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Quality Control Manager

Chicago, IL
October 14, 2020

Posted By Premium Recruiter



Responsibilities of the Quality Control Manager - Accounting & Audit:

Assist in development and maintenance of the Firm’s Accounting and Auditing professional practice policies and standards

Perform pre-issuance technical review of financial statements

Perform post-issuance review of attest work papers and communicate results to Quality Control department management and engagement personnel

Apply GAAP, GAAS, and GAGAS procedures consistently within complex situations and write technical consultation memoranda on GAAP, GAAS, and GAGAS issues

Develop firm templates to assist engagement teams in implementing new GAAP, GAAS, and GAGAS standards

Assist in monitoring compliance with the Firm’s quality control system

Assist with the implementation of new accounting and audit standards

Serve as a technical resource to partners, managers and staff

Proactively participate in engagement team planning and team discussion meetings when deemed appropriate by Quality Assurance department leadership

Identify areas that need or could benefit from improvement and develop practice aids, tools and methodology to affect change

Maintain technical skills by studying trends and developments in quality management, participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations

Assist in developing firm continuing professional education program materials and lead training sessions.

Mentor staff in areas requiring quality related improvement and otherwise contribute to their professional development.

Present internally and/or externally at continuing professional development seminars (live and/or webcast)

Participate in firm triennial peer and other regulatory inspections that may arise

Requirements of the Quality Control Manager - Accounting & Audit:

Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Accounting

Active CPA

10+ years of Public Accounting experience with some supervisory or mentor experience

MUST have 1+ years experience in a Quality Control function in an Accounting firm

Yellow Book, Single Audit, Not-for-Profit, and employee benefit plans experience NEEDED

Extensive knowledge/experience of the following: U.S. GAAP, GAAS, GAGAS, and Single Audit and Uniform Guidance and not-for-profit industry

Employee benefit plan industry experience (ERISA)

Ability to work in a paperless environment

Excellent interpersonal skills and strong work ethic

Proficiency in presenting to large groups

Excellent communication and computer skills, including strong knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint

Knowledge of Prosystems fx Engagement and/or Advanceflow other software may be considered

Ability to work well with client service teams as well as other personnel

Creative and thoughtful problem solving skills

Researching complex accounting and auditing issues in Checkpoint

Working with CCH Engagement and/or Advanceflow and PPC is GOOD to have

Database management and workflow software tools is a PLUS

Having worked in a paperless environment preferred

Benefits of the Quality Control Manager - Accounting & Audit: :

Medical Insurance

Dental Insurance

Retirement Plans