Manager (Audit)

Accounting Wheaton, Illinois


About the Position

The caliber of our clients and our high standards for how we serve them requires that we be highly selective in our recruiting process. We look for the best and then invest the time, technology, and resources that result in long-term success for both the firm and our people. We ask our team members to provide a high level of service to CapinCrouse’s clients and be a driver of firm growth, profitability and success.

Essential duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Manage engagements and special assignments with the additional complexity of supervising a number of engagements simultaneously. This includes: oversight of the audit team and assignments, engagement communication, development of audit documents, review of work papers, and preparation of client deliverable documents.

2. Be a productive audit team member, handling complex audit engagements so that clients receive excellent, timely service.

3. Build and maintain a proactive, professional relationship with clients for assigned engagements. Act respectfully and consistent with client values.

4. Begin efforts to bring new business to the firm and be involved in community activities for the purposes of business development and cross-selling the firm's services.

5. Continue personal and professional development efforts through an intentional growth plan. Develop Associates, Seniors, and Supervisors professionally through on-the-job coaching and intentional training.

6. Display integrity and professional behavior consistent with CapinCrouse's focus, vision, mission, and core values.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of this position.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related finance degree
  • 7+ years of related audit or applicable business experience (Experience in public accounting is preferred.)
  • CPA certification

 Language Skills:

  • The individual must have the ability to read and interpret documents industry-specific documents, write routine reports and speak effectively to clients and employees of the firm.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Reputation of integrity, even in conflictive situations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (required); Citrix and ProSystem (desired)
  • Ability to develop open and trusting relationships
  • Ability to work in a team, whether as a member or leader
  • Ability to motivate him/herself to grow professionally and serve with excellence
  • Ability to assume responsibility for and complete agreed upon assignments
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communications skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills; exhibiting the ability to manage a heavy workload without sacrificing quality of work or relationships
  • Willingness to travel when necessary
  • Passion to serve others, especially nonprofit organizations
  • Desire to work as a professional in a CPA firm with CapinCrouse’s core values, vision, and mission

Work Environment

The employee in this position typically works in an office environment but may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the standard office setting.

The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee would typically encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Walking (low)
  • Climbing (low)
  • Bending (low)
  • Twisting (low)
  • Typing/using hands (moderate/high)
  • Sitting (moderate/high)


We Offer                                      

  • An extremely competitive compensation package with all the benefits you would expect from a national leader
  • The ability to work with very knowledgeable professionals and the opportunity to work with clients who are making a real difference in our community, our country, and our world
  • State-of-the-art technology to give you the professional tools necessary to be your best
  • Firm-sponsored professional memberships
While this job description reflects management’s current assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned to the individual in this position. The firm reserves the right to revise and amend this job description at any time, with or without notice.