We are currently seeking an energetic and responsible Audit Manager in the Assurance group to join our dynamic and growing firm. If you want industry variety, have high ethical standards, great communication skills and the drive to make an impact in the lives of those around you, then let us be your pathway to success!

 

As an Audit Manager in the HL&B Assurance group, you will be part of an audit team with the opportunity to lead engagements in areas of corporate financial statement audits and employee benefit plan audits. Additionally, there will be opportunities for various special project work, which include:

 

  • Financial statement audits
  • Financial statement reviews
  • Compilations of financial statements
  • GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) consulting
  • Forensic accounting and auditing
  • IPO readiness and consulting
  • Merger and acquisition consulting and due diligence
  • Assisting clients with pro forma, projections, and audit workpaper support and new accounting pronouncement implementation

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, organize, and schedule projects to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Direct and support team activities by promoting an enjoyable work environment and ensuring high performance
  • Provide timely project-specific feedback to ensure staff learning and development
  • Review complete set of financial statements and related disclosures to ensure that HL&B is compliant with applicable reporting requirements
  • Review workpapers to ensure that HL&B is compliant with quality control standards
  • Research accounting issues and provide solutions
  • Properly plan, lead, and manage engagements to ensure timely completion
  • Become an expert within assigned niches
  • Facilitate the monitoring of HL&B’s product quality and personnel performance
  • Maintain public certification and adequate Continuing Professional Education (CPE) units
  • Assist in special projects assigned by partners
  • Develop new client contacts and relationships that are beneficial to the firm
  • Recognize opportunities to provide additional services to existing clients

 

Minimum Requirements

  • CPA Certification Required
  • Minimum of six (6) years of public accounting experience, with 3 years as a senior associate
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without future sponsorship
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrates great interpersonal skills and building strong client relationships
  • Possess a good work ethic, attitude and disposition
  • Work within tight deadlines and take responsibility for getting the job done in a timely manner
  • Ability to travel < 20% annually
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems creatively
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Well-developed decision-making skills and initiative to make those decisions
  • Capability to work calmly and efficiently under pressure
  • Ability to conduct and analyze research
  • Ability to remain organized while prioritizing a heavy workload
  • Ability to comply with firm policies and procedures

 

Preferred Qualifications and Competencies

  • Applied knowledge of U.S. GAAP and GAAS
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with client controllers and chief financial officers
  • A good balance of strong audit skills and business acumen
  • Desire to train, coach, and mentor
  • Prior experience with Caseware and PPC audit programs

 

To begin your career at HL&B, please submit your resume to resumes@hlb-cpa.com