Manager, Audit Job Description

Manager, Audit Job Description

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Manager, audit provides financial guidance in accordance with current policies, regulation and directives as mandated by Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP), US Government Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), US Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR).

Manager, Audit Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective manager, audit job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included manager, audit job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Demonstrate proficient technical skills for handling all client responsibilities, including knowledge of trends, industries, alternatives
Identify and communicate relevant trends, developments and key performance drivers that will benefit the client and enhance the audit team
Demonstrate strong understanding of auditees’ business activities and related risks emerging risks to adequately assess business and audit related impacts and provide recommendations for developing new audit approaches and/or appropriate controls to mitigate these risks
Contribute to, and promote positive working relationships by effectively communicating and regularly sharing information, issues/points of interest, learnings and knowledge with the team, internal and external business partners
Improving risk assessment processes
Issuing reports to upper management
Executing operational audits
Review relevant AML policies and procedures
Conduct interviews and process walk-throughs with company personnel
Select testing samples based on the company's sampling methodology

Manager, Audit Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Manager, Audit

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CIA, CISA, CRCM, CFA, CFE, CAMS, CPE, CPCU

Education for Manager, Audit

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manager, audit job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, MBA, Education, Accountancy, Taxation, Graduate, Business/Administration, Auditing

Skills for Manager, Audit

Desired skills for manager, audit include:

GAAP
GAAS
Federal grant guidance
Federal regulations
Guidelines
Relevant industry practices
Standards and concepts
U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Auditing Standards
Audit methodologies
Trends

Desired experience for manager, audit includes:

Perform specified testing and document test results for in-scope areas
Review test results with the company's management
Assist the company with preparing audit reports
Providing thorough and reliable information to senior management (of businesses and/or Audit) and thoughtful recommendations for action or improvement
Managing and directing implementation of all aspects of an audit group
Managing and developing direct reports and their teams, including timely feedback, training and career development

