Audit Senior, Chicago, IL



We are seeking a dedicated audit senior to join our team. We expect our seniors to exhibit excellent technical skills and the ability to work independently as well as within a team.


Skills Required:   


  • 4+ years’ experience in public accounting firm
  • Accounting Degree Required
  • Experience in MD&A, footnote disclosures, and RSI and SI
  • The capability to supervise one or more staff members
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in the following technical skills:
    • U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
    • Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards
    • Generally Accepted Auditing Standards
    • Uniform Guidance
    • State rules and regulations
  • Top-notch professionalism with staff and clients
  • Strong background and experience with audit methodologies and techniques, including risk assessment, determining procedures to arrive at a desired level of assurance, and evaluating evidence
  • Proficiency in preparing and reviewing financial statements
  • Ability to resolve complex accounting issues




  • Leading audits/examinations of state and local government agencies, non-profit organizations, and universities, and ensuring adherence to general accounting grant compliance requirements and organizations’ policies and procedures.
  • Acting as a consultant, preparing financial statements (including MD&A, footnote disclosures, RSI and SI) in accordance with accepted accounting principles in the United States, and preparing/reviewing audit schedules for regional offices of education.
  • Maintaining and building client relationships.
  • Discussing complex accounting standards with the engagement team and client management.
  • Identifying audit issues and root causes, and recommending improved internal controls and business processes.
  • Ensuring the quality of audit reports and other deliverables, including planning documents, tax returns and other statutory requirements, audit deliverables, reports to management, and engagement correspondences.
  • Leading teams independently while supervising the auditing procedures of the staff assigned to engagement and reviewing working papers and files for accuracy.
  • Identifying developmental needs of staff assigned to engagement and developing suggestions to address those needs. Acting as mentor to team members on engagement and providing on-the-job training.
  • Developing budgets, assigning responsibility and delegating authority for assigned engagements.
  • Leading status meetings.

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