We have partnered with a large financial services firm in the New York, NY area to provide them with an Assurance Senior Associate.
Responsibilities of the Assurance Senior Associate:
Reviewing and preparing financial statements, footnotes, and work papers.
Demonstrating professional creativity in dealing with client matters and making constructive suggestions to improve client operations.
Effectively analyzing client transactions, recognizing potential or existing problems, conducting appropriate research, and working closely with managers on resolving the issue.
Understanding the purpose of accounting and general ledger recording procedures.
Performing accounting procedures and/or tax applications in accordance with firm standards and in an accurate, thorough and timely manner, including proposing journal entries to client general ledgers.
Serving as the Engagement Lead on specific client accounts, taking responsibility for pre-engagement planning, execution, and final deliverable.
Developing a detailed engagement work plan, illustrating budgets and schedules
Monitoring project status against the work plan and communicate schedule adjustments to managers and/or partners.
Developing a professional relationship with the client serving as the primary point-of-contact.
Requirements of the Assurance Senior Associate:
Education: BS/BA accounting; CPA designation or eligibility to sit is highly desirable
Minimum 3-5 years’ audit & accounting experience in a public accounting arena
Excellent analytical, technical, and auditing skills including knowledge in US GAAP, GAAS, and PCAOB rules and standards
Knowledge of FAR and CAS
Extraordinary client service and communication skills with the ability to develop and maintain excellent client relationships
Strong leadership, and mentoring skills, coupled with excellent written, interpersonal, and presentation skills
Computer expertise including knowledge of audit-preparation software and an understanding of the impact of technology
Strong research skills
Technical skills with MS Office applications such as Excel, Word, and Outlook; audit software, ProSystems experience a plus
Benefits of the Assurance Senior Associate:
Short/Long Term Disability
401 (k) Profit Share Plan