PKF O'Connor Davies

Audit Supervisor

Job Locations US-NY-Harrison
# of Openings


The Audit Supervisor will primarily be responsible for leading and performing a variety of commercial audit engagements. The supervisor will manage audit staff, supervise the engagement in the field and perform audit procedures to the appropriate extent. These duties may include (but are not limited to):


Essential Duties

  • Manage multiple engagements concurrently with various teams to efficiently meet client deadlines.
  • 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 (Engagement, Accounting Research Manager and PPC ETools, etc.).
  • Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, and lead change efforts.
  • Identify and communicate to management 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.
  • Understand revenue recognition process and skills to prepare required documentation.
  • Prepare financial report (statements, footnotes and any supplemental information) and all other client deliverables.
  • Understand process to prepare consolidated financial statements including elimination entries.
  • Apply industry trends to analytics, formulate expectations and determine reasonableness.
  • Seek to understand the client’s business as a whole, including competitors, trends and key customers and shows sensitivity to the client culture and business strategy.
  • 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.
  • Manage engagement staff to meet deliverable deadlines; identify roadblocks and understand critical milestones to meet client service expectations.
  • Provide quality on the job training and constructive feedback to staff and in-charges.


  • BA/BS degree in Accounting required; MS in Accounting preferred.
  • 5+ years progressive experience in public accounting required.
  • 150-credit coursework completion required.
  • CPA certification preferred.
  • Significant experience working on commercial clients and significant technical expertise in financial reporting.
  • Excellent analytical, technical and auditing skills including proficiency in US GAAP, GAAS, PCAOB, and IFRS rules and standards.
  • Ability to research complex accounting and auditing issues.
  • Strong leadership, training and mentoring skills, coupled with excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, project management skills, strong attention to detail, and proven innovative problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work additional hours to meet client deliverables.
  • Travel to client locations may be required.

The compensation for this position ranges from $95,000 - $140,000. Actual compensation will be dependent upon the specific role, office location as well as the individual’s qualifications, experience, skills and certifications.


PKFODA is an equal opportunity employer.  The Firm is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons in connection with hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation or other conditions of the employment relationship regardless of race, color, age, sex, marital status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, philosophy/religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, political affiliation or belief, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.





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