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Manager – Ethics, Public Accounting

Ethics/Peer Review
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Summary of Role

The Manager - Ethics, Public Accounting is responsible for all aspects of case investigations, including communicating findings to Technical Standards Subcommittee members and member under investigation.


Accountabilities & Responsibilities

80% - Case investigations including research and communication of findings

·    Investigate allegations of Association and state CPA society members who may have violated the Codes of Professional Conduct relating to professional standards (e.g., Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), Uniform Guidance and Government Auditing Standards (GAS) with emphasis on state and local governments, and Uniform Guidance.

·    Review working papers, financial statements and/or other documents to determine compliance with professional standards.

·    Research complex technical issues.

·    Draft interrogatories to the member under investigation and conduct the interviews as part of gathering information while giving the member due process.

·    Prepare case summaries of investigations to expedite committee members’ review.

·    Interface with committee members and government agencies in resolving technical issues and bringing cases to a resolution.

·    Present cases to committee members and before a Joint Trial Board Panel.


20% - Administrative tasks associated with case investigation

·    Correspond with respondents and firms, prepare for and summarize interviews with respondents and case management.


Supervisory Responsibilities

·     None

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

·     Strong working knowledge of GAAP, GAAS, GAS, and Uniform Guidance

·     Strong project management skills and good organizational abilities

·     Ability to deal effectively and efficiently with partners and managers of public accounting firms and officers of publicly registered entities.

·     Strong presentation skills and oral communication skills.

·     Ability to travel minimally 


Required Experience, Qualifications & Education

·     Bachelor’s degree

·     CPA license

·     Minimum of 7 years recent public accounting experience with experience in audits of state and local governments and entities subject to Uniform Guidance.


Preferred Experience, Qualifications & Education

·     Experience with employee benefit plans and commercial entities is a plus.

·     Experience with employee benefit plans and commercial entities also are preferred.

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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