Buckingham Search

Audit Manager-International professional services firm!

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

A leading professional services firm working with international manufacturing and distribution clients is seeking an Audit Manager to lead their Audit & Tax team at their Chicago office!


  • 401K plan with employer match, medical and dental coverage, PTO and flexible work arrangements, paid parking/public transportation, tuition reimbursement/training, and more!


  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with client management throughout the year
  • Establish expectations of value to be delivered
  • Participate in performing audit procedures and tax compliance work for assigned clients, especially focusing on complex and/or specialized issues
  • Liaise with Attest and Tax Specialists on unusual or complex audit and tax issues
  • Collaborate to plan engagement objectives that comply with professional standards and appropriately address risk
  • Develop an understanding of the client's industry and recognize key performance indicators, business trends, and emerging technical and industry developments
  • Stay informed of general business/economic developments and their impact on the audit client
  • Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the team
  • Delegate work to team members successfully
  • Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/training
  • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery
  • Maintain professional education and continually develop skills
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with other teams
  • Understand the firm and its clients and actively assess/present ways to apply knowledge and services
  • Develop long-term relationships and networks both internally and externally
  • Travel is moderate, generally only during the busy season (January-April)


  • 5+ years of professional experience in public accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required and/or Masters degree in Accounting/Taxation
  • CPA license or similar certification preferred
  • Experience in the manufacturing and distribution industry required
  • Dedication to teamwork and leadership
  • Integrity within a professional environment
  • Excellent research, writing, and communication skills
  • Experience in 401(k) audits
  • ProSystem fx Engagement and ProSystem fx Tax experience; CCH Axcess experience

Posted On: Wednesday, November 22, 2023

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