Senior Auditor

New York NY

The Firm seeks a Senior Staff Accountant for the New York office to perform external audit functions, with a focus on employee benefit plans. The candidates will work alongside staff, managers, and partners, and will be provided with mentor-ship 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.
  • Prepare and review forms 5500 and 990.
  • 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

 

  • 3-5 years of audit experience in a public accounting setting.
  • Experience auditing employee benefit plans required; prior exposure to labor unions preferred; prior exposure to real estate clients preferred.
  • Experience in the preparation of Forms 5500 and 990 preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; graduate degree preferred.
  • CPA license strongly preferred.
  • Flexibility to travel to client locations, primarily in the NY/NJ region with a heavy focus on Long Island and NYC clients, and regular access to a car.
  • Minimal out-of-town travel is possible.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite required. Preferred experience with Pro systems Engagement and Tax software.

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 1/30/2018
Salary Up to $85,000






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