Government - Senior Associate (Assurance)
Location:
New Haven , Connecticut
Posted:
November 21, 2017
Reference:
RSM635

Government-Senior Associate



RSM is looking for a dynamic Senior Associate to join our Government Assurance team in our ________ office. RSM US LLP has a great culture, providing work and family life balance and is able to schedule any travel two to three months out. At RSM US LLP you have the chance to have access to leaders and decision makers on a daily basis and you get the chance to see every piece of the audit from start to finish. RSM US LLP also has an outstanding training program to help you move your career where you want it to go faster. Our brand is “The Power of Being Understood” and we want you to find your passion at RSM US LLP. 



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 government 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 9 to 12 weeks out 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 GASB regulations

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



Preferred Qualifications:




  • Previous experience with single audits as well as auditing Government and related organizations

  • Demonstrated ability to in-charge on an engagement




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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