Grant Thornton LLP Staff Officer SME in Alexandria, Virginia

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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: * Support personnel provide a wide variety of services including responsive and meaningful customer support, responding to Career Service inquiries, interpreting guidelines, tracking and maintaining information, coordinating meetings, focus group sessions, logistical arrangements, oral and written communications for internal and external customers, and support to administrative operations. * Duties include: Providing general administrative support to HD Career Service staff (less than 40% of their time). * Vacancy management & Assignments management support. * Processing of civilian position changes and external vacancy announcements. * Processing and managing external applications and coordinating with Recruiting, hiring managers, relocation team, and applicants to support the external hiring process for civilians. * Developing SOPs, guides and other Career Service products in accordance with client style manuals. * Scheduling travel (using DTS), training, boards, meetings, calendars, events, etc. * Providing logistics support to Career Service events. * Processing cross career service and change in career service requests. * Providing meeting support to a variety of Communities of Practice, working groups, technical reviews, boards, etc. * Providing Records Management support. * Processing and executing HR related functions and tasks in Human Resources Information Systems * Use advanced functions of Microsoft Office, Sharepoint and Defense Travel System on a daily basis * Tracking and managing formal taskers workflow, completion and close-out * 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.

TS/SCI/CI Poly required 12 months demonstrated experience directly supporting senior leaders’ (General/Flag Officer, SES or corporate equivalent) day-to-day operations At least 12 months demonstrated experience working within the Intelligence Community. Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification desired. At least 12 months demonstrated experience using at least 2 of the following tools - NGA Marketplace, NCERTS, MET and PeopleSoft Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field. 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

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Title: Staff Officer SME

Location: Virginia-Alexandria

Requisition ID: 041640