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Job: Attest Services Intern – Summer 2020
Company: Grant Thornton
Location: ATLANTA, GA
Attest Services Intern – Summer 2020
Who is Grant
Grant Thornton is a collaborative, entrepreneurial firm on the move! As
part of a dynamic, global organization of more than 42,000 people serving
clients in more than 120 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to
be a leader.
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
revenue in excess of $1.56 billion and operates 58 offices across the United
States with more than 565 partners and 8,000+ employees.
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.
We are committed to capitalizing on our strengths and serving dynamic
organizations that share our values and drive. Our global values of
collaboration, leadership, excellence, agility, respect, and responsibility
(“CLEARR”) guide our behaviors and fuel our ambition to be the firm that makes
a difference every day.
We provide companies with the guidance that they need to help run their
businesses, establish robust internal controls, use information effectively and
improve performance. These services include compliance, consulting services,
information technology solutions, forensic accounting and investigative
services, recovery and reorganization, tax preparation, and valuation, to name
Business Risk Services – Attest Services Intern
Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create,
protect, transform value today, so our clients have the opportunity to thrive
and grow. Our advisory practice creates holistic solutions delivered by
innovative, curious professionals who bring technical depth and industry
insight to our clients.
The Business Risk Services (BRS) Attest Services Interns are responsible
for delivering a full range of services to our clients. Responsibilities
include testing and assessment of information systems and business process
control review engagements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Evaluate and test IT and business processes and controls and identify areas
Apply current knowledge of trends to identify business risk management issues
and other opportunities for improvement
Work with audit and assurance teams and the client to plan engagement strategy,
define objectives, and address business controls risks and issues
Execute assigned client engagements from start to completion of information
systems assessments and/or business process control reviews
Gain a comprehensive understanding of assigned client operations, processes and
business objectives, and then utilize that knowledge on assigned engagements.
Participate in recruiting efforts as needed
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)
Assist practice leadership in creating proposals, budgets, and work plans.
Participate in other business development activities as appropriate
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Information Technology, MIS or related
field. A Master’s degree is a plus.
Desire to pursue CPA, CISA, CISSP, CIA or CISM license/certification preferred
Major and overall GPA of 3.2/4.0
Ability to travel 60%-100% as required
Exceptional client service and communication skills
Strong technical aptitude and problem solving skills
Excellent analytical, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal
Strong technical aptitude and problem-solving skills
Effective project and time management skills for handling multiple priorities
and simultaneous projects
Enthusiasm to learn through a combination of structured, on-the-job and
Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a complex team environment
Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to work additional hours and/or travel as needed.
Grant Thornton LLP provides both local and national training programs
related to an individual’s job responsibilities. We are committed to ongoing
professional development and we encourage individuals to attend outside
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/.
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.
To apply for this job please visit jobs.grantthornton.com.