Brown Smith Wallace, a forward-thinking, growing and progressive CPA and consulting firm headquartered in St. Louis, MO, seeks a Audit/Insurance Supervisor to join our Family in the St. Louis office! The Firm was recognized nationally for the third time in four years as a Best Accounting Firm to Work For in 2011 by Accounting Today , the premier news vehicle for the profession. Brown Smith Wallace is the only locally based firm to have received this recognition multiple times, including the past two consecutive years. The firm also received the inaugural Work/Life Balance Impa ct Award presented by the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants in 2009.We have nearly 200 staff members based in three offices across the St. Louis region (St. Louis, St. Charles, MO and Glen Carbon, IL).
The Firm has been experiencing steady and robust growth and its client base is becoming more complex. Today’s business climate requires insurance organizations to employ a systematic approach to meet evolving industry and regulatory standards. Firm’s Insurance/Reinsurance Group provides its clients with practical solutions and operational guidance to assist them in achieving their business goals while safeguarding their company’s future viability and sustainability in an unpredictable industry.
Role and Responsibilities
The Audit/Insurance Supervisor will be assigned to in charge field engagements involving attest services including, audits, reviews and compilations. In addition, the auditor may be assigned to assist with business advisory services and other special client projects. Knowledge in applying GAAP and Statutory accounting for insurance companies is preferred.
In conducting audit services, the Audit/Insurance Supervisor is required to perform auditing duties assigned, prepare working papers, document and evaluate client’s internal control over financial accounting, effectively control assigned time on the engagement, adhere to firm policy and AICPA pronouncements including Rules of Professional Conduct, be familiar with current accounting principles and auditing techniques, acquire a working knowledge of the client’s business and maintain a cordial but professional relationship with staff and client personnel.
- CPA is preferred
- 5-7 years Audit experience required
- Experience in insurance/reinsurance issues or other regulated industries is a plus.
- Experience in public company accounting and SEC issues are preferred.
- A high level of technical experience is preferred.
Brown Smith Wallace - 13 months ago
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