Insurance - Audit Manager

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RSM is looking for an enterprising Manager to join our Insurance team in our Stamford or New Haven office. Our insurance group is a rapidly growing practice in our firm Nationwide, focused specifically on insurance companies, in which we are the middle market leaders throughout the country.

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
  • Assess risk along with design and communicate audit procedures to engagement teams
  • Understand and utilize RSM's Audit Methodology
  • Manage multiple engagement teams and prepare end-of-engagement evaluations for Staff
  • Understand skillsets and capabilities of Senior Associates and Supervisors and monitor and review work product that they prepare and report on performance while articulating coaching notes throughout the process
  • Supervise substantive testing and analytical review procedures as well as documentation of internal control systems
  • Identify technical accounting matters early and assess impact on financial statements; coordinate with firm specialists as needed
  • Supervise Audit Seniors and Supervisors 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
  • Review control deficiency and compliance letters, with an eye on quality, thoroughness and accuracy
  • Maintain contact with clients throughout the year to understand impact of significant developments in client's business and assess impact on current year audit engagements
  • Develop others within the Firm through facilitating levels based or industry training, advising on career development or participating in other Firm initiatives
  • Subscribe to and actively read industry publications and share relevant information with clients as considered applicable
  • Anticipate and address client concerns and escalate issues as they arise
  • Understand RSM's lines of businesses, availability of services and where applicable, discuss with client management of opportunities to make valuable introductions to others in the firm
  • Manage profitability of projects
  • Ensure professional development through ongoing education
  • Keep abreast of latest developments as they affect GAAP and the Firm's standards and policies
  • Willingness to travel 25% of the year, depending on your clients

Required Qualifications:

  • BS/BA Degree in Accounting or equivalent degree
  • CPA or CA Certification
  • 5+ years of current or recent experience in a public accounting environment
  • Experience leading teams and mentoring associates
  • Understanding of audit services with knowledge of GAAP and GAAS regulations
  • A proven record of building profitable, sustainable client relationships
  • Minimum of 4 years of team lead or in-charge experience overseeing Staff on multiple engagement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience auditing insurance companies and related organizations
  • Previous experience performing audits of internal control over financial reporting
  • A successful record of directing and deploying Staff and Senior Associates on multiple, simultaneous engagements
Job ID RSM557
Line of Business: Audit
SubFunction: None
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: RSM557
Location: 850 Canal St 4th Flr, , Stamford, CT US
Region: Northeast Region
Job Category: Audit/Assurance
Employment Type: Experienced
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: No
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