Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Location
Canton OH

Ohio-based CPA firm with an office in Canton seeking an experienced auditor CPA - at least six years - who wants to advance their career. Nearly all audits in northeast Ohio region; no overnight travel. Employees consistently rate the firm highly for work life balance; hours expectations: 55 hours during busy season, 40-50 hours in non-busy time. Our client prepared to hire someone with some in-charge or manager experience.

The role involves managing client assignments and projects, and ensuring high quality service. Coaching, advising, and supporting team members in meeting clients and self-development expectations. Manager’s direct field work on financial statement audits and accounting engagements, monitor progress of engagements in relation to budgets and due dates.

Managers are also responsible for client relationships within their area of expertise and for clients assigned to them.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Understands performance expectations and leads and manages teams to meet these expectations.
  • Understands the firm structure, the people, the services they provide and the firm’ clients.
  • Achieves effective utilization rate and monitors the progress of assignment teams in the achievement of utilization rates.
  • Aware of client targets and proposal initiatives across the firm and contributes to the sales/proposal process.
  • Leverages resources to achieve maximum profitability. Actively participates in initiatives to recruit talented people including participating in career and recruitment forums, conducting interviews, and providing time to speak with potential recruits
  • Regular and reliable attendance which includes the necessary hours to meet client demands during various busy seasons.
  • Plans, organizes and controls multiple responsibilities and resources to meet assignment objectives.
  • Provides team direction to ensure assignment quality standards are met.
  • Manages the assignment budget, anticipates and communicates budget issues, identifies opportunities to improve assignment profitability, prepares billings and assists in cash collections.
  • Total chargeable hours goal of 1,650 hours.
  • Improve realization in client engagements.
  • Participate in business development opportunities.
  • Participate in people development initiatives.
  • Plans and manages projects – agrees on timeline for deliverables and delivers quality, on time within budgets.
  • Develops a thorough knowledge and understanding of tools, systems, and processes (within the audit discipline) and applyis them.
  • Able to anticipate problems/barriers and helps develop plans to address them.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting.
  • CPA
  • At least six years and of progressive audit experience in public accounting or related field.

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • Identifies key stakeholders in a decision making process and develops working relationships.
  • Negotiates and persuades clients with integrity and communicates effectively in the sales process – ensures clients have the information they need to make decisions.
  • Possesses strong presentation skills.
  • Always alert to opportunities to provide additional services to clients.
  • Actively participates in initiatives to recruit talented people including participating in career and recruitment forums, conducting interviews, and providing time to speak with potential candidates.

Highly competitive salary and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and 401(k) plan. Interested candidates invited to send a resume, in strictest confidence, to dan@dantoussant.com.