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Audit Senior

Job Brief Limited travel outside of Metro Atlanta area Smith & Howard is a top CPA firm that has been named as an INSIDE Public Accounting Best of the Best firms and Accounting Today's Best Accounting Firms to Work for for several years in a row. We are a full-service public accounting firm that offers Assurance, Tax, Advisory, Management Consulting and Investment Management services. We offer national CPA firm resources with local firm flavor, competitive pay, training and great benefits. We have an excellent opportunity for experienced auditors for our senior assurance role. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for professional growth and advancement. Essential Functions & Responsibilities: Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality. To successfully complete the CPA exam and obtain the necessary hours to become a CPA if not already licensed. Demonstrate professional interest in providing clients with quality services and personal attention by performing "above and beyond the call of duty" if necessary. Ability and desire to run client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing audits, and other service offerings and managing to budget. Be involved in evaluating and making recommendations for improvement regarding safeguarding of assets, compliance with policies and procedures, reliability of financial statements and underlying records, and efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Identify problem areas and client issues and propose solutions to managers and partners. Plan and prepare supporting audit workpaper schedules and file memos. Effectively wrap-up audit engagements. Identify value added suggestions from audit and reviews for client utilization. Meet budget and realization goals. Meet chargeable hour goal by advising team members of availability and monitoring progress toward goal. Effectively communicate with clients as required. Apply basic accounting and auditing and tax knowledge to more complex and multiple projects. Take personal initiatives to develop career path. Supervise, train, and mentor associates in audit and review process. Become involved in staff and intern development. Be aware of developments, pronouncements and research technical issues. Identify technical skills needed for improvement and improve through CPE, personal commitment and on-the-job training. Be proficient in use of computers and become proficient with firm utilized paperless audit software. Qualifications Required : A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting Two years of previous public accounting experience with an emphasis on auditing Strong analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal and communication skills Ability to supervise staff and lead projects Qualifications Desired CPA License OR Completed educational requirements for CPA License Experience and desire to audit non-profit entities Experience with federal compliance audits performed under OMB Uniform Guidance and Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book). Smith & Howard is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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