Manager, Assurance - Construction & Real Estate

Rockville, Maryland
Assurance
Full-time

Aronson LLC provides a comprehensive platform of assurance, tax, and consulting solutions to today’s most active industry sectors and successful individuals. For more than 50 years, we have purposefully expanded our service offerings and deepened our industry specialties to better serve the needs of our clients, people, and community. From startup to exit, we help our clients maximize opportunity, minimize risk, and unlock their full potential.
 
Aronson, the largest independently owned public accounting firm based in the DC Metro Area, is growing organically, and we are looking for individuals who want to make an immediate and substantial impact on the future of our firm. We have an award winning culture.  We have been recognized as experts in the industries and markets we serve, and acknowledged as an employer that offers its team members a voice. In 2017, and for the seventh time, our team members have rated us a “Best Places to Work” in the Washington DC Metro Area (Washington Business Journal) and the #3 mid-sized company on Washington Post’s 2016 Top Workplaces list. Aronson is an AICPA major firm with a national and international reach coupled with a local, personalized feel benefiting our team members and clients.
 
Aronson LLC has an immediate opening for a Manager to join the Construction & Real Estate Industry Services Group within the Assurance Practice.  Our professionals in this group apply extensive industry knowledge in their delivery of efficient and effective assurance services to a wide variety of Construction and Real Estate businesses.

Responsibilities

    • Manage financial statement audits and reviews and related tax compliance & consulting for construction and real estate companies of various sizes and ownership structures       
    • Design plan for execution of each engagement from initiation to completion
    • Direct and control projects to ensure completion within the established deadline and budget
    • Serve as the principal point of contact on client engagements and develop working relationships with senior level management and business owners
    • Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve audit-related problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements
    • Supervise and mentor staff and senior members on engagements and review workpapers
    • Gain comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements
    • Utilize technical proficiency to enable diagnoses of and solutions to problems encountered on audits and reviews
    • Build firm-wide resource network to contribute to the development of a broad base of internal and external relationships for personal and professional benefits and results
    • Assist partners and senior management on proposals and business development calls
    • Attend and participate in industry specific forums and networking events
    • Keep up-to-date with changes in regulations, governance and best practices
    • Implement improvements to internal processes

Requirements

    • Active CPA license
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting
    • 5-7 years of financial statement preparation, audits, reviews, and compilations experience, preferably with companies in the construction and/or real estate space
    • Technical proficiency developed to enable diagnoses of and solutions to complex problems encountered on audits, reviews, compilations and tax engagements
    • Experience providing assurance and tax services to construction / real estate clients is preferred
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients and customers
    • Willing to travel locally (DC/MD/VA) and out of town occasionally

*Qualified candidates must be eligible to work for any employer in the United States

**Aronson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer