Audit Associate

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #35089
  • Salary: $55,000

Job Overview – Audit Associate
As an Audit Associate with a focus on financial assurance and auditing, you will play a vital role in auditing and ensuring financial compliance for clients both in and out of New York. This job is at a well-known NYC accounting firm that cares deeply about ethics, career development, and work-life balance. In this role, you will gather, study, and report financial data to help clients follow financial regulations, providing them with the assurance they need.

**Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S. to apply for this position**

Compensation: $55,000.00 – $75,000.00 + bonus
Location: New York City

Responsibilities of an Audit Associate include:

  • Conducting thorough financial audits to identify deficient controls, accounting errors, irregularities, fraud, or noncompliance with laws and regulations
  • Preparing and presenting audit reports in adherence to relevant standards
  • Examining account books and accounting systems to evaluate their efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with accepted accounting procedures
  • Maintaining effective communication with clients and colleagues to ensure the accurate recording of financial transactions and adherence to legal requirements
  • Assessing and enhancing financial and information systems' reliability and integrity by recommending controls
  • Efficiently planning audit engagements and closely monitoring budgets
  • Conducting research as required to support audit findings
  • Taking ownership of specific aspects of engagements and ensuring their successful completion
  • Providing guidance, delegating tasks to, and overseeing junior staff and interns

Qualifications for the Audit Associate include: 

  • A minimum of two years of recent, relevant audit work experience, preferably at medium-sized public accounting firms
  • A bachelor's (BA/BS) or master's (MS) degree in accounting
  • CPA credential or eligibility is mandatory
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to interact professionally with clients, prospects, staff, and colleagues
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and auditing/tax standards for supervising staff and resolving routine engagement issues


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Transit benefits
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan with employer contributions
  • Profit-sharing plan

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

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Job ID: 35089