Job Details

Assurance - Senior/Manager

Location:   Toledo, OH

Salary:   based on experience


CLIENT SUMMARY: GBQ has been a top tax, accounting, and consulting firm for more than 65 years.  They are driven by the outcomes they know can change the lives of those they work with and for. They have learned that this is what matters most to their stakeholders, along with a very clear purpose: to empower the growth of their people, communities, and their clients’ businesses.  It is why they exist – to drive and inspire their people, clients, and community every day.


JOB SUMMARY:  The Assurance Senior/Manager will actively lead audit, review, and other assurance projects including planning, fieldwork, and wrap-up of all engagements.  Lead engagement teams and manage client relationships including having responsibility for day-to-day client contact.  Assist firm leadership in identifying new work and assist in obtaining new engagements.  Create plans and budgets for audit and other assurance programs and ensure completion of engagements within a defined timeline.  Focus on four major initiatives established by the Firm:  Profitability, Practice Growth; Client Focus; and Brand Culture/Development.



  • Oversee all aspects of audits, reviews, and other assurance engagements
  • Develop programs, plans, and approaches for assigned client engagements
  • Supervise and review work on assigned client engagements
  • Responsible for supervising, mentoring training and supporting the development of staff
  • Communicate status of work, problems, and findings to both internal GBQ management and clients
  • Collaborate with firm leaders, other departments and client leadership to identify issues and develop and implement solutions to address issues identified
  • Review engagement profitability and prepare and analyze monthly billing for assigned engagements
  • Develop and deliver executive presentations, summaries of financial information and lead client and internal meetings
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills while completing client work and firm-related projects
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the team, other firm associates and client personnel to ensure the efficient flow of data, information, and financial issues, risks, and recommendations
  • Identify and present operational and financial improvement opportunities for clients served
  • Demonstrate appropriate understanding of client’s business, industry an, resources available to provide value to clients
  • Identify complex issues and perform complex technical research to make recommendations to firm and client leadership



  • BA or BS in accounting or a related field
  • Must be a CPA
  • Strong proficiency with PC and related accounting software
  • Approximately 3-10 years of financial audit experience in public accounting


Elyse McClish, Recruiter