Salary Mid-Point: $135,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
Our client is looking for an Audit Manager. A unique opportunity to work with a renowned Chicago firm and join a growing practice, as someone who leads and manages multiple projects and clients. This role is perfect if you enjoy a fast-paced and collaborative culture. 
Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with colleagues across a variety of levels and disciplines to develop and deliver innovative solutions that provide value to clients

  • Maintain agility to adapt quickly to shifting needs, demands, technology solutions, or process changes and assist others in adapting to change

  • Leverage understanding of industry trends and business acumen to think critically about complex challenges and propose dynamic solutions

  • Identify current and relevant industry thought leadership to share with the client

  • Own management level relationships, and interact with C-suite group. Drive collaboration with external stakeholders

  • Lead risk assessment management interviews and development of internal audit plan

  • Perform review of the deliverables including process narratives/flowcharts, risks and control gaps, suggested remediation and process improvement

  • Lead formal closing meetings with clients to share and confirm deliverables

  • Maintain overall responsibility for engagement economics and manage expectations around billing, monitoring, and collections

  • Demonstrate effective delegation strategies by managing multiple clients, projects, and teams simultaneously with the goal of overseeing a book of business

  • Encourage colleagues to think creatively, strive for growth through development opportunities, and maximize results while working within a team environment

  • Manage, motivate, and mentor teams to cultivate an environment where team member capabilities are optimized and expanded

  • Assist with developing training content on areas of personal expertise

  • Participate in relevant industry associations and events to develop and/or maintain industry focus and relationships

  • Build, maintain, and utilize your internal network to address issues timely and add value to client relationships; begin cultivating an external network with the goal of generating new business opportunities for the firm

  • Contribute to pursuits through development of proposals and other materials

Position Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in business, accounting or related discipline

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in audit, internal audit or related internal control positions

  • Experience leading project based work with milestones and workflow driven by objectives and defined timelines

  • Proficiency in professional writing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools

  • Job relevant certification (e.g. CPA, CIA)

  • Ability to travel to meet client needs and work collaboratively with others in-person and remotely

  • Openness to workday flexibility, agility, remote work environment, leveraging new tools

  • Effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • Effective time management and prioritization skills

  • Established experience in multiple industries or subject-matter expertise in one specific industry

  • Demonstrated success in high pressure scenarios