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Audit Supervisor - Financial Services

RSM US LLP New York Full-Time
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RSM is currently hiring for a Supervisor to join our Financial Services Practice in our New York and New Jersey offices.  We are one of the top five leading firms in the US servicing the Financial Services 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 industry specialist to understand client specific needs
  • Lead the team through the entire audit process, preparing all necessary financial statements and related disclosures and reportable conditions letters, with an eye on quality, thoroughness and accuracy
  • Understand and utilize RSM’s Audit Methodology
  • Supervise Audit Associates and Seniors 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 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
  • CPA or CA Certification
  • 4+ years of current or recent experience in a public accounting environment
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with financial statement audits
  • Minimum of 2 years of team lead or in-charge experience overseeing staff on multiple engagements
  • Understanding of audit services with knowledge of GAAP, GAAS and FASB regulations
  • A proven record of building profitable, sustainable client relationships
  • 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 supervising substantive testing and analytical review procedures as well as documentation of internal control systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience auditing financial services and related organizations
  • A successful record of directing and deploying staff and senior associates on multiple, simultaneous engagement

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.

 

Skills required

Tax Planning
International Taxation
Fin 48
Technical Accounting
Sec Filing
Accounting Research
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RSM US LLP is a leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market. We guide our clients through business challenges by understanding their needs and bringing together the right team to address them. With 8,000 professionals and associates in 80 cities nationwide and access to more than 37,500 people in 110 countries through our membership in RSM International, we can meet your needs wherever in the world you do business.

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