AUDIT SUPERVISOR

The Audit Supervisor is an integral part of the team and performs the following job duties:

  • Applies the theory and principles of accounting as well as the objectives, standards, and procedures of auditing to client situations.
  • Applies understanding of client’s systems and procedures, overall business operations, and industry to the role of professional accountant and consultant.
  • Meets the profession’s and the firm’s standards of technical quality established in AICPA and FASB pronouncements and the firm’s technical procedures; keeps informed of current technical developments and pending matters important to our profession and clients.
  • Plans engagements, including preparation of time budgets, audit/review programs and planning memos; analytically reviews interim client financial statements and determines audit materiality.
  • Prepares financial statements, management letters and other communications; reviews working papers of accountants assigned to him/her in preparation of detailed review.
  • Reviews internal control structures; approves audit programs and time budgets and all other planning and forwards them to partner for executive review and approval.
  • Supervises system engagements, including direction of staff personnel, organization of work plan, development of suggestions and implementation of follow-up.
  • Provides training, leadership and administrative direction to motivate and develop the capabilities of accountants assigned to him/her. Completes performance evaluations and provides timely feedback. Exhibits patience and willingness to supervise.
  • Accepts other administrative and supervisory responsibilities, including recruiting, leading professional development sessions and administration of the audit practice as required.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of audit experience in public accounting (preferably with a local or regional firm) with 1+ years experience as a senior/supervisor planning and directing daily progress of field work, writing audit reports and drafting financial statements.
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting; Masters in Accounting preferred
  • Must be a CPA
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP and audit procedures
  • Ability to manage multiple, changing priorities
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills as well as analytical & problem-solving ability
  • Experience in a paperless environment; experience with ProSystems preferable
  • Experience with working with higher level executives at client companies
  • Experience with non-profit accounting and auditing is a plus
  • Desire for career growth through challenging work assignments and continuous learning opportunities
  • Ability to travel locally around Atlanta metro area and within driving distance of Atlanta metro area. Ability to travel on a very limited basis out of state is a plus.

To apply, please refer to the section “How to Apply” on the right hand side of this page or send your resume to hrdirector@wblcpa.com.