External Audit Supervisor
CS&L CPAs is a regional certified public accounting firm that provides audit and assurance, taxation, outsourced accounting and advisory services to individuals, businesses and organizations. Our mission is to provide exceptional solutions to our clients and to foster an enjoyable workplace based on open communication and mutual respect while encouraging initiative, professional growth, teamwork and loyalty.
Although we serve the full spectrum of businesses that comprise our local economy, we have concentrated our technical expertise around the industries of construction, real estate, retail distribution, professional service firms, healthcare, governmental entities and nonprofit organizations, as well as employee benefit plans. As a member of the CPAmerica International industry alliance, we offer our clients the best of both worlds, a local firm relationship with the resources of an international association.
Our employees play a significant role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our local communities. We are committed to providing an entrepreneurial environment, dynamic culture and we have enjoyed recognition in recent years as an award winning workplace by the Tampa Bay Business Journal and Florida Trend Magazine. We have office locations in Bradenton, Sarasota and Tampa.
About the role
As an External Audit Supervisor, you will represent the Firm in a professional manner within the community and be responsible for overseeing the staffing and flow of audit engagements.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to meet challenging client requirements and will provide services with strong communication, interpersonal, analytical, and research abilities.
We believe employees are the core to our success and therefore invest heavily in their success as well by providing a highly competitive compensation and benefit package.
- Execute the day-to-day in charge auditor activities of various clients.
- Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to managers and engagement principals.
- Interact with clients to help ensure the information flow from the client to the audit team is efficient.
- Understand and utilize CS&L’s Audit Methodology.
- Perform research on new audit and accounting standards and/or complex topics and share with the team.
- Assist in developing innovative solutions for clients and the firm.
- Provide mentorship and coaching to Audit Staff team members.
- 5+ years of current audit experience within a public accounting firm.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university; Master’s degree preferred.
- Applied working knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and U.S. Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS).
- Ability and willingness to work in a team environment and assist in all phases of engagement.
- CPA license.
- Travel to client sites and also between our three office locations is primarily local during the business day, although some out of the area and overnight travel may be expected, and is a requirement for this job.
- PREFERRED SKILLS: Advanced degree in Accounting, highly desired.