SanJoseCARecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for San Jose jobs

Strategic Assurance & SOC Services Senior Associate

Company: Grant Thornton LLP
Location: San Jose
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Strategic Assurance & SOC Services: Organizations face a growing list of IT risks that can result in negative financial performance, reputational damage and loss of customer trust. Our professionals assist organizations in assessing needs and developing solutions to satisfy the full range of compliance and reporting mandates, including those related to System and Organization Controls (SOC) reports and other attestation reports and IT controls.Strategic Assurance and SOC Services Senior AssociatePOSITION SUMMARY:The Strategic Assurance and SOC Services Senior Associates are responsible for delivering a full range of attest services to our clients, as well as all phases of assigned projects and engagement management for multiple clients. Responsibilities include the overall planning, direction and completion of system and organization controls (SOC) 1, 2, 2+ and 3 readiness and examination engagements. This includes the development and supervision of assigned staff, and assisting in client management and related practice development activitiesESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with organizations to identify and manage business process and information technology risks within their strategy execution model.
  • Assist clients in applying key frameworks including SOC 1, SOC 2, HITRUST, HIPAA, Sheltered Harbor and NIST.
  • Execute assigned SSAE 18 client engagements from start to completion, which includes the overall planning, execution, direction, and completion of engagements and managing the engagements to budget.
  • Manage the day-to-day aspects of engagements, including managing multiple work streams simultaneously and re-prioritizing tasks when unanticipated issues arise.
  • Supervise, train, and mentor assigned staff members and assess the performance of the staff members for their engagement reviews.
  • Evaluate and test client-related business process and information technology controls and identify areas of risk for each.
  • Apply current knowledge of information technology trends and systems processes to identify security and risk management issues, as well as other opportunities for overall process improvement.
  • Work with assigned team members and client personnel to plan engagement strategy, define objectives, and address technology-related controls risks and issues.
  • Maintain professionalism and rapport with the client. Proactively interact with key client management to manage expectations, help ensure client satisfaction, meet client deadlines, and resolve any problems.
  • Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.
  • Other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, MIS or related field required. A Masters degree is a plus.
    • Minimum of 2 years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function servicing cross-industry clients at a national level.
    • In process or interest in pursuing a CPA, CISA, CISSP, CIA or CISM license/certification
    • Ability to supervise staff and lead projects.
    • MS Project is a plus.
    • Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships.
    • Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.
    • Strong leadership, recruiting, training, and mentoring skills, coupled with excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
    • Excellent analytical, organizational and project management skills.
    • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
    • Ability to work additional hours and/or travel as needed.About UsAt 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 TeamThe 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 www.gt.com/careers 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 www.gt.com/careers 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 www.gt.com/careers. Additional Details: Grant Thornton requires personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or self-test negative for COVID-19 within a specified timeframe in order to visit/enter firm offices, to visit/enter client or prospective client sites or facilities, or to attend in-person firm or client-sponsored events, subject to any medical, religious or other accommodations under the law. Grant Thornton collects, uses and maintains vaccination-related data in accordance with its Privacy Policy, Personnel Privacy Notice, and applicable laws and regulations. It is the policy of Grant Thornton to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions (including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, working conditions, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, evaluations, and termination) are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital or civil union status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic predisposition or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws, it is the policy of Grant Thornton LLP to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. To make an accommodation request, please contact ColleagueSupportSpecialists@us.gt.com. For Los Angeles Applicants only: We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Keywords: Grant Thornton LLP, San Jose , Strategic Assurance & SOC Services Senior Associate, Accounting, Auditing , San Jose, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

San Jose RSS job feeds