Financial Services - Senior Associate (Assurance)
Location:
New Haven , Connecticut
Posted:
November 23, 2017
Reference:
RSM618_New Haven

RSM is currently hiring for a Senior Associate to join our Hedge Fund/Private Equity Practice in our Stamford office.  We are one of the top five leading firms in the US servicing the Hedge Fund/Private Equity 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/Private Equity 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




A little about us:
RSM US LLP is the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market.

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