Audit Supervisor

RSM


Job Description
RSM is looking for a dynamic Supervisor to join the Audit team in our St. Louis, MO Office. You will have the opportunity to work as a team member on diverse client engagements as part of our national and local Audit practice. Our clients include local, national and internationally recognized manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and retailers with diverse organizational structures operating in a variety of sectors, including apparel & home furnishings, retail, food & beverage, health & beauty, recreation & fitness, household products, broadcasting, publishing, printing, to name just a few. For decades, RSM's audit professionals have been helping companies improve their performance through the most challenging business cycles.

Responsibilities:

Provide timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations including coordinating audits of complex financial statements, related disclosures, and other client deliverables
Develop an understanding of the client's business and needs
Understand and utilize RSM's audit methodology
Lead the team through the entire audit process, preparing all necessary financial statements and related disclosures and reportable conditions letters, with an eye on quality, thoroughness and accuracy
Collaborate with the engagement manager/senior manager on engagement approach and execute on the plan using a risk-based approach
Recognize industry-specific and general accounting and auditing issues, including revenue recognition, inventory pricing and LCM, receivable discounts, allowances, incentives and bad debts, current and deferred tax provisions, etc.
Determine appropriate audit approach for such areas

Provide insightful feedback on financial statements and prepare other client deliverables such as board communications, deficiency letters, management letters, etc.
Supervise associates and seniors on engagement teams and function as an in-charge, monitoring and reporting regarding productivity and adherence to work plan and budget
Anticipate and address client concerns and escalate issues as they arise
Interact with clients to help ensure the information flow from client to audit team and vice versa is efficient
Identify and communicate significant accounting and auditing matters to manager/senior manager and partner on engagement
Identify performance improvement opportunities for team members
Understand client and industry issues, and recognize opportunities for RSM to assist the client in increasing level and types of services
Manage time appropriately across multiple projects
Keep abreast of industry developments by reading trade publications and other relevant thought leadership
Ensure professional development through ongoing education
Willingness to travel 25% of the year, depending on your clients

Qualifications:

BS/BA Degree in Accounting or equivalent degree
CPA or CA Certification
4+ years of current or recent experience in a public accounting environment
Minimum of 4 years of experience with financial statement audits
Minimum of 2 years of team lead or in-charge experience overseeing staff on multiple engagements
Understanding of audit services with knowledge of GAAP, GAAS and FASB regulations
Previous experience auditing consumer products companies
A proven record of building profitable, sustainable client relationships

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with acquisitions, including purchase accounting, goodwill, intangible assets, impairment issues, valuations and related assumptions, stock-based compensation and equity
A successful record of directing and deploying staff and senior associates on multiple, simultaneous engagement

In accordance with applicable law and RSM policy, prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19. If not vaccinated for COVID-19 they must qualify for

an accommodation to this vaccination requirement or participate in testing.

If you are located in New York, pursuant to current applicable law, you will be required to be vaccinated to enter the New York office and testing is not an option to enter the New York office.

Youwant your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where youare today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents andpersonality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as anindividual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for youraccomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decisionmakers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'llmove quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from yourfresh perspective.

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RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
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