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Manager - Peer Review (Remote Opportunity)

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Ethics/Peer Review
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About The Association

Combining the strengths of the American Institute of CPAs and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, we empower the world’s most highly-skilled accountants – CPAs and CGMA designation holders – with the knowledge, insight and foresight to meet today’s demands and tomorrow’s challenges. We drive a dynamic accounting profession that works every day to build trust, create opportunity and grow prosperity worldwide.

 

Summary of Role

Assist in the development, communication and implementation of standards, guidance, and training material for the AICPA Peer Review Program with the goal of enhancing the quality of accounting, auditing and attestation engagements performed by public accounting member firms.

 

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the technical aspects of the AICPA Peer Review Program (Program) and an understanding of the administrative processes.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to the State CPA Society peer review committees, peer reviewers and firms on peer review issues, which may include issues related to GAAP, GAAS, quality control and other standards.
  • Serve as the staff liaison to the AICPA Peer Review Board (Board), its advisory task forces and committees responsible for assisting in the development of meeting materials and providing research/project assistance.
  • Develop standards, guidance, practice aids and other materials for firms, peer reviewers, state CPA Society peer review committees and others on technical matters.
  • Work closely with peer reviewers and firms in identifying and resolving questions and issues, including firm non-cooperation and reviewer performance issues.
  • Perform peer review working paper technical reviews and oversights.
  • Keep apprised of new standards and services being developed by other AICPA teams and outside the AICPA
  • and determine the impact on the Program. This includes but is not limited to the activities of the ASB, ARSC, Ethics, GAO, DOL, IASB, IAASB, SEC and PCAOB. Share this information with the other members of the team on a timely basis.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP, GAAS and quality control standards
  • Ability to deal effectively and efficiently with partners and managers of public accounting firms
  • Strong written/oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Member service oriented
  • Capable of dealing effectively and efficiently with a diverse group of individuals and assignments
  • Ability to work well both in a team environment and independently
  • Demonstrated project management skills and organizational abilities with an eye for detail
  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • Creative thinker with solution-oriented working approach
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Good problem and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to travel on occasion

 

Required Experience, Qualifications & Education

  • Minimum 5 years current public accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • CPA designation

 

Preferred Experience, Qualifications & Education

  • Preferred experience with ERISA and A-133 engagements

 

Why Work for Us?
At The Association, you are part of a global, diverse and talented group of colleagues. You have opportunities to innovate and collaborate in a leading organization that impacts individuals and businesses. You’ll have opportunities to progress while enjoying an exciting work environment that supports and celebrates individual achievement, development and professional satisfaction.

Together, we will lead the most influential body of professional accountants and create the future of the global accounting profession.

We offer competitive benefits, PTO, flexible working principles, and a supportive, collaborative team environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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