Assurance Manager​

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RSM is looking for a motivated Manager to join our National Technology Practice within our Seattle, WA office. Our National Technology Practice serves public and private clients, including growth oriented, private equity and venture backed technology companies. It also provides for strong opportunities to work on projects within the Seattle, WA office as well as offices throughout the Firm. Being a part of the National Technology will allow you to obtain exposure to the various types of entities within the industry including but not limited to on premise software, Software-as-a-Service, IT services, digital media, data hosting and analytics. Common accounting areas encountered include software revenue and multiple element revenue recognition arrangements, collaboration and licensing arrangements, principal vs agent considerations, software development costs, complex debt and equity transactions such as warrant accounting, stock based compensation arrangements and business combination accounting.

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Develop a strategy to utilize relationships external to the firm with different types of Centers of Influence to effectuate business growth
  • 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, GAAS and FASB 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 engagements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience auditing technology companies and related organizations
  • A successful record of directing and deploying staff and senior associates on multiple, simultaneous 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.

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RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Job ID req2634
Line of Business: Audit
SubFunction: None
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req2634
Location: , , Chicago, US
Region: West Region
Job Category: Audit/Assurance
Employment Type: Experienced
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: Yes
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