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Audit Managers to Directors - Inspection Specialists -CS

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Posted:
July 23, 2017
Description:

Audit Managers to Directors - Inspection Specialists -CS

Audit Investigations – Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas+

–Salary Commensurate with Experience

Our Client has offices in the following cities: Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL: Dallas (Irving), TX; Denver, CO; Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Orange County (Irvine), CA; Philadelphia, PA; San Mateo, CA; Southern Florida (Fort Lauderdale), FL; Tampa, FL; and Washington DC.

The Sizzle

Mission-based organization.

Work/life balance (40-50 hours/week).

Work from home options (2 days a week when not traveling).

6 weeks’ vacation (1st year is 7 weeks).

401k w/ immediate vesting.

Peer group of very talented professionals.

No ‘up or out’ nor business development responsibilities (vs Big 4).

Self-funded (not subject to Congressional funding games).

Salaries $80-170; bonus possible.

Low Travel.

10 Holidays per year.

Note from the Hiring Manager

Candidates must have 40% SEC client work and CPA is required. We do not provide visa transfers. We will consider a year or two removed from BIG 4.

Position Summary

Client is a nonprofit corporation established by Congress to oversee the audits of public companies in order to protect the interests of investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, accurate, and independent audit reports. Our Client also oversees the audits of broker-dealers, including compliance reports filed pursuant to federal securities laws, to promote investor protection. As an Inspections Specialist you will have the opportunity to use your skills and experience in auditing to participate in a rigorous program of inspections of registered public accounting firms.

Duties & Responsibilities

Inspecting portions of audit work papers to assess the degree of compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the rules of the Board, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and professional standards in connection with the performance of audits, issuance of reports, and related matters involving issuers.

Assessing the firms’ quality control structures and the related impact these structures have on audit quality.

Gathering and organizing information to support identified inspection issues.

Researching and consulting with others on technical issues.

Communicating findings to firm personnel in meetings and in comment forms; and preparing comment forms and assisting with preparing inspection reports.

Enhance your technical skills through inspection activities and the ability to collaborate with highly skilled Inspection teams.

Participate in inspection projects aimed at enhancing the effectiveness of the Inspection program.

Participate in the development and/or facilitation of training courses; and

Participate in Our Client’s recruiting process.

Required Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

1. Big 4 experience highly preferred.

2. Candidates must have 40% SEC client work

3. Current CPA (Certified Public Accountant) license required;

4. Six to fifteen years of progressively responsible experience having attained the Senior Manager or Manager level in the audit of companies traded on the U.S. markets;

5. Bachelor's degree in Accounting; MBA/Master's degree is a plus;

6. Strong knowledge of Client standards, generally accepted accounting principles and/or international financial reporting standards;

7. Strong communication skills, both written and oral;

8. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team;

9. Ability to travel 25-35% of time (including some non-U.S. travel);

10. Fluency in a foreign language is a plus.

11. Present Salary?

12. Salary Expectation?

13. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.