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Audit Manager

Company: Cotton & Company LLP
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Cotton has earned the distinction of Washington Post's "Top Workplaces" designation multiple years running. Our culture sets us apart!
Cotton has a need for anAudit Managerwith 6 or more years of relevant experience to perform financial statement audits. We are looking for highly motivated and detail-oriented professionals to join our assurance practice.

  • Bachelor's degree required. Accounting degree preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or CPA candidacy is required.
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Financial statement audit experience required.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a U.S. federal secret security clearance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with groups such as clients, peers, and management.
  • Knowledge in the following areas preferred:

    • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
    • Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and Government Auditing Standards (GAS).
    • Financial Audit Manual (FAM).
    • Other requirements for federal reporting and accounting, such as U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) bulletins and circulars, the U.S. Standard General Ledger (USSGL), etc.

    • Highly skilled with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel).

      Job Responsibilities

      • Supervise, delegate, motivate, and provide feedback to the team.
      • Review documents, records, reports, and methods for accuracy and effectiveness.
      • Conduct testing.
      • Prepare acceptable workpapers, write-ups, and memos.
      • Own assigned work areas. Consistently bring all work to a client-ready level of completion by managing yourself, or the work of others.
      • Interview individuals associated with the audit.
      • Be able to create, submit, and track Prepared by Client (PBC) items.
      • Follow engagement protocols for PBC items.
      • Hold preliminary discussions of apparent deficiencies with manager, or partner.
      • Report audit findings to manager or partner and make recommendations for the correction of unsatisfactory conditions.
      • Quality control check.
      • Create internal and external meeting agendas.
      • Mentor senior and staff team members.
      • Maintain excellent client relations for the firm.
      • Meet expectations for attendance, punctuality, and company/client deadlines and abide by all company policies.

        Covid-19 Vaccination Mandate:As a federal covered contractor, this positionmayrequirethe individual to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19if work is performed for a client where full vaccination is a contractual requirement(fully vaccinated meanscompletion of the requisite number of doses of a vaccine approved or authorized for use or emergency use by the U.S. Food & Drug Administrationandat least two weeks have passed since you received the final dose). Vaccination documentationcan be providedon your first day, but is not required.Vaccine documentation may be requested in the future.Requests for accommodation/exemption from these requirements due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief, observance, or practice will be reviewed by our HR Department.
        Your Work Place/Travel:A majority of the work will be performed locally in Alexandria, VA, but there is outside travel to client sites. Some additional travel may be required.You must be able to transport a laptop and working documents to these sites.
        Your Work Hours:Full-time. Core hours are 9 am-4 pm EST.
        About Cotton:
        The Washington Post Names Cotton & Company LLP a Winner of the 2022 Top Workplaces Award! Cotton & Company has also been named 2022 National Top Workplace by Energage!
        Our CPA firm provides specialized services for governmental agencies and programs, as well as commercial clients. We support government accountability and assist our clients in ensuring that taxpayer money and data is handled properly.
        At Cotton & Company, we're here for the people. Please work with us to serve the American people, contribute to meaningful work, and go home fulfilled.
        Through a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, we provide Cotton & Company professionals the opportunity to excel in their career, to grow as an individual, and to contribute to a strong, diverse, professional services firm.
        If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.
        Cotton is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation regarding website accessibility or a modification or adjustment to the job application or interview process due to a disability, please call 703.836.6701 or Please be advised that this contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of an application.

Keywords: Cotton & Company LLP, Alexandria , Audit Manager, Executive , Alexandria, Virginia

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