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Audit Manager, Technology/Media/Telecommunications

San Francisco, California, United States

RSM is looking for a motivated Audit Manager to join our Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) practice. Our TMT practice serves public and private clients, including growth oriented, private equity and venture backed technology companies. You will work with TMT companies that operate in a fast-paced, unique environment, where the challenges faced can be as varied and complex as the products developed. Segments served include enterprise software, software as a service, e-commerce, electronics and hardware manufacturers, semiconductors, social media, digital media, mobile technology, telecommunications, and more. Common accounting areas encountered include software revenue and multiple element revenue recognition arrangements, collaboration and licensing arrangements, principal vs agent considerations, software development costs, complex debt and equity transactions such as warrant accounting, stock based compensation arrangements and business combination accounting.


Provide timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations including coordinating the auditing of all required financial statements, related disclosures, and other client deliverables
Assess risk along with design and communicate audit procedures to engagement teams
Understand and utilize RSM's Audit Methodology
Manage multiple engagement teams and prepare end-of-engagement evaluations for staff
Understand skillsets and capabilities of Senior Associates and Supervisors and monitor and review work product that they prepare and report on performance while articulating coaching notes throughout the process
Identify technical accounting matters early and assess impact on financial statements; coordinate with firm specialists as needed
Supervise Audit Seniors and Supervisors on engagement teams and function as an in-charge facilitating field work by monitoring and reporting regarding productivity and adherence to work plan schedules on each assignment
Maintain contact with clients throughout the year to understand impact of significant developments in client's business and assess impact on current year audit engagements
Develop others within the Firm through facilitating levels based or industry training, advising on career development or participating in other Firm initiatives
Subscribe to and actively read industry publications and share relevant information with clients as considered applicable
Anticipate and address client concerns and escalate issues as they arise
Understand RSM's lines of businesses, availability of services and where applicable, discuss with client management of opportunities to make valuable introductions to others in the firm
Develop a strategy to utilize relationships external to the firm with different types of Centers of Influence to effectuate business growth
Manage profitability of projects
Ensure professional development through ongoing education
Keep abreast of latest developments as they affect GAAP and the Firm's standards and policies
Willingness to travel 25% of the year, depending on your clients

Required Qualifications:

BS/BA Degree in Accounting or equivalent degree
CPA or CA Certification
5+ years of current or recent experience in a public accounting environment
Experience leading teams and mentoring associates
Understanding of audit services with knowledge of GAAP, GAAS and FASB regulations
A proven record of building profitable, sustainable client relationships
Minimum of 4 years of team lead or in-charge experience overseeing staff on multiple engagements

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience auditing TMT companies
Previous experience auditing SEC clients

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