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Audit Senior Associate - Hedge Funds

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6993432
Company Name
RSM US LLP
Physical Address
1 S Wacker Dr Ste 800
Chicago, IL 60606
Job Description

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RSM is currently hiring for a Senior Associate to join the Hedge Fund Audit Practice in our Chicago office. We are one of the top five leading firms in the US servicing the hedge fund industry. Our firm is known Nationwide as experts in this industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations including coordinating the auditing of all required financial statements, related disclosures, and other client deliverable
  • Develop an understanding of the client’s business, and become a hedge fund industry specialist to understand client specific needs
  • Understand and utilize RSM’s Audit Methodology
  • Supervise Audit Associates on engagement teams and function as an in-charge facilitating field work by monitoring and reporting regarding productivity and adherence to work plan schedules on each assignment
  • Anticipate and address client concerns and escalate issues as they arise
  • Interact with clients to help ensure the information flow from the client to the audit team is efficient
  • Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to Managers and Partners
  • Identify performance improvement opportunities
  • Recognize and inform management of opportunities to increase level and types of services to clients
  • Ensure professional development through ongoing education
  • Willingness to travel 25% of the year, depending on your clients

Required Qualifications:

  • BS/BA Degree in Accounting or equivalent degree
  • 2 years of current or recent experience in a public accounting environment
  • Understanding of audit services with knowledge of GAAP, GAAS and FASB regulations
  • CPA Certification or demonstrated progress towards obtaining CPA certification, including required coursework
  • Must understand fair value accounting
  • Understanding of investment company accounting
  • Understanding of auditing investment companies under US GAAP
  • Must have experience working with investment funds
  • Experience performing substantive testing and analytical review procedures as well as documentation of internal control systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience auditing hedge funds and related organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to in-charge an engagement

You want your next step to be the right one. You’ve worked hard to get where you are today. And now you’re ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you’ll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.

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Audit

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FullTime

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Chicago, IL US

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Great Lakes Region

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Audit/Assurance

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Experienced

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Degree Required:

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Bachelor

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Travel:

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Yes

RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.


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