Kearney & Company Alexandria , VA 22313
Kearney & Company provides financial services exclusively to the Federal Government, including auditing, consulting, and technology services. Our commitment to our employees and clients as well as to dedication and trust, critical values to our Firm, have led to Kearney's recognition as one of the leading accounting firms in the country. Year over year, due to our employees' feedback, we are consistently rated a Best Place to Work. Employment at Kearney means a flexible, collaborative, and open-minded work environment. We hope it is your "first easy decision." Learn more at www.kearneyco.com/careers.
Kearney & Company has an exciting new opportunity for a Manager to join our Washington DC metro area team. This Manager will help develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel and assess clients' satisfaction, demonstrate proficiency with accounting and auditing concepts and apply them to client situations, as well as identify and effectively communicate accounting and auditing matters to Senior Managers and Principals.
Periodically review the PBC list to identify outstanding items which may need to be escalated and omitted items which would impact conclusions.
Communicate report level issues to Senior Management team.
Communicate staffing/resource needs to Senior Management team.
Assist with preparation of status reports as necessary.
Participate in weekly status calls with Engagement Partner and Senior Management team.
Approve vacation requests for junior staff.
Review and approve timesheets for junior staff weekly.
Prepare/review post-engagement evaluations and 6-month evaluations for junior staff.
Determine templates and standards for the audit engagement.
Ensure key processes across the Department are understood by Staff and Seniors and tested according to the audit sampling plan and the Kearney audit methodology.
Supervise senior and junior auditors,
Assist junior staff by providing clarification of audit objectives and procedures, and answering questions as necessary.
Contribute to the development of audit programs and procedures within responsible cycles as changes are needed due to new risks or processes.
Provide second level management review of audit workpapers as necessary. At a minimum, the Manager will review:
o The summary memorandum of procedures performed
o All relevant Notices of Finding and Recommendation, including all supporting documentation
o Audit adjustments arising from the work completed
o Other workpapers deemed appropriate using professional judgment and an understanding of the significant risks related to the area.
Ensure required adjustments and immaterial differences are summarized and included on the Schedule of Audit Differences (SAD). Review SAD in its entirety to ensure unadjusted differences do not exceed materiality thresholds established for the audit engagement.
Coordinate with other financial reporting teams to ensure Journal Vouchers (JV), financial statement line items, footnotes, Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) and Required Supplementary Information (RSI) are adequately reviewed and properly reported.
Discuss audit findings with client/auditee personnel,
Draft and review audit reports Provide periodic formal and informal status briefings to clients and Kearney partners
Prepare status reports for client and Department management
Provide technical assistance on complex accounting and/or auditing issues.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in Accounting, Business, or Finance and a minimum of 4 years of accounting and auditing experience
Ability to obtain a security clearance (U.S. Citizenship required)
Kearney & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law.
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