External Audit Manager - Big 4 Experience

Boston, MA 02110

Posted: 11/02/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 79822

KNF&T is recruiting current and former consultants to join a dynamic and fast-paced management consulting firm based in Boston. In this role you will advise top-tier companies in challenging M&A initiatives, as well as IPO's, debt restructuring, process improvement, and other strategic initiatives. As an External Audit Manager, you will work closely with clients’ senior management, external auditors and other advisors to implement best practices and solve clients' most pressing problems. Apply today to make lasting connections with a firm that is committed to providing outstanding client service!

Responsibilities for the External Audit Manager:
  • Research, document and present the accounting position for complex accounting transactions to partners, directors and clients
  • Prepare and review quarterly and annual financial statements and other SEC filings such as Form 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and S-1
  • Play a key role in consulting for mergers and acquisitions, including financial due diligence, financial modelling, integration consulting and purchase accounting
  • Serve as an interim controller, assistant controller, revenue recognition director, SEC reporting director, FP&A manager and similar roles
  • Design and create tailored reports specific to key accounting and finance issues
  • Act as a liaison between client management and external auditors on complex matters
  • Participate in and lead client fieldwork
  • Oversee staff in the field, providing real time feedback and guidance to ensure learning and development, timely and efficient delivery
  • Participate in business development efforts
  • Limited travel (0 – 20%); additional travel opportunities available based on preference
Requirements for the External Audit Manager:
  • Bachelor's Degree from a top tier college or university; Master's Degree preferred
  • Licensed CPA
  • 4-7 years of experience with a top tier public accounting firm; audit experience a must
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Securities and Exchange Commission financial reporting issues, and/or International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Experience in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Technology and Manufacturing verticals
  • Willingness to travel as needed
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      

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