Partner, Forensics, Advisory Services, Investigations & Forensic Accounting
Office Location Toronto [200 King St. W.], ON
Alternate Location
Req # 9547
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Grant Thornton. One Business. One Team.  

Imagine being part of a team where human connection underlies everything we do - a place where great people come together to help our clients, colleagues and communities thrive. That’s Grant Thornton. 

Guided by our core values, we empower our people to make a difference. We encourage the growth and development of rewarding careers—one that you can reflect upon with a sense of pride.  Or, as we like to say, living our purple.  

We’re a large and growing professional services firm that still feels like a community. That’s most important to us.  With over three thousand people across Canada, we’re building a thriving organization that’s driven by purpose. 

 

Our Values

At Grant Thornton we hold a strong commitment to collaboration, leadership, excellence, agility, respect, and responsibility.

 

Position Overview

Come build something great with us. As our next Partner, you’ll have a pivotal role in shaping the future of our Forensics Advisory Services practice at Grant Thornton, where excellence and meaningful connections come together. 

 

We are excited to offer a career opportunity for an experienced Partner in our Toronto offices. In this role, you will champion leadership, growth, and development within our Forensics practice. Your responsibilities include client experience, business growth, and team leadership, coaching and empowering others to reach their professional aspirations. Together, fostering a dynamic and motivating team environment.

 

As a Partner in Forensics, Investigation and Forensic Accounting, you’ll have the flexibility to build your practice and leverage your entrepreneurial mindset. Your expertise in fact-finding enables you to will allow you provide a personalized approach to each client’s business, balancing competing stakeholders needs and establishing a foundation for effective risk management.  Your insights and expertise will help organizations navigate the complexities of risk and address a wide range of situations:

• Investigations 
• Whistle Blower Reporting Solutions 
• Corruption, Bribery
• Forensic Accounting & Data Analytics 
• Money Laundering 
• Corporate Intelligence/ Investigative Research 
• Cyber Incident Response 
• Dispute Resolution
• Expert Witness 
 
As a Partner with Grant Thornton, you have an opportunity to:
•    Have autonomy in your role and be entrusted to run a business
•    Mentor, coach and develop the next generation of leaders
•    Champion the growth, management and development of the Forensics Advisory Services practice that complements, and is supported by, the firm’s overall strategy for growth 
•    Actively participate in business development efforts, including working collaboratively with senior leadership, partners, and marketing professionals to target and build relationships with client prospects
•    Identify broader needs of clients through cross-collaboration and interaction with other Grant Thornton service lines 
•    Participate in the operation as a “one business unit” to ensure Grant Thornton brings the best talent to our clients, no matter their office address 
•    Work closely with a team of professionals who assist individuals and businesses with a wide range of business advisory services across Ontario, as well as all GT Canada Advisory Partners
•    Make a meaningful impact with clients and colleagues across Canada, collaborating across service lines, sub-service lines, sectors, and geography to provide a menu of options aimed at optimizing the entirety of a client’s business value
•    Lead and provide solutions to assist clients in identifying matters, as well as guiding and advising through growth in current business and financial conditions
 
Key Requirements:

Education:
•    Completion of a Bachelor’s or advanced level degree (Masters) and professional accounting designation (CPA)
•    Completion of a specialist designation program such as Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist among others 

Experience and Attributes:  
•    10+ years of equivalent work experience in a professional services firm, leading and conducting financial investigations, dispute resolution related to fraud, forensic accounting mandates, dispute resolution related to litigation, and/or providing Anti-Money Laundering services, etc.
•    Demonstrated experience growing a practice and business development which focuses on development of relationships and actively anticipating client and market needs
•    Strong management and leadership skills with the ability to be an active participant in the development of the Forensic Advisory team and the broader Advisory practice
•    Be engaged with clients on a variety of local and national projects
•    Develop solutions with clients and co-workers through collaborative effort and discussion
•    Commitment to quality, excellence, and continual professional growth for yourself and for those you lead
•    Excellent written, and verbal communication skills, including exceptional interpersonal skills to earn the trust and confidence of clients and colleagues at all levels and influence decision-makers
•    Desire to learn and grow, and be an integral part of a team that puts “we before me”, where agility is a mindset, and where you trust your colleagues to have your back

Are you ready to Discover Your Purple?...We're excited to connect with you. 

Let's have a confidential conversation.  Contact Franca Salvador to learn more.  

 

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Grant Thornton LLP is committed to employment equity, human rights and respectful workplace principles throughout the life cycle of employment, including at the recruitment and hiring stages. We welcome applications from members of all equity deserving groups, including persons with disabilities, women, racialized and/or Indigenous applicants. Should you require accommodation in relation to the recruitment process, please notify us by emailing careers@ca.gt.com and we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs.

 

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