Commercial Audit Senior Associate
Location:
Seattle , Washington
Posted:
November 19, 2017
Reference:
req2605

RSM is looking for a dynamic Commercial Audit Senior Associate to join our team in our Seattle 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



A little about us:
The leading provider of audit, tax & consulting services focused on the middle market.

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