Assurance Manager

At Condley and Company, LLP, our goal is to provide each employee with an opportunity to build their career, make a difference in the world, and have their talents recognized and appreciated. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our team, and we nurture positive, supportive relationships within our workforce just as we do our client relationships.

A career with Condley and Company, LLP can offer you unique advantages such as diverse projects, experience, and clientele; a healthy work/life balance; direct interaction with partners and client executives; career advancement and support; and competitive compensation and benefits. If you are interested in joining a stable, growing, team-based professional services firm, we want to hear from you. 

To apply, please click HERE to submit our online application and upload your resume.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and CPA License
  • Public accounting experience or industry equivalent
  • Understanding of GAAS and GAAP
  • Knowledge or resources and technical skills needed for engagement work
Role Success Factors
Client Service Excellence
  • Takes initiative to stay in contact with appropriate client personnel throughout the year, not limiting communication to only during the audit
  • Presentation skills necessary to confidently present at an audit committee meeting, industry, trade association, and office event
  • Approaches client interactions with professionalism and with a sense of wanting to help the client succeed; has strong communication skills
  • Responsible for seeing that engagement is complete and ready for Senior Manager or Partner review within established time frame and budget for engagements in accordance with Condley’s quality control policies
  • Effectively manages more than one engagement at a time
  • Complete management of audit engagement from planning to wrapup, including driving the process for client deliverables
  • Knowledgeable and able to have conversations around the client’s business and industry; including competitors, trends, key customers and a big picture view of the client’s current business strategy
  • Acts as a change agent; sets example by accepting change and proactively supporting change (e.g. change in assurance tools, different audit approach at client, etc.)
  • Adds value to client by identifying suggestions through management comments and advice
People Management/Relationships
  • Participates in activities to help grow Condley (e.g. recruiting, in-office training sessions, etc.) 
  • Develops Interns, Associates, and Seniors by delegating and training them to be successful in their careers 
  • Provides constructive formal and informal feedback in a timely manner to all levels 
  • Serves as a mentor to an Intern, Associate, or Senior 
  • Has a positive attitude that is reflected in work and evident to others; motivates others 
  • Attends recruiting and firm events to build practice
Productivity & Business Growth
  • Meets charge hour and realization expectations 
  • Identifies out-of-scope work and other potential issues that would affect ability to meet engagement budget and takes appropriate action (talking with client, Partner) in a timely manner 
  • Well-versed in Condley and the services that are available; identifies extended service opportunities and makes recommendations 
  • Maintains and develops client and professional network 
  • Develops relationships outside of accounting department at client 
  • Takes initiative to participate in the proposal process and attend proposal meetings with potential clients as appropriate
  • Stays current on recent pronouncements; identifies and implements them into assurance work and addresses any related report disclosures 
  • Able to research an accounting topic and form a conclusion to be reviewed by appropriate team member (Senior Manager or Partner) 
  • Understands and applies Condley’s quality standards for self, team and client; models integrity 
  • Able to run all engagements within industry 
  • Manages engagements in accordance with Condley’s quality control policies; knows objectives, approach and best practices; completes Manager review on certain engagements 
  • Consistent high quality work product and attention to detail 
  • Prepares complex financial reports (statements, footnotes and any supplemental information) and all other client deliverables 
  • Serves as a “go-to” person in their location for Assurance tools
  • Demonstrates awareness of Condley’s risk management policies and procedures (e.g. client confidentiality, client acceptance)

Key Skills to Accelerate Your Career
  • Involved in developing client relationships beyond the annual audit engagement by initiating client contact throughout the year, bringing new pronouncements/standards to client’s attention (once discussed with team management) and having a long-term focus on the client relationship 
  • Actively serves as a mentor and develops others, leads by example with a positive attitude; displays passion for people development 
  • Able to manage multiple complex engagements and tasks efficiently; has strong technical skills

Key Development Opportunities 
On the Job
  • Take initiative to interact effectively with all staff levels 
  • Seek out appropriate interaction with higher level individuals at the client 
  • Learn more about Condley’s services – gain an increased depth of knowledge through internal relationships 
  • Connect/reach out to other members of client team (tax, employee benefit plans) to drive success through collaboration and knowledge sharing
Learning & Professional Development
  • Industry-related training 
  • Facilitate local office CPE 
  • Soft skills training (e.g. communication/presentation skills, project management)
  • Read information provided by Condley and profession to stay current on accounting and auditing guidance
  •  Networking:  community and professional organizations, alumni programs, professional networking websites, etc. 
  • Identify mentor(s) – take ownership of career 
  • Attend local training opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge 
  • Seek exposure to multiple teams/people/work styles from which to learn