thornton managers and partners to promptly identify and resolve client problems or issues. Other duties as assigned Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field preferred; Equivalent combination of education and demonstrated experience will be considered. 5 years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function, servicing cross-industry clients at a national level. Must have minimally 1 + years of related work experience with GRC platforms Must have, or be willing and able to obtain, one or more of the following certifications: CISSP Demonstrated working knowledge of various standards and guidelines that are applicable to security practices such as ISO, NIST, COBIT and others. Expert-level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Microsoft Word and Microsoft Power Point. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to think strategically Ability to understand regulatory impacts to client strategies Ability to travel on short notice and work additional hours as necessary. Requisition ID: 042694Salary Range: NAMinimum Qualification5 - 7 years Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task