Audit Manager - Government
Accounting and Consulting Group, LLP
 Birmingham, AL

Carr, Riggs & Ingram (“CRI“) regional CPA and Advisory firm is the 3rd largest CPA firm in the South and growing rapidly. CRI believes in hiring talented individuals and investing in their futures by providing opportunities for professional development and career growth while also enabling our team to maintain the work life balance they seek.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs diversified accounting and auditing assignments under the direction of supervisor and manager
  • Prepare and implement the planning process and planning documents including risk
  • assessments
  • Prepares and indexes working papers; performs various procedures established under generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to verify accuracy and validity of client's financial matters
  • Begins to develop a command of GAAP, other comprehensive bases of accounting, unique or specialized accounting principles, and financial statement presentations
  • Obtains a thorough understanding of generally accepted auditing standards and common audit procedures and techniques.
  • Effectively communicates with client to receive information necessary to complete the engagement with a minimum of disruption to client
  • Possess the ability to understand, explain and review checklists relevant to attestation level engagements
  • Perform complex research, and reach logical, well-supported technical conclusions
  • Demonstrate ability to lead and complete entire audit, including complex audit areas
  • Prepare and understand financial statements and comprehensive management letters, including developing and reviewing management letter comments. Including correct interpretation and preparation of financial statement disclosure checklist
  • Communicate the importance of and teach proper advanced work paper techniques to peers and subordinates
  • Demonstrate high-level analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate a working understanding of Primary and Secondary levels of technical standards (GAAP, AU-C, GAAS, etc.)
  • Demonstrate ability to review low risk and compliance audit areas and begin to review other substantive audit areas in accordance with Quality Control standards

Requirements:

  • Must have completed all requirements to be able to sit for the CPA exam
  • Minimum of 2 years in public accounting, demonstrating a progression in complexity of auditing and accounting tasks as well as having in charged engagements
  • Working knowledge of GASB and Yellow Book standards
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical abilities
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Experience working with public sector (government) clients preferable
  • Performed audits under Uniform Guidance and/or State of Alabama Single Audit Circular
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office suite and Pfx Engagement software preferred
  • Must be deadline driven with proven ability to set priorities

CRI possesses National Strength - technical expertise equivalent to many national firms - grown from Southern Roots - an acknowledgement of our dedication to client service, respect, and integrity delivered with hospitality. CRI has offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. You may learn more about each of our locations by visiting www.cricpa.com