Audit Manager - Government

Accounting And Consulting Group, LLP Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 4 days ago

CRI is a CPA and advisory firm located in more than 25 markets throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. Since our formation in 1997, we have quickly grown into one of the nation's top 20 firms, which would not be possible without the breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise that our talented professionals possess.

We invite you to explore our available opportunities, and learn more about what sets CRI apart from other larger firms.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs diversified accounting and auditing assignments under the direction of supervisor and manager

  • Prepare and implement the planning process and planning documents including risk

  • assessments

  • Prepares and indexes working papers; performs various procedures established under generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to verify accuracy and validity of client's financial matters

  • Begins to develop a command of GAAP, other comprehensive bases of accounting, unique or specialized accounting principles, and financial statement presentations

  • Obtains a thorough understanding of generally accepted auditing standards and common audit procedures and techniques.

  • Effectively communicates with client to receive information necessary to complete the engagement with a minimum of disruption to client

  • Possess the ability to understand, explain and review checklists relevant to attestation level engagements

  • Perform complex research, and reach logical, well-supported technical conclusions

  • Demonstrate ability to lead and complete entire audit, including complex audit areas

  • Prepare and understand financial statements and comprehensive management letters, including developing and reviewing management letter comments. Including correct interpretation and preparation of financial statement disclosure checklist

  • Communicate the importance of and teach proper advanced work paper techniques to peers and subordinates

  • Demonstrate high-level analytical and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrate a working understanding of Primary and Secondary levels of technical standards (GAAP, AU-C, GAAS, etc.)

  • Demonstrate ability to review low risk and compliance audit areas and begin to review other substantive audit areas in accordance with Quality Control standards


  • CPA Certification Required

  • Minimum of 2 years in public accounting, demonstrating a progression in complexity of auditing and accounting tasks as well as having in charged engagements

  • Working knowledge of GASB and Yellow Book standards

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational and analytical abilities

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

  • Experience working with public sector (government) clients preferable

  • Performed audits under Uniform Guidance and/or State of Alabama Single Audit Circular

  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office suite and Pfx Engagement software preferred

  • Must be deadline driven with proven ability to set priorities

CRI industry specializations include construction, government, banking/financial institutions, healthcare, insurance, not-for-profit, manufacturing, and distribution. We offer traditional and specialized services including audit and assurance, business consulting and support, forensic accounting, IT auditing, retirement plan auditing, SEC compliance, business valuation, tax planning, and trusts and estates work. Additionally, CRI's family of portfolio companies deliver service organization control (SOC) reports, investment banking, management consulting, retirement plan administration services, payroll management, and wealth management. For more information about CRI, please visit

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Audit Manager - Government

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