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Grant Thornton LLP Corporate Due Diligence Investigations Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Grant Thornton is seeking a Due Diligence Investigations Manager to join the team. Approved office locations can be found below.

This position is within Grant Thornton’s Investigative Research Group, a national team that conducts due diligence on prospective and existing clients as part of an internal risk management function. The Due Diligence Investigations Manager will conduct online research, supplemented by onsite court document retrieval, and prepare narrative, analytical reports outlining material adverse findings for engagement partners and senior leadership in support of making client acceptance decisions.

Applicants should attach a 200-400 word written statement as a “supporting document” that outlines the specific relevance of their experience, skills and career goals to the Duties and Qualifications listed in the Job Description.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Author narrative, analytical reports of material adverse or noteworthy findings. Identify critical issues directly related to client acceptance and internal risk management. Write concise summaries of these matters or events delineating their significance and importance to client acceptance.

  • Conduct high-quality, analytical research using open source and proprietary databases to identify negative information, hidden corporate or individual subject affiliations, and material adverse legal matters. Analyze and make judgments concerning risk relevance of adverse public record and media findings.

  • Actively communicate with engagement teams to manage expectations about research scope, report delivery timeframes, and handling adverse investigation findings.

  • Handle individual workload and expected production schedule in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.

  • Be curious and self-motivated.

  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional and ethical standards and strict confidentiality.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.

  • Minimum of seven years of work experience performing due diligence or background investigations on companies and individuals, preferably at a professional services firm.

  • Expert or advanced-level skills in online research tools such as LexisAdvance, PACER, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, Factiva, Accurint and CLEAR Enhanced Due Diligence.

  • Strong business acumen and understanding of U.S. and international fraud/risk regulatory climate, and legal and court systems.

  • Demonstrated ability in reading, analyzing, and condensing large amounts of business and complex legal information to identify and assess material findings for inclusion in final narrative reports.

  • Excellent critical thinking and deductive/inductive reasoning skills.

  • Superior professional writing skills for the senior executive management level.

  • Ability to manage individual workload to meet tight deadlines.

About Us

At 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. It’s what makes us different, and we think being different makes us better.

About the Team

The team you’re about to join is ready to help you thrive. Here’s how:

• Whether it’s 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 you and those in your household.

• We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different — and we think that’s a good thing. That’s 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 we’re taking action for diversity, equity & inclusion at www.gt.com/careers

Here’s 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.

Benefits:

We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different, and we think that’s a good thing. That’s why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. For an overview of our benefit offerings, please visit: https://www.grantthornton.com/careers/rewards-and-benefits

  • Benefits for internship positions: Grant Thornton interns are eligible to participate in the firm’s medical, dental and vision insurance programs and the firm’s employee assistance program. Interns also receive a minimum of 72 hours of paid sick leave, and are paid for firm holidays that fall within their internship period.

  • Benefits for seasonal employee positions: Grant Thornton seasonal employees are eligible to participate in the firm’s medical, dental and vision insurance programs and the firm’s employee assistance program. Seasonal employees may also be eligible to participate in the firm’s 401(k) savings plan and employee retirement plan in accordance with applicable plan terms and eligibility requirements. Seasonal employees receive a minimum of 72 hours of paid sick leave.

    Grant Thornton employees may be eligible for a discretionary, annual bonus based on individual and firm performance, subject to the terms, conditions and eligibility criteria of the applicable bonus plan or program. Interns and seasonal employees are not eligible for bonus compensation.

    Additional Details:

    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 HR@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.

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