Audit Manager

CorTalent - Eden Prairie, MN, United States

CorTalent has been retained by a leading accounting & consulting firm to help them find their next Audit Manager with potential to quickly advance to Partner status! 

This Audit leader will focus on Mergers & Acquisitions, a growing division within the company. 

If you're looking for a close-knit "family" like environment where you can make an impact, have better balance and make a huge difference in the lives of many booming entrepreneurs, look no further. 

If you have at least three years of Audit experience and you are wondering if it's time to make a career change, consider learning more about this opportunity.



  • Review and oversee all phases of compilations, reviews, and audits of financial statements in the specialty of mergers & acquisitions
  • Review complex accounting transactions and manage internal teams for successful completion
  • Develop a work plan and timeline for the engagement and delegate work accordingly
  • Review client financial statements and related documents
  • Research, prepare, and review memos on technical issues
  • Develop, deliver, and review client communications


  • Discuss and explain accounting transactions with clients in a group or one-on-one setting, where you really get to know these clients beyond the typical client/partner relationship
  • Identify and address potential risks, concerns, or issues regarding the client
  • Develop an understanding of the client's business practices
  • Demonstrate competency with necessary software
  • Follow all regulations and ethical standards set forth by the Firm and other governing bodies
  • Effectively oversee and review the work of less experienced staff with poise and professionalism, especially during peak work periods
  • Assign work to less experienced staff according to their knowledge and capabilities
  • Understand general business trends and how they may relate to client needs/issues

Desired Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • At least 3 years of progressively challenging Public Accounting Audit experience
  • CPA Licensure
  • Strong knowledge of financial statement procedures and the ability to distinguish between material and immaterial items
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and knowledge of review, compilation, and auditing standards
  • Ability to effectively delegate, supervise, and review work of less experienced staff
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently, multitask, and prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a team-based attitude, and a desire to collaborate

Company Offers:

  • Open doors at all levels
  • Flexible hours
  • Learning and Development Programs
  • Generous Vacation, Personal and Holiday
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Firm and team social events
  • Collaborative work spaces
  • Competitive Base & Bonus Compensation
  • Dress for Your Day Culture
  • Paid Volunteer Time

Posted On: Wednesday, November 6, 2019

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