Audit Manager - M & A Focus

Boulay - Eden Prairie, MN


Audit Manager – M & A Focus

Passion for success is where it all starts. At Boulay we inspire remarkable careers focused on building your talents and celebrating your successes. We equip you with a professional/work/business environment, helping you grow personally and professionally. Our style fosters honest, down-to-earth, long-term relationships that provoke open dialogue among colleagues and delivers innovative ideas and services to our clients.

Clients tell us what separates Boulay from the rest is our thoughtful and comprehensive approach to client service—working hard to give clients sound advice, invaluable insights, workable options and thoughtful recommendations.

It’s about being part of a team that gives you reliable advice, challenges your smarts and cultivates lifelong friendships. If you have at least seven years of Audit experience and you are wondering if it’s time to make a career change, consider learning more about the Boulay story.


  • Review and oversee all phases of compilations, reviews, and audits of financial statements
  • Review complex accounting transactions and manage internal teams for successful completion
  • Review the workpapers for completeness and accuracy
  • Delegate and oversee the initial preparation and set-up of client files and engagement letters
  • Develop a work plan and timeline for the engagement and delegate work accordingly
  • Work effectively within given budgetary parameters
  • Review client financial statements and related documents
  • Research, prepare, and review memos on technical issues
  • Develop, deliver, and review client communications
  • Discuss and explain accounting transactions with clients in a group or one-on-one setting
  • Identify and address potential risks, concerns, or issues regarding the client
  • Communicate issues and/or status updates with Partner and client as necessary
  • Address and resolve quality review issues or concerns with Partner and QR
  • Develop an understanding of the client’s business practices
  • Demonstrate competency with necessary software
  • Enter time, prepare billing invoices, update audit schedule, record CRM activities, and enter CPE credit completion in a timely manner
  • Follow all regulations and ethical standards set forth by the Firm and other governing bodies
  • Effectively oversee and review the work of less experienced staff with poise and professionalism, especially during peak work periods
  • Assign work to less experienced staff according to their knowledge and capabilities
  • Understand general business trends and how they may relate to client needs/issues
  • Utilize knowledge of Firm expertise and service offerings
  • Offer specialized knowledge in a particular industry or service area


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • At least 7 years of progressively challenging Public Accounting Audit experience
  • CPA Licensure
  • Solid experience base in Merger& Acquisitions
  • Supervisory experience
  • Solid track record of career achievements and work quality
  • Strong knowledge of financial statement procedures and the ability to distinguish between material and immaterial items
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and knowledge of review, compilation, and auditing standards
  • Ability to effectively delegate, supervise, and review work of less experienced staff
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to learn new processes and information quickly
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently, multitask, and prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a team-based attitude, and a desire to collaborate

Our clients tell us that what separates Boulay from the rest is our thoughtful and comprehensive client service; how we work hard to develop honest, down-to-earth, long-term relationships by listening to and instigating dialogues, and finally, that we are proactive in helping them solve problems and reach their goals. To be considered for the Boulay team, forward your resume and salary requirements in confidence to:


Attn: Human Resources

7500 Flying Cloud Drive, Suite 800

Minneapolis, MN 55344

Job Type: Full-time


  • Mergers & Acquisitions: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Auditing: 7 years (Preferred)
  • Public Accounting: 7 years (Preferred)


  • CPA (Required)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Employee discounts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules
  • Others