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Bonadio Group, The Audit Principal or Manager in Pittsford, New York

We have a tremendous opportunity for an Audit Manager/Principal to play a lead role our Government Audit practice. As Principal, you will be responsible for the overall successful completion of engagements while ensuring delivery is consistent with Partner and client expectations. This role requires the ability to continually learn and use new skills, and to work in a high-paced, changeable client-service environment. We are open to locations in western or upstate NY areas to include Rochester, NY, Buffalo, NY, Syracuse, NY, Albany, NY with a hybrid and/or remote option.

  • Building a vision for the firm's long-term success and inspiring others toward that vision.

  • Participate in presenting information to upper level management, public meetings, and/or boards

  • Develop understanding of client’s business and aspects of client’s industry.

  • Develop effective working relationships with internal and external clients.

  • Deliver projects/engagements on time, within budget and to client's satisfaction.

  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.

  • Handle and manage multiple priorities, and deliver projects and engagements on time, within budget and to the client’s satisfaction.

  • Maintain knowledge of pronouncements of the GASB, AICPA, GAO, and FASB.

  • Participate in a cooperative effort among members of a project team.

  • Comply with firm practice management and quality control procedures and systems.

  • Maintain and promote ethical and firm values in conducting internal and external business activities.

  • Provide mentoring and leadership to junior staff

Required Qualifications:

  • Self-starter with the ability to handle and manage multiple priorities

  • College graduate in a degree required for admission to the CPA exam in New York State

  • Current CPA designation

  • Recent audit experience working in public accounting for a minimum 7+ years

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community

  • Skilled at preparing complex client correspondence including recommendations, technical issues and proposals

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common technical journals, financial reports and legal documents

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, i.e. client presentations, industry articles, etc.

  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

  • Reliable transportation with the ability to travel to client sites and other office locations

  • Computer proficiency and effectively applying technology tools in assigned areas including; Microsoft Office suite and audit software such as Caseware or ProSystems Engagement.

  • Ability to create and properly monitor engagement budgets

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Single audit experience preferred

  • Ability to identify and pursue cross-selling opportunities with clients

  • Experience in government audits is preferred, but not required

  • Current knowledge of GASB standards

  • Ability to develop and sustain business relationships for the purpose of increasing the firm’s client base

Hours of Operation

  • Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Our summer hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to noon on Friday.

  • The ability to work additional hours during busy season is critical, but the rest of the year, flexibility is key.

At The Bonadio Group, we believe that an inclusive work environment allows all of our people to achieve their greatest potential and the greatest results for our clients and communities. Bonadio is committed to the principle of equal treatment and opportunity for all people. The Firm is committed to fostering and managing diversity in the workplace as an integral part of its practice and service to clients. The Firm values the rich variety of perspectives and experiences offered by those of different backgrounds. This diversity strengthens our institution and enables it to better respond to our clients’ needs in an increasingly global profession.

In the fast-changing accounting industry, The Bonadio Group is always on the cutting edge of growth and innovation. With our great mentoring and training programs, you’ll be exposed to diversity of work, the ability to tackle more interesting issues, and have a path to Partnership. You’ll be working with great people and great clients where you can truly make a difference. Apply online, get on board, and grow with us. You’ll be glad you did!

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ID: 2021-2409

External Company Name: Bonadio Group, The

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Street: 171 Sully's Trail