Assurance Supervisor

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Position Description: 

  • Prepare, examine and analyze audit work papers, financial statements and related disclosures and internal control letters with a focus on quality, thoroughness, and accuracy

  • Test the internal control environment under SOX 404. Provide internal and external auditing services for a portfolio of clients, including preparing and reviewing audit plans and work.

  • Review full cycle of audit engagements and activity. 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.

  • Assess 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.

  • Review associate activity, productivity and adherence to work plan and budget

  • Keep abreast of industry developments by reading trade publications and other relevant thought leadership


  • Master’s* degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Two years experience as a Senior Associate, Associate or related

  • Post bachelor’s experience (2 years with a Master’s or 5 years with a Bachelor’s) is required and must include: Performing and managing audit planning, field work, assignments (incl financial statement preparation, referencing and review; Performing US GAAP and IFRS compliant audits (incl. revenue, property plant and equipment, cash, debt & inventory accounting standards)

  • Performing and supervising audits of engagements in accordance with US GAAS and PCAOB standards

  • Designing, performing and reviewing testing of internal controls as required by SOX 404

  • Auditing complex/non-standard business combinations and consolidation calculations for commercial and industrial product engagements

  • Must have CPA license or equivalent (e.g. Charter Accountant)

  • *Employer will accept a bachelor’s degree and 5 years experience in lieu of a master’s degree and 2 years of experience

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 req3535
Line of Business: Audit
SubFunction: None
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req3535
Location: 200 Elm St, Suite 200, , Stamford, CT US
Region: Northeast Region
Job Category: Audit/Assurance
Employment Type: Experienced
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: Yes
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