Government - Manager (Assurance)

Recruiter
RSM
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2017
Closes
Nov 02, 2017
Role
Security
Industry
Accounting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
RSM is looking for a dynamic Audit Manager to join our Government Assurance team in our New Haven office. RSM US LLP has a great culture, providing work and family life balance and is able to schedule any travel two to three months out. At RSM US LLP you have the chance to have access to leaders and decision makers on a daily basis and you get the chance to see every piece of the audit from start to finish. RSM US LLP also has an outstanding training program to help you move your career where you want it to go faster. Our brand is "The Power of Being Understood" and we want you to find your passion at RSM US LLP.

Responsibilities:

* Provide timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations including coordinating the auditing of all required financial statements, related disclosures, and other client deliverables

* Assess risk along with design and communicate audit procedures to engagement teams

* Understand and utilize RSM's Audit Methodology

* Manage multiple engagement teams and prepare end-of-engagement evaluations for staff

* Understand skillsets and capabilities of Senior Associates and Supervisors and monitor and review work product that they prepare and report on performance while articulating coaching notes throughout the process

* Identify technical accounting matters early and assess impact on financial statements; coordinate with firm specialists as needed

* Supervise Audit Seniors and Supervisors on engagement teams and function as an in-charge facilitating field work by monitoring and reporting regarding productivity and adherence to work plan schedules on each assignment

* Maintain contact with clients throughout the year to understand impact of significant developments in client's business and assess impact on current year audit engagements

* Develop others within the Firm through facilitating levels based or industry training, advising on career development or participating in other Firm initiatives

* Subscribe to and actively read industry publications and share relevant information with clients as considered applicable

* Anticipate and address client concerns and escalate issues as they arise

* Understand RSM's lines of businesses, availability of services and where applicable, discuss with client management of opportunities to make valuable introductions to others in the firm

* Develop a strategy to utilize relationships external to the firm with different types of Centers of Influence to effectuate business growth

* Manage profitability of projects

* Ensure professional development through ongoing education

* Keep abreast of latest developments as they affect GAAP and the Firm's standards and policies

* Willingness to travel 25% of the year, depending on your clients

Standard Required Qualifications:

* BS/BA Degree in Accounting or equivalent degree

* CPA or CA Certification

* 5+ years of current or recent experience in a public accounting environment

* Experience leading teams and mentoring associates

* Understanding of audit services with knowledge of GAAP, GAAS and GASB regulations

* A proven record of building profitable, sustainable client relationships

* Minimum of 4 years of team lead or in-charge experience overseeing staff on multiple engagements

Standard Preferred Qualifications:

* Previous experience with single audits as well as auditing government and related organizations

* A successful record of directing and deploying staff and senior associates on multiple, simultaneous engagement

Job ID RSM569

Line of Business: Audit

SubFunction: None

Job Type: Full Time

Req #: RSM569

Location: 157 Church Street, 11th Floor, , New Haven, CT US

Region: Northeast Region

Job Category: Audit/Assurance

Employment Type: Experienced

Degree Required: Bachelor

Travel: No

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