Audit Manager-Non-Profit

Employer
McConnell & Jones LLP
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 07, 2018
Closes
Jun 18, 2018
Hours
Full Time
Essential Functions Provide management over a portfolio of clients and deliver high quality audit and assurance service, including preparing and reviewing audit plans and work. Reviewing and preparing accurate financial statements, footnote disclosures and management letter comments. Assisting with engagement administration including developing audit programs and customized procedures, budgets and engagement letters. Works with the principal or partner to anticipate engagement and technical issues, assess alternative solutions and implement solutions to resolve them. Establishing work schedules using effective project management techniques. Researching and analyzing financial statement and audit related issues. Producing reports highlighting issues and potential solutions as well as presenting reports at client board and committee meetings. Know the client's impression of the conduct of the engagement. Keep the principal informed of all important developments in the work, analyzes the major problems that occur and recommends solutions. Resolve problems with the principal's or partner's approval and review the report drafted by the in-charge or senior accountant as the engagement nears completion. Deal directly with the client's attorney or brokers, taxing authority agents, and other third parties Supervise the preparation of management letters and tax returns in a manner similar to that discussed above. Manages project financials, including budget, WIPs, timely billing and collection and variance recognition. Participates in the development of ways to meet client needs, contributes to proposal delivery. Prepare staff performance evaluations and discuss them with staff members. Coach, train and develop auditing staff to upgrade their knowledge. Take leadership role in professional, business or community organizations. Maintain knowledge of general economic and political trends, and, of possible tax or other legislation that could affect the business climate. Other Duties This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change without notice. Competency Technical Capacity Financial Management Employees Management Communication Proficiency Problem Solving/Analysis Required Education & Experience Bachelor's degree or master's degree in accounting. Minimum of 8 to 10 years of experience in a public accounting, with at least 5 years conducting non-profit audits. CPA certification and active license. Thorough understanding of accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America, Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, internal controls and complex audit procedures and techniques. Experience conducting Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS or Yellow Book) and grant compliance audits conducted in accordance with the provisions of Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Demonstrated ability to bring in new business to a CPA firm. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and ProSystem fx Engagement.

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