Senior Manager, Audit (Construction)

Job Locations US-CO-Denver | US-CO-Denver | US-CO-Lakewood
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At Wipfli, people count


Our people are core to everything we do — the catalyst behind our ability to create exceptional impact and extraordinary results.

We believe in flexibility. We focus on relationships. We encourage each individual to follow their own path. And we seek feedback openly, from all.


People matter here and they feel it.


And we value curiosity.  Curious is more than a personality trait. It’s a way of thinking. Of learning. Of working.

There’s purpose in this wonder. It makes us better. It makes us Wipfli.


If you want to be in an environment where you can make a difference — and make a professional home — Wipfli is the place for you.


  • Lead and manage more complex accounting engagements within budget (includes developing a project/audit budget) and deadline expectations
  • Identify, respond to, and resolve client issues working directly with client, or in collaboration with other accountants                
  • Manage expectations effectively through clear and continuous communication with the client and/or other accountants           
  • Communicate advice and answer questions of other Wipfli associates relating to clients' audit and accounting situations           
  • Continue advancement in technical audit and accounting capabilities as well as advancement in “soft skill” competencies; will work in collaboration with Wipfli tax and consulting associates
  • Proactively seek out new business opportunities by participating in various business development activities, and having a comprehensive understanding of services provided by the firm
  • Ensure high quality of delivery and client satisfaction
  • Provide training, direction, supervision and mentoring (informally, and formally as a performance coach) to other firm associates, as applicable

Additional Responsibilities:

  • May serve as performance coach for 1-5 associates
  • Participate in and provide leadership for firm initiatives and projects
  • Perform and support client billing and collections                
  • Actively participate in community/ firm activities to develop positive relationships with community leaders and members
  • Active leadership in community organizations                                    
  • Assist in the development of internal procedures, forms, policies, etc.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • CPA certification required in the respective state in which they are practicing
  • Requires 8-10 years of job related experience 
  • Construction industry experienced required
  • CCIFP certification preferred      
  • Management and/or mentoring experience with other staff members
  • Experience making recommendations to management
  • Prior public accounting experience desired

Wipfli supports equal pay for all. In addition, in the State of Colorado, we are committed to equal pay for equal work in accordance with Senate Bill 19-085. The pay range for this role is $105,000-$160,000.


Wipfli cares about our associates and offers a variety of benefits to support your wellbeing.  Highlights include 6 health plan options (both HMO & PPO plans), as well as dental and vision coverage and an Employee Assistance Program. Other benefits include a 401(k) savings plan & profit share contribution, education & certification assistance, flexible time off, family care leave, parental leave, cell phone reimbursement, and travel rewards. There are also many voluntary benefit offerings such as critical illness & accident insurance, legal, long term care, pet insurance, and ID theft protection, as well as firm-provided basic life/AD&D, short term disability, and long term disability coverage, with the option to purchase supplemental life/AD&D.  Eligibility for all benefits is based on annual hours expectation and position status.


Kathleen Hecox from our recruiting team will be guiding you through this process. Visit her LinkedIn page to connect.  Kathleen sits in our Denver office and is excited to walk you through this process and discuss this opportunity. 


Wipfli is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws. #LI-KH1


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