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Audit Manager

at Novogradac & Company

Posted: 6/25/2019
Job Reference #: 1243

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New York, NY

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Novogradac & Company LLP   is a national certified public accounting and consulting firm headquartered in San Francisco. Founded in 1989, and the allied group of Novogradac companies has grown to more than 700 employees and partners with more than 25 offices throughout the country.  Novogradac & Company LLP is one of the nation’s top 50 certified public accounting and consulting firms. As one of the fastest growing accounting firms in the nation, the firm offers significant growth opportunities for employees. A focus on providing excellent service for clients has made Novogradac & Company a recognized leader in real estate and community development. Novogradac provides publicly and privately held national enterprises with a full spectrum of audit, tax, valuation, expert witness and litigation support, property compliance and general consulting services and works extensively in the affordable housing, community development, historic preservation and renewable energy fields.

Position Summary

The Manager will manage a variety of tax, audit and other assignments as designated by the Principal or Partner. The Manager should function with minimal supervision and increased focus is placed on supervising and mentoring Staff and Senior Accountants, independent problem solving, strengthening and developing client relationships, and increasing office profitability.

Position Responsibilities

  • Assume primary responsibility for client engagements, including planning, staffing, timing, technical issues and other decisions. Oversee completion of engagements, including identifying and solving problem areas during the engagement, with minimal oversight or assistance

  • Conduct thorough engagement reviews

  • Supervise and mentor Supervisors, Senior Accountants and Staff, including guiding and educating them in technical areas, identifying professional development opportunities and maintaining a respectful team atmosphere

  • Complete annual performance evaluations for assigned staff and manage employee performance conversations

  • Assist Principals and Partners with identifying, meeting with and pursuing new clients.

  • Find opportunities to turn acquired technical knowledge into high value-added opportunities for Firm clients

  • Promote the Firm’s image by participating on conference panels, contributing to Firm publications, attending recruiting events, conducting in-house and client trainings, etc.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the value of enhancing the Novogradac brand by fostering collegial relationships with all Partners, employees, clients and prospects of the Firm

  • Develop, strengthen and grow client relationships through professionalism, responsiveness and service-oriented approach

  • Enhance skills in the industries the Firm focuses on by seeking out and completing training courses

  • Increase office profitability by managing your time and the time of Staff and Senior Accountants efficiently, contributing ideas and adding value

  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities                                                                       

  • Exhibit expert understanding of accounting and tax rules

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrate a level of intellectual curiosity

  • Consistently demonstrate strong personal, technical and professional judgment

  • Perform work accurately and in a time efficient manner, with strong attention to detail

  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills

  • Ability to effectively prioritize a fast-paced and varied workload, effectively manage a variety of concurrent and shifting priorities

  • Ability to accept constructive feedback from Partner group and make adjustments as directed

  • Ability to work collaboratively and foster a productive, team-oriented environment

  • Strong computer skills, including solid skill in the Microsoft Office suite (particularly Excel) and report writing tools

  • Maintain a professional demeanor with co-workers and clients

  • Able to gain the confidence of the existing Partner group

  • Ability to meet internal Firm deadlines (time entry, billing, etc.)

  • Available to work evenings and weekends based on position needs, and to travel domestically if required

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting or finance (advanced degree is a plus) and 5-8 years of experience in public accounting, and/or appropriate balance of education and work experience. CPA license required.

Novogradac & Company LLP offers competitive pay plus a benefit  package including; medical, dental, vision, paid-time-off, life/disability insurance, and a 401(k). 

To be considered for this position, interested candidates MUST apply via our company website

Novogradac & Company LLP is an equal opportunity employer.