Salary Mid-Point: $120,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Audit Manager, Attestation

Position Overview:

Our public accounting firm client, headquartered downtown, is adding a manager to their attestation department.  The Manager with be responsible for assisting with the oversight of the firm’s quality control function. Included in this responsibility is assisting with the oversight of the pre-issuance/review of financial statements, inspection of engagements/consultation and research of the technical issues, and maintenance of quality control documents and technical resource library. This person will also be involved with the firm’s technical committees and development of internal education programs. This position will report to the department Director.

Job Description:

• Advise and make presentations on technical accounting issues

• Evaluate existing accounting and auditing policies and procedures

• Review of certain file documents such as planning, engagement letters, risk assessments, attorney and engagement letters

• Periodic review of compliance with compilation and preparation documentation

• Review daily postings to technical updates from AICPA, FASB and other vendors and disseminate to appropriate groups as applicable

• Follow developments related to engagement quality as reported by AICPA, Center for Audit Quality

• Evaluate reporting of proposed and passed adjusting journal entries

• Supervise Clerical Report Processors

Desired and Required Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting highly preferred

• Master’s degree in Accounting desired

• Licensed CPA is required

• Minimum of 10 plus years of progressive audit experience in a mid-size to large public accounting firm is required

• Audit and accounting experience in variety of industries highly preferred

• Experience in a Quality Control position is a plus

For immediate consideration, please email your resume to