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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 3/4/2017

Cbiz Memphis, TN

Memphis, TN
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are together ranked as one of the top ten accounting providers in the United States. With more than 35 offices and more than 2,000 professionals, we serve the country s growing mid-market public and private businesses. MHM provides high quality audit and attest services while closely associated CBIZ provides all other accounting, tax and consulting services.

We are seeking to hire an Audit Manager for our Memphis, TN office who will work as a member of the Client Services group of CBIZ in providing outstanding service to our valued clients. The ideal candidate will have at least six years of experience in an audit environment. This is an opportunity for highly motivated individuals to establish their career and to position themselves for professional growth and development.

Attributes we desire in a selected candidate include: advanced technical background in audit; superior research, writing and oral communication skills; team building and mentoring qualities; and a passion for client service. As a member of our team, the candidate will proactively generate solutions for our clients; develop our professionals and assist with managing our Memphis audit department, including non-technical aspects. The candidate will work intimately with clients in delivering strategic tax concepts and facilitating compliance matters.

The primary responsibilities of this position include:


Serve as client s trusted advisor and demonstrated knowledge of industry trends, identify client issues and conflicts; proactively communicate solution options to client and team

Manage staff on engagement deliverables (such as financial statements, tax returns, work papers, etc.); complete technical and strategic reviews as a member of the final engagement review team to ensure quality control standards are met; ensure on time delivery and on budget

Demonstrate proficient technical skills for handling all client responsibilities, including knowledge of trends, industries, alternatives, etc.

Understand the client s organization, procedures and internal policies

Responsible for new client development in partnership with upper management; participate in client meetings, presentations and proposal development and meet individual cross serve goals

Manage and retain multiple client relationships, engagements and special projects

Develop overall engagement budget

Consistently meet charge hour goals

Responsible for billing and realization on assigned clients; explain variances

Supervise, train and mentor staff; listen and communicate effectively

Foster a team environment; demonstrate support of management and decisions to build a positive culture

Participate in practice development activities that lead to the generation of new business and the opportunities for cross-serves

Additional responsibilities as assigned

A successful candidate will have:


Bachelor s degree in Accounting required; Master s degree in related field preferred

6 years of experience in public accounting or related field

3 year supervisory experience

Must have active CPA certification

Ability to manage all aspects of client engagements

Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally

Proficient use of applicable technology

Must be able to travel based on client and business need


* Bachelor's degree required; Master s degree in Accounting, Taxation or related field preferred.

* Must have active CPA or equivalent certification

* 6+ years of audit experience in public accounting, or related field.

* 3+ years of supervisory experience.

* Middle market experience preferred with clients ranging from $3-$100m in revenues.

* Excellent interpersonal, analytical, research and audit project management skills, including proficiency in GAAP and GAAS rules, procedures and standards.

* Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally.

* Ability to multi-task, think independently and problem solve in a results driven team oriented environment.

* Strong verbal and written communications skills.

* Strong computer and technical skills including, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, intranet and audit software.

* Must be able to travel based on client and business needs.

* Knowledge of Caseware is a plus.

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