Job Description

Our client in Birmingham has an immediate need for an experienced Audit Manager, details as follows:

Audit Manager

Seeking an Audit manager with commercial mortgage banking experience for overseeing internal operating controls, processes and practices. They may also recommend changes and enhancements to existing policies and controls to make sure they are current, adequate, functional and utilized in accordance with standards established by the government and the firm.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide audit and consulting services to the firm’s clients in the mortgage banking, commercial real estate and private equity fund industries
  • Provide timely, high quality client service that exceeds client expectations
  • Develop and manage professional relationships with clients
  • Coordinate, organize and schedule engagements to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Communicate and engage with clients to ensure their best interests are achieved
  • Assume responsibility for routine and non-routine engagements, including planning, field work, financial statement completion and resolving technical issues
  • Research accounting issues and provide solutions
  • Provide timely feedback on each engagement to ensure staff learning and development
  • Facilitate and participate in “in-house” CPE, training and team-building activities
  • Assist in internal special projects
  • Demonstrate and acquire professional and subject matter expertise
  • Pursue business development opportunities including participation in sales, marketing and proposal efforts
  • Act as a mentor for seniors and staff

Leadership Expectations:

  • Develop professionally by promoting the firm, increasing firm profitability, training and developing staff
  • Provide technical expertise this is recognized both in and outside the firm
  • Motivate others, helping them to understand and visualize professional/personal goals
  • Display respect and fairness while managing others, bringing conflict into the open to enhance the quality of decisions and team effectiveness
  • Evaluate the performance of team members on the basis of merit and skill, addressing performance issues in-the-moment

Team Relationship Expectations:

  • Demonstrate integrity, ethical decision-making and behaviors that build trust across teams and with clients
  • Create an environment that encourages teamwork, innovation, inclusion and challenges traditional approaches

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • CPA required
  • Minimum of 5-6 years of relevant public accounting experience
  • Recent public accounting experience
  • Ability to manage and perform work on audit and consulting engagements with minimal supervision
  • Experience in either mortgage banking, commercial real estate or private equity preferred
  • Superior oral/written communication skills as well as computer skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Well-developed decision-making skills and initiative to act upon those decisions
  • Capability to work calmly and effectively under pressure while prioritizing heavy workloads
  • Ability to work closely with clients to answer questions or to collect necessary information for audit service requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems creatively.
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Birmingham AL
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