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Fairlawn, OH

Salary: $75,000.00 - $110,000.00 per year
Date Posted: April 22, 2019
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 354675

Job Description

Audit Manager

Minimum 5 years on Public Accounting

$75 - $110 k

PURPOSE The Manager role is responsible for managing client engagements and projects and delivering a high quality service. This includes coaching, advising, and supporting team members in meeting client and self-development expectations.

REPORTS TO/ ACCOUNTABILITY Senior Manager or Partner (on Engagements); Manager Advisor

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS • Business acumen. • Project management skills. • Team management skills including an ability to lead, direct and coach. • Client relationship skills. • Technical knowledge and a developing area of expertise.


  • Develops and strengthens long-term relationships with senior client management and peer client levels.
  • In the absence of a Supervisor, competently performs full review of tax returns and/or audit engagements before submission to the Partner.
  • Manages the engagement budget and profitability in their area of responsibility.
  • Structures work teams to successfully meet client expectations and help develop strong client partnerships.
  • Develops and is accountable for the engagement work plan and ensures assigned tasks and responsibilities are achieved.
  • In consultation with the engagement partner, helps develop solutions for clients and manages the implementation of ideas.
  • Advises, coaches and supports team members including providing consistent recognition, encouragement, and constructive feedback to team members to increase retention and utilization.
  • Actively participates in staff development, including as a Manager Advisor and through completion of engagement and annual performance evaluation processes.
  • Anticipate issues, assesses alternatives and takes appropriate measure to resolve issues.
  • Anticipates and communicates budget issues, identifies opportunities to improve engagement profitability and prepares timely billings and conducts collections work.
  • Identifies client needs/opportunities to sell additional value added services.
  • Identifies cross-selling opportunities and refers them to the appropriate team member
  • Adheres to the Firm’s Mission and Core Values.
  • Maintains the Firm’s objective of integrity and compassion by treating others fairly and with respect.


  • Meets engagement objectives (time frames, budgets, outcomes) - delivering quality, on time, and within budget.
  • Client satisfaction. • Business development results – selling and cross-selling
  • Team engagement and satisfaction and maintaining a positive and professional attitude
  • Participation in firm wide initiatives - recruitment, business development, and retention initiatives.


  • Strong team management skills - the ability to lead, motivate, and coach teams of people
  • Demonstrated ability and presence as a role model for other staff and professionals, including as a result of professional and technical reputation
  • Experience in one or more specialized areas/industries.

Tax and Audit Professionals: the CPA, JD, and/or CMI Designation is required

Consulting/Advisory: CPA, JD, ABV, ASA, CFE and/or other relevant credential is required

Small Business Services: A level of technical competence as demonstrated through either: CPA, other professional credentials (i.e. CMA, EA, etc.), advanced degrees (Masters or PhD), and/or significant relevant experience is required.

Job #354675