Financial Services - Senior Associate (Assurance)
Location:
Edison , New Jersey
Posted:
November 21, 2017
Reference:
req2465_Metro Park



RSM is currently hiring for a Senior Associate to join our Financial Services Practice in our New York or New Jersey office.  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 deliverable



Develop an understanding of the client's business, and become a financial services 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



Preferred Qualifications:



Previous experience auditing hedge funds and related organizations



Demonstrated ability to in-charge an 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.

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

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