Senior Audit Associate


Division

Accounting/Finance

Location

Wethersfield, Connecticut

Employment Type

Permanent



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A full-service certified public accounting and advisory firm with a long history of serving clients both domestically and internationally is looking for a Senior Audit Associate to join their team!

Job Description:


Compensation : $70000 - $85000
Job ID : 9050

  • 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 (Checkpoint, Accounting Research Manager, 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 statements, footnote disclosures 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 show 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 is capable of writing detailed document findings.
  • Manage engagement staff to meet deliverable deadlines; identifies roadblocks, and understands 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 programs.

 

 


Job Requirements:


  • BA/BS degree in Accounting from an accredited college/university required.
  • 3+ years’ of progressive audit experience in public accounting including in-charge auditing experience required.
  • Current or previous experience auditing Government engagements required.
  • CPA certification preferred or demonstrated progress towards obtaining CPA certification, including required 150-credit coursework.
  • Applied knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Principles (GAAP) for governments, Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), and Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
    General knowledge of the requirements of the Uniform Grant Guidance for federal compliance audits.
  • Demonstrated skills in the areas of time management, communication, interpersonal skills, relationship building, collaboration, and problem solving.
  • Strong leadership, project management, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Suite skills.
  • Must be able to work additional hours as needed to meet client deliverables.
  • Travel to various local client locations via personal vehicle may be required.

 

 

Disclosure: The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

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