Audit Director Audit Director …

Bkd Llp
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Bkd Llp
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Audit Director
Please Enable Cookies to Continue Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job. Returning Candidate? Audit Director/Partner | Portfolio Companies of Private Equity Firms Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Chicago - Downtown Posted Date 1 day ago(6/23/2020 5:08 PM) Job ID 2020-6808 Category Audit/Assurance Responsibilities

As the Director/Partner, your business focus will be on providing assurance services to the portfolio companies for private equity firms in manufacturing and distribution and other commercial entities. This expanding niche requires your ability to demonstrate in-depth technical expertise with regard to assurance matters combined with a strong passion for relationship development while providing unmatched client service. Depending on experience the role could be a Director or Partner.

Technical Competence:

  • Identify audit risks and problems through review to ensure audit engagements are completed with defendable files and documentation
  • Participate in speaking and article writing opportunities with the ability to research technical issues and draw appropriate conclusions
  • Perform quality reviews for assurance engagements for companies owned by private equity companies

Client Engagements and Business Development:

  • Manage multiple client relationships, billings and resource needs working with private equity clients of various types and sizes
  • Manage multiple concurrent engagements without disruption or loss of control and within scheduled deadlines
  • Accurately manage, supervise and review audit engagements in a manner that meets professional technical requirements
  • Lead audit committee meetings and presentations
  • Build personal referral sources to lead strategic pursuits of prospective clients
  • Participate in business development and proposal opportunities including cross-selling of services

People Development:

  • Demonstrate leadership skills in managing, developing and coaching professional staff
  • Support efforts to attract and retain people resources including supervising and training engagement team members
  • Initiate efforts to develop the sales and marketing skills of industry team members
  • Minimum of 10 years of audit experience (Director) in public accounting required. Corporate and/or individual income tax knowledge helpful.
  • Current CPA designation required
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in accounting strongly preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office suite—Word and Excel
  • Excellent client relationship skills, time management and project management skills
  • Strong knowledge and experience managing larger, more complex engagements
  • Knowledge and experience with private equity companies required
  • Ability and willingness to travel

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At BKD, our mission is to provide rewarding career opportunities and invest in the success of our people. Through award-winning learning and development, coaching and career advocacy programs, you will have the tools to make every play count and reach your professional goals. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to influence innovation and build long-lasting relationships. As a BKDer, you will be able to learn, lead, serve and be recognized for your contributions.

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