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Audit Senior Associate


Audit Senior Associate

Audit Senior Associate

RSM US LLP
Houston, TX 77056

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Job Type

Full-time

RSM is looking for an Audit Senior to join our team. You will have the opportunity to work as a team member on diverse engagements as part of our national and local Audit practice. Our clients include local, national and internationally recognized organizations within Consumer Products, Industrial Products, Financial Services, Financial Institutions, Technology, Healthcare, Real Estate, Employee Benefit Plans and more. For decades, RSM’s assurance professionals have been helping middle market 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, and become a consumer products industry specialist
  • Understand and utilize RSM’s audit methodology
  • 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 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 15% of the year, depending on the needs of the business


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
  • Demonstrate experience and ability to act as in-charge on engagements


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with acquisitions, including purchase accounting, goodwill, intangible assets, impairment issues, valuations and related assumptions, stock-based compensation and equity
  • Previous experience auditing clients in Industrial Products, Consumer Products, Financial Services, Financial Institutions,
  • Technology, Healthcare and Real Estate
  • The ability to work independently in a remote work environment


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.


You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.

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


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