Accounting Manager - External Audit
Company Description Our client, a large national CPA firm providing accounting resource services to their clients, has asked us to assist in their efforts to recruit an Accounting Manager with External Audit, Big 4 or Top 7 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Firm experience and who is experience in servicing larger clients $500M-$3B+ for their Washington, DC location. The ideal candidate should be ACHIEVERS difference makers with entrepreneurial spirit and plan to be future C-Suite candidates, up-and-comers.Must be a licensed CPA or working toward one. US Citizens and Green Card Preferred. No Third Party Candidates Job Description The Accounting Manager will be responsible for managing audit and accounting engagements for the company's financial services clients. Job Duties:Keeping lines of communication open with partners, staff and clientsMonitoring engagements according to work planKeeping abreast of all industry developments and ensuring professional development through ongoing educationInsure that audits are conducted under the "Company Guide"Anticipating and addressing client concerns, and escalating problems as they ariseRecognizing and informing management of opportunities to increase level and types of services to clientsOther duties as assigned Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and QualificationsBachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification, or progress towards, is preferred.Minimum of 3 years of strong accounting experience. This includes at least 2 busy seasons in external audit with a Big 4 or large Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Firm.Corporate accounting and/or finance experience at a large public corporation is a plus but not required.Excellent analytical, technical, and auditing skills including proficiency in US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Services Board (FASB) rules and standards.Strong computer desktop skills required. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (ie, macros, pivot tables, etc.) desirable.Demonstrated career progression and job stability. Professional AttributesHigh energy and enthusiasm, with a strong commitment to exceeding client expectations.Flexibility and openness to work on a variety of assignments, industries, and roles.Ability to learn quickly, make an immediate impact, and provide value-added service to clients.Strong communication & interpersonal skills, displaying the ability to connect and build relationships with clients, firm leadership, & peers.Confidence in professional aptitude and ability to effectively convey skills, knowledge, and qualifications to clients.Team player with a strong desire to be an active, long-term participant in the growth of the local office and Firm overall.Entrepreneurial spirit and belief in the opportunities that the Firm offers.Interest and passion to get involved in other professional experiences such as Business Development and Recruiting. Additional InformationJob type: Direct hireJob function: Accounting/AuditingIndustry: AccountingExperience level: Mid-seniorJob classification: ProfessionalsRelocation assistance: YesVisa requirement: US citizens, Green Card holders preferred, Transfer existing H1-B Visa OPT Visa, EAD cards, TN, E3 - No Third Party candidates!Number of positions: 1 If you feel you have the necessary qualifications to assume this position please upload or send your resume and salary requirements. Company Description: A company of professionals assisting clients with HR advise and solutions.