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Construction Forensic Accounting Manager in Boston, MA at CBIZ

Date Posted: 1/31/2019

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Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level. CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions: 2018 America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes, 2018 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2018 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, and one of the Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources. 

CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are together ranked as one of the top providers of accounting services in the United States.  With more than 35 offices and more than 3,000 professionals in our Financial Services division, we serve the country’s growing mid-market public and private businesses.  MHM provides high quality audit and attest services, while closely associated CBIZ provides all other accounting, tax and consulting services.

Our Construction Cost Review practice group is located in Boston, MA and performs construction auditing and consulting services for clients throughout the country. CBIZ Risk & Advisory Services’ Construction Cost Review group is one of the leading providers of construction auditing and consulting services in the country and provides services to clients in the higher education, hospital and healthcare, public sector, and private sector industries, among others.

CBIZ Risk & Advisory Services is looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent analytical skills, communication skills, and attention to detail. The Construction Cost Review Manager position will be responsible for managing client engagements including communication with clients, managing project budgets, and managing lower level audit staff. The Manager position will be required to communicate effectively with clients as well as management and run construction audit engagements from beginning to end.

Essential Functions and Primary Duties

  • Support Director in managing construction audit engagements, including attending client meetings and preparing audit reports and client deliverables
  • Supervise construction audit staff in analyzing construction project costs
  • Analyze and review construction contracts, project budgets, and project cost
  • Communicate and respond to client requests

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5-10 years in construction accounting or construction auditing
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Knowledge of the Construction industry
  • Ability to communicate effectively with management and clients
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office software, especially Microsoft Excel
  • Minimum of 3 years performing construction audits
  • 5 - 10 years previous experience working in an analytical environment (accounting, consulting, etc.).
  • Certified Construction Audit certification preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Mathematics, Economics, or Construction Management preferred

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in Accounting, Taxation or related field
  • 6 years of experience in public accounting or related field
  • 3 years supervisory experience
  • Must have active CPA or equivalent certification
  • Ability to manage all aspects of client engagements
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs
  • Proficient use of applicable technology


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