Job Description

Public Audit Senior

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
  • CPA License OR Completed educational requirements for CPA License

Qualifications Desired

  • Experience and desire to audit non-profit entities
  • Experience with federal compliance audits performed under OMB Uniform Guidance and Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book).

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Atlanta GA
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