Audit Manager - Financial Institutions

Mcgladrey LLP Stamford , CT 06901

Posted 4 months ago

RSM is looking for an enterprising Manager to join our Financial Institutions team in our Stamford office. Financial Institutions is a rapidly growing practice in our firm Nationwide, focused specifically on community banks and specialty finance, in which we are the middle market leaders throughout the country.

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

  • Supervise substantive testing and analytical review procedures as well as documentation of internal control systems

  • 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

  • Review control deficiency and compliance letters, with an eye on quality, thoroughness and accuracy

  • 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

  • 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

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 and GAAS 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience auditing financial institutions and related organizations

  • Previous experience performing audits of internal control over financial reporting

  • A successful record of directing and deploying Staff and Senior Associates on multiple, simultaneous engagements

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.

RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Job ID req1525

Line of Business: Audit

SubFunction: None

Job Type: Full Time

Req #: req1525

Location: 850 Canal St 4th Flr, , Stamford, CT US

Region: Northeast Region

Job Category: Audit/Assurance

Employment Type: Experienced

Degree Required: Bachelor

Travel: Yes


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