Job Title: IAASB Technical Advisor for Karin French
Country: United States
Maria Manasses is a managing director with Grant Thornton LLP, working in the Auditing Standards Group with a focus on monitoring and participating in various standard-setting activities and other professional initiatives and supporting the development and maintenance of assurance-related policies, guidance, and tools. She interfaces with others in the firm on the implementation of new standards and the implications to firm methodology, and she is consulted on various technical assurance matters. She is currently participating in the development of a revised global audit methodology.
Ms. Manasses previously served as an IAASB technical advisor and as the technical advisor to Grant Thornton’s Auditing Standards Board member in the US. She is a current member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)’s Attest Recodification Task Force.
Ms. Manasses is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Illinois and a member of the AICPA and the Illinois CPA Society. She has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago (US).