Audit Manager

Audit Manager - Public Accounting / $$$ / Hybrid / True Work-life balance / Path to Partner

  • St. Louis, MO
  • $100,000 - $150,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Joseph Sipocz
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A bit about us:

We are a top St. Louis CPA and advisory firm offers flexibility, work-life balance, a collaborative work environment and resources for continued learning that will allow you to develop personally and professionally to help you achieve your life goals. Joining our team will help you build your skills while allowing you to focus on specific industries and service areas. We provide hands-on experience, working alongside professionals of all levels. Help us deliver unmatched client service to a variety of high-profile companies and organizations.

We are hiring in both Tax and Audit. Come work with great people and experience rewarding opportunities.

Why join us?

  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Medical, dental, vision
  • Extremely flexible work schedule
  • Firm paid events
  • 401K match
  • Life insurance
  • Top culture
  • Growth path - path to partner

Job Details

As an Audit Manager, you are the liaison between the shareholders, the client and the professional staff and are generally responsible for all phases of an engagement. You should be able to make broad decisions in the course of your work. You must have knowledge of the general economic and political trends that could affect the business climate. Managers must have a complete understanding of the firm's philosophy and be conversant with its reports, it’s letters relating to matters of policy and its opinions on financial matters. You should maintain and develop expertise in the profession and bring added value to the client relationship.
Responsibilities of an Audit Manager:
  • Prepare client invoices
  • Manage the engagement and workflow of all client deliverables for multiple clients and engagements, including audited, reviewed and compiled financial statements
  • Prepare internal control and management letters, to minimize risk and surprises, optimize engagement economics, satisfy service objectives and meet internal and external deadlines
  • Lead the engagement planning process in terms of determining appropriate staff, timing, risk assessment, reliance on internal controls, audit or other engagement approach
  • Review engagement workpapers and related deliverables to ensure that firm and professional standards are met
  • Thoroughly research and conclude on technical matters, emerging GAAP, SAS requirements, etc.
  • Maintain steady contact with clients throughout the business year, which involves a thorough knowledge of the client and all facets of the client's business rather than mere routine attendance to immediate problems
  • Prepare engagement letters and any subsequent modifications for approval by a shareholder
  • Answer questions the client may have to gain a complete understanding of the nature and terms of an engagement, including an estimate of fees
  • Responsible for making sure the engagement letter is signed by the client and returned before the start of the engagement
  • Evaluate internal controls and work programs prepared by the staff and if necessary, revise the work program, then discuss the work program and time budget with the shareholders to obtain approval
  • Follow the progress of the work during an engagement in relation to budgeted time and scheduled dates of completion, spending as much time as possible with the client's management group, periodically reviewing the working papers as the job progresses and determine whether all phases of the engagement are being carried out properly and in the best sequence
  • Follow reports through processing, answer any questions that may arise, submit reports to the shareholder in charge for final approval and signature and supervise the distribution according to the client's instructions
  • Deal directly with the client's attorney or brokers, taxing authority agents, and other third parties
  • Develop new business for the firm and maintain its professional image in the community
  • Anticipate and resolve problems, with the shareholder's approval, as they arise and review the report drafted by staff as the engagement nears completion

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Master’s Degree in Accounting
  • 5+ years of experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression in complexity of auditing and accounting tasks
  • CPA license required
  • Must be a member in good standing with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Proficiency in use of computer accounting and tax software programs
  • Assurance leadership, guidance or supervisory experience is required
  • Well-rounded knowledge of accounting principles
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Location
St. Louis, MO
Job Type
Permanent
Compensation
$100,000 - $150,000