Grant Thornton Bharat LLP – Senior Associate – Audit

Role description

Job description

Senior Associate – Audit

About Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 52,000 people serving clients in more than 135 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 revenues in excess of $1.87 billion and operates 58 offices across the U.S., with 623 partners and 8,500+ employees in the United States and at our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India.


GT INDUS is the global in-house centre for GT US. Situated in Bangalore, GT INDUS has over 1000 professionals in Tax, Audit, Advisory, Client Services and Enabling Functions. Empowered people, bold leadership and distinctive client service are imbibed in the culture at INDUS. A transparent, competitive and excellence driven firm that offers an opportunity to be part of something significant. Driven, young professionals at GT INDUS serve communities through inspirational and generous services to give back to the communities they work in. Visit the website for more:

Location: Bangalore, India.

About the Team

GT INDUS teams works in a collaborative environment which provides opportunity to its team members to take initiatives, seek on-the-job learning and add value to the audit engagements. The GT INDUS team collaborates with the US team to help them audit a wide range of public and private clients and positively impact the bottom line by optimizing costs. We service industries like consumer and industrial products, technology, employee benefit plans, financial services, healthcare, energy, non-profit organizations, real estate, construction, hospitality and restaurants. We also help the US National office with their various initiatives, including data analytics and research. We are committed to high standard of Quality as a key to provide distinctive client service and deliver greater value to our clients

Role Summary: As a Senior Associate, professional will be leading Engagement and responsible for performing Audit under remote service delivery model by following Grant Thornton Audit approach, methodology and tools. Roles and Responsible includes execution and supervision of work performed by staff, provide class room training / on the job training to staff, working on multiple engagement in rapidly growing fast-paced, interactive and result based team environment by collaborating with diverse team.


Demonstrate working knowledge of auditing and aptitude for technical accounting, including US GAAP
Execute components of audit under remote service delivery model in an effective and efficient manner
Gain understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements
Perform detailed review of work executed by staff (Analysts and Associates)
Implement high standards of quality for performance of team and monitor engagement progress.
Provide effective counseling, training, coaching and mentoring to team members to assist them in fully developing their potential. Also provide feedback and direction
Facilitate trainings to staff (Analyst / Associate) members
Lead multiple audit assignments simultaneously and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast- paced, interactive, results-based team environment by collaborating with diverse teams
Demonstrate maturity, poise and self-confidence in managing self and dealing with colleagues
Contribute to a positive team environment by demonstrating consistent commitment and optimism toward work challenges
Build relationship with US audit teams and able to identify and discuss complex issues and present workable solutions in a simple, meaningful and focused manner with all levels of employees
Ensure that audit documentation is in compliance with quality standards of the Firm
Attend professional development and training sessions on a regular basis
Understands and adapts to the Grant Thornton corporate culture


Expert analytical, technical and auditing skills
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office tools
Strong interpersonal skills
Moderate People management : Managing team of 2 -3 staff (Analyst /Associate) members
Project Management : Manage multiple tasks
Problem Solving Skills: Resolve problems of team members. Handle US team escalations
Advanced written and oral communications: Conduct calls with US team & local leaders

Professional Experience / Qualifications

CA/CPA with 2-3 year’s public accounting experience

Graduate/Post Graduate with minimum 3-5 year’s public accounting experience in a role of a senior in medium to large firm
Big 4 experience preferred

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