General information

SEC Audit Manager
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Date Published
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Little Rock
United States
Job Category
Little Rock
Advertised Location
Little Rock
Working time
Full Time

Description & Requirements

Our firm provides assurance services that go beyond the compliance function. Alongside the rest of our team, you will bring credibility to our client's financial picture, communicate information objectively and clearly, and provide insight to help clients improve their businesses. If relationships are important to you, and you identify with the People First culture at FORVIS, we would like to hear from you! 

How you will contribute: 

  • Carrying out audit, review, and compilation engagements 
  • Managing and supervising engagement teams on SEC audits and quarterly reviews 
  • Effectively identifying and evaluating audit risk, plan engagements, and execute the designed audit plan to ensure audit engagements are completed with defendable files and documentation 
  • Effectively reviewing engagement work papers prepared by Associates, Senior Associates, and others within the organization 
  • Managing the implementation of new and emerging accounting standards 
  • Providing clients with subject matter expertise in the areas of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Industry Accounting Practices 
  • Demonstrating effective professional writing and communication skills through drafting and reviewing client deliverables 
  • Effectively managing concurrent engagements (including planning, supervising, and executing projects) and meeting deadlines without client and team disruption 
  • Managing engagement fundamentals (e.g., realization, billing, utilization, leverage) 
  • Communicating frequently with clients and key stakeholders, ensuring that appropriate parties remain informed and involved in the project developments and conclusions 
  • Developing a network of clients and industry resources and deploying marketing techniques to contribute to the growth of the Financial Services team. 
  • Assisting in managing, developing, and coaching professional staff 
  • Building personal referral sources and clientele while actively participating in team marketing opportunities 
  • Participating in speaking and article writing opportunities 
  • Completing CPE specific to the financial services industry 


We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and: 

  • The ability to communicate both up and downstream to team staff and exercise judgment in determining client interactions 
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple client projects, including monitoring project time budgets and consistently meeting or exceeding agreed-upon deadlines 
  • Ability to complete occasional travel 
  • High attention to detail as well as the ability to demonstrate strong analytical skills 
  • The ability to professionally write and communicate deliverables including but not limited to client meetings, internal meetings, and projects 
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite) and ability to learn new software related to the accounting function of an organization 
  • Willingness to embrace lifelong learning and continually look for opportunities to bring value, grow within your areas of expertise and share your passion for the Financial Services industry 
  • An aptitude to recruit and develop firm associates and team members 
  • An ability to prioritize and work independently in a fast-paced environment to reach clear-set goals 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 5 years or more of audit experience in public accounting 
  • Experience with SEC reporting, including Form 10-K annual reports and Form 10-Q quarterly reports 
  • Experience supervising and managing PCAOB integrated audits 
  • CPA license 
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting 
  • Experience managing multiple complex client engagements