Audit Manager

Recruiter
Mitchell & Titus
Location
Chicago
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Jun 2019
Closes
05 Jul 2019
Job role
Audit
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Achieving Excellence Together!!

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 your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. Mitchell Titus 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.

Position Summary:

Mitchell Titus's commitment to the quality and integrity of our audits is exemplified by our global audit methodology and our thorough quality controls that are applied to every client engagement. Together with our substantial investments in technology, knowledge, and learning resources for our audit professionals, these enable us to deliver quality assurance services to our clients and their stakeholders.

We currently have an exceptional career opportunity for an AUDIT MANAGER WITH BROKER DEALERS EXPERIENCE IN THE CHICAGO AREA.

Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain strong working relationships with clients, Partners and staff. Provide guidance and expertise to audit team members and ensure audit procedures are followed.

Primary responsibilities include ensuring that financial accounting procedures and controls are in place and operating effectively and that the overall system of internal controls provides reasonable assurance as to the integrity and reliability of financial data. The position also requires a detailed knowledge of broker–dealer activities, operations, and monthly/annual regulatory reporting requirements including FOCUS filings and regulatory reporting, and industry specific issues.

This role provides technical expertise and guidance regarding accounting issues, SEC reporting and regulatory information and research. Areas of duties include providing technical assistance on major transactions and product development, reviewing SEC disclosures, communicating practices and procedures for proper financial control, working on implementation of new or revised accounting standards.
  • Technical accounting matters generally consist of consolidation, transfer accounting, fair value, derivative determination, bifurcation of embedded derivatives, hedge accounting, and balance sheet netting.
  • Financial review and oversight of three institutional broker–dealers including management of annual audits and financial statement compilation
  • Day to day management of ledger entries and providing accounting insight to business, operations, and finance personnel related to these broker–dealers.
REQUIRED:
  • 5+ years accounting experience and 3+ years management experience.
  • BS/BA degree or higher in accounting
  • CPA – Certified Public Accountant
  • Expertise in Broker Dealer
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Public accounting experience
  • Big Four public accounting experience Accountant designation