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Financial Services - Senior Associate (Assurance)

RSM US LLP • New Haven, CT

Posted 28 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Accounting - Finance, Consulting, Other Great Industries
Accounting, Finance

Job Description

RSM is currently hiring for a Senior Associate to join our Hedge Fund/Private Equity Practice in our Stamford office.  We are one of the top five leading firms in the US servicing the Hedge Fund/Private Equity industry.  We have been growing at a steady pace for years and will continue this growth through the end of FY2016.  Our firm is known Nationwide as experts in this industry. 





Responsibilities:





Provide timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations including coordinating the auditing of all required financial statements, related disclosures, and other client deliverables





Develop an understanding of the client's business, and become a Hedge Fund/Private Equity industry specialist to understand client specific needs





Understand and utilize RSM’s Audit Methodology





Supervise Audit Associates on engagement teams and function as an in-charge facilitating field work by monitoring and reporting regarding productivity and adherence to work plan schedules on each assignment





Anticipate and address client concerns and escalate issues as they arise





Interact with clients to help ensure the information flow from the client to the audit team is efficient





Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to Managers and Partners





Identify performance improvement opportunities





Recognize and inform management of opportunities to increase level and types of services to clients





Ensure professional development through ongoing education





Willingness to travel 25% of the year, depending on your clients





Required Qualifications:





BS/BA Degree in Accounting or equivalent degree





2 years of current or recent experience in a public accounting environment





Understanding of audit services with knowledge of GAAP, GAAS and FASB regulations





CPA Certification or demonstrated progress towards obtaining CPA certification, including required coursework





Must understand fair value accounting





Understanding of investment company accounting





Understanding of auditing investment companies under US GAAP





Must have experience working with investment funds





Experience performing substantive testing and analytical review procedures as well as documentation of internal control systems



You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.

RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Job ID: RSM618_New Haven
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