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Accountant, Audit and Assurance Services
Summary
Title:Accountant, Audit and Assurance Services
ID:1262
Department:Client Services
Description

Position Overview:

The Associate or Accountant, Audit and Assurance Services is responsible for preparing and processing assigned activities associated with the firm’s client audit services. This person ensures that their work is in compliance with all related federal, state, and local requirements.

   

Qualities and Leadership Capabilities:

 Demonstrates a general working knowledge and understanding of accounting and audit principles and procedures.

 General understanding of firm’s products and services in practice area.

 Cooperative and effective team member; contributes to overall results of the team; seeks counsel and feedback.

 Ability to make sound decisions and resolve issues.

 Self-driven, with the ability to complete assignments in a timely and organized manner.

 Strong analytical and numerical skills; detailed oriented and possesses ability to ensure accuracy of data.

 Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills.

 Trustworthy and ensures confidentiality of information.

 Proficient in technology and audit software.

  

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

 Perform all audit engagement functions, as assigned, for the firm’s audit services clients.

 Prepare and process entire engagement process, schedules, communications, documentation and reports.

 Develops logical and orderly documentation and checklists of work performed.

 Has a broad understanding of client’s business; and advises client during audit process.

 Manages and ensures accuracy of client database information and binder set up.

 Prepares audit engagement budget and work breakdown of costs.

 Works closely with client to obtain needed information and documentation; including financial statements and trial balance.

 Ensures client records are scanned and filed properly.

 Research information or troubleshoot issues related to audit.

 Acts as a liaison to client or client representatives; answers general questions related to audit.

 Ensure status of audit is communicated to team.

 Maintains industry knowledge and current changes in audit laws and communicate to clients and associates.

 Identifies client’s needs/opportunities for additional products or services.

 Other duties as needed or required.

  

Education: Bachelor Degree or Equivalent Experience, CPA preferred

 

Experience: Minimum 1-2 years in accounting field, 1-2 years experience in audit and assurance preferred

  

Working Conditions

Normal office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Approximately 90% sitting requiring use of a computer.

Some travel required to client sites, training and other  offices.

May require extra hours/weekend work (Saturdays).

  

An Equal Opportunity Employer--M/F/D/V

Because our team members are trusted to handle sensitive information, we require all candidates that receive and accept employment offers to complete a background check before being hired.


Applicant must have a strong work ethic, a great positive attitude, and work well with others.
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