Assurance / Audit Supervisor (Chicago)

Job ID 2021-2582
Job Locations
US-Chicago
Job Category
Assurance
Job Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

At MGO we do a lot more than crunch numbers and prepare filings. Our approach leverages input from throughout our organization – giving everyone a voice and an opportunity to make an impact. Utilizing a state-of-the-art technology platform, we go beyond the numbers to provide invaluable financial and operational insight to a diverse array of dynamic clients – from enduring institutions to disruptive start-ups.

 

By delivering strategic guidance with a personal touch, we are reshaping ideas of what a CPA firm is capable of – and give our professionals the support to self-determine the path their career takes.

 

Job Details

This Assurance / Audit Supervisor role will be working with our corporate audit team and be responsible for reporting to and working with management teams to plan, budget and execute engagements. The Supervisor must be technical, polished and able to transition between audit and advisory (mainly Transaction services and forensic). This role must be able to coordinate and communicate with clients directly, develop and exhibit a command of audit techniques and methods, all while ensuring best business practices are in place and client satisfaction is always met. This role will require travel, some overnight.

 

Essential Functions

  • Exhibit technical proficiency and the management ability to plan, budget for, and manage complete audit and/or client engagements, including preparation of reporting products, in accordance with MGO’s policies, procedures and practices.
  • Demonstrate a command of project management skills exhibiting the ability to complete and deliver products and services in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Manage lower level associates, providing timely verbal and written feedback including conducting annual performance evaluations.
  • Demonstrate ability to resolve technical and client service issues and/or problems independently while recognizing and capitalizing on opportunities to provide additional services to clients.
  • Monitor and manage hourly yields realized on engagement or client billings, pursuing cost savings and raising ideas from others and self.
  • Prepare billing worksheets as per firm schedule and procedures and communicate with clients to ensure satisfaction and retention.
  • Communicate effectively (verbal, written, presentation skills) with all levels of associates, HQ personnel, management, partners and clients.
  • May act as advisor to lower level associates.
  • Actively participates in professional associations/affiliations.
  • Assist in firm management/administration functions as assigned by the partners.
  • Personnel responsibilities such as hiring, termination, promotion, demotion, assignment and performance feedback.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4+ years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting required and typically 1-2 years as a Senior Associate.
  • Must be able to travel, some overnight required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting OR Bachelor’s Degree plus requisite accounting coursework.
  • CPA preferred, must be already sitting or plan to sit for CPA exams.

Success Factors

  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in English.
  • Must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills.

 

Why work for MGO?
MGO’s professionals take a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to accounting, financial and advisory services. Our teams collaborate across internal functions and service lines to build institutional knowledge, formulate insight, and deliver efficiencies that make a difference – not only in the marketplace, but in the lives of our clients and team members. That’s why we value characteristics like teamwork, communication, creativity, and leadership when building our teams.

 

We are growing fast and new opportunities emerge every day. If you’re not afraid of pushing the status quo, MGO offers a supportive setting where you can take control of your career while still enjoying the mentorship to develop new skills in an environment where you thrive.

 

Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly! 

 

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