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Grant Thornton

Chicago, IL

Grant Thornton Advisory (Business Services) is the consulting arm of Grant Thornton, an internationally recognized tax, audit, and consulting firm. The firm was founded in 1924 with headquarters in Chicago, and has since grown immensely, with over 4,000 working professionals across 59 commercial centers throughout the United States. Its annual revenue exceeds $1.7 billion (USD).

The firm’s advisory unit, which includes consulting, works within 18 industries in both the private and public sectors, as well as not-for-profit organizations. From issues involving managing risk, complying with new legislation, streamlining business processes, computer network security, containing costs, and identifying strategic transaction opportunities – the advisory practice adds strategic insight.

The consultancy also includes an investigations and litigations branch that advises corporations involved with criminal lawsuits with extensive research in economic foul play. Grant Thornton specializes in protecting the reputations of clients and dodging costly business interruptions and lawsuits.  

Its consulting services are broken down into three primary services: Business consulting, Business risk services, and Transaction services.

Business consulting includes revising organizations through operations transformation, strategy, financial management, digital transformation and management, and business applications.

Business risk services include identifying, managing and mitigating risk through regulatory compliance, controls, forensics, cyber, and attest services.

Transaction services drive profitability and competitive advantages through diligence, strategic solutions, corporate value consulting, and M&A tax consulting services.

Within each aspect of its advisory service, Grant Thornton relies on deep IT and digital data strategy. Its team of seasoned professionals use extensive knowledge of markets and customers project management experience to help clients leverage emerging technologies to develop innovative technology-enabled approaches, models and strategies. This drives innovation, sustainable competitive advantage, and relevant corporate decisions.

Practice Areas

  • Business consulting
  • Business risk services
  • Transaction services


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North America
  • Chicago
+1 312 856 0200
171 N. Clark Street, Suite 200 Chicago, IL 60601
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Grant Thornton Salary
Undergraduate/Master’s Consultant Salary
  • Base: $86,400
  • Total Cash: up to $86,400
  • PTO Vacation: Unlimited
  • Retirement: 4% match
  • Signing Bonus: $2,000
Incoming MBA/PHD Consultant Salary
  • Base: $155,000
  • Performance Bonus: up to $12,400
  • Total Cash: up to $167,400
  • Signing Bonus: $10,000