Experienced Audit Associate/Senior Audit Associate

Compensation

: $91,400.00 - $141,030.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Accounting



Overview

The Experienced Audit Associate or Senior Audit Associate should be able to perform a broad range of accounting tasks with direct supervision of an in-charge accountant/Manager. This individual will assist the in-charge/Manager in the development of audit strategy, planning, review and interpretation of audit findings for clients.

Essential Duties

  • Knowledge of auditing, accounting standards and application of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP, GAAS & SEC rules, where applicable).
  • Apply technical skills, take the initiative to identify best practices and improvements, and consider applicability of best practices for other clients.
  • Research complex accounting topics and form a conclusion utilizing the Firm s research tools (Engagement, Accounting Research Manager and PPC ETools, etc.).
  • Understand internal control deficiencies, work on training entry level staff on internal control processes and develop comments for management letters.
  • Understand risk assessment process and apply knowledge in completing all related forms
  • Prepare financial report (statements, footnotes and any supplemental information) and all other client deliverables.
  • Understand cash flow effects of complex activities (non-cash, acquisitions, etc.).
  • Apply industry trends to analytics, formulate expectations and determine reasonableness.
  • Seek to understand the client s business as a whole, including competitors, trends and key customers and shows sensitivity to the client culture and business strategy.
  • Demonstrate the ability to provide team with directions, play a key role in execution of audit engagement from planning to wrap-up, and develop audit program steps to identify risks to ensure that the assignment quality standards are achieved.
  • Perform a detailed effective in-charge level review of the team s work for finalization requirements.
  • Express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in written form and write detailed document findings.
  • Manage engagement staff to meet deliverable deadlines; identify roadblocks, and understand critical milestones to meet client service expectations.
  • Provide quality on the job training and constructive feedback to Interns and Staff.
  • Actively participate in learning and development opportunities, formal learning (CPE) and training

Qualifications

  • Bachelor s or Master s degree in Accounting from an accredited college/university required.
  • 3+ years of audit experience
  • Eligible to sit for the CPA exam or have passed all or parts of the CPA Exam preferred.
  • Applied working knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP, GAAS, and SEC rules where applicable) and accounting standards and procedures.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Familiarity with ProSystem fx Engagement.
  • Ability to meet challenging client requirements, provide services, and possess strong communication, interpersonal, analytical, and research abilities.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and make sound decisions and recommendations in client related matters pertaining to the audit.

Job Summary

  • # of Openings: 2
  • Category: Audit
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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