Financial Services Senior Associate
Location:
Los Angeles , California
Posted:
November 24, 2017
Reference:
req2364

RSM is looking for a dynamic Audit Senior Associate to join our Financial Services team in our Los Angeles, CA office.  The Audit Senior Associate will be responsible for managing financial statement audit engagements for Investment Fund, Private Equity Fund, Real Estate Fund, Hedge Fund and other financial services clients.


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 financial services industry specialist to understand client specific needs

  • Understand and utilize RSM’s Audit Methodology

  • Supervise the Staff under the direction of a Manager

  • 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



  • Recognizing and informing 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


Basic Qualifications:



  • BS/BA Degree in Accounting or equivalent degree

  • CPA certification or demonstrated progress towards obtaining CPA certification, including required coursework



  • 3 years of current or recent experience in a public accounting environment specializing in Financial Services, specifically Funds

  • Experience as acting "in-charge" on audit engagements



  • Willingness to take supervision and guidance


Preferred Qualifications:



  • Previous experience in auditing clients in the Financial Services industry



  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment

  • Must think critically and work well independently



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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