Senior Audit Manager - Government

The Execu|Search Group
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity A growing professional services firm located in New York City is seeking an experienced and analytical Audit profesional, with demonstrated Government knowledge, for a promising Senior Manager role on their staff. In this role, the Government Senior Audit Manager will lead engagements supported by Partners who will educate, train and promote a great working environment. Apply today! Company Description Professional Services Firm Job Description The Government Senior Audit Manager will: * Oversee the efforts of multiple client engagements in the Government industries with the ability to manage within budget time * Apply technical skills, take the initiative to identify best practices and improvements, and consider applicability of best practices for other clients * Research complex accounting topics and form a conclusion utilizing the Firm's research tools * Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, and lead change efforts * Identify and communicate to management suggestions to improve client internal controls and accounting procedures * Prepare financial report (statements, footnotes and any supplemental information) and all other client deliverables * Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality * Apply industry trends to analytics, formulate expectations and determine reasonableness * Manage engagement staff to meet deliverable deadlines; identify roadblocks, and understand critical milestones to meet client service expectations * Provide quality on the job training and constructive feedback to Interns and Staff Required Skills * Bachelor's or advanced degree in Accounting * Active CPA license * 5+ years of prior experience in public accounting specifically performing external audits on government entities, municipalities, utilities, school districts etc. * Significant experience in the industry or technical expertise in financial reporting and GAAP * Excellent analytical, technical, and auditing skills including proficiency in US GAAP, GAAS, and GASB rules and standards * Excellent interpersonal skills and strong work ethic * Ability to research complex accounting and auditing issues * Excellent communication and computer skills * Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites