Senior Audit Manager (AuditSR1/7EAR) Beacon, New York

The Senior will perform and direct the broadest range of accounting tasks and will assist the engagement partner and/or manager in the development of audit strategy, planning, review, and interpretation of audit findings for clients within the Healthcare and Nonprofit industry practice areas. The Senior will work with audit staff at the client’s premises, managing the engagement in the field and performing audit procedures to the appropriate extent. These duties may include (but are not limited to):

Essential Duties:

  • Knowledge of auditing, accounting standards and application of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP, GAAS & Yellow Book rules, where applicable).
  • Apply technical skills, take the initiative to identify best practices and improvements, and consider the applicability of best practices for other clients.
  • Research complex accounting topics and form a conclusion utilizing the Firm’s research tools (Engagement, Accounting Research Manager, PPC ETools, etc.).
  • Understand internal control deficiencies, work on training entry-level staff on internal control processes and develop comments for management letters.
  • Understand the risk assessment process and apply knowledge in completing all related forms
  • Prepare a financial report (statements, footnotes and any supplemental information) and all other client deliverables.
  • Understand the cash flow effects of complex activities (non-cash items, acquisitions, etc.).
  • Complete and develop conclusions on audit analyses work papers and memorandums.
  • Apply industry trends to analytics, formulate expectations and determine reasonableness.
  • Seek to understand the client’s business as a whole, including competitors, trends and key customers and show sensitivity to the client culture and business strategy.
  • Demonstrate the ability to provide the team with directions, play a key role in the execution of audit engagement from planning to wrap-up, and develop audit program steps to identify risks to ensure that the assignment quality standards are achieved.
  • Perform a detailed effective in-charge level review of the team’s work for finalization requirements.
  • Express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in written form and capable of writing detailed document findings and/or accounting memos.
  • Manage engagement staff to meet deliverable deadlines; identify roadblocks, and understand critical milestones to meet client service expectations.
  • Provide quality on the job training and constructive feedback to Audit Staff.
  • Actively participate in learning and development opportunities, formal learning (CPE) and training programs.
  • Maintain client request lists and respond to basic client inquiries during the audit and throughout the year


  • BA/BS/BBA degree in Accounting.
  • Minimum 3 years of progressive experience in a public accounting environment.
  • Experience auditing Nonprofit and related organizations required.
  • CPA certification or demonstrated progress towards obtaining CPA certification.
  • Applied working knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP, GAAS, and Yellow Book rules where applicable) and accounting standards and procedures.
  • Must have Yellow Book audit experience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Ability to meet challenging client requirements, provide services, and possess strong communication, interpersonal, analytical, and research abilities.
  • Ability to effectively multitask multiple clients
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and make sound decisions and recommendations in client related matters pertaining to the audit.
  • Ability to travel, as needed, to client locations.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 29 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.