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Grant Thornton LLP

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Rank:1
Company:Grant Thornton LLP
Address:175 W. Jackson Blvd. 20th Floor Chicago, IL 60604
URL:www.grantthornton.com
Year Founded:1924
Number of Full-time Employees:30
Overview:Professional services firm providing audit, tax and consulting services.
CEO:Ed Nusbaum
Status:Privately Held
Number of Part-time Employees:8
Average Annual Salary - Exempt Employees:$63,332
Average Annual Salary - Non-exempt Employees:$36,683
Number of Job Applicants:250
Number of Hires (Last Fiscal Year):1
Voluntary Turnover:19.40%
Female Employees:26
Percentage of Female Employees:68%
401(K) or 403(B) Match:Yes
Percentage of Match:25% of first 6%
Average Hours Training Offered per Year:40
Number of Paid Company Holidays:not disclosed
Number of paid vacation and personal days:
Interesting Fact:The Honolulu office is paying all expenses to send 8 employees to participate in the Chicago Marathon. The opportunity was part of an incentive program that encouraged employees to adopt healthy lifestyles.
Best Practices #1:Grant Thornton has a two-year Sr. Manager Development Program which assists our Sr. Managers with attaining Partnership. We also have an on-going Women@GT Initiative which provides training and networking opportunities for our female employees. The Firm provides all new Managers with an annual 3 day training program to assist them in developing into their new role.
Best Practices 2:Our inclusive culture results in a friendly environment, where our people not only have a passion for what they do, but they also respect each other and have an opportunity to make a difference. Our leader-guided, principles-driven culture helps us deliver to our people and our clients unique experiences they value: The Grant Thornton Experience. The Grant Thornton Experience For Our People is defined as: - Offer meaningful and challenging work - Provide career development to support our professional growth - Recognize what we do and pay us fairly - Create an environment where we feel connected and appreciated - Foster a culture of pride by enhancing our reputation in the marketplace. Through this experience, we provide each person the opportunity to achieve his or her aspirations.
Differentiating Practice:The Honolulu office is paying all expenses to send 8 employees to participate in the Chicago Marathon. This was an incentive program to encourage our people to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
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