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Audit Supervisor - TMT/SEC

Seattle, Washington, United States
RSM is looking for a motivated Audit Supervisor 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 audits of complex financial statements, related disclosures, and other client deliverables
Develop an understanding of the client's business and needs, and become a consumer products industry specialist
Understand and utilize RSM's audit methodology
Lead the team through the entire audit process, preparing all necessary financial statements and related disclosures and reportable conditions letters, with an eye on quality, thoroughness and accuracy
Collaborate with the engagement manager/senior manager on engagement approach and execute on the plan using a risk-based approach
Recognize industry-specific and general accounting and auditing issues, including revenue recognition, inventory pricing and LCM, receivable discounts, allowances, incentives and bad debts, current and deferred tax provisions, etc. and determine appropriate audit approach for such areas
Provide insightful feedback on financial statements and prepare other client deliverables such as board communications, deficiency letters, management letters, etc.
Supervise associates and seniors on engagement teams and function as an in-charge, monitoring and reporting regarding productivity and adherence to work plan and budget
Anticipate and address client concerns and escalate issues as they arise
Interact with clients to help ensure the information flow from client to audit team and vice versa is efficient
Identify and communicate significant accounting and auditing matters to manager/senior manager and partner on engagement
Identify performance improvement opportunities for team members
Understand client and industry issues, and recognize opportunities for RSM to assist the client in increasing level and types of services
Manage time appropriately across multiple projects
Keep abreast of industry developments by reading trade publications and other relevant thought leadership
Ensure professional development through ongoing education
Willingness to travel 25% of the year, depending on your clients


BS/BA Degree in Accounting or equivalent degree
CPA or CA Certification
4+ years of current or recent experience in a public accounting environment
Minimum of 4 years of experience with financial statement audits
Minimum of 2 years of team lead or in-charge experience overseeing staff on multiple engagements
Understanding of audit services with knowledge of GAAP, GAAS and FASB regulations
Previous experience auditing Technology/Media/Telecommunication companies
A proven record of building profitable, sustainable client relationships

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with acquisitions, including purchase accounting, goodwill, intangible assets, impairment issues, valuations and related assumptions, stock-based compensation and equity
A successful record of directing and deploying staff and senior associates on multiple, simultaneous engagement
Previous experience auditing SEC clients

The firm offers a competitive benefits package, base compensation, and an employee bonus program for eligible roles based on individual and firm performance per program guidelines. Base compensation ranges can be found between the ranges noted below in the posting, and an actual offer can vary based upon on role, hiring location, and qualifications. For additional information on RSM's total rewards, visit our website at

In accordance with applicable law and RSM policy, prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19. If not vaccinated for COVID-19 they must qualify foran accommodation to this vaccination requirement or participate in testing. If you are located in New York, pursuant to current applicable law, you will be required to be vaccinated to enter the New York office and testing is not an option to enter the New York office.

Youwant your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where youare today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents andpersonality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as anindividual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for youraccomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decisionmakers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'llmove quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from yourfresh perspective.

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RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

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