Audit Manager

Wipfli   •  

South Portland, ME

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 30 days ago

Wipfli LLP is currently seeking an Audit Manager for our South Portland office. The professional will be the primary point of contact overseeing the accurate and timely execution of audits, reviews and compilations. The manager will review engagement files and financial statements and communicates results to client and firm associates, ensures the firm is proactively identifying and serving the client's needs, and motivates and supervises the performance of staff and senior accountants, in accordance with company policies and procedures.


  • Respond to client and firm associate requests in a timely, accurate, positive and professional manner
  • Participate in and provide leadership for firm initiatives and projects
  • Plan and schedule engagement fieldwork with clients and firm resources
  • Lead and manage audit, review, and compilation engagements in accordance with firm and professional standards, within budget and deadline expectations
  • Perform detailed reviews of workpapers completed by other associates
  • Communicate proactively with clients and engagement partners regarding project status, client service opportunities, and other significant matters in a timely manner
  • Review financial statements and footnotes, management reports, executive reports, and other requested deliverables
  • Provide training, direction, and supervision to staff and senior accountants
  • Develop and attain a comprehensive understanding of services provided by the firm
  • Perform client billing
  • Lead multi-disciplined client service teams for account planning
  • Research and communicate with client and firm personnel regarding complex accounting matters
  • Actively participate in community activities and organizations to develop and maintain positive business relationships with community leaders and members
  • Complete audit, review, and compilation procedures for complex areas and transactions
  • Prepare and review client correspondence (letter, e-mail, etc.)
  • Actively participate in firm sponsored events for industry-specific and/or regional clients and prospects


  • 6-10 years of previous audit experience preferably in a professional services environment
  • Experience in the field of Financial Institutions
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • CPA certification required in the respective state in which they are practicing
  • Requires a valid driver's license
  • Requires prior supervisory experience
  • Some travel required