Inspections Specialist

Washington, DC
Nov 09, 2018
Nov 12, 2018
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Requisition Number Post Date Title Inspections Specialist Washington DC Division Division of Registration and Inspections PT FT Full Time City Washington State DC Description Our Mission The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board is a nonprofit corporation established by Congress to protect investors and the public interest by promoting informative accurate and independent audit reports and to oversee the audits of public companies and broker dealers Job Description The PCAOB has full time regular positions for Inspections Specialists in the Division of Registration and Inspections in our Washington DC headquarters The Division of Registration and Inspections inspects registered public accounting firms in connection with the firma s performance of audits issuance of audit reports and related matters involving US companies other issuers brokers and dealers Audit professionals who join the PCAOB will directly contribute to the PCAOB s mission of protecting investors Responsibilities 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 including Inspecting portions of audit workpapers 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 Meeting and interviewing firm personnel to understand the firms quality control structures understand the audit approach to audit engagements and further develop and or identify quality control and or audit deficiencies 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 drafting inspection reports As an Inspections Specialist you will also be able to Enhance your technical skills through inspection activities and collaboration 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 the PCAOB s recruiting process Requirements Qualifications Current CPA Certified Public Accountant license required Six to fifteen years of progressively responsible experience having attained the Senior Manager or Manager level in the audit of companies traded on the US markets Bachelor s degree in Accounting MBA Master s degree is a plus Strong knowledge of PCAOB standards generally accepted accounting principles and or international financial reporting standards Strong communication skills both written and oral Ability to work independently and as a member of a team Ability to travel of time including some non US travel and Fluency in a foreign language is a plus Our Values The PCAOB encourages a spirit of cooperation and teamwork and fosters an environment of professional growth where employees can exercise their leadership ability creativity technical competence and public interest focus in helping the PCAOB fulfill its mission Equal Employment Opportunity All PCAOB employees are entitled to equal opportunity and a professional work environment free of discrimination and harassment A workplace free of discrimination is fundamental to professional success and to the PCAOB s mission The PCAOB will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law LI DD R ButtonClassNavigation ButtonClassDataModification ButtonClassTools ButtonClassFormReset width px ButtonClassNavigation hover ButtonClassDataModification hover ButtonClassTools hover ButtonClassFormReset hover width px ButtonClassNavigation active ButtonClassDataModification active ButtonClassTools active ButtonClassFormReset active width px Send This Job to a Friend This site is operated by UltiPro http www ultimatesoftware com Use of this site is governed by Ultimate Software Groupa s policies and practices including its Privacy Policy which can be found at http www ultimatesoftware com Privacy Policy

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