Manager, Audit Examples

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Manager, Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a manager, audit. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for manager, audit
  • Plan the timing and assigning of staff to engagements
  • Possess technical knowledge sufficient to supervise staff in tax and financial statement engagements
  • Review engagement workpapers, resolve any problems, and keep the partner informed of all important developments in the engagement
  • Possess a working knowledge of firm technology, including the use of email, and the Internet
  • Prepare client billings as required
  • Evaluate the performance of professional staff
  • Develop new client contacts and relationships beneficial to the firm
  • Assist in administrative functions as assigned by the partners
  • Recognize opportunities to provide additional services to existing clients
  • Ensuring they are carried out effectively within allocated timescales and undertaken in line with Group Audit Methodology and Standards
Qualifications for manager, audit
  • 5+ years of experience providing attest services with a Professional Services firm
  • 4+ years of public accounting experience in mid to large size firm
  • BS or advanced degree in accounting
  • Providing input to Head of Audit to develop and agree a risk based plan that meets regulatory requirements
  • Providing a supportive, learning focused environment by managing, developing and appraising staff on the engagement teams
  • Supporting the Head of Audit with Relationship Management/Continuous Auditing work on an on-going basis
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Manager, Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager, audit. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for manager, audit
  • Document all audit work with sufficient scope and accuracy
  • Audit and carry out transactional responsibilities
  • Participate in heavy client and partner interaction
  • Oversee the various phases of an engagement, including staff requirements, engagement planning, scheduling
  • Review with Partner, Senior Manager/Director any significant audit findings, financial statement presentation or other matters
  • Review work papers for accuracy and completeness to ensure they are prepared in accordance with generally accepted professionals and firm standards
  • Supervise and review staff
  • Manage fieldwork of multiple engagements
  • Assess the impact of control deficiencies and inherent risks
  • Assist in the development of test plans to identify relevant risks
Qualifications for manager, audit
  • Florida CPA
  • Experience with introducing/clearing broker dealers
  • CPA, CIA, or MBA preferred
  • Prior experience in Real Estate-developers, managers and properties
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in Accounting
  • Execute test plans related to the operational, financial, compliance and regulatory functions
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Manager, Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of manager, audit. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, audit
  • Experience of dealing with senior individuals and challenging situations
  • Be able to work towards tight deadlines
  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA) or equivalent and have 5 years Post Qualified Experience
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the firm's clients, Partners and staff
  • Provide guidance and expertise to audit team members and ensure audit procedures are followed
  • Collaborate to plan objectives and devise an audit strategy that appropriately addresses the risk
  • Consistently encourage the audit team members that will enhance service delivery
  • Keep abreast of accounting and industry changes to continually learn and share knowledge and information with team members that will enhance service delivery
  • Establish expectations that will achieve maximum value
  • For assigned areas of audit responsibility, monitoring the status of management corrective action plans to ensure that significant process and control issues have been remediated
Qualifications for manager, audit
  • As required, providing assistance to external auditors during their interim and annual reviews of the company
  • As a global resource, participating in audit assignments as required in any location
  • Substantial knowledge of and experience in Aon operations (e.g., insurance brokerage, reinsurance, consulting, ) or comparable industry experience
  • Managing and overseeing the completion of audit projects (core assurance audits, Sarbanes Oxley 302 & 404 compliance activities, special investigations, ad-hoc projects)
  • Providing the necessary supervision, coaching and training providing regular performance feedback
  • Must have 3-5 years of large firm public accounting experience
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Manager, Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a manager, audit. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manager, audit
  • Participate in client meetings, presentations and proposal development
  • Develop and execute annual audit plans focused on the most significant risks in the audit universes
  • Manage multiple, simultaneous risk-based audits, including operational and integrated audits, to achieve overall engagement objectives
  • Manage team through project fieldwork, monitor progress of engagements and report status to the Director
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives and updating procedures
  • Receive general instructions for non-standard analyses and projects
  • Provide senior and field leadership/management with insightful, accurate information regarding the condition of controls and improvement opportunities
  • Ensure all audit program steps are adequately addressed
  • Ensure projects are completed within negotiated budgets and due dates
  • Advise various finance groups and maintain compliance according to SOX
Qualifications for manager, audit
  • Ability to generate ideas and think "outside-the-box" for creative training solutions
  • Minimum 5 years of audit experience in public accounting with a top 20 firm serving manufacturers and distributors or for-profit private equity-owned enterprises required
  • Currently located or willing to relocate to Dallas, TX
  • Advanced Audit skills
  • Experience with audit administration and GRC software including TeamMate, Archer GRC
  • 8+ years of experience in a related role with experience in business, functional and people management, with proven abilities in taking responsibility for executing concurrently on a portfolio of high quality deliverables to stakeholders according to strict timetables
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Manager, Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of manager, audit. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manager, audit
  • Conducts employee account reviews
  • Participate or Oversee the completion of the overall audit process, including execution of the audit plans, development of appropriate audit programs, on-going client communications, and audit report writing
  • Present objective and independent audit opinion on the adequacy of internal controls
  • Assist in managing stakeholders through development of audit findings identification and development of papers on key themes, issues and emerging risks
  • Lead/Contribute to the completion of the overall audit process, including the execution of the annual audit plan
  • Manage certain administrative functions such as development and maintenance of the Audit website
  • Oversees the effective and timely completion of assigned portions of the audit plan
  • Prepare reports and make presentations to various management levels concerning the site/regional internal audit program
  • Work closely with management to promptly resolve problems that may arise and build trust
  • Perform administrative tasks related to audit staff and interns, including onboarding and time tracking
Qualifications for manager, audit
  • Ability to manage key projects for C-suite executives
  • Industry Specific experience with local and state governments is required
  • Trading experience in capital markets products would be considered an asset
  • Strong understanding of capital markets products (Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives, Options, Money Market, Foreign Exchange) would be considered an asset
  • 5-7+ years of progressive audit experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of end to end audit process, security, controls programs, business processes, tools and policies and a broad background in helping others to interpret audit requirements

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