Non Profit - Senior Associate (Assurance)

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RSM is looking for a dynamic Senior Associate to join our Nonprofit Assurance team in our Philadelphia or Blue Bell office. We are looking for individuals who want to serve in the nonprofit sector of our business. These clients are more mission based than profit based. You will have the chance to work with a rich variety of clients. Some of the industries included are healthcare, service, foundation practice, community colleges and private foundations to name a few. Some of these clients are business oriented and some are service oriented. Our clients can be both national and international. You will have the chance to meet with boards and audit committees. RSM US LLP has a great work and family life balance, with the ability to schedule any travel two to three months prior. At RSM US LLP you have the opportunity to have access to decision makers on a daily basis and you get the chance to see the entire audit process from the start. RSM US LLP also has an outstanding training program that is nonprofit industry focused 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 nonprofit 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 FASB regulations
  • CPA Certification or demonstrated progress towards obtaining CPA certification, including required coursework

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience auditing nonprofit and related organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to in-charge on an engagement

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.
Job ID req1850
Line of Business: Audit
SubFunction: None
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req1850
Location: 30 South 17th Street, Suite 710, , Philadelphia, PA US
Region: Northeast Region
Job Category: Audit/Assurance
Employment Type: Experienced
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: Yes
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