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Audit Manager

Job Details

ORBA - Chicago, IL


Position Summary:

The Audit Manager is responsible for all phases of project and engagement management for multiple clients. Responsibilities include planning, directing and completing audits, developing and managing staff and reviewing financial statements and related technical accounting issues.


  • Flexible hours and convenient downtown Chicago & Oak Brook locations
  • Dress for your day attire (jeans in the office and appropriate attire at clients)
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Mentoring and Leadership Development Programs
  • Fun firm sponsored social events
  • Generous paid time off and holiday time
  • 15% referral fee for bringing in new clients
  • Competitive compensation package and a broad range of insurance programs
  • Salary is market based with overtime and merit increases
  • Tremendous growth opportunities in a diverse and less structured working environment

Essential Job Functions:

  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality
  • Manage, direct and monitor client services teams on multiple engagements
  • Plan, execute and direct complete audits
  • Understand and manage firm risk on audits and proposals
  • Manage, develop, train and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews
  • Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, make sure deadlines are met and lead change efforts effectively
  • Consult, work with and service client base to make recommendations on business and process improvement and serve as a business s advisor to client
  • Work closely with partners, managers and staff to integrate practice development skills into a team approach to client service and new business development
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties and special projects as assigned


Experience and Skills:

  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance and a CPA
  • 5 to 7 years of progressive audit experience in public accounting or equivalent with experience in a medium to large sized public accounting firm.
  • Outstanding written, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical, technical, and auditing skills
  • Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced and results based environment
  • Strong leadership, business development, training, coaching and mentoring skills