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Audit Manager/Senior Manager

Staff Financial Group
Atlanta, GA, 30328
May 23, 2020


Our client has an immediate need for an Audit Manager/Senior Manager in their Atlanta office.

The Manager/Senior Manager - Audit will report to and receive instruction from the Sr. Managers and/or Principals of the firm. Managers/Senior Managers will directly manage staff and be held accountable for engagements led. The primary responsibilities of the Manager/Senior Manager are focused in the following 7 areas:

Audit, Accounting & Tax

Task Management

Engagement Management

Business Development


Staff Supervision, Training and Development

Personal and Professional Development

Required Skills

Audit, Accounting & Tax

Review and/or prepare financial statements, footnotes, work papers, tax returns, management letters, agreed-upon procedures, and other attestation engagements.

Demonstrate professional creativity in dealing with client matters and make constructive suggestions to improve client operations.

Effectively analyze client transactions and unusual situations with a medium level of complexity in incorporating the tax and accounting effect of the transaction or situation.

Recognize and resolve potential and/or existing problems with appropriate research and consulting if necessary.

Task Management

Accept responsibility for, and complete tasks assigned by management in a timely fashion.

Make effective use of firm resources to complete a project.

Manage multiple client projects at any given time.

Alert management in a timely fashion of any issues, constraints, challenges, and/or scheduling conflicts that may arise in completing the assigned task(s).

Engagement Management

Serve as the Engagement Manager on specific client accounts, taking responsibility for pre-engagement planning, execution, final deliverable development, and billing and collections.

Develop a detailed engagement work plan, illustrating budgets and schedules. Monitor project status against the work plan and communicate schedule adjustments to management.

Manage audit & accounting process (to include resource allocation and budgeting, billing, and collection), schedule staff, deliver work product(s) on time and within scope, and communicate engagement status to management.

Develop a professional relationship with the client. Gain the respect and confidence of the client by consistently demonstrating supreme customer service, quality work products, and professional integrity.

Serve as the prime point-of-contact to the client. Ensure that the client is fully informed of engagement progress and logistics.

Gain the respect and confidence of the team through effective client management, timely and accurate communication, and clear and concise team direction.

Prepare timely and accurate bills for professional services rendered.

Prepare, organize and maintain engagement work papers and files.

Communicate periodically with client following the completion of the engagement to ensure customer satisfaction.

Business Development

Develop a thorough understanding of all tax, audit and consulting services provided by the firm. Link this understanding to potential client needs.

Identify opportunities to expand the scope of current engagements through identification of client needs.

Actively participate in proposal development, at the direction of management, and take a lead role responding to requests for proposal.

Network internally. Communicate to the audit and consulting teams the types of tax services you provide to your clients to facilitate cross selling.

Identify and pursue outside business contacts through social, charitable, and business organizations. Become an active participant in these networking channels.


Establish and maintain a social presence in the community. Actively participate in industry, alumni, and community networking events.

Network with individuals from other organizations in order to share ideas, collect information, and identify potential talent for the Firm.

Maintain an active contact list to include previous employment contacts, college alumni, associations, etc.

Participate in both the experienced and college hiring recruiting process.

Take responsibility for identifying, attracting, and developing current and future talent of the Firm.

Staff Supervision, Training and Development

Take responsibility for subordinates activities and chargeability. Effectively delegate work to staff.

Develop team processes and systems to improve the productivity and growth of the business.

Provide regular performance feedback as well as deliver timely performance evaluations.

Develop subordinates technical and industry skills and encourage growth.

Gain the respect and confidence of the team through effective client management, timely and accurate communication, and clear and concise team direction. Lead by example.

Personal and Professional Development

Earn confidence, trust and respect from clients and colleagues.

Develop industry knowledge and expertise and share that knowledge with the team. Develop an area of specialty and become a technical resource in that area.

Demonstrate initiative, vision, resourcefulness, creativity and independent thinking. Lead by example.

Demonstrate sound business judgment.

Develop an ability to motivate and train both self and staff.

Establish and maintain a social presence in the community. Actively participate in industry, alumni, and community networking events.

Pursue professional development through public speaking, seminar delivery, and through the writing of articles.

Actively participate in internal development programs, including staff training courses.

Required Experience

Education: BS/BA accounting; CPA required

Minimum 6 years audit & accounting experience in a public accounting arena, preferred industry experience in either market rate real estate, commercial real estate, financial services, affordable housing, nonprofits, benefit plans, construction, healthcare, or manufacturing and distribution

Demonstrated writing skills a must; proposal development experience desired

Strong research skills

Proven technical skills with MS Office applications such as Excel, Word, and Outlook; audit software, Go Systems, and Caseware experience a plus

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