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Audit Manager - China Practice 

Category Audit  

About Friedman

Since 1924, Friedman LLP has been much more than an accounting and consulting firm. We offer tax, accounting, auditing, forensic and management advisory services to publicly/privately held companies and individuals. Our accessibility, personal commitment, entrepreneurial spirit and specialized expertise exemplify the qualities of our client service. We've become our clients' trusted business partner while preserving the team-environment that has helped us prosper.

About the Position:

The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of experience and will be responsible for overseeing, planning and reviewing engagements; supervising staff, interacting with clients and preparing audit, review and compilation financial statements for clients in the SEC industry with a strong focus in Commercial Markets industries (e.g. Manufacturing, Technology, Consumer Products.)


  • Detail review of SEC and private audits for clients in various industries including but not limited to commercial markets i.e. manufacturing, technology and consumer products
  • Identifies audit and risk management issues and proposes potential solutions through research and collaboration with Quality Review and Engagement Partner
  • Stays current on technical and industry developments and standards while evaluating potential impacts on their client engagements
  • Review audit procedures, workpapers and financial statements of staff with limited supervision from Partners
  • Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of SEC regulations and PCAOB guidelines, and documents and communicates the application of these principles
  • Reviews SEC filings, financial statements and disclosures for appropriateness in form, content, completeness, and accuracy, and ensures that quarterly reviews are properly performed
  • Reviews required communications to the client and Audit Committee, ensuring their completeness, accuracy and compliance with Firm and professional guidelines
  • Conducts research, consults with team members, draws conclusions and prepares memos based on target issues
  • Oversee Seniors and Staff coordinating the day-to-day duties of planning, fieldwork and wrap-up
  • Primary client contact and liaison for complex issues that staff are unable to resolve; communicate effectively with clients and develop positive relationships with client personnel
  • Communicate with Partner on work status and client issues that arise
  • Perform a detailed review of team's workflow and monitor that tasks are assigned and completed on a timely basis
  • Supervise, train and mentor audit staff
  • Keep up to date on U.S. GAAP laws and regulations
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • CPA preferred
  • 5-7 years’ experience in a similar role
  • 2 years’ supervisory experience preferred
  • Extensive travel to China
  • Bi-lingual in English and Mandarin required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior experience managing engagements and clients
  • Ability to work independently, but also work well with others
  • Experience with ProSystem Engagement a plus
  • Takes a lead role in client and team meetings and contributes new ideas and strategic initiatives
  • Stays current on technical and industry developments and standards while evaluating potential impacts on their client engagements
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Division Friedman - Internal Recruiting  
Open Date 5/26/2017  
Location New York City  

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