Position Summary

Deloitte & Touche LLP seeks an Audit & Assurance ARA Senior Manager in Chicago, IL.

Work You’ll Do

Oversee the day-to-day operations of multiple engagements to deliver quality services that exceed client expectations. Supervise and provide guidance to managers to perform technical accounting research and analysis. Perform technical accounting analysis to help clients with accounting, reporting, complex transactions, internal control, and operational issues. Identify new clients and projects and lead cross-functional teams to prepare proposals for new clients and projects in order to grow our practice. Supervise, coach, and mentor all levels of staff to provide them with developmental feedback and career guidance.



  • Master's degree in Accounting or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent).
  • Four years of accounting, finance, and/or operations experience.
  • Experience must include four years of:
    • Performing audits and providing accounting and reporting advice to clients under Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), auditing standards and requirement of Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), auditing standards of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX);
    • Utilizing Microsoft Office Suite programs, including advanced Excel tools and data analytics tools, to perform analysis;
    • Performing technical accounting and public filing research, reading complex documents and contracts, synthesizing and summarizing important facts, and summarizing and presenting such findings and facts to the engagement team and clients;
    • Staying up to date on technical knowledge of US GAAP and SEC financial reporting requirements and rules;
    • Working with complex areas of clients' balance sheets and income statements, including valuation of investments, management estimates, and income taxes;
    • Preparing written documentation that details audit procedures performed to support the audit opinion;
    • Interacting and collaborating with cross-functional specialists in areas outside of accounting and auditing, including valuation, tax, and data analytics;
    • Interacting directly with senior management of the engagement teams and clients to discuss auditing or accounting findings, issues, and resolution, and leading regular status meetings with client management to monitor project progress, identify and resolve issues, and identify improvement opportunities; and
    • Reviewing the work performed by engagement team members, conducting performance reviews, contributing to performance feedback, and training team members to enhance their understanding of accounting or audit concepts and processes, set professional growth goals, and maximize their strengths.
  • In the alternative, the employer is willing to accept a Bachelor's degree and six years of experience as stated above.
  • Must possess: U.S. CPA license or passage of all four parts of U.S. CPA examination.
  • Position requires approximately 50% domestic travel.
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