PKF O'Connor Davies

Audit Manager – Business Assurance Practice

Job Locations US-MA-Boston | US-MA-Woburn
# of Openings
2
Category
Audit

Overview

The Audit Manager will perform and direct a broad range of accounting tasks and will assist the audit team in the development of audit strategy, planning, review and interpretation of audit findings for clients within various commercial industries such as architecture and engineering, manufacturing and distribution, retail and consumer products, technology and more. The manager will work with the audit team remotely, at the client’s premises, or at a PKFOD designated office performing audit procedures to the appropriate extent. These duties may include (but are not limited to):

Essential Duties

  • Oversee the efforts of multiple Commercial audit engagements with the ability to manage budgets.
  • Apply technical skills, take the initiative to identify best practices and improvements, and consider applicability of best practices for other clients.
  • Research complex accounting topics and form a conclusion utilizing the Firm’s research tools.
  • Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations and ensure satisfaction.
  • Identify and communicate to engagement partners suggestions to improve client internal controls and accounting procedures.
  • Understand internal control deficiencies, work on training staff on internal control processes and develop comments for management letters.
  • Understand risk assessment process and apply knowledge in completing all related forms.
    Prepare financial report (statements, notes and any supplemental information) and all other client deliverables.
  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
    Apply client specific trends to analytics, formulate expectations and determine reasonableness.
  • Demonstrate the ability to provide team with directions, play a key role in execution of audit engagement from planning to wrap-up, and develop audit program steps to identify risks to ensure that the assignment quality standards are achieved.
  • Express ideas clearly and concisely both verbally and in written form and write detailed document findings.
  • Manage engagement staff to meet deliverable deadlines; identify roadblocks, and understand critical milestones to meet client service expectations.
  • Manage, develop, train and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews.
  • Actively participate in learning and development opportunities, formal learning (CPE) and training programs.
  • Attend professional development, networking events and training seminars on a regular basis.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting from an accredited college/university required.
  • 6+ years of progressive experience in public accounting required.
  • Active CPA license required.
  • Commercial audit engagement experience required.
  • A solid understanding of audit services, with knowledge of GAAP and GAAS regulations.
  • Proficiency in use of Excel, Word and PFX Engagement audit software.
  • Excellent analytical, technical, and auditing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to research complex accounting and auditing issues.
  • Must be able to work additional hours as needed to meet client deliverables.
  • Must be willing to travel locally to clients when required and have access to a car/public transportation.

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