Audit Senior Associate

RSM is looking for a dynamic Audit Senior Associate to join our team in our Columbus office. You will have the opportunity to work as a team member on diverse client engagements as part of our national and local Commercial practice.   Our clients include closely-held and private equity controlled companies who are manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors with diverse organizational structures operating in a variety of industrial and consumer product sectors.  For decades, RSM’s assurance professionals have been helping clients improve their performance through the most challenging business cycles.

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 an 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 clients

Required Qualifications:

  • BS/BA Degree in Accounting or equivalent degree
  • 3 years of current or recent experience in a public accounting environment, auditing financial statements
  • CPA Certification or demonstrated progress towards obtaining CPA certification, including required coursework

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience auditing clients in the Industrial Products and Consumer Products industries
  • Demonstrate experience and ability to act as in-charge on engagements

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