Senior Audit Manager

Senior Audit Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Audit Manager to join our team.


  • Manage client accounts including billing, fee analysis and new service development;
  • Manage and supervise the execution of external audit engagements of various clients including Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registrants;
  • Aid in the identification of business development as well as help expand the client base by identifying and growing current client portfolio;
  • Assist with the career development of team members as well as work with other managers to help ensure the proper deployment of the audit staff;
  • Review SEC filings and research technical accounting issues as well as understand and utilize KPMG’s Audit Methodology;
  • Provide recommendations for possible improvements to the Audit and Compliance program;
  • Supervise multiple audit teams simultaneously;
  • Maintain excellent relationships with clients;
  • Perform technical accounting research on a variety of accounting topics;
  • Assess and revise NYC Agencies’ documented information security and technology policies, procedures and practices;
  • Provide training, mentoring, and staff development;
  • Staff, manage, and mentor team members;
  • Prepare clear, concise workpapers and other communications;
  • Review and conduct audits of the NYC Agencies cybersecurity programs and projects;
  • Manage multiple engagements in a fast-paced environment while prioritizing internal and client needs.


  • Advanced working knowledge of technical literature;
  • Ability to meet challenging client requirements and provide exceptional service as well;
  • CPA license or in progress towards obtaining;
  • Experience with technology, manufacturing, life sciences, and financial services;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required, Masters or advanced degree desirable;
  • Executive presence, including excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong technical skills; experience with electronic work paper system preferred;
  • Holds a CPA, CIA, CISA or other approved certification; CPA strongly preferred;
  • Supervisory/leadership experience; ability to coach and mentor team toward positive performance;
  • An innovative, forward thinking mindset;
  • Demonstrated management, analytical, organization, interpersonal, project management, communication skills;
  • Bachelor’s degree; Accounting or Business-related area preferred;
  • Eight (8)+ years’ experience providing financial statement auditing services in a professional services firm desired;
  • Ability to think in complex and ever-changing situations; strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Healthcare Internal Audit experience is strongly preferred.