Our client, a leading public accounting firm, is looking for future leaders to join their growing audit team.
06th January, 2020
Location(s): Chicago, IL; Nashville, TN; San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN
Job Description & Synthesis
Our client's nationwide offices are growing. They are looking for future leaders, which means Partner career path for you. Are you up for the challenge?
The Audit team provides traditional attestation services as well as accounting and consulting on applying accounting principles. Audit professionals demonstrate deep specialization through an understanding of the market and business challenges their clients face and a commitment to audit quality. Though our client has six different business units, Audit is their largest practice.
As a Senior Auditor on their fun, close-knit audit team, this is what part of your work entails:
Running the show. We are talking about client engagements from start to finish. This includes all aspects of financial statement preparation, internal staffing of engagements, project scheduling and budgeting, planning of the engagement, and related administrative functions.
Supervising, training, and mentoring staff and interns on audit process and assess the performance of staff for engagement reviews.
Maintaining an exceptional relationship with clients to increase customer happiness and working with client management and staff at all levels to perform audit services. You are a key factor in growing their firm.
We promote partnership and collaboration, so you will work with your audit team to identify and resolve client issues discovered during the audit process. They encourage you to be creative and become an expert so that you can make a difference at their firm.
Researching and analyzing financial statements and audit issues utilizing electronic databases, and employing audit software to review and compile financial information.
Actively engage with key client management to collect information, resolve audit-related problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements. That takes dedication, but we believe in you.
3 to 5 years of recent and relevant public accounting external audit experience. SEC experience is preferred.
Your skills should include organization, social, technical, and accounting and auditing so that you can work effectively with clients and staff. This will help you succeed as well as build positive relationships.
We would like you to have experience with engagement management, reviews, and staff supervision.
You will need to be able to multi-task since planning, executing, and wrapping up various engagements may have to be performed concurrently.
Your ability to perform research on technical matters prior to submitting for manager review is essential.
This position requires you to meet the education requirement for CPA certification in Illinois. If you already have a CPA license in Illinois, that is even better.
Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.