Armanino, LLP Audit Manager in San Ramon, California
The Manager is responsible for the management of the processes for all assurance related deliverables, including audited financial statements, various letters and reports to management and third-parties, for multiple clients and engagements. The Manager’s responsibilities extend beyond project management to more engagement in practice management activities, engaging in activities to enhance department or niche economics, developing individual expertise, enhancing overall client service and developing department or niche professional staff. Managers communicate with clients beyond the course of engagements and are expected to be more of an advisor and bring added-value to the relationship.
Manage the engagement and work flow of all client deliverables for multiple clients and engagements, including audited, reviewed and compiled financial statements, and internal control and management letters, to minimize risk and surprises, optimize engagement economics, satisfy service objectives, and meet internal and external deadlines
Identify and resolve accounting and audit technical issues impacting the engagement
Leads the engagement planning process in terms of timing, risk assessment, reliance on internal controls, audit or other engagement approach
Determine and approve staffing and other resource needs, and related engagement work schedules
Review engagement work papers and related deliverables to ensure that firm and professional standards are met
Delegate assignments to supervisors considering their skills, development needs, schedule and engagement economics
Participate in the peer review process
Continually build on technical expertise in accounting, financial reporting and audit methods by attending continuing professional education courses or utilizing other training resources
Conduct or review research of complex or new accounting and financial reporting issues and prepare memorandums to support solutions
Coordinate and monitor the services provided by other departments and niches
Keep the partner informed about client updates, engagement and budget to actual status, and technical issues
In the process of developing at least one area of industry expertise
Assists in developing fee quotes and budgets
Preparation of client billings and collection of outstanding accounts
Utilizes assurance department methodologies, processes and tools to enhance assurance engagement efficiencies and overall client profitability
Developing into a trusted advisor by being the primary point of contact for client throughout the year to discuss updates in their business, needs and potential solutions, accounting related issues and potential solutions, in addition to engagement management matters
Knowledgeable about the services and capabilities of partners and other service lines, and seek to identify other services that will benefit the client
Oversee the preparation of presentations for audit exit and audit committee meetings
Involvement in the early stages of practice development activities including developing a professional network or referral sources, assisting in proposals, or writing articles for publication and assisting partners in their practice development activities
Participate in activities to develop and improve firm and department business processes
Serve as an instructor in firm and department training programs and meetings
Develop less experienced professionals by providing formal performance feedback, career counseling and mentoring to those below manager
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field Master’s Degree is preferred
CPA license required
Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a public accounting firm
Assurance leadership, guidance or supervisory experience is required
Advanced understanding of accounting (GAAP) and assurance (GAAS) procedures and standards
Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
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Job ID: 2021-4306
External Company URL: http://www.armaninollp.com
Street: 12657 Alcosta Blvd.