Audit Manager, Chicago, IL

We are seeking a dedicated Audit Manager to join our team. We expect our managers to exhibit excellent technical skills and the ability to work independently as well as within a team.

Skills Required:
• BA/BS degree in accounting, finance, or related field
• 6+ years ‘experience in public accounting firm. CPA is a must.
• Experience in Management Discussion & Analysis (MD&A), footnote disclosures, Required Supplementary Information (RSI), and Supplementary Information (SI).
• Proficient in preparing and reviewing financial statements and experience in governmental and single audits preferred.
• The capability to manage a team of staff members, as necessary.
• The ability to manage multiple engagement and competing priorities in fast paced results driven team environment.
• In-depth knowledge and experience of the following technical skills:
– US generally accepted accounting principles
– Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards
– Generally Accepted Auditing Standards
– Uniform Guidance
– State rules and regulations
• Top-notch professionalism both with staff and with clients
• Strong background and experience with audit methodologies and techniques including planning and risk assessment, determining procedures to arrive at a desired level
of assurance, and evaluating evidence.
• Able to resolve complex accounting issues and apply advanced critical-thinking and analytical skills.
• Strong written and verbal skills and has the ability to engage in a productive dialogue with staff, partners, and clients.

• Manage key components of multiple audit engagements including strategy, planning, risk assessment, and reporting audits of State, Local Government, and not-for-
profit organizations.
• Acts as a consultant, prepares financial statements (including MD&A, footnote disclosures, RSI and SI) in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in
the United States, and prepare/review audit schedules.
• Performs detailed review of higher-risk areas to ensure technical accuracy and completeness of audit work, that sufficient and appropriate evidence is obtained, and
conclusions are appropriate.
• Maintains client relationships and serves as main client contact on all engagements.
• Discusses complex accounting standards with the engagement team and client management.
• Identifies audit issues and root causes and recommends improvements on internal controls and business processes.
• Ensures the quality of audit reports and other deliverables including planning documents, tax returns management report, and engagement correspondences.
• Leads teams independently while supervising the auditing procedures of staff assigned to engagement and reviews workpapers and files for accuracy and completeness.
• Identifies developmental needs of staff assigned to engagement and develops suggestions to address those needs; and acts as mentor to team members on engagement and
provides on the job training.
• Develop budgets, schedules work, assigns responsibility, and delegates authority for assigned engagements.
• Conducts meetings internally and externally with clients to discuss status of the engagement.
• Contribute to people initiatives including recruiting, retaining, and training audit professionals.
• Understand our service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve our client.
• Ensure professional development through ongoing education.

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