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Audit Senior Associate

Staff Financial Group
Charlotte, NC, 28269
May 23, 2020


Our client has an immediate need for an Audit Senior Associate in their Charlotte office. Job description as follows:

Specific Duties

Audit, Accounting & Tax

Understand the purpose of accounting and general ledger recordation procedures.

Perform accounting procedures and/or tax applications in accordance with firm standards and in an accurate, thorough and timely manner, including proposing journal entries to clients general ledgers.

Understand clients’ accounting systems.

Stay current on accounting and tax theory. Apply this knowledge to engagements.

Understand and apply concepts of materiality and audit risk.

Prepare work papers that are informative, indexed, cross-referenced and can easily be understood and explained.

Formulate audit approach and tailor appropriate audit programs.

Project/Task Management

Accept responsibility for, and complete tasks assigned by management in a timely fashion.

Make effective use of firm resources to complete a project and communicate and coordinate with firm schedules.

Manage multiple client projects at any given time.

Alert managers and partners responsible for engagements in a timely fashion of any issues, constraints, challenges, and/or scheduling conflicts that may arise in completing the assigned task(s).

Engagement Lead/Management

Serve as the Engagement Lead on specific client accounts, taking responsibility for pre-engagement planning, execution, and final deliverable.

Develop a detailed engagement work plan, illustrating budgets and schedules. Monitor project status against the work plan and communicate schedule adjustments to managers and/or partners.

Manage audits (to include resource allocation and budgeting, billing, and collection), schedule staff, deliver work product(s) on time and within scope, and communicate engagement status to management.

Develop a professional relationship with the client. Gain the respect and confidence of the client by consistently demonstrating supreme customer service, quality work products, and professional integrity.

Serve as the prime point-of-contact to the client. Ensure that the client is fully informed of engagement progress, logistics, and delivery dates.

Gain the respect and confidence of the team through effective client management, timely and accurate communication, and clear and concise team direction.

Assist with preparing timely and accurate bills for professional services rendered.

Prepare, organize and maintain engagement work papers and files.

Communicate periodically with client following the completion of the engagement to ensure customer satisfaction.

Required Skills

Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Masters preferred. 150 semester hours of education and a CPA or eligibility to sit is required.

3-5 years progressive public accounting experience with in-charge auditing and commercial real estate familiarity preferred

Ability to supervise staff and lead projects

Exceptional communication and client service skills

Demonstrated writing skills a must; proposal development experience desired

Solid organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to multi-task

Experience with accounting software Caseware is a plus

Proven technical skills with MS Office to include Excel, Word, Outlook

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please submit a copy of your resume to

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