Senior Assurance Manager

Location: Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Date Posted: 07-13-2016
Large National Accounting firm seeks a Sr. Audit Manager to provide regional leadership and be involved in the direct supervision, problem resolution and delegation stages of the overall audit for key clients. The Assurance Senior Manager is responsible for developing suggestions to improve client internal controls and accounting procedures as well as advising the client on various economic and regulatory risks in a specific industry field of expertise by identifying financial and non-financial performance measures, formulating and communicating the audit plan, answering complex questions involving GAAP and GAAS and composing technical consultation memos on engagements related to GAAP / GAAS issues. In this role, the Assurance Senior Manager is charged with marketing, networking and business development within an area of expertise while maintaining key client relationships and acting as the primary contact for clients regarding complex questions and information. Essential Duties: Control Environment Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of the collective effect of various factors on establishing or enhancing effectiveness, or mitigating the risks, of specific policies and procedures. - Applies an advanced understanding of objectives and components of the overall control environment and organization, and supervisory controls - Validates and assesses effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting GAAP Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of governing principles; applying these principles to client transactions; and documenting and communicating an understanding and application of these principles. SEC and PCAOB Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of SEC regulations and PCAOB guidelines, and documents and communicates the application of these principles. - Reviews SEC filings, including MD&A, financial statements and disclosures for appropriateness in form, content, completeness, and accuracy, and ensures that quarterly reviews are properly performed GAAS Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of professional standards; application of the principles contained in professional standards; and the ability to document and communicate an understanding and application of professional standards on an engagement. Methodology Applies advanced knowledge and application of company standards, policies and technology that guide effective and efficient delivery of quality services and products. - Conducts detailed review to assure audit is completed in accordance with assurance manual standards - Prepares or reviews required communications to management and audit committees, ensuring timeliness and completeness - Plans the audit process and oversees the execution of procedures with quality, efficiency, and completeness despite pressures of deadlines Education: - Bachelors or Master’s degree in Accounting or equivalent - MBA/Masters in Accountancy is a plus Experience: - 5-7 years prior work experience - Prior significant supervisory experience and business development preferred - Licensed CPA or international equivalent - Able to demonstrate strong leadership skills and be a role model to managers and staff - Advanced GAAP and GAAS knowledge - Sound working knowledge of SEC and PCAOB rules - Possess excellent people development and delegation skills, including training/instruction and engagement scheduling and budgeting - Possess executive presence - need to be able to be primary contact for the client, prepare and present presentations to clients and potential clients Relocation available for the ideal candidate,
Contact information:
Max Populi, LLC
4628 Bayard Street, #207
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2750
Tel: (412) 567-5279
Fax: (412) 567-5198
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