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Audit supervisor/manager in St. Louis, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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Job Description



Responsible for supervising all phases of multiple client engagements or projects under the direction of and in consultation with Managers, Principals and Partners to ensure that quality client service is provided in a timely, responsive, and efficient manner. This individual performs advanced level services for clients and for all areas within the Firm, and researches complex technical questions. They supervise, review, train, and evaluate all employees at Staff and Senior levels, and as such, must demonstrate a high level of professionalism in personal and professional relationships, further enhancing the Firm's image.


  • Serve as both a preparer and reviewer on audit and other attest engagements

  • Evaluate all technical steps in order to complete and review work papers with Manager or Partner

  • Prepare financial statements, notes, schedules, and management letters as needed

  • Report test conclusions that impact the audit plan

  • Inform the Engagement Manager/Partner regarding any audit and accounting difficulties that may arrise with an assignment/task that could affect the scheduled deadline

  • Review and evaluate the internal controls process documentation, as prepared by clients

  • Develop the audit risk assessment, audit plan and budget

  • Conduct a review of the work papers, prior to managerial review, to ensure that the accountants properly carried out the procedures assigned to them, that the programs and conclusions are properly completed, and that the documentation of the audit or review work conforms to Firm standards

  • Support the Manager/Partner by maintaining a good working relationship with client personnel and other team members, and demonstrating an awareness of the client's business

  • Develop and evaluate Staff and Seniors both informally and through the short-form evaluation and annual evaluation processes

Additional Duties included but not limited to:

  • Take ownership of concurrent assignments and see them through to successful completion

  • Provide appropriate on-the-job training to Staff/Senior Accountants

  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned


  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university

  • 5 - 7 years of recent audit experience in public accounting

  • Eligible to sit for the CPA exam

  • Applied working knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and accounting procedures

  • Able to meet challenging client requirements, provide services, and possess strong communication/interpersonal/analytical skills

  • Strong knowledge and experience of audits in any of the following areas a plus:

o Broker Dealers

o Distribution

o Service

o Manufacturing

o Healthcare

o Construction

o Not-for-Profit

o Benefit Plan Audits

  • Able to travel