Accounting and Audit Manager

Have you had enough of chasing the billable hour at a big firm? Are you looking for a long term position where you can work one on one with partners to learn all aspects of an engagement? Do you want to be valued as an integral member of the company that you work for? If any of this is true, considering joining the DavisKelly team!

DavisKelly CPAs is a full-service accounting and business-consulting firm that is dedicated to working with and advising not-for-profit organizations. With offices in New York and Boston, the firm serves over one hundred not-for-profit organizations. We understand the nonprofit sector’s unique accounting, financial, and consulting requirements and we help resolve issues and assist in designing approaches that will yield not-for-profit organizations to be more productive while maintaining their core mission and values that drive each of them.

The DavisKelly team is a dedicated group of professionals who have the business skills, industry experience, and advanced technical know-how of a full-service accounting practice. As an audit professional, you will guide our clients through evaluating, reporting and complying for the needs of their financial reporting.

Job Title: Accounting and Audit Manager

Job Details:

  • Manages all phases of audit, compilation, or review engagements.
  • Maintains contact with clients throughout the year and possesses a thorough knowledge of the client and all facets of the client’s business.
  • Plans and schedules client engagements, including scheduling staff members, using Firm policies and procedures.
  • Maintains familiarity with qualifications of all staff members and uses staff members appropriately on client engagements.
  • Evaluates internal controls and work programs prepared by staff members
  • Creates and adheres to engagement time budgets.
  • Supervises staff and provides on-the-job training and reviews work papers and reports prepared by the staff members.
  • Anticipates problem areas of the engagements and questions that will arise and prepares accordingly.
  • Keeps the Partner informed of all the important developments on engagements, analyzes any problem areas and makes resolution recommendations.
  • Ensures that financial statements, tax returns, and comment letters are prepared in accordance with professional and Firm standards.
  • Communicates progress of engagements, any problem areas and resolutions to the client.
  • Works to develop responsible, trained staff by assisting in the performance review process.
  • Prepares invoices to clients and communicates details of fees to clients.

Other Functions

  • Works to develop responsible, trained staff members by developing training aids and acting as an instructor in professional development programs.
  • Participates in the Firm’s practice development efforts.
  • Prepares other reports and projects as requested from time to time by the Partners.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Position/Program Requirements:

  • Minimum Years of Experience: At least 6 years of experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression in complexity, scope, and number of engagements managed.
  • Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Accounting or other related program.
  • Certification Required: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Knowledge Preferred:

  • Some knowledge and exposure to the common issues facing not-for-profit organizations
  • Technical knowledge of U.S. GAAP and US GAAS.

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrates ability to bring in new business
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and computer accounting and tax software programs
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

If you are interested in applying to become part of our team, please send your resume with cover letter via:

E-Mail: and write “Accounting and Audit Manager Position” in the subject line


Mail: Nancy Kelly, DavisKelly, CPAs, 4238 Washington Street, Suite 307, Boston, MA 02131

Our Service Promise: No Surprises!

Audits don't have to be painful! We work with you every step of the way and answer your questions, all without tacking on hidden fees for our services.

We Speak Your Language

To be fluent in a language, it's best to live in a country that speaks it every day. We are are permanent residents in the Not-for-Profit world-- not tourists! Serving not-for-profit organizations is about 95% of the work that we do. Our team of professionals have a combined total of over 50 years of experience!

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1345 Avenue of the Americas, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10105


4238 Washington Street, Suite 307
Boston, MA 02131

Phone: 617-390-5734

Our Firm Difference:

DavisKelly is a full-service Certified Public Accounting and business consulting firm that provides accounting, tax, and consulting services. We help dynamic companies and not-for-profit organizations achieve their missions as well as their financial goals.
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