Role details

Senior Associate - External Audit

Stamford   •   USD75,000 - USD80,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Leading professional services firm
  • Looking for an experienced audit professional to join their team

About Our Client

Leading professional services firm

Job Description

  • Execute assigned client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, budgeting, directing, and completing assigned tasks of the integrated and financial statement audit, and managing the engagement to budget.
  • Work with members of the audit team to identify and resolve any client issues discovered during audit process.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes and business objectives, and utilize that knowledge on the audit engagement.
  • Research and analyse accounting issues and transactions and any audit-related or tax-related issues utilizing electronic databases.
  • Develop and communicate recommendations for business and process improvements.
  • Maintain good working relationships with client personnel to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform audit services.
  • Actively participate in audit planning meetings, closing meetings, and committee meetings as a key member of the audit team.
  • Assist audit partners and senior management on client proposals and business development calls.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or in a business related field is required.
  • 3-6 years of progressive external audit experience in a public accounting firm or a professional services firm is required.
  • CPA license or parts of the CPA exam passed is preferred. A desire to obtain the CPA license is required.
  • Exceptional client service skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain client relationships.
  • Excellent analytical, technical, and auditing skills, including proficiency in US GAAP, GAAS, and PCAOB rules and standards.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and audit preparation software packages..

What's on Offer

Excellent salary, benefits, and career progression opportunities

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