Audit Senior Manager or Director - Manufacturing and Distribution

BKD, LLP   •  

Chicago, IL

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 165 days ago

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The BKD audit team provides assurance services that go beyond the compliance function. This team brings credibility to our clients' financial picture, communicates information objectively and clearly, and provides insight to help clients improve their businesses. Our Chicago practice, (located in downtown Chicago or Oakbrook Terrace), is seeking an Audit Senior Manager or Director with experience in Manufacturing and Distribution.

This position will be responsible for performing the following:

  • Assist in managing, developing and coaching professional staff
  • Accurately complete and review audit engagements in a manner that meets professional technical requirements
  • Adequately identify audit risks and problems through review to ensure audit engagements are completed with defendable files and documentation
  • Consistently identify engagement and operating problems and provide timely solutions and consultation
  • Manage multiple concurrent engagements without disruption or loss of control and within scheduled deadlines
  • Manage multiple client relationships, billings and resource needs
  • Build personal referral sources and clientele while actively participate in team marketing opportunities
  • Lead audit committee meetings presentations
  • Participate in speaking and article writing opportunities
  • Complete CPE specific to the manufacturing and distribution industry


Required Skills:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficient in MS Office suite - Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent client relationship skills and time management skills
  • Ability to recruit and develop firm associates and team members
  • Team and engagement management
  • Innovative ideas to servicing clientele

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 7 years of audit experience in public accounting required
  • Manufacturing & Distribution experience preferred
  • Current CPA designation required
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting required
  • Experience managing multiple client engagements