Supervisor - Audit

Tate & Tryon Washington , DC 20319

Posted 3 weeks ago

Audit Supervisor

Department: Audit


The Audit Supervisor works closely with Partners, Managers, Seniors, Staff, and clients to facilitate completion of all components of T&T's more complex engagements. The Audit Supervisor may also be responsible for participating in audit presentations to client governing boards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Mentor, supervise, and train Staff and Senior Auditors.

  • Assume responsibility for performing and completing audit engagements for review by engagement Manager or Partner.

  • Attempt to make Manager or Partner review smooth and efficient.

  • Review planning letters or workpapers prepared by Staff Auditors and ensure planning is complete before starting a new engagement.

  • Draft an audit work plan describing assignment of tasks to Staff and Senior Auditors for review by engagement Manger or Partner.

  • Prepare high-risk or complex audit workpapers and review workpapers prepared by Staff and Senior Auditors.

  • Prepare a list of questions and issues to address with Manager during audit fieldwork site visits.

  • Perform wrap up tasks after audit fieldwork to include finalizing workpapers and preparing financial statements and related audit letters for presentation to engagement Manager or Partner for review.

  • Review client's Form 990, 990-T and state return (or other returns as described in the governing client engagement letter) as prepared by Staff Auditor.

  • Assist with other client services as outlined in the T&T engagement letter and proposal submitted to the client.

  • As needed, participate with Manager or Partner in presenting audit results to the client's governing body.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and active pursuit of CPA.

  • A solid understanding of audit and assurance services along with at least four years of experience in public accounting.

  • A service mentality and a thorough understanding of accounting debits and credits and audit risk areas.

  • Ability to work independently on assignments and address issues or questions with engagement Manager or Partner.

  • Strong time management, organizational abilities, attention to detail, communication, and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

CPA is preferred but not required. Work experience which includes employment in a public accounting firm performing audits of non-profit organizations would be an added plus. A desire to advance in a career in public accounting is also preferred.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge and demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This description is intended to provide an overview of the responsibilities and duties of the position. It is not all-inclusive. The incumbent in this position will be expected to perform other duties as required. The responsibilities may change over time. This description is provided for informational purposes only and does not form the basis of a contract. Tate & Tryon is an at-will employer.

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