Audit Senior

Senior Auditor – NYC CPA Firm 

The Firm seeks Senior Staff Accountants to perform external audit functions, primarily in the employee benefit plan and commercial sectors.  The candidates will work alongside staff, managers, and partners, and will be provided with mentorship and ongoing feedback to promote learning and growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Interface with client personnel to obtain records and information pertinent to the audit process.
  • Gain an understanding of client business operations, procedures, and needs.
  • Prepare and review audit workpapers.
  • Prepare and review client financial statements.
  • Organize and delegate work to less experienced staff.
  • Mentor less experienced staff.
  • Prioritize competing work demands, and manage time appropriately.
  • Maintain organized and neat work areas so that workpapers and files can be easily reviewed by others.
  • Keep colleagues, managers and partners informed of progress and the need to make adjustments to scheduled work.
  • Represent the Firm in a positive light by maintaining a professional demeanor, dress, and attitude at all times.
  • Follow established procedures, but suggest innovative, progressive ideas where appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • 4-7 years of audit experience, preferably in a small or midsized public accounting firm.
  • Experience auditing employee benefit plans and/or privately held commercial clients strongly preferred.
  • Experience in the preparation of Forms 5500 and 990 preferred.
  • Sarbanes Oxley experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • CPA license strongly preferred.
  • Flexibility to travel to client locations, primarily in the NYC tri-state area for NY-based positions and DC-area for Bethesda-based positions, and regular access to a car.  For Bethesda positions, up to 30% out of town travel is possible.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite required.  Preferred experience with Prosystems Engagement and Tax software.

Contact Lindsay Raider: 212.685.4884

IT Auditors (All Levels) Big 4 Public Accounting Firm

IT Auditors –

Senior associate (must be at least senior associate level to be considered)

Manager levels – (80-100k) 

Managers (110-140k) 

Leveraging industry and technical expertise to assist management to address more effectively risks associated with their business

Assisting management in the assessment of project risks and controls

Enhancing internal audit functions to further align to company strategy and risk

Reducing company costs through strategic internal audit outsourcing and co-sourcing solutions

Increasing value and reducing costs of compliance-related activities

Identifying opportunities for companies to effectively mitigate risk and improve business performance

Applying the concepts of Enterprise Risk Management to help companies identify, assess, mitigate and proactively consider emerging risks

The Specialty Area Of Process Assurance Provides Services Related To Controls Around The Financial Reporting, Compliance And Operational Processes, Including Business Process And IT Management Controls. Our Team Members Provide Multiple Services Including

Controls design, optimization and assurance services over finance, compliance and operational processes

Controls design and optimization services associated with system implementations and upgrades

Technical IT controls reviews, including database, operating system, data warehouse and reporting tools

Third party assurance and other opinion services

IT risk and control audit readiness services in support of regulatory compliance audits

Audit support services (application and IT general controls) for external audit engagements, including engagements under SoX requirements

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Accounting,  Finance/Economics, Management  Information Systems,  Computer Science, Business, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and/or a business field of study.

Certification(s) Required:  CISA

Demonstrates Extensive Knowledge Of Providing Services Related To Controls Around The Financial Reporting, Compliance And Operational Processes, Including Business Process And IT Management Controls, Which Includes a Proven Record Of Success With Managing The Following

Financial reporting and information technology risks, processes and controls;

Current and emerging technologies which may include: Oracle, SAP, Oracle Database, web development tools, virtualization, UNIX, Linux, and security technologies;

Core risks, processes and internal controls related to non-financial reporting, both manual and IT;

Risks, processes and controls related to financial reporting, both manual and IT, in a specific industry sector;

COSO Framework, CoBIT, ITIL and/or other leading business and IT control frameworks;

Relevant subject matter expertise to support the development of thought leadership;

Key internal operational processes of a professional services firm, e.g., engagement economics, billing and collection, performance appraisals, time reporting, personal independence and compliance requirement.

Contact A Stan Hamlet Associate: 212.685.4884

Audit Manager Financial Services ($120-150K+ Bonus)

Ref. #CPAA115.1
Job Title: Audit Manager Financial Services
Salary Range: $120-150K+ Bonus
Job Category:PAA
Company: Regional CPA Firm
Location: New Jersey/New York
Career Level: Manager
Requirements: CPA- 6-9 Yrs Public and or Private experience

Description: The Audit manager is responsible for all phases of project and engagement management for multiple clients in a wide variety of industries. Responsibilities include planning, directing, and completing audits; developing and managing staff; and reviewing financial statements and related technical accounting issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
  • Manage, direct, and monitor client services teams on multiple engagements; plan, execute, direct, and complete external audits in a wide variety of industries; and manage to budget.
  • Understand and manage firm risk on audits and proposals.
  • Develop a project vision and set challenging personal and client service team goals.
  • Manage, develop, train, and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews.
  • Perform quality audit reviews on financial statements and tax-related issues.
  • Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, make sure deadlines are met, and lead change efforts effectively.
  • Consult, work with, and service client base to make recommendations on business and process improvement and serve as a business advisor to client.
  • Work closely with partners, managers, and staff to integrate practice development skills into a team approach to client service and new business development.
  • Team with partners and senior managers on proposals and business development calls.
  • Recruit and retain senior associates and associates.
  • Coach senior associates and associates in developing and achieving goals and objectives for performance and professional development.
  • Attend professional development and training sessions on a regular basis.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a CPA..
  • Five to seven years of progressive audit experience in public accounting or equivalent with experience in a medium- to large-sized public accounting firm.
  • Excellent analytical, technical, and auditing skills including proficiency in US GAAP, GAAS, and PCAOB rules and standards.
  • Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships.
  • Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.
  • Strong leadership, business development, recruiting, training, coaching, 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.

Contact A Stan Hamlet Associate: 212-685-4884 

Manager, Senior, Staff (Commensurate with Experience)

Ref. #: CPAA040.0
Job Title:
 Manager, Senior, Staff
Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Job Category: CPA Audit
Company: Public Accounting
Location: NY or NJ
Career Level: Manager and Non Manager
Requirement: BA, CPA+
Experience: 3+ Years
Description:

  • Have very recent and preferably current auditing experience across a number of industries.
  • Are currently working for a Big 4 or large regional firm.
  • Have large client and SEC auditing experience
  • Have excellent communication skills, presence, leadership traits
  • Have a strong technical knowledge of auditing
  • Have a client service attitude
  • Have the ability to learn
  • Want to make an investment in their career
  • Who want to advance every two to three years
  • Want to be pushed and held accountable for their progress
Contact A Stan Hamlet Associate: 212-685-4884 

Senior Auditor – CPA Firm ($65K-80K+ Bonus)

Ref. #: CPAA065.1
Job Title: 
Senior Auditor – CPA Firm
Salary Range: $65K-80K+ Bonus
Job Category-
CPAA
Company
: Regional CPA Firm
Location:
 New Jersey/New York
Career Level: CPA
Requirements:
 3-5 Yrs Public and or Private experience of external audit experience and BS / BA in Accounting Required. Industry experience in consumer products  and manufacturing would help you excel in this role. CPA preferred (or working towards)
Description:  
Senior  auditor for industrial manufacturing firm.
Responsibilities:
Running audit engagements from planning through issuance of financial statements. Consultative role with an emphasis on exceptional client service, organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task. Responsible for aspects of audit and financial reporting including, but not limited to risk assessments, internal controls evaluation, and determining audit effectiveness. Assist in directing staff, interact with clients, identify/research, technical issues, completing all necessary programs and checklists to assure compliance with GAAS and GAAP. 

Contact A Stan Hamlet Associate: 212-685-4884