ParenteBeard LLC is ranked among the top 25 accounting
firms in the U.S. With over 1,000 professionals, the
firm is a leader in providing CPA and business advisory
services to small businesses, middle market companies,
nonprofits and SEC registrants. As an independent member
of Baker Tilly International, ParenteBeard is proud to
provide the highest level of service to clients
nationally and internationally.
ParenteBeard is seeking an Audit Manager in our Central
PA Region. Working from either our York, Reading, or
Lancaster office, the Manager will support a client-base
within this region. Under the general supervision of
Senior Managers and Partners, the Managers have
oversight on all regular and special matters for those
clients delegated to them. This oversight includes:
quality control of all work; review of work papers;
preparation of all reports, statements and letters for
final acceptance by the responsible Partner; planning,
supervision and control of all phases of regular client
services; engagement staff supervision and maintenance
of client relationships. The Manager also actively
coaches and develops team members and participates in
business development activities.
Tasks & Responsibilities
Manager is responsible for all aspects of assigned
- Using established Firm policies and procedures, the
client engagements including: documentation, supervision
of junior staff and issuance of all appropriate client
reports and letters. The Manager keeps the Senior
Manager and/or Partner informed of all important
of an engagement. He/She reviews all files for
- The Manager supervises audit staff on various segments
completeness prior to submitting them to a Senior
Manager and/or Partner for review.
client service teams concurrently having ‘in-charge’
- The Manager may direct the activities of multiple
responsibility for larger, more complex engagements and
oversight responsibility for smaller engagements.
each client’s project status and any potential problems.
- The Manager keeps the responsible Partner apprised of
He/She works to anticipate client issues and resolves
them when they occur. The Manager serves as a
communication conduit between the Partner and client.
Firm’s business development efforts. He/She positively
- The Manager is expected to actively participate in the
represents the Firm at business and community functions
in order to maintain current, acquire new and expand
existing client relationships.
involvement in professional, recruiting, charitable and
- The Managers will represent the Firm through
/or civic events and organizations.
Firm’s collective reputation through participation and
- The Manager will promote both their personal and the
presentation at conferences and seminars and/or by the
submission of articles for inclusion in professional
Manages accounting staff; is responsible for directing,
coordinating and evaluating team members. Carries out
supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the
Firm’s policies and applicable laws.
Specific responsibilities include: assisting with the
hiring and termination of team members; planning
staffing levels for individual assignments; implementing
new Firm initiatives; supervising, coaching and
developing staff; providing direction, guidance and
constructive criticism, preparing and conducting
performance appraisals; rewarding and disciplining
staff; addressing complaints and resolving employee
Our comprehensive flexible benefit plan includes
health/dental insurance, disability/life insurance,
flexible spending accounts, 401K plan and paid
Successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years
public accounting or related experience along with a
record of progressively increasing knowledge, skill,
responsibility and independence. In addition, sound
written and verbal communication skills, an ability to
work independently or as part of a team and the capacity
to appropriately interact with all levels of Firm
management and staff, clients and other external
business contacts are required. Experience auditing
commercial (manufacturing, distribution and technology)
clients, as well as employee benefit plans a plus.
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required.
Accounting Managers are expected to be a Certified
Public Accountant (CPA). Individuals in this position
must have demonstrated computer skills and experience
with accounting software is required. A valid driver’s
license is also required.
Working Expectations & Conditions
using a personal vehicle.
- Frequent same day travel for work at clients’ offices
require overnight stay for work at clients using a
- Frequent/Occasional out-of-town travel that may
personal vehicle - approximatly10-20%.