Employee Benefit Plan Audit Senior Associate
Company: Grant Thornton LLP
Posted on: June 22, 2022
Employee Benefit Plans Audit Senior Associate
Grant Thornton considers employee benefit plan audits (EBPA) to be
a priority service offering of the firm. We have the deep resources
of a large firm to provide our clients a team comprised of
industry-leading audit professionals, and subject matter experts
including actuaries and ERISA compliance experts. Grant Thornton
understands how important fiduciary responsibility is to our
clients, participants, and other stakeholders. We work with some of
the country's most successful private and public companies to first
understand their plan environment and the risks they face, and then
focus our efforts where they matter most. We work with clients to
improve their overall financial reporting processes and to help
them better understand their plan processes and areas of risk. We
also consider it our job to continually inform our clients about
accounting, financial and regulatory developments that may affect
their plan environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
+ Your focus will be on our benefit plan services clients, which
includes auditing defined contribution pension plans, defined
benefit pension plans, and health and welfare plans.
+ Oversee the efforts of multiple client engagements, including
staffing, with the ability to manage to budget.
+ Maintain active communication with clients to manage
expectations, ensure satisfaction, and lead change efforts
+ Proactively interact with key client management to gather
information, resolve audit-related matters, and make
recommendations for operational or internal control
+ Team with partners, senior managers, and managers on proposals
and business development matters.
+ Manage, develop, train, and mentor staff on projects and assess
performance for engagement and year-end reviews.
+ Attend professional development, networking events, and training
seminars on a regular basis.
+ Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict
+ Other duties as assigned
Qualifications - External
+ Bachelor's degree in accounting, MBA a plus.
+ Minimum 3-5 years of progressive audit experience in a medium to
a large public accounting firm or equivalent, and well versed in an
array of plan types (DC, DB, HW, ESOP)
+ Excellent analytical, technical, project management, and auditing
skills including proficiency in US GAAP, GAAS, and PCAOB rules and
+ Knowledge of employee benefits laws, ERISA laws, and regulations,
Internal Revenue Code and regulations, compliance, and resolution
+ Ability to work additional hours as needed with limited travel
domestically to various client sites as needed.
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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
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