Job Description


  Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Operations Transformation service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.
Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit
At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Senior Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.
  • The Analyst's primary responsibility is to support business transformation projects for the client. 
  • This includes, but is not limited to, organizational improvement, strategic communications, change management, and business process re-engineering. 
  • Projects tend to be short to medium term in length and are task order based, not staff augmentation. 
  • The Business and Financial Operations Specialist will support projects under the direction of a manager and will develop subject matter expertise across the client domain in order to advise and consult leadership. 
  • Additionally, the analyst will be required to provide support, or oversee junior staff, in developing monthly reporting, note taking, and other ad hoc work products as needed. 
  • Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
  • Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.


  • Min. of 3 yrs in performing business analysis 
  • Excel; coding experience ideal 
  • Data visualization: Tableau, Microstrategy, PowerBI, etc 
  • Strong technical writing and communication 
  • Bachelor’s in Business Admin, Industrial Engineering, Stats, Math, or Econ 
  • Ideal - Master’s in Business Admin, Industrial Engineering, Stats, Math, or Econ 
  • Support business process improvement, business process re-engineering, or operations transformation projects
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
  • U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
  • Travel may be required.
  • Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
  • Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
  • Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.
Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at
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.

Metro DC - Arlington(957)  
1000 Wilson Blvd.  
  Arlington   22209

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