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Audit Manager
Ref No.: 16-03557
Location: Houston, Texas
CPA Audit Manager – Houston, TX
VALiNTRY’s CPA Division works exclusively in Public Accounting as a premier, nationwide provider of staffing services for Big 4, Large, Mid-size, and Small firms. As a result, recent public accounting experience is required.
 
About this Opportunity:
Join our team of consulting, accounting, tax, and technology professionals and take a firm step forward in your career. With an established mentor program and defined career paths for a range of specialties and skill sets, our firm is a place where professionals of all experience levels thrive. Our Lifelong Learning program, combined with technical training opportunities for staff, ensure that this is a place where our employees can grow — and with a rich office culture and a strong commitment to work/life balance, our firm is a place where you'll be happy to do so.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Exhibits the technical knowledge and ability to manage and oversee field work on assigned engagements in an organized and efficient manner including, but not limited to, oversight and review of engagement scheduling, engagement planning, timeline monitoring, budget monitoring, timely review of work papers, timely closing of engagement binder, timely completion of staff evaluations and other such matters and other similar items. 
  • Demonstrates appropriate leadership skills including, but not limited to, effective and timely engagement oversight, timely and accurate communications with Seniors and Staff as well as Associate Directors and Directors; timely and accurate identification of technical issues, timely and appropriate identification of any staff issues and/or concerns, timely client communications regarding open items, and other similar items. 
  • Manages deadline and internal and external expectations in a timely and organized manner. 
  • Performs research as necessary to achieve engagement objectives. 
  • Proactively assists in the appropriate billing and collection of fees from clients. 
  • Self-monitors accomplishments toward defined performance goals. 
  • Performs assigned tasks including assisting with the internal and on-the-job training of staff members with enthusiasm and professionalism. 
  • Exhibits excellent analytical ability and diligently performs assigned tasks with the highest degree of professionalism and integrity. 
  • Demonstrates respectful and professional behavior and communications to others (internal and external).
  • Responsible for ensuring that engagement procedures comply with professional requirements and to identify engagement efficiencies. 
  • Exhibits excellent listening skills with internal personnel and with clients. 
  • Monitors workloads to meet billable hour and realization. 
  • Maintains the required CPE for Firm and licensing standards. 
  • Exhibits excellent client service including the identification of actual opportunities to provide additional services to clients and/or non-clients. 
  • Coordinates with other team members to ensure appropriate client contact throughout the year including client related activities such as lunches, telephone calls, communication of accounting changes and other relevant literature. 
  • Demonstrates ownership and responsibility of engagement and tasks assigned including the proactive communication of status, issues and other concerns with the engagement director in an organized, accurate and timely manner. 
  • Complies with all professional and Firm requirements (e.g., personnel manual requirements, time entry procedures, audit quality control document requirements, etc.) including complying with confidentiality requirements (e.g. client information, proposal information, personnel information, job-related information, etc.). 
  • Participates in proposal process, client presentation, Board presentations, firm marketing initiatives and other similar functions.
  • Maintains a continued base knowledge of accounting and audit requirements/regulations.
  • Exhibits the ability to mentor and develop staff personnel including participation in the recruitment and retention of professional staff. 
  • Demonstrates proactive communication with supervisors regarding career development and career plans.
  • Maintains a positive attitude and is receptive to constructive criticism. 
  • Demonstrates ethical behavior. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to learn, through formal and/or on-the-job training, the assigned tasks and the ability to excel in such areas.
  • Exhibits appropriate written communication skills. 
  • Identifies internal opportunities and recommends methods to improve service, work processes and financial performance, e.g. expense management. 
  • Demonstrates an ability to adjust to non-routine assignments/unexpected situations. 
  • Assists in the implementation of quality improvement initiatives. 
  • Assists co-workers in the completion of tasks and assignments as requested by supervisors, demonstrating team work skills. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage job pressure and demands while maintaining quality of life.
Qualifications:
  • Must have the capability to professionally and appropriately communicate with a diverse group of individuals. 
  • Must be able to work within a diverse team and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must exhibit a high degree of professionalism including the ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality. 
  • Must have a desire to learn and be flexible. 
  • Must have effective leadership skills. 
  • Must be computer literate with the capability of performing at an intermediate or advanced level with respect to the Microsoft Office Suite of products or similar software applications.
  • Must be capable of performing at an intermediate level with respect to the firm’s billing software programs. 
  • Must be highly organized and capable of managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate critical thinking and analytical skills are essential. 
  • The position requires that the incumbent have a vehicle and be able to drive/commute to clients. 
  • Light to moderate levels of lifting, kneeling, bending, sitting and walking is required. Lifting requirements will not typically exceed 25 pounds. 
  • This position requires a minimum of 30% overnight travel. Due to the nature of the position’s requirements, the travel requirement may exceed 30% based on the client service needs. 
  • This position requires the incumbent to be able to reach a client’s location/firm office in a timely manner and to be on site at client and/or firm office to perform job responsibilities. 
  • This position requires overtime and a person being able to work at least 50 hours per week based on client needs.
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or other specialization as approved by the Directors. 
  • Active Louisiana CPA license is required. 
Required Experience:
  • 5 or more years of experience with at least 2 years of that experience in a supervisory position.
  • Experience with Governmental/Non-Profit entities and A-133 is preferred

For immediate consideration please send your Resume/CV to joe@valintry.com
 
Joe DiGennaro
1201 S. Orlando Avenue, Suite 440
Winter Park, FL 32789

T: 407-392-3128 | M: 407-917-7584
E: joe@valintry.com
W: VALiNTRY.com

As a reminder, we can only represent candidates with recent public accounting experience. Thank you for understanding.