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5/23/2019
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Administrative Intern
Grant Thornton LLP | Chicago, Illinois
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Who is Grant Thornton?

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 a few.

What is Internal Client Services (ICS) at Grant Thornton?

Grant Thornton's Internal Client Services line is the backbone to Grant Thornton's business operations. The people of our ICS workforce play a leading role in our strategic and operational excellence, acting as the agents of change within Grant Thornton itself. ICS equips Grant Thornton client-facing employees with the support and resources they need to provide clients with responsive and innovative approaches to managing their business. Grant Thornton's ICS employees are situated in all of our offices across the country and they work in a wide range of internal support areas including: human resources, marketing, sales, accounting, finance, legal, information technology, facilities and services, purchasing, and strategic learning. Grant Thornton's ICS group assists our firm in providing thought leadership, knowledge management, and stewardship while placing a positive impact on Grant Thornton's ability to deliver exceptional client service and grow as a business.

Why become an ICS Intern at Grant Thornton?

During your internship at Grant Thornton, you will be working within a designated ICS group in one of the following departments depending on your career interest and skill set: human resources, marketing, sales, accounting, finance, legal, information technology, facilities and services, purchasing or strategic learning. You will have the opportunity to work alongside Partners, Senior Executives, and peers while contributing to ongoing department projects. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to learn new skills, be involved in office community activities, and build lasting relationships with members of the Grant Thornton team. Your internship will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

* Working on a variety of department specific internal projects
* Networking with your peers
* Meeting with your mentor for regular feedback and professional development discussions
* Participating in team-building exercises
* Giving back to the community through outreach activities
* Sharpening your leadership skills

Additional Job Responsibilities Include:

* Identifying and carrying out other projects as assigned
* Collaboratively working with client team members while building rapport and strong client relationships
* Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting
* Major and overall minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
* The willingness and ability to work additional hours, as needed, and travel to various client sites

Skill Requirements:

* Excellent analytical, communication (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills
* Strong technical aptitude and skillset
* Demonstrated project management skillset including project planning and time management
* Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a complex team environment

Benefits:

Grant Thornton LLP offers an outstanding opportunity for career growth and development, an attractive compensation and incentive program, generous benefits including immediate participation in our 401(k) plan, and a flexible work environment that offers individual enrichment opportunities in a team environment.

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.

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