Audit Manager or Sr. Audit Manager – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Audit Manager or Sr. Audit Manager – join our professional team!

Are you looking for a wonderful opportunity to use your expertise in auditing with an elite and growing local CPA firm?   If so, read on!  Templeton & Company is currently searching for an Audit Manager or Sr. Audit Manager for our Fort Lauderdale office.   Your strong hands-on auditing experience, combined with a can-do attitude and proven ability to work independently, will give you tools needed to excel at Templeton.  You will join an exceptional team of accountants who serve our diverse group of clients.  All we are missing is you!

Why Templeton?

We are an award winning, local regional accounting firm serving our South Florida based clients with offices in West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Wellington. We offer large firm capability garnered from our leadership team’s unique experience, with a rare level of quality. Our non-bureaucratic culture with an emphasis on extraordinary client service, supported by ongoing training and learning, are just part of what makes us different.  An industry leader, we provide strategic, value-added professional services in many disciplines including assurance, business strategies and valuations, tax, technology and family office.  Over the years we have assisted our clients and their families with countless transactions, technology implementations and business and financial issues.

Our entrepreneurial spirit, excellent service and proactive client approach have helped make us one of South Florida’s largest locally-based accounting firms.  We are proud of our long-term clients who continue to call on us as their companies and their personal needs change and grow.  As a result, we have been honored by the South Florida Business Journal as a “Power Leaders in Accounting” for 4 years in a row, and Inside Public Accounting has recognized us numerous times: as an “All Star Firm,” one of the “Fastest Growing Firms” and consistently as a “Top 300 Firm” in the United States. We are an independent member firm of the BDO Alliance.

Snapshot of key accountabilities:

This position is responsible for leading or participating in audit engagements and oversee its execution, as well as supervise, direct, train, mentor and evaluate staff in developing a strong team effort and maintaining effective and professional relationships with clients.

  • Ensure performance of independent and objective evaluations of the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls, disclosure controls, and operating systems in areas of audit responsibility
  • Perform or participate in complex financial audit processes that consist of audit assessment of risk and exposure including the planning, design, performance, documentation, supervision, and review of audit work, reporting the results of audit work, and the monitoring and verification of auditee management’s resolution of audit findings
  • Ensure that audit activities comply with Audit Department standards
  • Accomplish audit activities within stipulated schedules
  • Oversee audit activities  in the areas of assigned audit responsibility, generally involving tasks of great variety applied to activities of high complexity and exposure
  • Participate in the development of Audit Department standards, policies and practice

Traits required for success:

Our ideal candidate has strong analytical skills and attention to detail.  You are an organized, self-disciplined, and self-starter with strong supervisory skills.  You function well in a fast paced environment without sacrificing high standards for high quality work.  Getting the job done and done right is mission critical as you weigh your decisions carefully and thoroughly based on your expertise in order to avoid unpredictable risk.   Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interview individuals associated with the audit is absolutely essential.  You excel at maintaining effective and professional relationships  with senior client management and audit client.

Skills/Experience/Knowledge required:

  • Minimum 7 years public accounting experience as an audit professional
  • Supervisory or management experience as an Audit Supervisor, Manager or Sr. Manager
  • Licensed CPA
  • Familiarity with standard auditing practices and procedures and the ability to apply them to each project
  • General knowledge of FASB regulations, GAAS and GAAP
  • Working knowledge of Internal Revenue Code
  • Bachelors or Masters in Accounting
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Proficiency in ProSystems fx Tax, Engagement, and Fixed Assets a plus