Audit Principal - Municipal

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Farmington Hills, MI

UHY LLP Michigan

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Overview: The Principal is a Firm leader who has mastered the skills and requirements of the manager role and has demonstrated a capacity to take on greater responsibilities.&nbsp; The Principal may either be a subject matter expert or client service expert. The Principal assists the partner(s) in assuming overall responsibilities in a variety of areas, including: engagement management &amp; client service, practice development, discipline &amp; industry expertise, external activities &amp; networking, leadership, and people development.<br /><br /> <h3 class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoField_Job">Tasks</h3> <div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text"> <ul> <li>Serves as a subject matter expert in discipline or industry</li> <li>Demonstrates excellence in most advanced technical skills</li> <li>Complies with pronouncements of professional and other regulatory groups, and enlightens and teaches the impact of such pronouncements to all staff.&nbsp;</li> <li>Continues to develop industry expertise and stays abreast of industry news; contributes to staff development by sharing industry knowledge</li> <li>Recognizes complex technical issues, reaches appropriate conclusions and applies authority to support conclusions.</li> <li>Participates in client related planning, where appropriate</li> <li>Effectively communicates all technical material to clients, verbally and in writing</li> <li>Proficient in use of necessary discipline software and applications.</li> <li>Demonstrates excellence in client service and business acumen</li> <li>Ensures top quality client service and oversee total engagement activity</li> <li>Recognizes needs and issues pertinent to client activity and follows through to implementation.</li> <li>Maintains designated chargeable hours for the year (determined by Geography &amp; Discipline leaders)</li> <li>Maintains effective realization rates of fees (determined by Geography &amp; Discipline leaders)&nbsp;</li> <li>Assists partner in managing effective billing and collections</li> <li>Appropriately manages risk and ensures quality control procedures are being executed on all engagement activities</li> <li>Ensures efficient and profitable execution of engagement financial management&nbsp;</li> <li>Builds client relationships; maintains smooth working relationship with clients and solicits client input on satisfaction</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div>
Responsibilities: 1. Experience with A133 audits and 990 <br />2. Ability to develop different programs <br />3. Supervise and coordinate audit activities of staff <br />4. Provide thorough review of staff work product while providing appropriate feedback<br />5. Calculate appropriate budgets and manage actual time in relation to budgets <br />6. Develop client presentations and participate in bids for opportunities for new clients <br />7. Assist in the preparation of management reports and other statutory filings <br />8. Develop ideas to assist client with operational and internal control opportunities <br />9. Examine and analyze client accounting records to determine financial status and prepare financial statements <br />10. Inspect items in clients accounting system to determine if GAAP was followed in recording transactions <br />11. Make formal recommendations when applicable regarding imposing operations and financial positions of clients <br />12. Develop relationships with clients, including involvement in networking and business development activities <br />13. Develop strong technical research skills, including use of electronic tools <br />14. Other duties as assigned
Requirements: 1. Bachelors in Accounting, Masters preferred <br />2. 8 plus years in relevant position, auditing Non-Profit clients <br />3. Must have CPA License <br />4. Public accounting or other professional services environment preferred <br />5. Must maintain required CPE credits annually 6. May need other industry or specialization certification for specific positions